The Alvah N. Belding Library is under new management as of Monday. Greenville resident Britney Dillon officially started her tenure as the library’s director with what she playfully referred to as “baptism by fire.”
As spring weather begins to make an appearance throughout Montcalm County, so do signs of blight begin to become more evident. During Monday night’s meeting, the Fairplain Township Board discussed the blight issues facing the township and tried to come up with solutions to help citizens clean up their properties.
Four internal candidates and two external candidates are in the running for the job of Montcalm County controller-administrator. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners chose the six finalists during a special meeting Monday to fill the vacancy left by Chris Hyzer, whose last day was March 31.
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A Lakeview father countered a stranger’s attempt to harm his daughter by setting up a police sting.
Walter Johnson, 33, of Lakeview, was charged with three felonies regarding an incident last summer in Cato Township.
Members of the Greenville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening for three city expenditures, in each case contracting with the lowest bidder.
Douglas Feehan was officially appointed to the Belding City Council during a regular meeting Tuesday evening.
On his first day as Edmore village manager, Neil Rankin returned to the helm without expecting to miss a beat. Stepping into his old office Monday for the first time in nearly two years, Rankin began listening to voicemails and returning emails, just as if he had never left the job. “There’s no nerves, no excitement, I’m just picking up right where I left off,” he said.
The First Congregational Church in Greenville has a long history of bringing people together for worship, regardless of denomination. It is iconic in its position downtown with its stained glass windows and brick facade. Walking in on a Sunday morning, churchgoers are welcomed by ushers as they make their way into the nave to seat themselves in a pew and wait for the sermon to start.
Newcomers to the church might be surprised when the Rev. Ian MacDonald rises from the pew nearby, walks to the pulpit and begins to speak.
Additional handicap entrance signs will be added to the Montcalm County Administrative Building after someone fell on the facility’s front steps. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners recently discussed the incident.