The Shiloh Community Church Food Pantry has been providing food for 20 years, and the need for its services are as important now as when it first opened. Open every Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the pantry, located at 8197 Heth St. in Orleans Township, offers a variety of foods and other items for families in need.
When Vietnam War veteran Denny Craycraft gets a green light, he doesn’t hesitate to race forward.
After several months of completing the process of submitting proper paperwork and working with the city of Belding to move forward with his project to build a Vietnam War memorial on city property, it appears all confusion has finally been laid to rest.
Looking to the future, Grattan Academy needs to attract new students while retaining current ones. The charter school’s board of directors believes one avenue to accomplish this task is to focus on exposure through marketing.
After nearly four years at the helm of Belding Area Schools, Superintendent Sara Shriver has announced that this will be her final year with the district. In an email addressed to district staff members delivered earlier this month, Shriver stated that as of June 30, 2016, she will be retiring from her position as superintendent.
The Grattan Academy Board of Directors had a full agenda for its Monday night meeting.
After nearly four years at the helm of Belding Area Schools, Superintendent Sara Shriver has announced that this will be her final year with the district.
By 2017, water overflow into sewer and stormwater systems should no longer be a problem for this community.
During the Dec. 1 Belding City Council meeting, members received an update from a team engineers and surveyors with Fleis & VandenBrink of Grand Rapids.
County gun boards were eliminated last week per a new state law, leaving concealed pistol license (CPL) applications in the hands of county clerks and state police.
County sheriffs and prosecutors are no longer part of the CPL process, per Public Acts 3 and 4, which Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law last March. County clerks and the Michigan State Police (MSP) are now responsible for issuing CPLs to qualified applicants.
From parking to repairs, the Belrockton Belding Museum will be receiving a few upgrades this winter and spring to help make the facility more accommodating for visitors. The historic museum, located at 108 Hanover St., is in need of a little maintenance, and thanks to some collaboration, repairs will be occurring after members of Belding City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday to approve spending $5,750 to replace the front steps, which are in disrepair and a potential hazard for those who use them.
The Christmas season is starting early this year in Belding, with cookies, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus. Two holiday events are scheduled to coincide with each other, helping to bring cheer to the community.