Everyone from developers to highway crews to homeowners has been taking advantage of an unseasonably warm November, working away like busy beavers before the snows and frigid temperatures force them into hibernation for the winter.
Let the Unit Count Begin
Much has been made of the number of “units” in various stages of planning around the city, but until now there hasn’t been much action in terms of breaking ground. That hiatus has ended, with a spate of projects now underway.
Tax Dollars Hit The Road
The main contractor for the city’s road and sewer repairs, Sun-Up Enterprises, Inc., has been all over town in the past month.
Home and Bath
In the single family home sector, new roofs, winterizing, and interior spruce-ups for the holidays are also on a tear in anticipation of less hospitable weather conditions.
Meanwhile, on the outskirts, other entities are getting in some building of their own.
Stayed tuned for a look at what all this means for our little former mill city on the big river, as Wigwam continues to examine the issues, including ongoing infrastructure costs, the impact of these various projects, and how they do or do not not benefit the community. As we head further into economic hard times, are we using our resources—time, treasure, talent—in the best way possible?
The Fiasco Known as The Zoning Board of Appeals
What’s Up With Our Water Usage?
Bike Beacon Gets a Mini Grant
The Parking Fix
Plus a year-end wrap up of the best and worst of Beacon. And the 5 things Beacon can do right now to prepare for 2016.