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Peaceful City

After more than 10 years of trying, we finally received approval this week for a Quiet Zone in Fairfield. That means once the approved supplemental safety measures are completed next summer, the trains will no longer sound their horns as … Continue reading

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Building donated to Fairfield

A large office building and former store has been donated to the City. One idea for use of the building is to do a swap with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, which owns the tracks that come through the City. … Continue reading

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Some recognition for our efforts…

Check out this radio spot at Iowaenvironmentalfocus_fairfield_1m17s_Dec6-10 created by the University of Iowa Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research for its weekly series, the Iowa Environmental http://cgrer.uiowa.edu/.  It showcases what they called “Fairfield’s efforts to make Iowa a greener place … Continue reading

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Go Green!

Go Green! An 8-page color brochure promoting sustainable practices was distributed to Fairfield residents this fall as an insert to our daily newspaper and at distribution points throughout the city. The “Go-Green Guide” includes tips on energy and water saving, … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I will be blogging about things of interest to me, including what is happening in the City of Fairfield as it relates to Maharishi University. Some other things on my mind: Quieting the train horns Offering business seminars on Principles … Continue reading

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