Better Connecting Boone County via Broadband Services

Work is moving forward on the much-needed broadband upgrades across Boone County. Last month, the Boone County Commissioners announced the [broadband] project as part of Indiana’s Next Level Connections (NLC) Grant Program that the state announced in April of 2022. The grants include $2 million for upgrades to broadband infrastructure. …

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Commissioners Approve Federal Funds for Generators at Advance Sewer Plant, Resolution Headed for Council Vote

ADVANCE, Ind. (June 13, 2022) — The Boone County Commissioners unanimously approved last month’s federal grant money to purchase generators for the Town of Advance’s sewage system. The money is part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and includes $132,000 for the generators that have recently seen delays due …

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Building Infrastructure Today for Tomorrow’s Boone County

The Boone County Commissioners’ and Boone County Highway Department’s schedules are already in high gear looking at completing and commencing existing and new county projects throughout the 2022 new year. Commissioners Tom Santelli and Jeff Wolfe, along with Boone County Highway Department Director Nick Parr, shared details on some of …

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Boone County Prosecutor Kent Eastwood Echoes the Need for a County Justice Center

Boone County Indiana jail

Boone County Prosecutor Kent Eastwood shared his thoughts on the justice center and explained how it would benefit his office as well as all related county governmental departments. The prosecutor’s office currently houses 30 members of Eastwood’s staff, and they are officially out of space. Additionally, the prosecutors’ caseloads have …

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