A homeowner on Baldwin Lake has received permission to put up a fence on city-owned property near a dock that was just installed. In late 2011, Baldwin Lake resident Lynn Cooper began communication with City Manager George Bosanic about installing a dock.
Really? Earn a tuition-free college degree while in high school? This tagline has been used in advertisements for the new Early College at Montcalm Community College that have been sent around the county, but what is an early college? This unique educational program is designed to fully immerse high school-aged students into the post-secondary learning environment. The institution expects high achievement and realistic planning from all students. It is designed so that students cannot finish the program without completing the coursework of their Educational Development Plan.
A Spectrum Health United Hospital project that started in October 2011 was celebrated with a grand opening on Thursday. The United for Health expansion and renovations have been completed and officially opened to the community.
Only four hours into the TEDxGR Livestream for Education program at Greenville High School had one student wanting to change the world. “I’m very empowered,” said Greenville junior Neil Walldorff. “I feel I should get out there and take the world by storm.”
The Greenville Planning Commission decided against changing the city’s ordinance on nonconforming signs for Hathaway properties, but recommended coming back with a different plan. During Thursday’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, Chanda Ignatoski of Hathaway Properties requested wording changes in the city’s sign ordinance so a new LED digital sign could be placed at the Greenville West Shopping Center.
Nine road projects have been approve by the Montcalm Township Board to be completed this season. During Wednesday night’s meeting the township board continued its discussion from its April meeting regarding road repair for this year.
An educational experience will be brought to Greenville after students and staff participated in the event last year in Grand Rapids. The TEDxGR Livestream for Education will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center.
Two-year-old Brooklyn didn’t want to play with her toys. According to court testimony, that’s why her mother’s boyfriend put the toddler in the bathroom for a timeout, which ended with an ambulance rushing to the home of the little girl who was barely clinging to life.
For the first time, the city of Greenville has decided to split up its property and solicit mowing bids to give smaller businesses a chance to bid. During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council approved awarding mowing bids from three different companies.
Heavier than average rainfall probably won’t have too great an influence on most crops grown in the area, according to Montcalm County Extension Field Crops Educator Fred Springborn, though it is likely to be responsible for some crops getting in the ground later than they would during a warmer, drier spring.