Nice Racks!

Jeff Lindsey and Bill Cherolis try out the new bike racks at Town Hall.

In anticipation of the soon to be constructed Yellig Park-Christmas Lake Village Biking and Hiking Trail, bike racks are being installed this weekend at public facilities along the routes of our trails. One of the missions of TOSCI is to provide amenities to the trails. These racks were purchased by…

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FORUM SHOWS TOURISM A KEY INGREDIENT TO OUR REGION’S FUTURE

I attended a very interesting forum last night held by Purdue University’s Center for Regional Development. Approximately 60 people from Crawford, Dubois, Orange, Perry, Pike and Spencer County developed lists of strengths and weaknesses and the unique challenges faced by the counties that comprise Indiana’s Region 15 Planning Commission. It…

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“NOT SO SCARY” TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL

Join us mid-day on Halloween…Bring the kids 12 and under for the: “NOT SO SCARY” TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL Saturday, October 31, 2015 10am-2pm Jim Yellig Park Santa Claus, IN TOSCI will be there with goodies! Directions Hosted by the Town of Santa Claus Parks and Recreation Department, Kyle Lambert,…

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The Town of Santa Claus might just have become just a little brighter.

Tonight the Town Council accepted a proposal from TOSCI to lease the streetlight banner poles for the purpose of making our town a little brighter and a little more attractive…and to raise money for our trails. Pending final lease agreement and approval of that lease by the Council at their…

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Greenway trails could bring tourists to Coastal Georgia, improve health of residents

ATLANTA | Jim Langford envisions that in 50 years, hikers will be able to walk from one side of the United States to the others on trails that will span the country. Source: Greenway trails could bring tourists to Coastal Georgia, improve health of residents

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Study: Property values along Cultural Trail up $1B

More than half of business owners say they have seen an increase in customers since trail opened. Property values have increased by $1 billion, businesses report more customers and higher sales, and residents feel safer Downtown since construction of the 8-mile Cultural Trail, according to a survey conducted by Indiana…

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