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The capital funds will go toward a myriad of projects around Mountain Brook. more

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The paratransit bus service provides rides for retirees and people with disabilities around central Alabama. more

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Chief School Financial Officer Kari Austin said she expects the ending fund balance for FY18 to be “over the 15 million-mark.” more

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Local business owners had inquired about adding another short-term parking space in the Sneaky Pete's area and moving the construction fence off the curb to potentially allow for additional parking. more

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Council members also reviewed the first draft of the Property Standards and Nuisance Codes. more

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Mountain Brook City Council seeks to work with Homewood, Birmingham and Jefferson County on the project. more

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Lexi Coon

The board also tabled the I-6 Religion and Religious Expression policy for another month for additional community input. more

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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. more

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In all, Starnes Publishing took home 94 awards across its seven papers — 280 Living, Hoover Sun, The Homewood Star, Vestavia Voice, Iron City Ink, Cahaba Sun and Village Living. more

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The Trinity campus may be turned into an upscale mixed-use community called Trinity Heights by Berman Enterprises of Maryland. more

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Compared to national averages, Birmingham is lagging behind in growth for population, jobs and overall economic development. more

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Lexi Branta Coon

Council members also approved updates to the Lane Parke PUD and reviewed updates to the energy code, erosion and sediment control ordinance and the illicit storm water discharge ordinance. more

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Altamont’s team, which is coached by Lindsey Motlow, qualified for the NAC Final Four by capturing the New Orleans phase of the championship. more

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BirminghamWatch has produced this Voter Guide to help Jefferson and Shelby voters. more

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For the first time ever, Brookwood Village and the Birmingham Children’s Theatre are partnering on a unique pop-up theatre this July. more

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The project is set to begin July 30. more

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Council members also reviewed the addition of stop signs at the corner of Brookwood Road and Crosshill Road. more

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The Mountain Brook Schools Board of Education also zoned a recently annexed home for Mountain Brook Elementary. more

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With the new Emily’s Law coming into effect statewide July 1, owners of dogs prone to biting or attacking will have to take extra safety precautions — with the potential for felony consequences if they don’t. more

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Fire Chief Chris Mullins also presented his department's new challenge coins and discussed the symbolism in their designs. more

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Issu: Village Living September 2018

Check out some unique businesses in Mountain Brook