Houses burned to promote progress
City lots to be used for wind officials; work underway for grocery store, wind offices
Brenda Winter photo/Hardwick fire drill
Residents gathered in Hardwick Saturday on one of the last warm evenings of fall to watch as the Hardwick Fire Department used two vacant houses on the city’s northwest corner as a practice drill. The city-owned lots are being cleared to make way for a possible site of an operations and maintenance building for wind tower maintenance workers.
Hardwick has made its first venture into international real estate holdings — sort of.
City Finance Officer Tammy Johnson said the city has finally gotten the title to a parcel of land …