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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Storms dampen Mint Hill Madness, not spirits Thousands attended the annual Mint Hill Madness festival in downtown Mint Hill Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24 despite rainy conditions Saturday…. Read more »

Mint Hill to offer cash bonds  for developers

Mint Hill to offer cash bonds for developers

Portofino to be first subdivision to use new policy by Kara Lopp Owners of distressed subdivisions in Mint Hill now have another way to prove to officials that they’re serious… Read more »

Mint Hill OKs $25K in work to school athletic fields

Mint Hill OKs $25K in work to school athletic fields

Donation will allow use of all sports facilities at Independence, Northeast by Kara Lopp The nonprofit Mint Hill Athletic Association will soon be able to use athletic facilities at Independence… Read more »

Mint Hill land use plan moves to planning board

Mint Hill land use plan moves to planning board

About 50 residents attend public hearing by Kara Lopp Mint Hill commissioners could vote as early as Oct. 13 on the proposed Comprehensive Land Use Plan, which some residents worry… Read more »

New trails, paving planned for McAlpine greenway

New trails, paving planned for McAlpine greenway

Sewer relief construction to limit access to park by Sarah Gilbert With construction of the McAlpine relief sewer project set to begin in early 2012, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation… Read more »

Riverkeeper: Test results show good lake water quality

Riverkeeper: Test results show good lake water quality

by Josh Lanier Results from a recent water-quality test show that Mountain Island Lake’s water clarity is healthy, Catawba Riverkeeper David Merryman said. Matthews, Mint Hill and much of Charlotte… Read more »

Crime Scene for September 30

Crime Scene for September 30

Cash register and cash stolen at Captain’s Galley Matthews Police say someone stole the cash register and $800 from Captain’s Galley Restaurant Sunday, Sept. 25. According to a police report,… Read more »

Ready … Set … GO!

Ready … Set … GO!

Mint Hill Lions 5K draws record crowd The Mint Hill -Lions Club’s Mint Hill Madness 5K Saturday, Sept. 24 drew a record about 250 runners. The 14th annual event began… Read more »

News Briefs for September 30

News Briefs for September 30

Squirrel Lake renovations to be complete Oct. 31 Renovations to Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews could be done as early as Oct. 31. That’s the new deadline town commissioners set… Read more »

District sets path for superintendent search

District sets path for superintendent search

by Sarah Gilbert The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education established a timeline Tuesday night, Sept. 27, for finding the district’s next superintendent. The district has hired PROACT Search, an Illinois-based firm,… Read more »