City crews working shorthanded

COLUMBIA CITY — As belts get tighter and budgets begin to squeak in the wake of a staggering economic downturn several years running, municipalities are feeling the crunch like everyone else.And, as is the case with Columbia City, the war on terror joins the economy as a reason for some city departments that are stretched to the limit.——To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.