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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 9

  • Council eyes sidewalk levy


    What’s the best way for a town that promotes walkability to maintain its sidewalks? Is it fair to make homeowners pay for upkeep when they may not receive financial benefit from their investment?

  • Council nixes grant for wetland

    One of the beavers present in the Glass Farm wetland. (submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    At their Jan. 20 meeting, Village Council delivered a setback to a group of local environmentalists who sought to develop a management plan for a wetlands on the Glass Farm.

  • 2014 Village revenues beat expectations


    There was good news regarding last year’s Village general fund budget at Village Council’s Jan. 20 meeting, according to Finance Director Melissa Vanzant. In 2014, revenues exceeded projections and expenses came in lower than expected.

  • TAG! exhibit highlights street art

    The work of Travis Tarbox Hotaling, pictured above, is featured in the Antioch College exhibit TAG! Territorial Negotiations, at the Herndon Gallery.

    TAG! Territorial Negotiations, an exhibit around the issues of local and national street art, continues at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus through Feb. 13.

  • School crisis options eyed


    A desire to put resources into preventive mental health initiatives emerged as a theme last Thursday at a community meeting on school safety measures attended by about 35 school district parents, teachers and staff.

  • Classic doc at Little Art

    The 1929 silent film "Man with a Movie Camera" will show this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

    The classic documentary, “Man with a Movie Camera” will show at the Little Art Theatre this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m.

  • Council swears in new chief


    At Village Council’s Jan. 5 meeting, new Police Chief Dave Hale was sworn in by Village Manager Patti Bates, and Council unanimously passed a resolution approving Hale’s contract.

  • College eyes homes on campus


    Never short on vision, Antioch College hopes to create a residential community that’s unlike anything now existing in this country. Specifically, it seeks to build on campus multigenerational housing that’s both fully green and fully integrated into campus life.

  • MLK Day march, events on Monday

    Bomani Moyenda was the MC of last year's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Central Chapel AME Church.

    The village will celebrate the birthday of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a march and series of events.

  • Loafers

    (photo by Diane Chiddister) Clayton Schulte of the Blue Oven Bakery of Williamsburg picked out bread for Lin Wood while behind, Michele Burns of Flying Mouse Farm helped a customer.

    Villagers ventured into the cold last Saturday to buy local produce at the Winter Farmer’s Market at its new Senior Center Great Room location.