I did not see any work at the solar farm when I stopped by earlier this week, but outside the fence City crews were installing utility poles.
Spaw is or soon will be under new management and ownership.
Fair Oaks Farms made NBC-5 news.
On Friday morning the Tourism Commission met and approved grants for Oktoberfest and Memories Alive at Weston Cemetery. Both events are scheduled for September 22. JCEDO has a new director of Tourism, Shelby Carroll. She started work on July 30.
The Tourism Commission heard reports on both Oktoberfest and the Parks for People Campaign. Last year Oktoberfest had about 600 people pay. That total was aided by the SJC Homecoming event held the same day. This year the SJC Homecoming event will be later. Oktoberfest is the only fundraiser for Main Street Rensselaer. They use the funds for various project. The most recent was the trailhead in Potawatomie Park. Bands are the biggest cost of the event.
Parks for People is at the $1.2 million mark of its $1.5 million goal.
Today dirt is being moved in Remington for the new Holiday Inn Express that will be at the intersection of I-65 and US 24.