Archive | January 3, 2013

Board will advertise for bids on bulletproof helmets, vests

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has agreed to advertise for bids on special bulletproof helmets and vests for the town’s police officers. Board members made the decision during their Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting in response to a request by Police Chief Rick Jewell. As Police Capt. Chris Earl displayed a helmet and […]

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Board postpones ordinance that would re-zone 61 acres

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously last week to postpone the final reading of an ordinance that would re-zone property from High- to Low-Density Residential. Board members took the action during their Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Karl Chambless and seconded by Alderman Chris Goodman. The […]

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Candlelight Service

Hernan Mandujuno gazes into a candle Tuesday night during a Candlelight Service at La Hacienda in Oakland for those killed in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14.

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