Monthly Archives: March 2010

Nominate Broadlands for a Google fiber optic internet trial

I stumbled across an announcement from Google. The company is looking for communities in which to deploy trial runs of a new, extroardinarily-fast fiber optic internet network.  Although our community’s odds of winning are a probably a longshot, it never hurts to try.  A project like this not only would provide the best internet service available, but would also be a strong attraction for businesses, and I imagine would create some jobs.  Best of all, this project does not seem to require any significant expense on the part of the Village.

So go here to nominate our community for this project! And get others to do the same. Google stops accepting nominations by March 26th.

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2010 U.S. Census Soon To Begin in Broadlands

The 2010 United States Census is now in progress.  The federal Constitution requires that the federal government conduct a census every ten years, and the United States has done so since 1790.

Soon, census workers will be coming to Broadlands and surrounding communities.  These workers will be going door-to-door, verifying addresses, and delivering the official census questionnaires.  The census representative may ask Continue reading

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