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Town Talk

LJWorld.com's blog on news and notes from around Lawrence.

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Town Talk: Sand plant plans up for approval, but second plant may soon apply for Kaw Valley location; T-shirt company fills large N. Lawrence building; longtime city staffer wins Trail Blazer award
September 24, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Rumors of AT&T Wireless and Chipotle headed to new S. Iowa building; new group forms to discuss diversity of City Hall leadership; open house set for proposed West Lawrence interchange
September 21, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Newest multi-story building plan proposes roundabout for Ninth and New Hampshire; city urging residents to get trash cart requests in before Monday; weekly land transfers
September 20, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Land transfers for the week ending Sept. 10, 2012
September 20, 2012
Land transfers as recorded by the Douglas County Register of Deeds for the week ending Sept. 10, 2012
Town Talk: City to make switch to electric carts at Eagle Bend; new Sears store close to opening; developers and neighbors both urging new retail zoning for NW Lawrence
September 19, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Happy Birthday, Lawrence, and where’s my piece of cake?; KDOT to cut ribbon on U.S. 59, but opening still slated for early October; KU Endowment weighs in on rec center partnership
September 18, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Maceli’s undergoing major renovation; a new location for brews, blues, BBQ, and a warning about bikers in Spandex; city to start annexation process for KU sports site
September 17, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Therapeutic autism ranch may develop south of Lawrence; Knology e-mail issues resolved; Lawrence lands on Mother Earth list; tree cutting near Kaw levee
September 14, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Color Run expected to draw more than 5,000 runners to Downtown Lawrence; eclectic boutique opens on Mass.; weekly land transfers
September 13, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: More on KU’s new twist to the sports complex debate; this and that on curbside recycling and the city’s debt guidelines; a chance to dunk City Hall leaders
10:31 a.m., September 12, 2012 Updated 02:22 p.m.
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: A scary use set for former Blockbuster building on West 23rd Street; sales tax collections soar in August; city to discuss debt limits
September 11, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Multiyear fight over industrial land near North Lawrence nearing an end; city to use ‘reclaimed water’ from sewage plant to water trees; another high-tech trash truck on the way
September 10, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County:
Town Talk: Godfather’s Pizza closes in West Lawrence; Eileen’s Colossal Cookies reopens; city moving to take next step on curbside recycling but service can’t begin until 2014
09:20 a.m., September 7, 2012 Updated 10:26 a.m.
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: Consignment furniture, home decor store opens in the Malls; companies target Lawrence for 4G wireless expansion; weekly land transfers, including N. Lawrence car wash
September 6, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.
Town Talk: More about the proposed N.W. Lawrence sports complex, and why Lawrence shouldn’t try to be Olathe
September 5, 2012
News and notes from around Lawrence and Douglas County.