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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
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  • 125 years of light
    Wednesday, October 07, 2015 1:31 AM

    Before Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power came online 125 years ago, the city had dark times—literally. Before the public utility first lighted streets, homes and businesses commerce came to stand-still after dark.

  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015 1:17 AM

    Crawfordsville is not the Athens of Indiana for no reason, the city has hidden art gems all around town. These gems of arts will be on display during the fifth annual Art Walk on Thursday, Oct 8 from 4-8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015 1:16 AM

    The playwright Molière wrote some of the greatest comedies of the 1600s by poking fun at the French aristocracy, but today’s performances of that work feel stiff and often dated. The Wabash College Theater’s production of Molière’s play The Misanthrope will be anything but stodgy when it opens in Ball Theater Wednesday night.

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:16 AM
    So far, 46 Indiana schools from Batesville to Westfield have registered their participation in National Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 7.
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  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:31 AM

    The plan to expand county sewer district controlled sewer services out to Pilot and Banjo on State Rd. 32 are slowly moving forward. There is still much to work on, but Astbury Water Technology and DS Engineering are working with the county to clarify details so the county can properly identify what the plan will be so funds can be sought and work can begin.

    The sewer expansion is being planned to relieve the stress on Banjo and Pilots private mounds. The county wants to build a new treatment plan that will be run by Indianapolis-based Astbury so the companies can hook up to the sewer.

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:30 AM

    Street trees, building upgrades and more could be on the docket for Crawfordsville if the full Common Council approves the Downtown Revitalization plan. The Fiscal Affairs Committee forwarded a downtown plan revitalize to the full council with a favorable recommendation on Monday night.

    The plan was put together with Riemenschneider and Associates and several consulting organizations that ranged from engineering to marketing firms. Ken Riemenschneider of Riemenschneider and Associates presented the findings that he hopes will help the city guide efforts to make downtown a better place to live, work and play.

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:22 AM

    Voting season opens today, with the start of absentee voting at the county courthouse. Anyone, for any reason can vote in-person before Election Day to avoid lines at the booth or missing work.

  • Keeping abreast of cancer
    Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:17 AM
    Breast cancer is less of a death sentence now than ever before, but if the cancer does not kill patients, the bills might. Oncologist and hematologist Fred Butler, M.D., kept the public abreast of breast cancer updates on Monday for this month’s installment of Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health—Crawfordsville’s series of lunch talks.  

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