News About Town: The Board of Commissioners met with the town manager this past Monday evening for a budget workshop. One idea presented is to revisit the town newsletter. Content would be decided by the town and will include town events. An outside firm would write articles and create the newsletter. Waxhaw and Kannapolis do something similar. The newsletter would cost approximately $1,000 per month.
News About Town: German grocer Lidl is coming to Matthews. After originally applying for rezoning in November 2016, the retailer ran the rezoning gauntlet and the design was approved by town council in April 2017. Land clearing recently began on the property at the corner of Margaret Wallace and Idlewild. According to several sources, the store will open in 2020.
One Fun Thing: It's time once again for Food Truck Friday at Stumptown Park. Bring your emptiest belly and get there early to avoid the long lines. This week get a face full of tacos, Caribbean fare, the always-popular Yummi Banh Mi, and more. The fun starts at 5 pm.