A Greenville gathering place for senior citizens over the past two decades may not be around much longer. The Greenville Area Senior Center at 715 S. Baldwin St. has experienced a slew of resignations and declining active membership in the past year.
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.
Three committees, 30+ bills, 130+ votes … and the hope for a budget that balances in 10 years.
Those are just a few numbers that represent John Moolenaar’s first 10 weeks in office as representative for Michigan’s 4th District, which covers multiple counties in the state’s northern and central region, including Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta and Montcalm counties.
All remnants of Meijer are fading from the north side of Greenville.
Ken Wert was working in his shed Friday afternoon with a fellow neighbor when he heard a terribly loud crash. Running to the front of his house, he came upon the result of a head-on collision just a short distance away on N. Greenville Road (M-91).
Sometimes even the most law-abiding citizens can find going the speed limit is easier said than done.
Traveling five to 10 miles per hour over the speed limit is a breeze, particularly when one is not paying attention to the speedometer or is in a hurry. There also are areas of road where traveling faster than the set speed limit seems logical to some.
Battling addiction, in any of its forms, is a painful and sorrowful experience to go through for everyone involved. Many who try to get an upper hand on their addiction feel like there is no way out. Worst of all, they feel like they are alone.
But there is a way out, and they are not alone.
The path to create more economic growth in Montcalm County may finally have been paved on the stable ground of a partnership that aims to bring great dividends to area businesses and residents.
On Monday, The Right Place Inc. and the Montcalm Economic Alliance announced the formation of a strategic partnership to support economic growth in Montcalm County and encourage greater regional collaboration in West Michigan.
Feeding the hungry of the greater Greenville area is not the only thing GLC Hope Ministries and God’s Love Closet and Hope Rescue Mission accomplishes year-to-year.
It also houses the homeless.
As John Bowen, 18, stood outside his home shortly after midnight Monday, he could only watch through watery eyes while firefighters continued to battle back embers and flames that continued to poke through the roof of the residence.