The city of Greenville recently took measures to close a loophole which some city residents were taking advantage of. The city has a program which allows residents to take out a “loan” in order to payoff their water bills for the year. The Water Bill Revolving Loan Fund allows residents to spread the payments of their water bill over a period of time. There were no interest charges incurred and the program was intended to help city residents who were in financial straits.
When it comes to the phrase “’Tis the season to be merry” no one takes it more seriously than Baldwin Heights Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization President Ann Harvey. Especially when it comes to giving the children a true holiday experience.
Determining the proper zoning for a township is an ongoing, ever present issue for township governments, but that is the nature of the game, according to Eureka Township Supervisor Rod Roy.
After 38 years of nearly constant use, the theater at the Greenville Area Community Center will be receiving a much needed facelift. “The facility is certainly dated,” said Greenville Community Center and Recreation Director Kris Berry. “Much of the inside is all the original equipment. We certainly are due for some upgrades in certain areas but as always it’s funding.”
Burton Sly has a regular routine of filling the gas tank of his vehicle every Sunday afternoon to prepare for the work week, a routine that oftentimes digs too deep into his finances.
But in recent weeks, the Greenville resident has had reason to smile at the pump as gas prices nationwide have plummeted.
With so many minds in Michigan focused on gasoline prices, in Lansing, legislators worked last week during the final hours of the lame duck session to draft a solution to the state’s issues with poor road quality.
After two bills were drafted, one in the House of Representatives and another in the Senate, legislators came together to create a bipartisan bill package that would provide an additional $1.2 billion annually toward road funding.
As the last days of 2014 descend on the city, the Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) is looking ahead to 2015. During its December meeting, the group discussed the several points of its vision statement.
Online retailers would have you believe that the perfect shopping experience is just a mouse click away. Sure, shopping online is easy; there are no lines, no slogs through snowy streets, no parking issues. But that’s only half the story.
It’s the end of the year and the city of Greenville just got its end-of-the-year financial report card, which showcased mostly positive marks. During the last regular meeting of 2014, the Greenville City Council heard the city’s annual financial report for the fiscal year. Joe Verlin of Gabridge and Co. gave the report for the fiscal year of June 30, 2013, to June 30, 2014.
After 17 years as a trustee for the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education, James Vanderlaan has decided to hang up his hat.