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APD seeing rise in scams

By Martin McCoy, Chief of Police, Auburn Police Department Sadly, scams seem to be on the rise. In the past week alone, the Auburn Police Department (APD) has responded to several calls involving scams. We’ve seen a couple types: Phone scams where the suspect claims that your close relative is incarcerated and asks that money […]

Celebrate July 4 with Caution

By Mike Vanzile, Chief of the Auburn Fire Department Fireworks. They are synonymous with Fourth of July celebrations. Yet, they can also bring injury if they are not used with caution.  Think it can’t happen to you? Consider this: There are 9,300 serious injuries in the U.S. each year by fireworks, with 45 percent of […]

2014: Another Year of Important Work

We’ve just wrapped up two years of projects totaling more than $30 million. The projects done throughout Auburn were very visible and impactful. While the priorities we’ve set for 2014 won’t be quite as noticeable to the general public, they will be just as important in terms of maintaining the quality of life valued by […]

Powering through the electric outage

The start of 2014 is one we’ll remember for a long time with the blizzard and extremely cold weather. These unusual conditions have been taxing on roads, businesses, homes and our electricity, as we all experienced with the citywide power outage this past Monday night. In fact, it’s these temperatures that led to the outage […]