The Oakfield Township Board has declined a request from Kent District Library to partner with township officials to offer library services to the community. The reason? The Kent District Library’s voter-approved “ungodly big millage increase,” according to the Oakfield Township supervisor.
Detour will be the name of the game for summer travel on Oak and Baldwin streets in Greenville. Starting Monday, the two streets will be closed down throughout two project phases involving the installation of a new city water main and general road reconstruction.
Baldwin Heights Elementary School was the scene of grisly horror on Thursday afternoon. Fictional horror that is. Michigan horror author Christopher Wright joined the school to discuss reading and writing during an hour-long assembly right before spring break.
For the past 10 years, readers across Montcalm County have each summer shared a common experience: One Book One County. It works like this: Each year the One Book committee chooses a book that is read countywide, discussed in book clubs and used as a focal point for other community activities. Typically, the season ends with a visit from the author or another person affiliated in some way with the book.
Beer buffs, nerds and geeks in Greenville have been suffering a case of anxiety since last Friday. However, hopheads and dark devotees can set their worries aside. The 57 Brew Pub and Bistro reopened at 11 a.m. today.
Getting a child to sit through an entire two-hour movie at the theater is difficult … some might say impossible. Sometimes that goes double for children with special needs.
A residence in downtown Greenville is a “total loss” after an upstairs fire spread through several rooms and consumed the majority of the home Thursday evening.
A local cervid decided the students of Walnut Hills Elementary School were in for an early surprise Wednesday morning. At around 8 a.m., a Michigan white-tailed deer ran into the side of a Greenville Public Schools bus near the intersection of South Lake and Fuller roads. According to Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Pete Haines, the deer jumped directly into the side of the bus as it was driving down the road.
When reflecting on one’s elementary and secondary education today, most people probably reach the same idea about how and when they attended school. They started in early autumn, finished in late spring, and enjoyed a lengthy summer vacation.
No one can say the Greenville Planning Commission was not in the zone during Thursday night’s meeting. During the meeting, the Planning Commission discussed how to feasibly make an expansion request by the EZ Mart Mobil gas station fit the zoning standards of the city.