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UPDATED: Windsor Police arrest man after six-hour standoff on Central Ave

A 33-year-oldĀ man has been arrested following a standoff with Windsor Police early Saturday morning.

EMS, fire and explosive disposal units arrivedĀ on scene to a residence in the 2400 block of Central Avenue around 11:46 p.m. 132 more words


Construction Project Set to Begin in Bettendorf

A two-month long construction project begins in Bettendorf this week.

Starting Monday, July 14, 2014 and continuing into September, Central Avenue from west of Pius Lane to Devils Glen Road will be closed to westbound traffic. 70 more words


Why are we so against change?

It seems that whatever we try to do in this country to ‘move forward’ we always come up against people who are ‘anti’. At the larger end of the scale it might be HS2 or wind farms off the coast, at the local level it could be new development – and this is the drive behind this blog…. 441 more words


Man Injured Jumping From Burning Building; 4 Others Hurt In Fire

Updated 06/30/14 – 11:17 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – Firefighters rescued several people from a burning apartment building in the Austin neighborhood early Monday, although one man was seriously injured when he jumped out a window to escape the flames. 459 more words


Too Late

a lot of the good stuff was already gone by lunchtime at one of my favorite bakeries-

Image taken with iPhone 5s and processed with Snapseed and Pic-Tap-Go

For today: Tasty


And Across the Street

I found a work-in-progress down a side street off Central Avenue. Two large sections have been completed-I suspect the entire fence which spans roughly about 40 feet in length might be completed later in the month-this also appears to have been something either commissioned or certainly permissioned unlike the stuff that was recently covered over- 18 more words


Street Drawings

I was walking with a friend today around Central Avenue and much to my dismay, I saw that a lot of the great graffiti art had been painted over. 32 more words