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Fire damages garage
No one was injured when a garage burned Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 615 Sugarbush Dr.
Town council approves fee changes, introduces budget
The numbers of building permits being issued is soaring this year. The Zionsville Department of Planning and Economic Development plans to add a new building inspector to meet the ever-increasing demand.
Ford Road bridge design could be ready in 5 months
Design of a new Ford Road bridge over Eagle Creek in southern Zionsville won’t be completed until this winter.
Officials still feel, see reorganization benefits
Nearly four years have passed since Eagle and Union townships reorganized with Zionsville to become one municipality, and many town officials are seeing its benefits.
Town replaces sidewalks along the brick street
Shoppers and pedestrians along Main Street will soon not have to worry about uneven or cracked sidewalks.
Lance Lantz, streets and stormwater director, said after 10 years of doing patchwork, the town decided to fully replace the sidewalks on the west side of Main Street from Pine to Cedar streets.
Council proposes balanced budget
Zionsville Town Council President Jeff Papa said the town has turned the corner after suffering funding shortages from property tax caps.
Brothers do more than survive
In 1973, brothers Vic and Phil Owens weren’t able to see into the future of their business. At that point, it was all about surviving the day.
The Jewel Box Jewelers brothers have done much more than survive as they celebrate 40 years of business.
Police hope video leads to suspects in spring theft of Colts memorabilia
Police believe a convenience store surveillance video may be the break they need to solve the theft of Colts memorabilia, including a Super Bowl ring valued between $10,000 and $12,000, from a rural Boone County home.
The ring was one of dozens of items of Colts-related items taken from the home of Troy Glendenning on April 18 and April 20, said Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Pell.
ZCS fares well on ISTEP
After a more than three-month delay, the Indiana Department of Education released 2013 ISTEP+ scores on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
ZCS students scored well above the state average, with 92.7 percent passing the ELA portion and 96.3 percent passing the math portion of the test.
ZCS, teacher negotiations close to October deadline
Although the Zionsville Community Schools teachers’ collective bargaining agreement is in effect through the 2014-15 school year, the compensation aspects of their contract have been under negotiation to make it consistent with Indiana’s new teacher merit-pay law.
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