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Volume IV, Issue 9

September 2006

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Polygon offers Timberland homes

Timberland, the long-anticipated development on the Teufel Nursery property has opened a sales office and begun selling homes.


History in the News
Historic JQA Young House renovation plans proceed

The historic building on Cornell at 119th, built in 1869 by John Quincy Adams Young, the second owner of the original sawmill, was acquired by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) in 2005. The Park District board set aside $100,000 for the initial work to be done on the house.


Featured Business
Mike's Auto Parts

When Pat Mahoney started his auto parts business in the early 70s, he wanted to call it Pat’s Auto Parts, but unfortunately someone else had already used that name.


Local groups clean up with carwashes

Pat Mahoney, the owner of Mike’s Auto Parts, was one of the founders of the Cedar Mill Days celebrations that took place between 1995 and 1999. He recalls that, “Cedar Mill Elementary School held a pancake breakfast during the event. to raise money for outdoor school.



Cedar Mill gets a new place to meet and eat

Longtime local residents Paul and Barbara Anctil have leased the former Hobbitt space in the Milltowner Center and will open “Tilly’s Gelato and more” in mid-October if the extensive renovation and remodeling goes according to plan.



Cedar Mill Real Estate Update

by Scott Heaston, Real Estate Broker, Ryan Olsen Realty

Cedar Mill is growing up, literally. Current and future developments of condo buildings, townhouses, and apartment complexes continue to raise the density of the Cedar Mill area.



No Wal-Mart, maybe?

On August 7, the Beaverton City Council voted 5-0 to overturn the Board of Design Review decision allowing the Wal-Mart store at Cedar Hills Boulevard and Barnes Road.



Local computer store abruptly closes after ten years

The recent surprise closing of SGS Computers at the corner of Murray and Cornell after ten years of service has left many long-time customers wondering what happened.


The Nature of Cedar Mill

Our majestic Great Blue Heron

One of the most recognizable birds in the region, the Great Blue Heron is most commonly seen standing stalk-still along the edge of a pond. Great blue heron habitat extends from approximately the southern half of Canada to the northern tip of South America.


Beaverton School District has Cedar Mill plans

If the Capital Construction Bond passes in the general election on November 5, a new school will be built immediately on McDaniel Road in Cedar Mill. The K-5 elementary school would be ready for students in September 2007.


Library Seeking Business and Community Partners

The Cedar Mill Community Library has developed several opportunities for local supporters to help keep the Library thriving.


Senior Reading Tutors needed for Cedar Mill Elementary

OASIS Intergenerational Tutor Program seeks volunteers, age 50+ to mentor/tutor a child at Cedar Mill Elementary one hour a week. Training, materials and support meetings provided.


Next Meeting
Cedar Mill Business Association

Tuesday, September 19, 7:30 am

Place: Cedar Mill Community Library

Topic: TBA

Cedar Mill Garden Club schedules meetings

The September 20 meeting of The Cedar Mill Garden Club will feature the Cracked Pot Ladies with a program beginning at l1:00 a.m. on “Recycling/Garden Art.”


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“Downtown” condos back on track

After surmounting some permitting issues with Tualatin Valley Water District, RCM Homes has resumed work on the Cedar Mill Townhomes project. The four-building 24-home project is just south of Cornell on 129th (behind the Tillamook restaurant). The project was originally slated for completion by Spring 2007 but the delay will probably push completion into next summer

Brian Harvey Agency earns JD Power recognition

Brian Harvey Agency has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program.SM Harvey has been an agent for American Family since 1998.


AAA honors DuFresne’s

DuFresne’s Auto Service on Cornell recently received AAA Oregon’s highest award for providing outstanding service. They were the only independent shop in the Portland area to receive this award, which celebrates three years of customer satisfaction with an overall rating of 98.8%, Congratulations to Nancy Scheewe and her crew


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