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NAPPANEE Construction of new neighborhood slated

A groundbreaking ceremony and open house for the new Craftsman Village neighborhood in Nappanee will be Thursday, Oct. 17.
Posted on Oct. 15, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Oct. 15, 2013 at 4:37 p.m.

NAPPANEE — Developers will begin construction this week on a new neighborhood covering 44 acres in the southern part of Nappanee.

Craftsman Village will break ground and hold an open house for phase one of the project from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the neighborhood’s main entrance near the intersection of South Jackson and Newcomer streets. The first phase of the new residential development will include the construction of eight home lots, and the second phase will feature 14 more. The development will be the first National Association of Home Builders Green Certified Neighborhood in the area.

Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony will be developer Tim Saylor, the owners of Reliance Construction, Nappanee Chamber president Jeff Kitson and local elected officials.

In case of rain, the event will be held at the Nappanee Chamber of Commerce, 302 W. Market St.




 Charleston, S.C., Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. stands on the portico of Charleston City Hall on Sept. 4, 2014. Riley was in his City Hall office when Hurricane Hugo crashed ashore on Sept. 21, 1989, ripping the roof off City Hall. A quarter century  later Riley, the longest-serving mayor in Charleston history, says the preparation and the recovery from the storm were the most important time in his service to the city. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 is the 25th anniversary of Hugo's landfall. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

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