Where do you turn when your car needs attention?
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Friday, June 10, 2011
The library is full of resources to educate yourself about vehicles.
Editor's note: The Library Round Table features several guest columnists from the Northfield Public Library. This piece is from Debby Nitz, resource librarian. Are you looking for a new car? How about a used car? Or maybe you just need to repair the car you have. The Northfield Public Library can help. The following links give you information on buying a new or used car or repairing the car you have. Consumer Reports: The library has two subscriptions to Consumer Reports—one you can check out and one at the reference desk. The magazine reviews cars all year but the April issue is the big car buying issue. Consumer Reports is also available online through EBSCO, one of the library databases. Scroll down to EBSCO to log in. You'll need your…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Tom Furlong is retiring after 40 years in the auto business.
Tom Furlong is out of the auto business. After 40 years of making deals, he is retiring, a busy Furlong confirmed briefly Wednesday morning. Furlong Chevrolet-Buick is set to change ownership in March, with Apple Auto Group taking over, KYMN Radio reports. Furlong general manager, Dave Wolf, told the station that the current staff will all stay with the company.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Four-month overnight parking rule began on Monday.
How much is your favorite overnight parking spot worth to you? It could cost you $50 — possibly $75 or a tow — if you're not up on city code. Northfield on Monday put into effect its annual winter parking ban, which runs through March 15. Regardless if streets are covered with snow or not, parked cars are not allowed on streets overnight without a city-issued permit. Because it takes residents a few weeks to get in sync with the parking ban each year, the Northfield police honor a grace period through the end of the month, officials said. Once the grace period expires, tickets will be issued with fines for any car parked on city streets from 2-6 a.m. Each ticket costs a vehicle owner $50. After five consecutive parking violations, the …