The Auburn Police Department will be offering a self-defense course for women next month. The four-session, which begins August 9, teaches the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) System of awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance. Registration is required.
For the second year in a row, Auburn was identified as one of Indiana’s Safest Cities by Safewise. Ranking #24 on the list, Auburn has reduced property crime by 40 percent, moving up seven places from its position on last year’s list. Safewise recognized Auburn for its appeal to residents and businesses alike.
The Auburn Parks & Recreation Department is introducing its new administrator, Eric Ditmars, via a series of meet-and-greets at local neighborhood parks. The public is invited to attend these sessions and share ideas for improving the city's parks in the future. The Parks department plans to use this feedback as it builds its next Five-Year Master Plan.
The Auburn Police Department (APD) has raised enough to start construction on its new training center at 1131 W. Auburn Drive.
Arbor Day – celebrated in communities around the world – is a day to appreciate the importance of trees as a vital natural resource. After all, trees have a big job. They clean the air and water… provide food and habitat for wildlife… give us products in the form of wood, lumber and paper… and, of course, help beautify our community.