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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

South 11th Street

Homeowners told they can’t paint bricks

The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission denied homeowners for the second time to pain, or white-wash, the red brick on their University Avenue home.

 (September 10, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Speed humps may pop up on another street

Speed humps on South 11th Street are complete and now city officials are taking a closer look at placing them on Buchanan Avenue. Other traffic calming measures are being taken on other Oxford streets, like South 13th Street where concrete for curb extensions was poured Thursday. (November 9, 2012, Page 1A, 9A)

11th Street to get speed humps

Residents on South 11th Street may soon have a bumpier drive on their way to their home. Mayor Pat Patterson announced Monday night that South 11th Street will be getting three speed humps to help slow down traffic on the neighborhood road. Residents signed a petition in March requesting the humps that will be 12-feet wide and 3 to 3.5 inches high. (October 16, 2012, Page 1, 12)

City looks to give parking violators the boot

As the Oxford Board of Aldermen consider implementing a tougher parking enforcement program and hiring a parking management company, habitual overtime parking offenders could notice something is missing during their next trip to the Square — their car. Mayor Pat Patterson announced Thursday he has given authority to the Oxford Police Department to begin towing cars which have the highest amount of unpaid parking tickets from the Square. (July 27, 2012, Page 1A)

Van Buren work begins Wednesday

Van Buren and South 11th Street will be closed to traffic for most of the summer as the city updates the sewer, water and electrical systems on that side of the Square. Updates will be available at the city’s web site, www.oxfordms.net or on the city of Oxford’s Facebook page. The EAGLE will also run updates periodically. A meeting was held Thursday with several business owners on Van Buren to update them on the construction project that will begin Wednesday and be completed in August. (May 11, 2012, Page 1A, 14A)

Square moves closer to paid parking

The Downtown Parking Commission is moving forward with implementing paid parking around the Square that’s proposed to cost $1 each hour. (April 25, 2012, Page 1)

Speed humps still on the table

The Oxford Board of Aldermen advised the city engineer Tuesday to tweak a 2007 policy on allowing neighborhoods to request speed humps and include adding suggestions from board members and other city officials, including adding the Oxford Pathways Commission as the lead agency to determine priority. Read about speed humps and other city business from Tuesday’s regular meeting in today’s Oxford EAGLE. (March 7, 2012, Page 2)

Slow down, you drive too fast

City officials are looking into creating a policy to allow neighborhoods to request speed humps on their streets. (March 2, 2012, Page 1A)

City has bright idea for Square

The Courthouse Historic Preservation Commission approved plans for Oxford Electric Department to put new street lights, and beef up existing lights, in four satellite parking areas around the Square to make the areas safer. (January 9, 2012, Page 1)

The Big Place — J.W.T. Falkner’s home

Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about the two-story home J.W.T. Falkner built in Oxford for his family in 1899. (June 3, 2011, Page 3B)

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