Archive | June, 2015

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GPAC receives first legacy donation

STAFF REPORTS Delores Kinsolving has been a long-time supporter of the Germantown Performing Arts Centre and is now the first donor to publicly announce the inclusion of GPAC in estate planning. Her significant pledge has allowed GPAC to rename our Green Room the Delores Kinsolving Patron Lounge in perpetuity. “Delores Kinsolving demonstrates genuine arts leadership […]

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Germantown student awarded scholarship to study abroad

By Mac Trammell A linguistically accomplished Germantown student has received a national scholarship to pursue yet another language in a national study abroad program. Lea Makhloufi, a Germantown High School student, received a U.S. Department of State National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2015-16. She will be studying Arabic in Oman this […]

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Germantown Animal Shelter Manager Alina Lesniak feeds Elvis, a Bassett/Beagle mix a treat

Animal Shelter proposes ordinance amendment to spay, neuter pets repeatedly on-the-loose

Germantown pets may want to think twice before roaming too far from home after the city introduced punitive measures for clinically on-the-loose pets. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved an ordinance amendment on first reading Monday that any animal caught running loose twice within a 12-month period, or five times total, will be […]

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Board will host public forum Monday to discuss 2016 fiscal year city budget

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen will host a public forum at 6 p.m. on June 8 to discuss the budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The general fund has an estimated $48.9 million in revenue, 60 percent of which will come from property taxes and 20 percent from local option sales tax. The […]

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Germantown officers honored

                                  During an awards ceremony on May 14, in conjunction with National Police Week, the Germantown Police Department recognized three officers for their distinguished actions. Officer Michael Maggipinto received the department’s Life Saving medal. On March 17, 2014 Maggipinto […]

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Briarcrest students, families and faculty release balloons in memory of rising seniors Rachel Lynch and Maddie Kruse who were killed in a car accident Sunday morning in Mississippi.

Two Briarcrest students killed in car wreck

Briarcrest Christian School held a prayer service Monday morning in memory of rising senior students Rachel Lynch and Maddie Kruse. The two teens died in a car accident that occurred around 6 a.m. Sunday on U.S. 78 in Marshall County. Teens Caroline Kam and Kara Holden were also injured in the wreck, which was allegedly caused […]

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