Links of interest to professionals involved in broadband and planning.
PLANNING RESOURCES“Partnership for a Connected Illinois and Internet Expansion in Illinois 1996 to 2011,” By Drew Clark and Layton Olson, Spring 2012, American Planning Association, Spring 2012, or APA Resource Page“Broadband Infrastructure: Should Local Government Be Involved in Expanding Infrastructure?” By John M. Janson AICP. http://utah-apa.org/uploads/files/285_Utah_Planner_2014-4.pdfCASE STUDIES“Onlight Aurora, Most Advanced Illinois Gigabit Communities Awardee, Shows How to Leverage Its Fiber Network,” BroadbandBreakfast.com, November 5, 2013“Illinois Announces Fourth Major Gigabit Network, to Frontier Communications Serving Southern Illinois University Area,” BroadbandBreakfast.com, August 26, 2013STATE BROADBAND INITIATIVESVirginia (Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance)Illinois (Partnership for a Connected Illinois)Utah (State of Utah Broadband Planning Office)OTHER RESOURCES“Rural Telecommunications Congress Members Release Report on 50 State Broadband Initiative Entities,” BroadbandBreakfast.com, April 10, 2014Rural Telecommunications Congress Report on “Successful State Broadband Program,” BroadbandBreakfast.com, April 2013 (PDF)
Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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About North Aurora Days Welcome to the North Aurora Days Website, where residents and visitors alike can find helpful information and schedules for all the exciting events happening throughout the weekend of August 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2014.
North Aurora OKs medical marijuana zoning rules Aurora Beacon News Village officials said that they hope a medical marijuana dispensary locating in North Aurora would spur retail growth by attracting more out-of-town shoppers to village stores.
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Things to do on Fourth of July in Fox Valley Aurora Beacon News The day will include free family activities and music from 5 to 10 p.m. at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway Ave.; and McCullough Park at Illinois Avenue and Lake Street, both in Aurora.
That's why we have to give a HUGE shoutout to Communities In Schools here in Aurora. We've teamed up with CIS for their last two My Time events. Talk about making an impact — My Time brings in about 500 area middle school students!
Commentary: East Aurora superintendent talks about poverty penalty Aurora Beacon News The East Aurora Board of Education has asked me to discuss how a bill being considered by state legislators could impact our students.
Heartland Blood Centers drives in September Aurora Beacon News Heartland Blood Centers is a nonprofit medical organization providing transfusion medical services to 57 hospitals in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.
Enterprising teens: Students learn about small business at Aurora Farmers Market Aurora Beacon News Why not offer that opportunity to youth so they can learn some of these skills and one day maybe they will hold their own business?
U-46's Torres headed to Illinois Math and Science Academy Chicago Daily Herald José Torres is stepping down as superintendent of Elgin Area School District U-46 to become the president of Aurora-based Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.
Aurora aldermen OK medical marijuana zoning rules 10TV AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The second largest city in Illinois is getting ready for the medical marijuana industry with new zoning rules. Aldermen in Aurora unanimously approved the rules this week.
Construction on Route 59, I-88 interchange to begin soon Aurora Beacon News Preparations for widening Route 59 to three lanes at major cross streets including Diehl Road, Aurora Avenue and North Aurora Road are also complete.
Peerless-AV Introduces World's Thinnest Full Service Video Wall Mount Marketwired (press release) AURORA, IL--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - Peerless-AV, the leader in digital signage wall mounts, is pleased to announce the world's thinnest full...
Color Vibe 5K Fun Run and Color Dance Party is coming back to Aurora!! Come on out and join the fun! Last year over 5,000 runners and walkers participated. Whether you participated last year or if you were unable to attend, we hope you ...