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Super Group to Discuss West Side Waterfront Tuesday

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Plans for public access on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront will be presented Tuesday at 6PM during a joint meeting of the City’s Park and Recreation Board, the Plan Commission, and, the Waterfront Redevelopment Authority in the commons at Sturgeon Bay High School. A presentation on festival waterfront park planning and design to date will provide background for the discussion. Aside from its own input, … Continue reading

House Fire Near Gills Rock Sunday

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The Sister Bay Liberty Grove Fire Department was paged out to fight a house fire Sunday afternoon at 633 Isle View Road, near Gills Rock. Fire Chief Chris Hecht says the call came in at 1:10PM… Chief Hecht says mutual aid was called in and fire crews attacked the blaze from the ground floor… Hecht says a combination of water and foam was used to … Continue reading

Local Citizens Group Tours Grain Elevator

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A local citizens group toured the old grain elevator on the former Door County Cooperative property on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront Friday, trying to get a better sense of the old building’s condition. The newly formed group, Center Line Community Forum was joined on the tour by Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Tony Depies and City Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak. Depies noted that some … Continue reading

Bellin Health to Open Downtown Sturgeon Bay Location

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A Green Bay based firm, specializing in providing health care services, will soon be offering programming from a downtown Sturgeon Bay facility. Bellin Health has purchased the building at 311 North 3rd Avenue that formerly housed Roy’s Red Owl and, most recently, the Dollar General Store which closed in January of 2009. The company already has a presence in Sturgeon Bay at Bay Shipbuilding, but … Continue reading

Centerline Community Forum Offers Trip to Eau Claire

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An initiative intended to offer the Sturgeon Bay and Door County community access to local, regional and national speakers on topics related to strengthening community, encouraging civic engagement, and, formulating a vision for smart growth is planning its first event in that regard. The group has announced that it plans a bus trip to Eau Claire in April to tour that city’s Phoenix Park, a … Continue reading

Multiple Committees to Come Together on Waterfront Redevelopment

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Three Sturgeon Bay city committees will be coming together next week to study the possibilities for public access on the waterfront. Mayor Thad Birmingham announced Tuesday that the Park and Recreation Committee, the Plan Commission, and, the Waterfront Redevelopment Authority will meet in joint session on Wednesday, March 24th to began a study of the city’s west waterfront redevelopment plan. The first session will begin … Continue reading

Board of Public Works Approves Egg Harbor Road Work

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An upgrade to Egg Harbor Road, planned for this year, has been approved by the Sturgeon Bay Board of Public Works. On Tuesday, Baudhuin, Incorporated, the city’s consultant, was given the go-ahead to complete plans and obtain sealed bids for work expected to cost in the neighborhood of $1.2 million. Members of the committee heard from Baudhuin engineer Peter Hurth who noted that elements of … Continue reading