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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Semi-Annual Meeting: Thursday, Sept 22
September 8, 2011 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Semi-Annual Meeting: Thursday, Sept 22

This is the big one! The Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association is holding its Semi-Annual Neighborhood-wide meeting on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. This will give the neighborhood …

Special City Meeting on Sept. 12 concerning Roderick Street sidewalks
September 8, 2011 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Special City Meeting on Sept. 12 concerning Roderick Street sidewalks

We recently received a message from Todd Bohrer of Eau Claire’s Department of Public Works concerning the possible reversal of a prior decision to not add sidewalks to the last block on the south end …

For a Greener Hill: Envelopes
September 1, 2011 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Envelopes

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
Growing up, I had pen pals all over the world: I had fancy stationery and pens, and loved …

Are Playgrounds Too Safe?
August 29, 2011 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Are Playgrounds Too Safe?

Most complaints I hear about today’s playgrounds, with their bulbous plastic windows, low platforms, and excessive guardrails, can be boiled down as such: They’re boring. They’re simply less fun and less likely to spur imagination. However, as a small town newspaper called The New York Times pointed out just last month, a much bigger problem has surfaced for today’s kids. In an article titled “Can a Playground Be Too Safe?” writer John Tierney cites recent studies from Norway indicating that over-safe playgrounds may stunt…

Annual Neighborhood Picnic 2011 » Photos!
August 28, 2011 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Annual Neighborhood Picnic 2011 » Photos!

Photos by neighbor/steering committee member/picnic coordinator Jody Marr!