Did you know of a new bar was opening down the street from you? Would you like to know if someone is seeking bids for construction that needs to be done? Are you interested in auctions of foreclosed-upon property? Were you aware that you might have some unclaimed funds? Would you like to know when there is a public hearing on an important proposal that could change your life? Well, you can be informed of these notices if you read the public notices in your local newspaper.