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Caledonian Record-News

Local Banker Dan Kimbell Wins Prestigious Award

The Vermont Bankers Association (VBA) annually honors a member of the banking industry for their commitment of service through their civic and community engagement. Jim Kisch, President & CEO of Passumpsic Bank, announced at the VBA’s Annual Conference last weekend, that Daniel Kimbell, EVP/Managing Director of Passumpsic Financial Advisors, was awarded this year’s prestigious Outstanding Community Banker Award for 2021.
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Austin Opera House revival in the works, county taps $110M in fed funds to combat homelessness

Travis County commits $110 million in federal funding to combat homelessness "Travis County commissioners voted Sept. 14 to allocate $110 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to affordable housing and efforts to combat homelessness in the Austin area. The allocation will fund approximately 2,000 new supportive housing units in partnership with local nonprofits and developers." (Olivia Aldridge, Community Impact)

Minneapolis is a big wheel in the urban cycling movement

Minnesota’s largest city has bold plans to expand its bike network and make it more accessible and equitable. If you love to bike, all roads lead to Minneapolis. In this flat, mid-sized city, it’s common to cycle to Target Field for a Twins baseball game, to the neighborhood bar for a drink, to the store for groceries. In summer, locals join tourists in leisurely circling one of the city’s many tree-bordered lakes on two wheels. In winter, they hop on fat-tire bikes to commute to work through ice and snow.
State News

Not your average politician: a look into Jessy Gregg

Being the new mayor of East Lansing is just a sliver of Jessy Gregg. When Aaron Stephens filled the role as mayor of East Lansing in July 2020, he asked Gregg to be his Mayor Pro Tem. A position she accepted so long as Stephens promised her he would not quit. So, when Stephens resigned from office almost exactly a year after assuming the position, Gregg said she was struck with stress as she was shoved into the role of mayor.
Pioneer Press

Could St. Paul and Minneapolis partner on bike-sharing again?

There are tentative plans afoot to once again share bike-sharing across the Mississippi River. Scooters, too. St. Paul and Minneapolis are testing the waters of the bike-sharing market to see if they can attract a bike and scooter vendor for both cities. The St. Paul City Council recently approved the prospect of issuing a joint request for proposals to that effect, with the goal of potentially rolling out shared services sometime next year.

Council approves tax abatements, annexations

The Cullman City Council approved tax abatements for two companies and annexed several properties into the city limits at council's regular meeting Monday night. Royal Technologies was granted a 10-year abatement for a $2.5 million expansion project, while another company, identified as Project Connect, received a 10-year abatement for a $49 million addition to the existing facility. The abatements do not apply to educational taxes.
Daily Jefferson County Union

Whitewater seeks state grant to help launch arboretum as part of Starin Park

WHITEWATER — The Whitewater Common Council this month authorized an application to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for a grant to fund the early efforts at creating an arboretum within one of the oldest city parks in the State of Wisconsin. An arboretum essentially is an outdoor museum...

More Features Coming at Trails at Mill Pond

Volunteers at the Trails at Mill Pond in Marshall County are continuously adding more features to the mountain bike trails at the location off of 12511 South Rose Road in Plymouth. Jeff Houin told the Marshall County Parks and Recreation Board last week that a wall ride was recently finished...

Government calendar for week of Sept. 15

Brown County Regional Sewer District — 6 p.m., Brown County Community Church pavilion, 2370 Helmsburg Road. Cordry-Sweetwater Conservancy District Water Commission — 7 p.m., CSCD office, 8377 Cordry Drive. Wednesday, Sept. 15. Brown County Commissioners — 2 p.m., Salmon Room, County Office Building, 201 Locust Lane. Thursday, Sept. 16. Brown...

September 16th Parks and Rec Board Meeting Rescheduled

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Narberth Borough Parks and Recreation has rescheduled its September 16th meeting to take place on September 21st at 7:30pm. Narberth Borough Parks and Recreation Board shall meet at the Narberth Borough Municipal Building, located at 100 Conway Avenue, Narberth, PA. Meeting details are available at If you require assistance in attending a meeting, please contact the Borough Office at least 24 hours in advance at (610) 664-2840.

Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary

The Hillsborough Board of Commissioners met Monday, Sept. 13. Following is a brief summary of noteworthy actions. It does not include all actions taken at the meeting and should not be viewed as official minutes. The meeting took place virtually with online conferencing software and is available for view on the town’s YouTube channel.