The Ashland Chronicle
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Addie Greene Reports on the Merkley Town Hall

Civic Action, Local Activism

 Senator Merkley’s Town Hall By Addie Greene for the Ashland Chronicle “We are in an extremely dangerous time,” Sen. Jeff Merkley told his Ashland town hall audience Friday, “with a chance of significant escalation in the Middle East. Getting rid of Saddam actually helped Iran,” he said.              “It makes no sense to be hobnobbing with dictators instead of supporting …

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Pamala Joy's Food Angels Recognized by Senator Merkley

Civic Action, Local Activism

Food Angels Honored by Addie Greene Pamala Joy, founder of the Ashland Food Angels, received an award Friday for the Angels’ outstanding service to the community.  Sen. Jeff Merkley honored the group at the beginning of his town hall in Ashland. “With my move to Ashland in the early 1990's, I was already well connected to my desire to create …

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Citizen Letter to Mayor & Council Regarding the New Levy for City Hall

Civic Action, Local Activism

Dear Staff of the City Council, I feel that citizens of Ashland are becoming increasingly downhearted given the massive spending of the council.  According to the Ashland Chronicle: >>taxpayers need to know what is coming in addition to these capital projects like a $35 million water treatment plant and a $91 million water master plan in the next ten years …

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Mayor Wants $10 Million Bond for his new city hall and other things.

Civic Action, Local Activism

Here is the link to the Mayor's Bond proposal which he will present at the council business meeting this coming Tuesday, January 7 at 6:00pm. Let him know what you think about it. This increases our property taxes again! http://www.ashland.or.us/SIB/files/010720_Capital_Bond_Mayor_Recommendation_CCMayor's_FINAL.pdf On Next Door there has been a lengthy discussion about the new city hall plans and costs. Here is your …

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