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Aspen Daily News
40 apply for planning office top jobThe city of Aspen received 40 applications from candidates interested in becomi
40 apply for planning office top job
Aspen Daily News / Posted 44 minutes ago
The city of Aspen received 40 applications from candidates interested in becoming the next planning department director. The application deadline was Monday. City Manager Steve Barwick told Aspen City Council members at Monday's meeting that 36 of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lancaster The Town Clerk’s office is extending its hours by an extra hour until 6 p.m.
Lancaster
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 hours ago
The Town Clerk’s office is extending its hours by an extra hour until 6 p.m. two Mondays each month before every Town Board meeting, as part of a trial from this month through July 25. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. prior to... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Marietta City Council considers second historic district - Marietta City Councilman Andy Morris said he has a big problem with a majority of homeowners voting to pursue the proposed Church-Cherokee Street Historic District which would entail guide...Marietta City Council considers second historic district Marietta City Council
Marietta City Council considers second historic district - Marietta City Councilman Andy Morris said he has a big problem with a majority of homeowners voting to pursue the proposed Church-Cherokee Street Historic District which would entail guide...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
Marietta City Council considers second historic district Marietta City Councilman Andy Morris said he has a big problem with a majority of homeowners voting to pursue the proposed Church-Cherokee Street Historic District, which would entail... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
Four additional sites listed on National Register of Historic Places The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce that
Four additional sites listed on National Register of Historic Places
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 18 hours ago
The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce that four sites in Henry County were listed on the Register of Historic Places at the end of October,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Montclair residents concerned about development's impact on landscapeCan development in a one town affect the history of another? Some people think
Montclair residents concerned about development's impact on landscape
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Can development in a one town affect the history of another? Some people think that it can, and that it might happen. Kathleen Bennett, the vice chair of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, spoke with The Montclair Times about her... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
‘Historic’ is history? Goldstein fights to keep 1845 Ivy Grove home out of historic district - Is anyone surprised Councilman Philip Goldstein told a city board attempting to create the Church-Cherokee Historic District that he does not want the a...‘Historic’ is history? Goldstein fights to keep 1845 Ivy Grove home out of hist
‘Historic’ is history? Goldstein fights to keep 1845 Ivy Grove home out of historic district - Is anyone surprised Councilman Philip Goldstein told a city board attempting to create the Church-Cherokee Historic District that he does not want the a...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
‘Historic’ is history? Goldstein fights to keep 1845 Ivy Grove home out of historic district Is anyone surprised Councilman Philip Goldstein told a city board attempting to create the Church-Cherokee Historic District that he does not want the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Geneva establishes $500 fee for historical landmark applicationAldermen voted, 9-1, to approve the measure, with 1st Ward Alderman Mike Bruno
Geneva establishes $500 fee for historical landmark application
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Aldermen voted, 9-1, to approve the measure, with 1st Ward Alderman Mike Bruno voting no. In a separate, unanimous vote, aldermen also approved a $500 minimum application deposit for owners and non-owners to apply for Historic Preservation... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Plan for former mill complex to bring new life to ‘ghost town’THORNDIKE, Maine — A century ago, the small Waldo County farming community of T
Plan for former mill complex to bring new life to ‘ghost town’
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
THORNDIKE, Maine — A century ago, the small Waldo County farming community of Thorndike was a bustling town on the railroad line with an active grain mill, a department store, a cheese factory, an inn, a theater and even an automobile... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Latest Castro housing projects cause concernTwo mixed-use developments in the Castro's upper Market Street corridor will be
Latest Castro housing projects cause concern
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
Two mixed-use developments in the Castro's upper Market Street corridor will be taken up this month by the city's planning commission amid concerns about their designs and complaints they include too few units of affordable housing. On Thursday... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination feesGENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designa
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination fees
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designating historic landmarks and districts for the first time since adopting an historic preservation law in 1982. The Daily-Herald (bit.ly/20nKL5L) reports the Geneva City... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination feesGENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designa
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination fees
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designating historic landmarks and districts for the first time since adopting an historic preservation law in 1982. The Daily-Herald (bit.ly/20nKL5L) reports the Geneva City... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Nominations sought for Jacksonville's annual historic preservation awardsThe Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for it
