Archive for October, 2009

Fulton County Students Will Have Longer Days in 2010

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Fulton County students will have an additional 10 minutes added to their school days next year when five half-days are eliminated, resulting in a 177 day calendar for the 2010-2011 school year.
The shorter calendar year will result in $1.1 million in annual savings!
New guidelines allow schools to deviate from the standard 180-day calendar as long […]

Senate Passes Extension of Homebuyer Tax Credit

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Senators agreed on Wednesday to extend the popular tax credit for first-time homebuyers and to offer a reduced credit to some repeat buyers.  The current $8,000 first-time homebuyers tax credit is set to expire at the end of November.
The agreement in the Senate extends the existing tax credit for first-time homebuyers while also offering a […]

Will the $8,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit Be Extended?

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This is a question I’ve been hearing a lot lately…”will the $8,000 home buyer tax credit be extended?”  Unfortunately, I am no fortune teller, neither is H2 Realty’s lead Realtor Aaron Hofmann or any other real estate professionals that I know of.  Here is what I’ve found though in doing some research.
There is no official […]

Roswell Attempts to Ban Smoking in City Parks

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The city of Roswell is yet again doing something to help promote a more healthy lifestyle; proposing a ban of smoking in Roswell city parks.  Unfortunately, this plan has met a roadblock and the ban has been delayed.
The roadblock came at Monday night’s meeting when council members could not come to a decision as to […]

Roswell City Council Supports Private Dam Loan Legislation

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Back on Oct. 12, Georgia Republican Wendell Willard of Sandy Springs asked the Roswell City Council for support of legislation creating a state fund that would issue low-interest loans for privately owned dams.  Today the Roswell city council gave its approval of the legislation.
The legislation came forth as the state wants to ensure dams meet […]

Roswell City Council Votes Tonight About Smoking Ban

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The Roswell City Council will vote tonight on an ordinance that if passed would prohibit smoking in city parks.
Smokers would have to be inside private vehicles in order to be allowed to smoke within the parks.
If Roswell approves the law, the city would join other local governments that have banned or put tough restrictions on […]

Roswell Bridge Closed Due to Flood Damage

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The Georgia Department of Transportation has closed the bridge on Riverside Road in Roswell, just east of GA. 9 for safety reasons.
The bridge has been closed after it failed a GDOT test after the recent floods and must be tested further by engineers who must check the footing of the bridge.
The bridge will be closed […]

Tips for Winterizing Your Home

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Now is a good time to start preparing your home for the winter months. As temperatures begin to drop, your home will require maintenance to keep it in tip-top shape through the winter.
Below are ten tips to help you prepare your home for the winter:

Furnace Inspection – Call an HVAC professional to inspect your […]

Coldbrew’s Sports Bar & Grill Review

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I splurged a little this weekend and ate out quite a bit.  The last place I ate at was Coldbrew’s Sports Bar and Grill which is where Ray’s Brick Oven Pizza once resided.  First and foremost, I must confess that I was disappointed and quite surprised when I learned of Ray’s Brick Oven Pizza closing.  […]

Rojo Taqueria Serving Gourmet Tacos

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Although its address is technically Alpharetta, Rojo Taqueria is close enough to Roswell that I felt it was worth mentioning on this website.  Rojo Taqueria is located just off of Holcomb Bridge Road in Alpharetta near TJs Sports Bar and in the space that previously housed Johnny’s Pizza.  After being recommended by several friends to […]

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