How Princeton is responding to a land detachment request is food for thought for Baldwin residents as questions of annexation continue to arise in the years to come.
According to preliminary census data, over 1,000 residents left Baldwin Township in the last year. Is this a sign of things to come? Will Baldwin continue to shrink?
Is this housing bust and recession enough fodder to foster a re-thinking of exurban development? Or will everything fall back into place when builders begin laying down foundation again?
Artist Christoph Gielen uses aerial photography to offer a pulled-back view of suburban and exurban sprawl. What do aerial views of Baldwin say about the township?
GPS devices installed on Baldwin’s snowplows could help the township create more efficient routes. Should Baldwin pursue them?
A hike around the land will be offered Nov. 27 to show off the usable trails already available at Young Park.
In September Jeff Holm stepped down as board chair, but by December he will be chair again. Still, Holm seeks to help new leaders emerge in the township.
A proposal recently released by President Obama’s deficit commission would limit the availability of mortgage interest deductions. How will this effect exurbs such as Baldwin?
Baldwin often looks to neighboring townships for ideas to help it run better, but what far away cities or townships might be sharing information that could help improve life in Baldwin?
Automatically-driven personal vehicles could completely change the experience of commuting. Instead of needing to concentrate on the road, commuters could relax or even begin working for the day on their drive to work.