Colby’s city council agreed last week to pursue at least $24,000 in liquidated damages from an Athens contractor that failed to install new railings in front of downtown businesses in time to meet its deadline on the First Street project.
The village of Curtiss is giving Abbyland Foods until the first of the year to provide accurate sewer samples from its newest facilities or it will start assessing surcharges against the company for discharging too much waste.
Abbotsford firefighters voted last week to offer the towns of Mayville and Holton fire services for less money than originally budgeted next year and to also discuss either an advisory or governing board at their next corporation meeting in February.
Medford’s lodging scene changed this weekend as AmericInn became Boarders Inn and Suites by Cobblestone. Hotel owner Marsha Nice said the switch in franchise agreements happened during the weekend. Cobblestone Hotels is based in the Fox Valley. It is a collection of new and converted properties in 13 states.
Under a new joint proposal by the towns of Holton and Mayville, the Abbotsford Fire Department would get about half the money it requested from the two townships in 2015 and would also need to establish a governing board with elected officials as members.
More than 50 people crammed into the Athens Village Board meeting room on Monday night to hear Athens native Dolly Faulkner talk about her book, “Forty Years in the Wilderness,” presented by the Marathon County Athens Branch Library.
The attorney for accused former teacher Andy Follen has filed a motion to dismiss the sexual assault case against his client based on what he alleges is “vindictive or retaliatory” prosecution by the district attorney.
Holton’s town board failed to reach a consensus last week on whether to keep firefighting services from both Abbotsford and Dorchester, despite pleas from town residents to renew contracts with both departments.