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Tree work is literally a “high calling” for NALGW employees

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Workers from New Albany’s Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) department did some high level work in a city park Tuesday, June 30th. A dead pin-oak tree, estimated at 130 feet in height, was taken down piece-by-piece by workmen using the city’s hybrid-powered bucket truck. The truck’s 65 foot lift, as [Continue Reading]

Intermittent power failure resolved late Wednesday

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Much of New Albany was plagued by intermittent power failures lasting almost six hours the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, April 15th. Officials of New Albany Light, Gas, and Water (NALGA) said the system began experiencing problems around 4:30 in the afternoon Wednesday. The outages affected a large part of the [Continue Reading]

Rarely, the wheels of Justice turn a little faster

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The wheels of justice turn slowly…” An oft-quoted line and one that usually applies to the way business is done in city board meetings here and everywhere. Hundreds of state and federal statutes and court decisions must be observed. Board attorneys are consulted often and legal opinions are [Continue Reading]

Legislation authorizes service to additional natural gas customers

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

More than 200 households in rural Union County and a portion of Marshall County may get affordable natural gas service in the foreseeable future. The announcement was made Thursday, April 2, at New Albany City Hall by Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, State Representative Margaret Rogers [Continue Reading]

City Board Considers New Police Technology

March 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Better law enforcement communication equipment was a major topic at the regular monthly meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen on March 3rd. Police Chief Chris Robertson asked the board to approve a $35,000 purchase of new computer and communications systems to be installed in New Albany police vehicles. Chris [Continue Reading]

Main power circuit repaired quickly during sleet storm

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

 At 2 o’clock Thursday morning, March 5, during a storm of freezing rain, sleet and gusty winds, a tree fell on a power line near Stokes Grocery, breaking a line of the main power circuit serving much of northeast New Albany. Hundreds of customers were without electricity.     A line crew from New Albany [Continue Reading]

City Board of Aldermen Meeting, February 2015

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Police Department personnel matters and condemnation and demolition of dilapidated houses were among the matters discussed during the Tuesday evening meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. During the February 3rd meeting at city hall Police Chief Chris Robertson and Fire Chief Steve Coker told the board they [Continue Reading]