LocalNewcastle City Council roundup — April 15
NEW — 2:55 p.m. April 16, 2014
The Newcastle City Council held its last meeting of the month April 15. Here is the Cliffs Notes version of what happened at City Hall. View the full meeting agenda online here.
Prior to the regular meeting, council members reviewed an analysis of the city’s traffic and parks impact fee rates.
Impact fees are a comprehensive grouping of charges based on new development within a local municipality. These fees are assessed to pay for capital facility improvement projects necessitated by new development. Read more »
SportsPatriots blow out rival Highlanders, 10-0
It doesn’t have the same energy as the football or basketball rivalries, but anytime Liberty and Hazen high schools meet on the diamond, it’s always a battle between familiar foes.
Just three miles separate the two schools, and despite the fact they reside in different school districts, many of the students grew up together playing in youth leagues.
SchoolsLiberty welcomes Japanese visitors
Alex Tachiyama, a Liberty High School senior, was lucky. He got to partake in a Thanksgiving dinner twice in the past six months.
He celebrated the gluttonous holiday in November with the rest of the nation, but he also munched on helpings of turkey and mashed potatoes again in March.
Local NewsNewcastle City Council roundup — April 15
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