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Why All the Construction?

Most Auburn citizens understand the value of the construction going on in our city. While it can be an annoyance to have traffic delays or closed streets, everyone I talk to agrees the work will be a real asset to our city for many decades to come. What people may not understand is why there […]

Customer Service Top Priority at AES

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services Customer service for existing subscribers is a priority for us at AES. In addition to quickly responding to any inquiries that we receive via our customer support center, we make it a priority to keep you informed about things that may impact your service, such as maintenance or planned […]

Using Technology to Promote Local Garage Sales

Guest blog by Ken Dunn, Zoning Administrator, Building Planning and Development Technology is a great thing, particularly when it allows us to leverage activities throughout our community. And what’s a more popular activity during the spring and summer than garage sales? It’s an American pastime for a lot of folks! Based on citizen recommendations while […]

Year of Projects 2.0 Looking Back to See Forward

Year of Projects 2.0

I’ve said before that 2012 was the Year of Projects. Well, 2013 is the Year of Projects 2.0. Some are long-term projects that continue work started last year. Others are new projects that kicked off this year. Whether they are visible to the public or behind-the-scenes, whether they are convenient or not, every single project […]

Committed to the Community

By Chief Martin McCoy, Auburn Police Department After 20 years in public service, I’m convinced that effective community policing depends on strong relationships. Police officers need to know their community well. Likewise, they need to be known by residents and business owners. Starting this month, we’re launching a new program to integrate officers into the […]