Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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For a Greener Hill: Gift Wrapping
December 7, 2011 – 8:19 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Gift Wrapping

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
Most gift wrap cannot be recycled with paper, as it often contains shiny material or different types of paper …

Neighborhood Matching Grant Meeting Minutes, October 17
November 8, 2011 – 10:33 pm | No Comment

The Neighborhood Association extends a big ‘thank you’ to the great neighbors who got together to brainstorm ideas for Eau Claire’s Matching Neighborhood Grant program. Below are the minutes from their first meeting. Please leave …

For a Greener Hill: Leaves
November 8, 2011 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Leaves

It is time to collect those leaves again. They have so much to offer, so don’t burn them! Burning leaves creates air pollution, may be dangerous, and is an odor nuisance to neighbors. Branches should be taken to a brush site, and leaves gathered in tall paper bags. In Eau Claire, most waste management companies will pick up 10 bags of leaves in November at no extra cost.

Neighborhood Matching Grant Ideas
October 11, 2011 – 8:45 pm | 2 Comments
Neighborhood Matching Grant Ideas

With the neighborhood association’s support, neighbors Jessica Miller and Paul Kaldjian have taken the lead on developing a plan and grant application for the City of Eau Claire’s Neighborhood Matching Grant program. This is a …

For a Greener Hill: Homemade Handkerchiefs
October 11, 2011 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Homemade Handkerchiefs

Winter is coming faster than one thinks in Wisconsin, despite the beautiful current weather conditions. Before this year, when I got a cold, I used to blow my nose in disposable tissues and …