Op-Ed

There was once a city council in Connecticut whose members were being called very bad names. They were holding a hearing on rezoning on property in which several of them had a financial interest. Their response? They unanimously passed an ordinance banning citizens from calling them names. Without...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO July 4, 1996 The city of Whitehall may bring rollerbladers under the same rules as bicyclists — and may crack down on bike riders who violate city ordinances. That’s the recommendation made by the city council’s law enforcement committee when it met last week Wednesday, anyway. The...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO June 20, 1996 The Independence School District will get a new preschool though high school building, if the school board and district voters accept the recommendation of a special committee. The long-range facilities planning committee met last week Monday and voted unanimously to...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO June 13, 1996 The city of Whitehall apparently will go ahead with rebuilding or replacing its municipal swimming pool at a cost estimated at over half a million dollars. The city council voted to begin the process of hiring an architect/consultant to develop plans and specifications....

 

 

25 YEARS AGO June 6, 1996 The Whitehall School District will consider the possibility of joining the city of Whitehall’s efforts to replace the swimming pool. The district board of education appointed two of its members and one school administrator to serve on a special joint committee with city...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO May 30, 1996 Pigeon Falls Lions Club President Eileen Neperud presented the club’s community service award to Thurman Fremstad and Peter Olson was the recipient of the club’s Lion of the Year award. The Whitehall Municipal Swimming Pool opened on schedule over the weekend for what...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO May 23, 1996 There is no record of a confirmed sighting of a tornado in the immediate Whitehall area — and lifelong residents can’t ever recall the city fire siren ever warning of one, either. The first of those records is apparently still intact, despite the sounding of an alarm that...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO May 16, 1996 Customers of the Whitehall Municipal Water Utility would pay fire protection charges through their water bills, rather than their property taxes, if the state Public Service Commission endorses a plan approved by the city council this week Tuesday night. The council voted...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO May 9, 1996 The village of Pigeon Falls, which witnessed a building boom last year, may see another one in the near future. The village board Monday night agreed to participate financially in a project that would develop up to 16 new residential lots. A judge has refused to shorten the...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO May 2, 1996 Among the Whitehall High School vocal and instrumental musicians who will be competing at the state solo and ensemble contest in Eau Claire are soloists Leah Hanson, Erika Skadahl, Eric Moe, Mandy Kampa, Ryan Martinovici, Elizabeth Foltz, Lindsay Nelson, Kris Van Sickle,...

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