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    State Line Road project: The State Line Road widening project in Bright probably won't break ground until 2016, even though the preparation work is taking place now. Click here for details.
    UPDATE: Bright Connector study: Acknowleding that it would be far in the future if it happens at all, the Dearborn County Council has voted to contribute $40,000 toward a study of the possibility of building a connector road from the Bright area to Interstate 74. Check back for updates on this story. Click here for earlier details on the proposal.
    State Route 1 traffic study: The Indiana Department of Transportation is reviewing a SR 1 traffic and safety study.
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    Click here for the report by American Structurepoint.
    State Road 62 closure: State Road 62 will close beginning in April for bridge work, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced.
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    Municipal elections: Candidates have filed for the May 5 primary for Lawrenceburg, Aurora and Greendale offices. Click here for a list of candidates provided by the Dearborn County Clerk's office.

    Courthouse Q&A: The Beacon conducts a Q&A with Dearborn County Administrator Terri Randall on the possible expansion of the Dearborn County Courthouse, which could cost up to nearly $12 million. Click here for the Q&A.
    Click here to see details on each of the proposed plans.
    Click here for County Council coverage about the Courthouse.

    Community Correspondents: Read about your neighbors in 4 counties in the communities of Bright, Hidden Valley Lake, St. Leon, Jackson Township, Dover, Logan, Guilford, New Alsace, Sunman, Greendale, West Harrison, Yorkville, Lawrenceburg, Aurora, Manchester, Moores Hill, Dillsboro, Milan, Franklin County, Batesville and Rising Sun/Ohio County!

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