Nominations sought for Jacksonville's annual historic preservation awards
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its annual awards, which recognize outstanding projects and services that promote historic preservation in the city. Award categories include: Heritage... Read more
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Daily Herald
Geneva to charge for nominating historic landmarks, districtsBuilding owners, architectural enthusiasts and fans of history who want Geneva
Geneva to charge for nominating historic landmarks, districts
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Building owners, architectural enthusiasts and fans of history who want Geneva to designate something as a historic landmark will have to put some money behind their desires. The city council Monday instituted a $500 application fee for any person... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana council rejects landmark designation for Elm Street houseThe Nightmare on Elm Street is finally over for developer Kevin Hunsinger. In
Urbana council rejects landmark designation for Elm Street house
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The Nightmare on Elm Street is finally over for developer Kevin Hunsinger. In front of a standing-room-only crowd, the Urbana City Council overruled the Historic Preservation Commission, rejecting the landmark nomination of the home at 611 W. Elm... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson’s Great Falls park gets $4.3M for ‘Great Lawn’ near industrial ruinsPATERSON — The Great Falls will be getting a “Great Lawn” for concerts, festiva
Paterson’s Great Falls park gets $4.3M for ‘Great Lawn’ near industrial ruins
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
PATERSON — The Great Falls will be getting a “Great Lawn” for concerts, festivals, and other public events, a $4.3 million project that would represent the largest single investment to-date in Paterson’s new national park, officials said. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County replete with buildings, houses that have stood for generationsThe Clark County Historical Society offers walking tours around the county, but
Clark County replete with buildings, houses that have stood for generations
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
The Clark County Historical Society offers walking tours around the county, but Brad Richardson said, when he leads them, he’s slow to say if building X or Y is the absolute oldest. “We’re pretty much doing constant research on sites here,” he... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Court hearing set for historic preservation flap in MillburnCompliance issues surrounding the residence at 89 Stewart Road and the Historic
Court hearing set for historic preservation flap in Millburn
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
Compliance issues surrounding the residence at 89 Stewart Road and the Historic Preservation Commission will be brought to Superior Court in Newark on Feb. 12. On Jan. 7, the Commission reviewed a number of prior construction approvals to determine... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Group seeks historic status for Teaneck land near burial groundTEANECK - A group of residents is asking the Teaneck Council to move forward wi
Group seeks historic status for Teaneck land near burial ground
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
TEANECK - A group of residents is asking the Teaneck Council to move forward with designating a piece of property owned by the township as historic. The parcel of land, 671 Pomander Walk, lies adjacent to the historic burial ground believed to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Design changes proposed for Great Falls apartment complex fail to satisfy criticsPATERSON – The developer of a controversial 156-unit apartment complex proposed
Design changes proposed for Great Falls apartment complex fail to satisfy critics
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
PATERSON – The developer of a controversial 156-unit apartment complex proposed for a ridge overlooking the national park has revised the buildings’ design to try to make them look more compatible with Paterson’s historic district. Despite the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pascrell calls for compromise on proposed housing at national park in PatersonPATERSON – Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. on Monday urged city and federal officials to
Pascrell calls for compromise on proposed housing at national park in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 14 days ago
PATERSON – Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. on Monday urged city and federal officials to reach a compromise in their dispute over the construction of a new apartment complex near the Great Falls national park. “I’m very concerned about whether it would... Read more
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Island Packet
Old Town Bluffton buildings incorporating reclaimed materialsAt Tom Banach’s warehouse in Hardeeville, parts from Ohio barns, New York refin
Old Town Bluffton buildings incorporating reclaimed materials
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
At Tom Banach’s warehouse in Hardeeville, parts from Ohio barns, New York refineries, cotton mills and the Savannah River lay on the ground. Banach has been tearing down centuries-old barns, mills and other structures across the county for the past... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson mayor denies request to stop construction of apartment buildings near Great FallsPaterson Mayor Joey Torres on Friday denied a request by the National Park Serv
Paterson mayor denies request to stop construction of apartment buildings near Great Falls
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
Paterson Mayor Joey Torres on Friday denied a request by the National Park Service to stop construction of the Vista condominium project overlooking the Great Falls, choosing to move forward with development of high-density housing that many fear... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley Historic Preservation Commission to present monthly history discussions, beginning ThursdayThe Greeley Historic Preservation Commission will begin its History Brown Bag S
