Monthly Archives: January 2018

Back Yard Burgers on West Street catches fire


The Germantown Fire Department responded to a fire at the West Street Back Yard Burgers at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.Upon arrival, fire and heavy smoke were seen coming from the vent on the roof of the restaurant, which is located at 2110 West StreetThe Germantown Police Department evacuated the building prior to the arrival of fire […]

Amendment to apartment moratorium fails to pass

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

A proposed amendment to Germantown’s recent resolution establishing a moratorium on multi-family developments failed to pass Monday night during the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s regularly scheduled semimonthly meeting. Alderman Dean Massey requested an amendment to the city’s decision to enforce an 18-month freeze on new apartments within the city’s “smart code” districts. Massey sought […]

Briarcrest appoints former MLB player as associate coach


Briarcrest Christian School has announced the appointment of Chad Harville as the Associate Head Coach of the High School baseball program. Harville began his career in baseball playing for the University of Memphis before being selected by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the MLB draft in 1997. In 1999, he made his […]

Do you want to build a snowman?


With Germantown Municipal Schools closed for the day due to inclement weather, area children took to the outdoors last Friday to sled, toss snowballs, make snow angels and sculpt snowmen (and other creatures). To encourage the outdoor activity, the Germantown Parks and Recreation held a one-day Snow Man Contest to celebrate the first snow of […]

City goes forward with 18-month moratorium on apartments

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

After myriad gavel claps and pleas to “maintain order” from Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted to hit the pause button on future apartment developments within the city. In front of a standing-room-only audience, board members deliberated whether to impose a limited moratorium on multi-family developments or to […]