Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 17:23
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
The Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) gave the idea of “boots” for repeat parking violators the boot at Monday night’s meeting. But don’t start toe tapping with glee just yet all you scofflaws, the “tow” option is definitely still in play.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger got the meeting started with a report of an “aggressive deer.” It seems a Lyons couple and their dog were held at bay in their garage recently by a deer that tried to maul their pet through the fence (breaking off both antlers in the wire mesh!), and then made aggressive moves toward them when they
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 10:57
The Community Food Share Drive is coming up from Wednesday, March 20, to Easter Sunday, March 31. The Lyons Community Food Pantry (located in the basement of the Lyons Community Church) is a member agency of the Community Food Share and gets the majority of the foods they distribute from them. The Lyons Food Pantry services residents from
Published on Thursday, February 28 2013 10:37
Residents of the Riverbend Mobile Home Park (501 Main Street, across from Planet Bluegrass) were awakened in the early hours (about 5 a.m.) on Monday, February 25, to a structure fire in their midst. Volunteers from the Lyons Fire Department were on the scene in a matter of minutes, but the home was already “fully engaged” according to Lyons Fire Chief J.J. Hoffman.
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 10:46
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor
It was a big agenda Monday night at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. Chock-a-block full of the usual stuff: work shopping about creating urban renewal districts, a report by Sgt. Nick Goldberger, approving liquor licenses, leasing town land, adopting late fees on utility bills, imposing limits on marijuana grows, approving equipment purchases for Public Works, approving the consent agenda, giving Trustee and Staff reports, etc. The real interesting item came after an executive session concluded and everyone had gone home. By everyone I mean Manny
Published on Thursday, February 28 2013 10:34
If you haven’t taken a stroll down Main Street recently, you might be surprised by some of the changes you find the next time you do. For one, the Chubway Sandwich Shop has closed, and will be replaced by an Oskar Blues tasting room where one can sample the latest brews/spirits coming from the brewery/distillery.
Moving west along Main, the Lyons General Store (next to Lyons Pinball) run by proprietor Hanno Jensen for the last nine and a half years, will close this Friday, March 1, and reopen in its new location, 429 Main Street, between Lyons Community Montessori and the Barking Dog Café. Hanno is excited about the move, saying he will continue to be the community’s