Kire Wierda is on a mission: To revitalize the mentoring program within Greenville Public Schools. Several years ago, the program was at the forefront of focus for the community but has since fallen to the wayside. Wierda is hoping to bring back that focus in order to fill the need for extra support that some students might have at every level of education.
Every third Monday of the month, a group of dedicated women gather in a meeting room of the Winter Inn in Greenville. They come together to talk, to network and to hear a presentation from different speakers before enjoying a dinner together. The group of women is the Women’s Action Network (WAN) of Montcalm County and is dedicated to supporting women in the professional world and economy of the local community.
When Joe and Amy Hanson (not their real names) moved from California to Michigan, they didn’t have jobs lined up or a place to live. In fact, they were homeless.
Montcalm County is in the red, and pink slips went out this week as a result.
Last Monday, the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to make budget cuts totaling 22.5 full-time equivalents (FTEs). Those cuts, along with other budget adjustments, will equate to more than $1.7 million in cuts.
Pine Township officials are taking a look at the current fire department arrangement.
On Sept. 14, Pine Township Treasurer Randy Robson and five township residents approached the Montcalm Township Board about the possibility of being incorporated into the Montcalm Township Fire Department’s jurisdiction.
When Keith Hudson travels down Lafayette Street, there are times takes a moment to picture the downtown district as it may have existed more than 165 years ago.
The lumber industry once served as this community’s primary source of revenue, when saw mills would send thousands of logs daily down the Flat River.
After months of ensuring that all necessary paperwork was filed, regulations met and all parties in agreement, improvements to the downtown district are now just one signature away. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council unanimously approved seven separate motions to move forward with six facade grant improvement projects through a grant agreement with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC).
GREENVILLE — An offensive image created in Adobe Photoshop has been making the rounds on social media Thursday morning. The image depicts the homepage of the website for the Greenville Public School district with some derogatory language at the top and has been posted on Facebook, giving the impression that the website had been hacked [...]
Roy LaMarte is well aware of the potential of downtown Greenville, and in reviving a former concept, he is hopeful he can place one of the main social hubs in the community at its very center.
During the Sept. 13 Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting, DDA member LaMarte presented an outline of an action plan to begin moving forward on potential redevelopment at Lafayette Park.