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Look, books! Neighborhood boxes are ‘lending libraries’ community 5

Bouncing back

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A fine time for international music

Unfair, unjust DeKalb students vent over accreditation issue commentary 8

Free ride Easy-on-the-wallet concerts this season out & about 18

Pretty in pink Nonprofit provides prom dresses to young ladies making a difference 19

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David Cooper, center, music director and conductor of the Atlanta Balalaika Society, concentrates with other members of the group during a concert at the Dunwoody United Methodist Church on April 14. The society performs Russian and Eastern European music, using traditional Russian folk instruments.

Save Dunwoody says city ‘shuts out’ residents By Joe Earle

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‘Food Truck Thursdays’ backed by DHA By Joe Earle

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Robert Green’s political awakening started last year, when he spotted a notice that city officials were contemplating building a roundabout in his Dunwoody neighborhood. Green lives on Vermack Drive, just eight or nine houses down the street from the intersection where the roundabout might go. He thought the proposal was a terrible idea. “My girls are grown,” he said. “It’s not a walking issue for me. But it is for a lot of other children.” Green started distributing fliers to alert his neighbors about

The board of the Dunwoody Homeowners Association has agreed to back a series of free concerts and food truck appearances in Brook Run Park this summer. The board voted unanimously to lend its name to a plan for a series of Thursday night events to be called Food Truck Thursdays, DHA President Stacey Harris said. “From everything we’ve heard, it’s just a great community event,” Harris said. “We have this huge asset in Brook Run. Why not try to build a community event there?”

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