First condo owners move into Sherman Plaza

The first residents have started moving into the Sherman Plaza development downtown, 10 years after the project was first proposed. The Daily Northwestern reports less than 10 percent of the new owners have moved in so far, and the move-in process is expected to continue for almost a year.

A view from inside the neighborhood planning process

So, you think planning a room in your house is easy? And why not? Lots of people do it. Some even plan whole houses either on their own or with skilled and qualified professional house designers and architects. But, have you ever considered how you'd plan a new neighborhood?

Long-term care seminars in October

The Commission on Aging is sponsoring a four-part series on long-term care from 10 a.m. to noon every Friday in October at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
This free series will include information about the range of community services that enable an older person to remain in his or her own home; the types of senior housing and care facilities available; how to select the most appropriate type of care or facility for a person's care needs and how to pay for that care; effective ways to advocate for the best care possible; and healthcare and financial directives.

When will city council members protect the public interest in the budget process?

As one of the few if not only private citizen at Monday night budget hearing - it is just more of the same nonsense. All council members, the mayor and least fifty city employees were there along with a few members of the press.