Future development is on commission’s radar

Old fire hall being considered as site for year-round market   IMLAY CITY — Construction continues on the city’s new fire hall on E. Borland Rd., east of Van Dyke (M-53), with a late January completion date in clear sight. At Tuesday’s (Oct. 14) city commission...

Almont Legion sells post

Property sale provides financial stability and new opportunities   ALMONT — Because of dwindling membership and the cost of maintenance and operations, the longtime home of Almont American Legion Post 479 has been sold. The building and property at 117 School...

Newly-renovated building sustains major vandalism

Police speculate downtown business had been targeted     IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police are investigating an incident of vandalism that took place at a downtown business sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. Police responded at around 7 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 15)...

Church rings in 140 years with bell tower renovation

  IMLAY CITY — The bell tower at Imlay City United Methodist Church, 210 N. Almont Ave., is undergoing a makeover. This week, workers from Genesee Roofing began removing and replacing the bell tower’s deteriorating cedar shakes and decorative louvers. The church’s...

Fire originated in dryer vent

Fire marshals, ATF, Almont F.D. come to same conclusion on Smoke House fire   ALMONT TWP. — An investigation of last Friday’s (Oct. 4) fire that resulted in extensive damage to the Country Smoke House at 3294 Van Dyke, is being blamed on lint igniting in a...