While other students were making the decision of where to attend college or submitting resumes for summer jobs, Shania Stearns had already set herself on specific career path.
As the school year ends, everyone from students to teachers is eager for summer vacation to start. At the sound of the final bell, students will joyfully embrace their summer freedom. Teachers … well, they’ll likely do the same.
This community’s busiest city street is now on the path to receive a complete overhaul. Members of Belding City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday to accept a resolution to support the city’s submission of an application for the reconstruction of S. Bridge Street for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
On Sunday evening, the smallest graduating class in the history of Montabella High School departed school for the final time with diplomas firmly in hand. Though the class may be small in number at 35 graduates, there was no questioning the large size of every heart and mind that was cloaked in a cap and gown of navy blue or white.
This city’s busiest street is on the path to receive a complete reconstruction overhaul. Members of Belding City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday evening to accept a resolution to support the city’s submission of an application for the reconstruction of S. Bridge Street for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
Residents and guests of Hubbardston celebrated Memorial Day weekend with the annual Hubbardston Memorial Day festival, which featured many events throughout the weekend and a ceremony honoring veterans on the bridge over Fish Creek.
As the playing of taps steadily carried across Central Riverside Park, combined with tears that rolled softly down the cheeks of many who circled around several war memorials, it was evident — Belding remembered.
They were there when the walls came down, when bulldozers rumbled through, shook the halls and classrooms, and paved a new path to a bigger and better school. Like the high school they attended, which they saw transform before their eyes, the Belding High School class of 2015 has now transformed, as well.
From fairytales to Hollywood movies, there’s a saying some writers and directors abide by called “the rule of three.” Some suggest it implies that when things are grouped together in threes, the results are bound to be more humorous, satisfying and effective. It’s also a principle that the Rode sisters, while maybe not intentionally, have been proving true since they were all born just four minutes apart. Mark and Wendy Rode welcomed their triplets into the world 18 years ago. Today, Harley, Danielle and MacKenzie will be graduating from Belding High School with a pedigree of accomplishments that would make any parent proud.
The physical downtown structure of Belding has changed dramatically over time, but now a change is coming in the form of its overall area and boundaries. During a public hearing at Tuesday evening’s Belding City Council meeting, members of City Council listened as the details of an amendment to the development plan and tax increment financing plan for the city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) were outlined during a public hearing.