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Chronicle Bulletin Board: SUB ice storm; Springfield book drive

SUB establishes $250k fund to help with ice storm damage SPRINGFIELD — In response to the recent catastrophic ice storm, Springfield Utility Board (SUB) is offering funding to ease part of the burden of unexpected expenses created by prolonged power outages.   Through a partnership with Catholic Community Services (CCS), SUB[Read More…]

Lunch & Learn: Neurodiversity in the workplace

SPRINGFIELD – The Leadership Eugene Springfield (LES) neurodiversity task force will be hosting “Lunch & Learn,” an event aimed to foster more inclusive and innovative workplaces by helping employers better attract, recruit, and retain a neurodiverse workforce. “Neurodiversity encompasses the diverse range of human brain function, recognizing neurocognitive differences like[Read More…]

News Briefs: Week of March 14

Two Creswell restaurants close  ■ CRESWELL – After 18 years, China Wok at 375 E. Oregon Ave. is closing down, with intentions to relocate to Eugene to a location yet to be determined, according to Michelle Melvin, community engagement specialist for the Creswell Chamber of Commerce. China Wok’s last day[Read More…]

Developer incentives may be a boost for Springfield housing

SPRINGFIELD — Like most Oregon cities, increasing housing inventory is a top conversation among councils — including at Springfield City Council, which met on Monday to discuss new ways to make Springfield more development-friendly, with a goal of adding more multiple-unit housing to its inventory.  According to Katie Carroll, housing[Read More…]

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