Archive | April, 2017

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City uses ‘dual-track’ method to accommodate growing school system

By Mayor Mike Palazzolo We are currently in the midst of a series of decisions about significant investments in Germantown’s Municipal School District. Likewise, our neighbors in Bartlett, Collierville and Lakeland are either planning for new schools or have facilities under construction. I hope you are as proud as I am of our state-of-the-art middle […]

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Local contractors to provide park renovations free of charge

A group of local building contractors have stepped up to provide renovation work for a structure at the Bobby Lanier Farm Park — at no cost to the city. While many of the components for the five-year-old park have already been completed, plans for a Welcome Cottage have not yet been realized due to a […]

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Paws for a Cause

Hundreds came out to the Paws for a Cause adoption event at Saddle Creek on Saturday morning. Mid-South rescue groups, animal shelters, canine-centric product and service providers participated in the sixth annual pet adoption event, which featured games, prizes, treats, food trucks and an artistsí market with pet portraits, photography and handmade craft items. PICTURED: […]

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At the check presentation, from left, are Laura Moore (Special Olympics), Timothy Steiner (Parks & Recreation), Andy Schaeter (Special Olympics) and Daniel Shaffer (Start2Finish).

Mayor’s Cup race earns money for Special Olympics

More than 1,000 runners crossed the finish line in this year’s annual Germantown Half Marathon and Mayor’s Cup 5K. This road race takes runners on a course through our beautiful City and past a few of our parks. Along with being an exciting part of our City’s Healthy Germantown initiative, this event is also a […]

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Mixed-use development adjacent to Saddle Creek could be ‘phenomenal investment’ to Germantown

The Germantown Planning Commission was scheduled to conduct a public meeting Tuesday night to outline a plan for the 32.8-acre mixed-use development that has been gaining attention lately. The property is located east of Miller Farms Road, south of Poplar Ave. and north of Poplar Pike. It is adjacent to Saddle Creek. If the property […]

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