Greeley Historic Preservation Commission to present monthly history discussions, beginning Thursday
Greeley Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission will begin its History Brown Bag Series on Thursday. Organizers will screen the city-produced documentary Windows of Time: No. 3 Ditch at noon at the Community Room in the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Glen Ridge HPC to review medical building plansA joint meeting between Glen Ridge and Montclair's planning boards to discuss t
Glen Ridge HPC to review medical building plans
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
A joint meeting between Glen Ridge and Montclair's planning boards to discuss the fate of the former School of Nursing building at HackensackUMC Mountainside has been moved to a later date. The meeting was scheduled to take place on Jan. 25, but has... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Landmark commission's vote gives developer nightmare on Elm StreetURBANA — On Wednesday night, the Urbana Historic Preservation Commission voted
Landmark commission's vote gives developer nightmare on Elm Street
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
URBANA — On Wednesday night, the Urbana Historic Preservation Commission voted to name the home at 611 W. Elm St. a historic landmark, blocking a proposed development and overruling objections by owner Kevin Hunsinger. The commission, by a 4-2 vote,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
A fresh blow to Levine reservoir; commission to submit design for water tanks to stateA plan to drain a reservoir and build two huge water tanks in its place at the
A fresh blow to Levine reservoir; commission to submit design for water tanks to state
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
A plan to drain a reservoir and build two huge water tanks in its place at the edge of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park took a step forward Wednesday, over critics’ objections, when the Passaic Valley Water Commission voted to submit... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Commission makes home a historic landmark despite flaws, over owner's objectionURBANA — On Wednesday night, the Urbana Historic Preservation Commission voted
Commission makes home a historic landmark despite flaws, over owner's objection
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
URBANA — On Wednesday night, the Urbana Historic Preservation Commission voted to name the home at 611 W. Elm St. a historic landmark, blocking a proposed development and overruling objections by owner Kevin Hunsinger. The commission, by a 4-2 vote,... Read more
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MLive.com
Developer buys downtown's Keeler Building, plans to invest $10MGRAND RAPIDS, MI – The new owners of the 102-year-old Keeler Building will inve
Developer buys downtown's Keeler Building, plans to invest $10M
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The new owners of the 102-year-old Keeler Building will invest at least $10 million into the 7-story office building at 56 N. Division Avenue. "It's a clean slate," said Don Shoemaker, managing partner with Franklin Partners,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area events for Wednesday, Jan. 20Native Plant Symposium: 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. , State Botanical Gardens of Geo
Athens area events for Wednesday, Jan. 20
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Native Plant Symposium: 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. , State Botanical Gardens of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. A day-long program considers gardening with native flowers and trees along with related conservation issues. Learn how to incorporate an... Read more
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The Hub
Rumson mayor expects another productive year | January 21, 2016RUMSON - After being sworn into his fourth-term, Mayor John Ekdahl reflected on
Rumson mayor expects another productive year | January 21, 2016
The Hub / Posted 20 days ago
RUMSON - After being sworn into his fourth-term, Mayor John Ekdahl reflected on borough events and activities of 2015, applauding council and community members for meeting challenges with diplomacy and dignity. According to Ekdahl, the borough... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Government meetings in the Athens area this weekExplorer Meeting - Crime Prevention/BHBSS: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Athens-Clarke C
Government meetings in the Athens area this week
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Explorer Meeting - Crime Prevention/BHBSS: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Athens-Clarke County Probation/CCSO Training, 1720 A Lexington Road. www.athensclarkecounty.com. Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Athens-Clarke County Library,... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Planned Demolition of Historic Doris Duke Estate on HoldDemolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned by Doris Duke will be pu
Planned Demolition of Historic Doris Duke Estate on Hold
NBC Connecticut / Posted 23 days ago
Demolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned by Doris Duke will be put on hold while a state judge reviews the matter. The Hillsborough Township Historic Preservation Commission approved the demolition plans in October, and town officials... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Planned demolition of Duke mansion temporarily on holdSOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Demolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned
Planned demolition of Duke mansion temporarily on hold
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Demolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned by Doris Duke will be put on hold while a state judge reviews the matter. The Hillsborough Township Historic Preservation Commission approved the demolition plans in... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Planned Demolition of Historic NJ Mansion on HoldDemolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned by Doris Duke will be pu
