Topic: quality of place

Downtown Middlebury projects, Vibrant Communities moving forward

Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Wakarusa

Downtown Middlebury projects, Vibrant Communities moving forward

By Terry T. Mark In between raking leaves and getting ready for turkey day, we’re spending our November putting things in place for a great 2017. Here’s a sampling: Middlebury taking several steps forward Middlebury is busy enough as it is, from the usual midday traffic to visitors making a beeline to Das Dutchman Essenhaus … Continued

Middlebury wins grant to help build Ridge Run walking/bicycling trail

Posted on Friday, January 8th, 2016 in Middlebury, Outdoor, Things to do in Amish Country

By Terry T. Mark MIDDLEBURY — The town of Middlebury’s dream of building a new trail, creating a loop of interconnected paths dedicated for walkers, runners and bicyclists, is closer to reality. The town learned Monday, Jan. 4, that it was one of seven recipients of grants from the state of Indiana’s Place Based Investment … Continued

Elkhart County’s quality of place the focus of Vibrant Communities initiative

Posted on Sunday, December 6th, 2015 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Wakarusa

Elkhart County’s quality of place the focus of Vibrant Communities initiative

By Terry T. Mark ELKHART, Ind. — There could be even more fun places for the community to gather in Elkhart County in the near future thanks to the Vibrant Communities initiative. Announced Thursday, the project aims to bring together residents from all over Elkhart County to discuss the amenities — parks, bike trails, concert … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail