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Archives for November 21st, 2012
Tweet Gobble, gobble, NEJCers! Here’s wishing a very happy and healthful Thanksgiving to you (our fabulous readers) and yours. So, how precisely will you be celebrating tomorrow? Staying here in town? Or traveling? In which case we trust that you aren’t answering this poll on your cellphone while driving.
Tweet Here’s a note from the good people at Prairie Village city hall reminding us about office hours and waste pickup schedules over the long holiday weekend: The Prairie Village Municipal Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no solid waste, recycling and yard waste [...]
Tweet A year after implementing a series of changes to traffic signals along 75th Street in an effort to improve traffic flow and minimize environmental impact, the city has some heartening numbers to report. By better coordinating traffic signals from Lamar Ave. to Mission Road, the Mid-American Regional Council’s Operation Greenlight estimates a total savings [...]
Tweet A Leawood home will be honored next week by the Mid-America Regional Council as one of the area’s 2012 Sustainable Success Stories. The Williams York residence at 9219 Wenonga Road is a LEED Platinum residence that uses natural light, an energy-efficient design, protected existing trees and recycled much of the former building. It is [...]
Tweet A day after watching all 11 of his fellow city councilors vote to have him ousted from Prairie Village’s governing body, David Morrison isn’t quite sure what to make of the situation — or of what he’ll do next. “I think I need to take a day or two to step back and assess the [...]