Service at the Heart of BPD’s Growth and Development

When she entered Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning,  Amy Schweitzer thought her future was in architecture. She quickly found out, though, that it wasn’t the field of study she wanted to pursue. “Architecture seemed more about high-end design, and I was more interested in the practicality and functionality of design,” she explains. “I […]

APD Warns Against Phone Scams

By Martin McCoy, Chief, Auburn Police Department There has been an increase in reported phone scams in recent months, so the Auburn Police Department (APD) is encouraging the public to be cautious when responding to unsolicited phone calls. Here are few tips to help you safeguard against phone scams. Don’t call me. The first rule […]

Rieke Park Trails Improvements Project Kicking Off in August

By Eric Ditmars, Parks Superintendent, and Steve Klein, Director of Engineering The City of Auburn is set to take some exciting steps to further enhance our parks system. The Parks and Recreation Department and the Engineering Department have partnered together to launch the Rieke Park Trails Improvements Project. The project—which will be completed by contractor […]

What is a Watershed?

Part of our quarterly Storm Water Series by Todd Sattison, WPC Superintendent Keeping Indiana waterways clean demands more than creekside diligence. Even if you don’t live on Cedar Creek, you may be contributing to the pollution of creeks, lakes and streams. Cedar Creek is larger than its shoreline. It’s part of a larger system—a watershed. […]

Partnership Extends AES Services to Garrett Neighborhoods

By Chris Schweitzer, General Manager, AES With Dave Vanderbosch, Garrett Electric Superintendent Auburn Essential Services (AES) and the City of Garrett are expanding their partnership once again—with a fiber to the home (FTTH) pilot being launched this fall in four residential developments. AES and the City of Garrett will launch FTTH in the southeast part […]