In the middle of discussion focused on amending a commercial zoning district downtown, the Greenville Planning Commission suddenly lacked a quorum Thursday evening.
Renovations being done on the historic former Greenville Furniture building are coming to a temporary halt.
Police are investigating the theft of a bench that memorialized Devon Morrison, a 10-year-old Belding boy who drowned in the Flat River in 2013.
The bench was gifted to Devon’s mother, Shauna Green-Smith, and placed in her front yard at her home on Harrison Street.
Not surprisingly, there is no shipping channel from Baldwin Lake to the shores of Lake Michigan, and The Flat River will never be wide or deep enough for industrial transportation.
Railways in Greenville once served as a beacon of industrial movement, but that time has passed, and they have since been converted into recreational trailways.
The Greenville Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday evening to grant a request to rezone three vacant parcels of property from Residential to C-2 (Commercial).
Members of the Greater Greenville Transportation Committee voted unanimously Wednesday evening to approve of a survey to receive input on manufacturing transportation needs within Montcalm County.
As Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, toured a state prison Monday morning, she received a firsthand encounter on how a lack of early education in life can lead to time behind bars. Observing a new vocational program at the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Emmons watched as prisoners took classes and received hands-on training in programs ranging from auto mechanics to computer-aided design.
Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, doesn’t find the state budget an exciting topic, but it is one that he deems important. Outman spent more than 30 minutes on the subject of the upcoming 2016-2017 fiscal year state budget during Monday’s Legislative Update meeting at Montcalm Community College, as two budget bills were introduced in the House of Representatives last week.
After one full year of utilizing The Right Place in Montcalm County, early returns appear to be positive.
According to Right Place Board of Directors member and Montcalm Economic Alliance Board President Rob Spohr, the return on investment in partnering with The Right Place, an economic development agency based in Grand Rapids, has led to a rate of $1,330 to $1 through the first year of the three-year partnership.
For two years, Jon Bunce has clung to a property at the Covered Village Mall, hoping to one day realize his dream of opening the first and only fitness center in his hometown community. Today, that dream becomes a reality.