Auburn High School Theater Company returns November 5 and 6 with “A Wicked Christmas Carol” by Bobby Keniston and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.
The Auburn city council took action at Monday’s 70 minute regular meeting to approve the hiring of Zach Pearce as a full-time officer with the Auburn Police Department.
Auburn Community Helping Hands is ready to start its 35th fundraising year. ACHH is asking the community for donations to help purchase winter coats and boots for children and food baskets at Christmas in our town. This year’s goal is $11,000.
The Auburn city council voted 7-0 (Hemmerle absent) to approve a resolution authorizing the city’s participation in the annual Safe Routes to School program at Monday’s 47 minute regular meeting.
The Auburn School Board approved (4-0, J. Smith, Kern, Kessler absent) the budget for fiscal year 2022 during the regular meeting which included the budget hearing Wednesday, September 15.
The Auburn city council took action at its September 7 meeting to cite two properties as nuisances for violations of the city code.
The Auburn School Board approved (7-0) the 2021/22 tentative budget during its regular meeting last Wednesday. The total budgeted amount which includes all funds, totals $22,166,723 in revenues and $21,359,650 in expenditures, leaving the district with a healthy surplus of $807,073.
Auburn Township Road Commissioner Calvin Harden announced that the first phase of seal coating work for 2021 will begin August 17-18, weather permitting.
The Auburn city council reversed course on the purchase of a new computer networking system for the city office/police department and reviewed the updated plans for improvements at Union (East) Park at Monday’s regular meeting.
During the regular meeting of the Auburn School Board last Wednesday, superintendent Darren Root said the district will follow CDC guidance on mask wearing with the “least restrictive interpretation.” Root acknowledged that the situation could change before students return to school August 1…
Auburn and Divernon students will be back in school before you know it. Wednesday, August 18 will be the first day of student attendance for the 2021-22 school year.
Discussion of the number of gaming establishments in the city and approval of the Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations ordinance topped the agenda at the July 6 meeting of the Auburn city council.
The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Small Equipment Grant Program. A total of $3.3 million was awarded to 149 fire departments/districts and EMS providers across the state. The OSFM received 448 applications, requesting around $10.5 mil…
Auburn School District Superintendent Darren Root said the district is set to receive a $2.1 million federal ESSER III (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) grant during the regular meeting of the Auburn School Board last Wednesday. If approved, the district should see the funds…
Auburn School District Superintendent Darren Root presented the 2020/21 Tentative Amended Budget and the board discussed projects and graduation among other items during a 45 minute meeting of the Auburn School Board last Wednesday.
Discussion of the fiscal year 2022 budget and a presentation from Joe Hogan, general manager of the Otter Lake Water Commission topped the agenda at Monday’s two-hour, 10 minute Auburn city council meeting.
Members of the Auburn School Board including newly elected members Michael Bates and Jamie Kuhlmann met last Wednesday, were sworn in and new officers were elected during the first regular meeting since the April 6 election.
Monday night’s Auburn city council meeting featured a lot more talk than action, but the council did approve an ordinance amending the city code to allow cannabis businesses during the nearly three-hour meeting.
The Auburn city council voted 7-0 to approve a new system to handle the Auburn Police Department’s policy and procedure changes in the future at the council’s April 5 regular meeting.
A celebration for the Auburn High School Class of 2021 will be held Sunday, April 25 and will feature a parade of the seniors throughout the city with a police and fire engine escort.
Two major items, the city’s burn ban and the process the city plans to use to have residents pay off the remainder of their February utility bills, were addressed by the Auburn city council at Monday’s two hour, five minute regular meeting.
Calvin Harden was elected as the new Auburn Township highway commissioner in Tuesday’s Consolidated Election, defeating five-time incumbent David Beck by a margin of 532-361. Harden received 59.31 percent of the 897 total votes cast, with Beck receiving 40.25 percent.
Auburn High School senior Caleb Farthing earned Honorable Mention on the 2021 IHSA All-State Academic Team for excelling in both academics and extracurricular activities throughout his high school career.
The Auburn School Board approved the elementary school playground bid (6-0, Megginson absent) and had a lengthy discussion concerning attendance limits for sporting events during a 45 minute meeting last Wednesday.
The Auburn city council took action to approve two ordinances at Monday’s two hour, 25 minute regular meeting, both on 7-1 votes.
Action to address the February gas bills highlighted the March 2 meeting of the Auburn city council, but the agenda also included some other major topics.
The City of Auburn’s natural gas bill for the month of February following the recent unprecedented spike in prices was once again the major topic for the city council at its regular meeting Monday.
The Auburn School Board voted (6-0, Kern absent) to accept the roof repair bid from Design Roofing for $429,700 during a brief board meeting last Wednesday. The work will include repair of the additions built in 2000 which are located at the far north end of the high school and the far south…
The Auburn High School Scholastic Bowl team has received the No. 2 seed in the 26-team Lincolnwood Sectional and will host a Class 1A Regional Monday, March 8.
The cold reality of what the effects of the recently skyrocketing prices of natural gas could mean to the average homeowner was the main topic of Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Auburn city council.
The Auburn Youth Baseball/Softball Association is excited to announce that it is moving forward with the spring baseball/softball season. While there is no certainty that the season will take place due to ever-changing health and safety risks, the AYBSA is going to open up registration.