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AFD: A calling to serve

Being a firefighter was in Michael VanZile’s blood. For as long as he can remember, he wanted to be a volunteer firefighter in his hometown, just like his father. “My heroes growing up were the guys in the local fire department,” he recalls. They were bigger than life to me. I admired the way they […]

AES Investments Ensure Continued Speed & Reliability

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services At AES, we’re constantly focused on how to make things better. Whether it’s the services we offer or how we communicate with our subscribers, we want you to have the best possible experience. That’s also why we continue to invest in the AES network. In the last year, we’ve […]

A Record Year for BPD and Growth in Auburn

By Amy Schweitzer, Director, Building, Planning & Development By all accounts, 2016 was a record year for growth in Auburn. The Department of Building, Planning and Development (BPD), which serves as the clearinghouse for any type of development in the city, issued 1,329 permits—the highest on record. The City of Auburn’s Building Inspector conducted an […]