Planned Demolition of Historic NJ Mansion on Hold
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 23 days ago
Demolition of a historic New Jersey mansion once owned by Doris Duke will be put on hold while a state judge reviews the matter. The Hillsborough Township Historic Preservation Commission approved the demolition plans in October, and town officials... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County historical sites detailed in appClark County — Answers about your favorite historical sites are just a tap away
Clark County historical sites detailed in app
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
Clark County — Answers about your favorite historical sites are just a tap away with the release of a new Clark County app. Historic Clark County, developed by the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission, uses your smartphone’s location... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New hangar slated in UnalaskaIt finally looks like the historic Torpedo Building, which continued its missio
New hangar slated in Unalaska
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 24 days ago
It finally looks like the historic Torpedo Building, which continued its mission of destruction long after World War II, will itself be demolished at the Unalaska Airport. The private sector is stepping up to the plate with plans for an aircraft... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo Revival: Accountant turns old Rogers home into antiques shopTUPELO – Last fall, antiques dealer Jim West went to an open house for an estat
Tupelo Revival: Accountant turns old Rogers home into antiques shop
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
TUPELO – Last fall, antiques dealer Jim West went to an open house for an estate sale in Aberdeen and mentioned to a friend there he would like to have a big old house where he could put in an antiques store and have a little space for his accounting... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Plans for apartment buildings near Paterson's Great Falls come under firePATERSON – The impending construction of 156 apartments on a cliff overlooking
Plans for apartment buildings near Paterson's Great Falls come under fire
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
PATERSON – The impending construction of 156 apartments on a cliff overlooking Paterson is coming under criticism from local historic preservation advocates, a state environmental group and the superintendent for the city’s new national park. The... Read more
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Philly.com
A new plan underway for Haddonfield's Bancroft propertyThe first of the two agreements would be among the borough, Bancroft, and 2 Hop
A new plan underway for Haddonfield's Bancroft property
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
The first of the two agreements would be among the borough, Bancroft, and 2 Hopkins Lane L.L.C., the company that would have bought the land for Recovery Centers of America (RCA), the treatment center proposed by developer J. Brian O'Neill. That... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hughes appointed to fill Glen Ridge council seatOne week after stepping down as Glen Ridge mayor, Peter Hughes is stepping back
Hughes appointed to fill Glen Ridge council seat
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 27 days ago
One week after stepping down as Glen Ridge mayor, Peter Hughes is stepping back up. Stuart Patrick's promotion to mayor left a one-year vacancy on the council - so Patrick and the council asked Hughes to fill that spot. The... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Council calls up Hunt redevelopmentDeveloper Mark Hunt’s plans to tear down and replace the former Aspen Daily New
Council calls up Hunt redevelopment
The Aspen Times / Posted 28 days ago
Developer Mark Hunt’s plans to tear down and replace the former Aspen Daily News building will now attract the scrutiny of the City Council. In a 3-2 vote, City Council elected to call up Hunt’s application to demolish the structure, located at 517... Read more
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My EastText
Panel set to vote on fire station designationLongview's Historic Preservation Commission members have set a timeline that co
Panel set to vote on fire station designation
My EastText / Posted 30 days ago
Longview's Historic Preservation Commission members have set a timeline that could result in the Central Fire Station being officially designated as a local landmark. Members of the commission discussed the facility during their regular meeting this... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Panel set to vote on fire station designationLongview's Historic Preservation Commission members have set a timeline that co
Panel set to vote on fire station designation
The Longview News-Journal / Posted a month ago
Longview's Historic Preservation Commission members have set a timeline that could result in the Central Fire Station being officially designated as a local landmark. Members of the commission discussed the facility during their regular meeting this... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Elm Street home in Urbana pits resident vs. developerURBANA — There is a stark difference between the 600 and 700 blocks of West Elm
Elm Street home in Urbana pits resident vs. developer
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
URBANA — There is a stark difference between the 600 and 700 blocks of West Elm Street in Urbana. In the 700 block stand six mundane-looking apartment buildings for University of Illinois students and an open-face parking lot. The 600 block is... Read more
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Island Packet
Fahey: The Sippin' Cow to reopen in new Bluffton Promenade locationAn Old Town Bluffton restaurant owner hopes to have found a permanent home for
Fahey: The Sippin' Cow to reopen in new Bluffton Promenade location
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
An Old Town Bluffton restaurant owner hopes to have found a permanent home for her cafe, which temporarily closed last fall after moving from its longtime original location to a spot down the street. The Sippin Cow is relocating to a yet-to-be... Read more

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