An attempt to codify this community’s ordinances is now leaving city council members scratching their heads. During tonight’s Carson City Council meeting, city attorney Tom Wilson gave a lengthy and passionate opinion on his displeasure with how the city’s ordinances were codified by American Legal Publishing, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
After a year that saw a fund balance slip to a sliver above 1 percent of total revenue, Carson City Crystal Area Schools appears to be trending in the right direction.
From trash pickup to illegal recycling, and “disgraceful” buildings to lawns that need mowing, residents of this community are fed up with unpleasant appearances. During Tuesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, several members of the community voiced their concerns, with comments ranging from requests for police coverage to creating a township-wide trash pickup service.
Members of the Crystal Township Board voted unanimously to begin the process to install forced air heating in two township office rooms.
Those looking to experience a little of the Land Down Under can now do so in the heart of Montcalm County.
On Saturday, Terry and Gwen Anderson officially opened their new “Wallaby Walkabout” and “Parakeet Feeding” exhibits at their petting zoo at Anderson & Girls Orchards.
As the 110th annual Belding Labor Day Celebration wrapped up with its final events Monday afternoon, Lynn Mason reflected on the four-day experience by reaching for a quote by the very man that this year’s festival was themed after.
Though cosmetology will soon no longer be an option for students to pursue locally, a final wave of students at the Montcalm Area Career Technical Center is moving forward with high hopes. After the announcement this summer from Montcalm Community College (MCC) that the cosmetology program offered through the Montcalm Area Intermediate Schools (MAISD) Career Technical Education (CTE) Center would be discontinued after this year, students met Monday for what will likely be the final orientation day.
Each day, from the moment he first awakes to his final thought before drifting into an evening slumber, memories of Dianne linger in the mind of Bill Bates. She was his rock, the force pushing him forward to be a better man, as well as the love of his life after 13 years of marriage.
Belding City Council members discussed the reimbursement of a residential water bill at Tuesday’s meeting. The item was added to the agenda at the start of the meeting by Councilman Dennis Cooper.
A Stormwater, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) grant through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is in the early stages of providing a large benefit to the Belding community.