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Maple Lawn replay: Preschool to close

Written February 27th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Maple Lawn, the city-owned house and grounds on Salem Avenue, has been home to a preschool for a long time, but not much longer. The Albany school district has paid for the operation since 2021 but will stop doing so when this school year ends.


What about this fence? Well, let’s see

Written February 2nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The grounds at Albany’s Maple Lawn, the preschool at 1950 Salem Ave. S.E., are on one of Vickie Pruitt’s walking routes, and this week she had a question about the place. So the answer man went to work.


Maple Lawn to continue as a preschool

Written February 22nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany Parks and Recreation Director Kim Lyddane has good news for all those parents who pleaded with the city council last spring not to close the Maple Lawn Preschool: Subject to council and school board approval, the place will stay open and Greater Albany Public Schools will cover the expense.


Budget message: You can check it out

Written May 8th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Budget meetings aren’t anybody’s idea of a good time. But Tuesday’s session in the Albany council chamber was interesting, mainly for the long and extraordinarily detailed message delivered by City Manager Peter Troedsson.


 
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