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Trees Atlanta Announces Expansion of Environmental Education Programs

January 21, 2015

New opportunities for grade schoolers and tree enthusiasts Trees Atlanta is expanding its youth and adult education programming designed to provide opportunities for everyone to learn proper techniques for planting and caring for trees while also becoming better stewards for the urban forest. Each program stands alone, but all serve a common goal: giving members of…

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Trees Near Softball Field at Inman Middle School to Remain as APS Reviews Plan Design

January 15, 2015

By Jack White Appeals of APS postings for tree removals at Inman Middle School were filed this week by both the Virginia-Highland Civic Association and individual citizens.  Two appeals filed on Tuesday by VaHi residents included all listed trees on site (including those around the construction areas), while VHCA’s (filed Wednesday morning) addressed the large…

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VaHi Safety Report: January 13, 2015

January 14, 2015

By John Wolfinger Arrest and Court News Phillip Gamble, who was arrested in a daylight take-down on Virginia Avenue (east of Lanier Boulevard) after a residential burglary on this street on 10/8/14, and who also admitted to other residential burglaries on Bellevue Drive and on 6th Street in Midtown, was in court on 1/8/15 to…

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City Council District 6 Newsletter

January 13, 2015

Click here to read City Councilperson Alex Wan’s January e-newsletter with updates on: Temporary Move for City Council 2015 Proposed Infrastructure Bond Spotlight on City of Atlanta Government

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Work Begins on Implementing Master Plan Recommendations

January 5, 2015

By Jess Windham & Lola Carlisle, VHCA Board As we raised our glasses this New Year’s Eve, we paused to remember – with appreciation and gratitude – the many contributions of neighbors and volunteers during 2013-2014 on the Virginia-Highland Master Plan, which is now an official part of the City of Atlanta’s Comprehensive Development Plan. As…

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