Business & Development

Creswell assessing resident feedback on chain grocery store, Farmlands

CRESWELL – The City has taken the ongoing conversation surrounding the citizens’ desire to have a bigger grocery store seriously by circulating a questionnaire, which closed on Dec. 18, created by consultant Marketek, Inc. The consultant group is using market research to try to “think like a grocery store” to[Read More…]

Business Be Good

A quick check-in with a few featured businesses In 2023, The Chronicle featured over 50 local businesses and organizations in our coverage  – and we hope to continue featuring entrepreneurs’ unique stories next year. Some of the highlighted businesses and organizations provided The Chronicle with updates since their time in[Read More…]

In Creswell, Hot Shots, China Wok are subject to close after all

CRESWELL – Misinformation has led to false celebration. Due to a mistaken source, The Chronicle last week misreported that Creswell’s incoming McDonald’s would not affect China Wok or Hot Shots, two businesses that are located nearby 375 E. Oregon Ave., where McDonald’s will be developed.  The source, construction manager Drew[Read More…]

There’s a cake for that: Main Street Sweets celebrates one year in business

SPRINGFIELD – For every new business, celebrating milestones is something sweet.  That’s especially true for Downtown Springfield’s dessert shop, Main Street Sweets, which celebrated its first birthday on Nov. 1. “It’s weird to think it’s already been a year,” said Carrie Boehm, owner. “It’s like watching your kids grow because[Read More…]

Creswell development at standstill on west side for the foreseeable future

CRESWELL – The City of Creswell is in violation with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Now, as the City stares down the barrel of a moratorium, it’s dukes up between the two entities, in what the city manager calls “a David-and-Goliath situation.”  In a nutshell, the DEQ has placed[Read More…]

Business owners seek to wipe out graffiti problem

SPRINGFIELD — Believe me, there are many, many more crimes that occur in our community that warrant significant attention and resources above something like graffiti. Violent crime, hate crime, robbery, and so many more leap to mind. If those crimes are like a cancer on our society, graffiti might be[Read More…]



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