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Yard debris issue coming up again

Albany Councilman Mike Sykes wants the council to revisit the idea of weekly rather than biweekly yard debris pickup, which it turned down last October. And he’ll get his wish.




Benton has plan for N. Albany Park

Benton County has completed a conceptual master plan for North Albany County Park, where more than a hundred “hazard trees” weakened by drought and bugs were removed last year. Friday’s windstorm felled a few more, laying them across a house near the entrance to the… Continue reading




Back-in parking: A matter of inches

So how’s Albany’s new back-in angled parking working out? OK, I guess, but I’m getting a little worried about the new trees the city just paid to have planted.




M’burg: New plant, more houses

Don’t think that a big new truck stop is the only thing going on in Millersburg. I found out otherwise when I wondered this week whether the city on Albany’s north side had yet issued a building permit for Love’s Travel Center and Country Store,… Continue reading




Wayfinding price found way too stiff

Most members of Albany’s urban renewal board want to install “wayfinding signs” downtown to point out the sights. But they’re not about to pay anything close to $300,000 — which was one estimate — to get it done.




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