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Candidates of the Future Candidates of the Future is a nonpartisan workshop coordinated by the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University, Shafer Leadership Academy, Building Better Neighborhoods and Muncie Action Plan. The program offers a ...

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Abandoned Properties Find New Purpose The City of Muncie and its community partners continue progress in repurposing abandoned and damaged properties. Both MAP 1 and MAP 2 reflected the community’s desire for Muncie to expand its blight removal program ...

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A once-vacant lot on the corner of 9th and Jefferson Streets now serves as a community orchard. Josh Arthur obtained the empty lot through a tax sale in 2011. Arthur desires this local orchard to be a place where neighbors learn how to care for fruit tre...

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