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All ‘go’ for sculpture festival

June 7, 2013

    Decatur's long-awaited Sculpture Tour Festival, greatly expanded from last year's first such event, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday.
    A large turnout is likely for the event which will see the unveiling of 19 new sculptures. The tour is expected to take 60 to 90 minutes.
    Also Saturday, food vendors will be set up on Madison St., between Second and Third streets, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monroe potential land sale hits DNR snag

June 7, 2013

    Now that work on the new fire station in Monroe has begun, with the official groundbreaking ceremony to take place this evening at 6, the question of what to do with the town's current fire station/City Hall building has come to the front.
    Council members said Thursday they believe the obvious answer would be to sell the building, which is owned by the town. However there may be an unusual tangle of red tape involving the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that may put off potential buyers of the property.

Sewer board OKs up to $2.4 million in tax-free bonds

June 7, 2013

    The Adams County Regional Sewer District board, with four of its seven members present, voted on Thursday evening to issue up to $2.4 million in tax-free municipal bonds to finance the county's first-ever rural sewer endeavor. Bond anticipation notes will be sold in advance of the bonds as the district inches toward the start of a project that has been several years in the making and filled with controversy along the way.

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