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2015 was a year for city projects

2015 was a year for city projects

Workers with Circle C Paving of Goddard apply a seal coat to Grand Avenue and Main Street in downtown Hillsboro. The year 2015 may be remembered most fort the plethora of visible upgrades and new projects that were completed or addressed. The year began with the intent to clean up some ?dangerous structures? in town, but as many as 10 […]

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City credits tree trimming for avoiding outages

Hillsboro City Admini?strator Larry Paine told the city council during its Dec. 1 meet?ing that the city?s proactive tree-trimming program was a big reason the town escaped major electrical outages during the Thanks?giving weekend ice storm. Paine said city crews responded to 51 separate outages around town from Saturday night through Monday, Nov. 28-30, but almost all of them were […]

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Council adopts hospital plan

? Despite opposition from local physician, city takes first step toward $1.275 million bond Despite strong opposition from a local physician and his spouse and former office manager, the Hillsboro City Council approved at its Aug. 4 meeting a development agreement with HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc. to support the construction of a new $11.4 million facility for Hills?boro Com?munity Hos?pital. The […]

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Clint Seibel honored for economic service to city

Clint Seibel honored for economic service to city

Clint Seibel receives a congratulatory handshake from Lyman Adams, president of the Hillsboro Development Corp. Board of Directors, during the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon July 14. Seibel was recognized for his service to the community during eight years as HDC executive director and economic development director for the city. Seibel officially retired from the post June 30. Cynthia […]

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Hillsboro plans recycle experiment

City will provide curbside recycling the week of April 27 through May 1. The city of Hillsboro will be picking up recyclable curbside as an ?experimental week? April 27 through May 1. Residents are encouraged on their normal trash day to set out mixed recyclables by 8 a.m. in a separate cardboard box or plastic tote. ?Please do not put […]

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Marion council pushes for property repair

The Marion City Council at its March 2 meeting tabled condemning one resident?s property, but said if no plan is in place by the next meeting, the city will look at demolition proceedings. The property at 432 Arbor is owned by Bradford Harrington. Mayor Todd Heitschmidt said he believes the time for talking is over. ?You have not been, in […]

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City folk have a lot to learn about food

Class warfare is an ugly thing. It seems like you can?t turn around these days without hearing how certain groups get preference, certain groups are discriminated against, or some groups are just plain evil because they don?t brush their teeth the way everyone else does. Heck, even reading this column, you can?t escape it. Well, folks, I?m gonna come right […]

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