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Future Stanton meetings may be recorded

Residents of this city may soon be able to review and comment on every word spoken at City Commission meetings. That’s if an idea put forth by Stanton City Manager Jake Eckholm comes to fruition. At present, minutes of each meeting are taken and published in the public record. However, some commission members — as well as a handful of community members — feel the minutes don’t go far enough toward portraying the actual events taking place at the meetings.

Fran Rivard

Memorial Greenville Rotary Club scholarship established

When members of the Greenville Rotary Club met earlier this month at the First United Methodist Church, it was more than noticeable that special longtime member Francis “Fran” Rivard was absent.

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Greenville City Council limits Water Bill Revolving Loan Fund

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.

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Funeral Notices for Dec. 26, 2014

Funeral Notices for Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Baldwin Heights Elementary School kindergarteners frolic in the “snow” set up by PTO President Ann Harvey for her annual Holiday Shop. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Baldwin Heights Holiday Shop is a memorable holiday experience

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.

Eureka Township Supervisor Rod Roy, left, and Code Enforcement and Zoning Administrator Mark Wilkin discuss a potential rezoning request from a township resident. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Eureka Township planners consider rezoning request

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.

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Funeral Notices for Dec. 24, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

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JUST IN: Minutes get review in Stanton

Members of Stanton’s City Commission reviewed their policy of keeping meeting minutes at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Commission member Karl Yoder noted that the minutes, as they have been kept in the past, do not give an accurate picture of what transpires at the meetings. This should be remedied, he said. Yoder’s comments followed [...]

Greenville City Councilman and Flat River Community Theater member Larry Moss delivers a Shakespearian soliloquy on stage at the Greenville Area Community Center. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville Community Center theater gets $18,413 grant for upgrades

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.”

Members of Belding City Council, from left, Dennis Cooper, Mike Scheid, Jerry Lallo, Mayor Ron Gunderson, City Manager Meg Mullednore, and Mayor Pro Tem Tom Jones, discuss the Zoning Board of Appeals during the Dec. 16 council meeting. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding City Council schedules work session to discuss Zoning Board of Appeals candidates

A city board that was absorbed by the Belding City Council seven months ago appears to be on the path of reinstatement after members of the council voted to schedule a work session. At the Dec. 16 council meeting, council members voted 4-1, with Councilman Dennis Cooper opposed, to schedule a session for Jan. 6, when the council will discuss how to properly evaluate candidates for the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).