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Next Century Cities Welcomes President Obama’s Support for Next-Generation Broadband

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services Last week at Cedar Falls Utilities, President Obama spoke about the increased support for communities committed to affordable, high-speed broadband. The White House recognized Next Century Cities, the bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband for all communities. The City of Auburn is one of […]

Glistening with Gratitude

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services As we reflect on this holiday season, we feel such immense gratitude for our subscribers. All of you have put your trust in AES and helped us grow into the provider we are today. Thanks to your support, we experienced tremendous growth in 2014, with many new subscribers joining […]

Garrett signs on as AES’s newest customer and partner

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services Auburn Essential Services was born out of the need to solve a business problem.  Back in 2005, Cooper Standard’s need for a scalable and reliable solution for enterprise grade Internet service set in motion AES. Today, AES offers Internet, phone and TV services to residents and businesses throughout the […]

Making it a safe winter

By Martin McCoy, Chief of Police With what seems to be the early arrival of winter weather the Auburn Police Department would like to remind all citizens of several safety tips to practice during the winter season. We encourage all citizens to prepare, pre-plan, stay alert, slow down and stay in control. Sidewalks Snow and […]

Likelihood of combined sewer overflow greater in fall, spring

By Todd Sattison, Program Director of Water Pollution Control Auburn’s Water Pollution Control division—which includes a Class III Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility and both separated and combined sewers—protects the health and well-being of the community and downstream users. While there are several measures in place to ensure clean and safe water, there are times when […]