After environmental testing, sulfuryl chloride was determined to be the liquid found in a glass jar on the former Dow property now known as Zionsville Development Park and owned by the town for redevelopment purposes. According to an email from Wayne DeLong, director of planning and economic development, the compound is man-made and is used as "a chlorinating and dehydrating agent, as well as in wool treatment and pharmaceutical manufacturing." "At room temperature, sulfuryl chloride exists as a colorless, pungent and corrosive liquid," DeLong wrote. "It is often used as a source of chlorine." The glass bottle containing the liquid was found Friday, July 26, by crews installing utility lines along 106th Street between Dahlia Drive and Bennett Parkway. See Wednesday's Times Sentinel for the full story.
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- Watts opens temporary location A new farm has been planted in the Village this Christmas season. Watts Christmas Shop has opened a temporary location at 125 and 165 W. Sycamore St.
- It's Christmas time in the Village As Santa said "Let there be light" and the Christmas in the Village Christmas tree illuminated the brick street, Christmas time officially arrived in Zionsville.
- Council, public discuss Ford Road roundabout While the Zionsville Town Council discusses a possible roundabout at the intersection of Ford Road and Bloor Lane, some residents may not see the benefit.
HSE Utilities makes pitch to council
Hoping to not surrender control of sewer services in former Union Township, Hamilton Southeastern Utilities proposed a deal to the Zionsville Town Council.
Chamber office to move
The cramped quarters of the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce office will be no more by the new year. The chamber will be relocating to 95 S. Main St., the former To The Last Drop location, on Jan. 1.
Site plan to come for Creekside Corporate Park
The Zionsville Redevelopment Commission should have a better idea in the next two months of how Creekside Corporate Park can be developed.
Foundation urges residents to give local in Boone County
While businesses are making a push to shop local, the Community Foundation of Boone County is hoping residents will give local this holiday season.
Safety Board discusses gunfire issue
The Zionsville Safety Board finally offered their thoughts on how to deal with gunfire complaints from the rural area.
Shop With a Cop accepting donations
The Boone County FOP Richard G. Brown Memorial Lodge No. 119 is still accepting donations for its annual Shop With a Cop outing.
- Papa, ZVRA discuss development Wanting a stronger voice in the downtown development process, the Zionsville Village Residents Association met with Town Council President Jeff Papa.
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