Hamlet Park Board to Continue Planning for Memorial Walking Path Tonight

The Hamlet Town Park’s proposed walking path is expected to be discussed by the park board tonight. The Hamlet American Legion has reportedly raised over $5,000 to build a walking path in memory of Robert J. Tauteris Jr. The park board and other project organizers are expected to discuss plans in more detail during a closed executive session tonight, before the park board’s regular meeting at 6:30.

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Starke Street Lighting Upgrades Still on the Radar for Hamlet Town Council

The Hamlet Town Council last week revisited the possibility of adding more streetlights on Starke Street. In 2016, the town installed decorative lights on the east side of the street, across from the town hall, as the first part of a four-phase project. But additional work has been put on hold, as the town council has focused instead on Community Crossings paving projects.

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Hamlet Council Continues Exploring Options to Get Home Built on Town-Owned Lot

The Hamlet Town Council continues exploring how to get a new home built on a piece of town-owned land. Last month, Council Member Brian Earnest suggested selling the lot at Lincoln and Pearl streets at a significantly reduced price to a contractor who would build a home to the town’s specifications. But after researching the matter, town officials didn’t think it would be legal to limit a potential sale to only contractors.

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