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Water: The Driving Force of All Nature

–Dave Lochner, wastewater plant superintendent The recent completion of the two-year, $15 million renovation of the city’s wastewater system is a positive step toward decreasing our environmental footprint in Auburn. Not only will the new system improve the quality of water – both as a drinking source and as a habitat for plant and aquatic […]

Patrolling the Path to Bright Futures

– Guest Blog by Martin McCoy, Chief of the Auburn Police Department As you might imagine, it’s common for us to encounter teens and young adults who could really benefit from a different environment than what they’ve been exposed to… one that sets them on a different path other than the repeated cycle of negative […]

Halloween Hours & Tips

Downtown businesses host trick-or-treating hours Downtown businesses are opening their doors to trick-or-treaters on October 31 from 4-6 p.m. for a special Halloween event! Kids are encouraged to dress up and visit participating businesses – identified by signs on windows or doors – for candy and other prizes. Auburn neighborhood trick-or-treat hours immediately follow, from […]

Halloween Walk "Return of the Pirates"

Ahoy matee!

Unless you’re a lubber (that’s pirate talk for land lover), you’ll be at Eckhart Park this Halloween season for the return of the Pirates of Eckhart Park & the Pirate Cemetery. Beginning this Friday, October 21 through Monday, October 31, the Auburn Parks & Recreation Department—a hardworking crew of shipmates—will be hosting this annual Auburn […]

On the Right Path

It’s hard to believe almost 12 years have passed since I first took office. But there’s a lot of truth to the saying about how time flies by when you’re busy—and we’ve definitely been busy bring about lots of exciting changes. These changes have not only improved the quality of life for our residents, but […]