October 10, 2015

Trash truck accident causes power outage

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Approximately 500 Gardner Energy electric customers lost power shortly after noon on March 22. Power has been restored to a majority of those customers, but a handful of customers will have to wait several hours before they have electricity. Bill Krawczyk, Gardner Energy director, said a trash truck took out a power Continue Reading

Utility board approves raises for Gardner Electric

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Members of Gardner’s Electric Utility Board approved 2011 salary schedules that include pay increases for employees of the electric company. During a meeting Dec. 2, board members unanimously approved varying increases. The majority of employees will receive a 3 percent increase starting in January. Other employees will receive 6 percent competitive salary Continue Reading