Still earning respect

World War II vet Howard Boomer’s service honored ALMONT — World War II veteran, Howard Boomer, received some welcome guests at his Almont home early last month. Boomer, 93, is currently under hospice care, but continues to lead his life as he always has—with a...

Love your library

Silent Auction at Ruth Hughes Library underway IMLAY CITY — If you are looking to bid on some outstanding and unique items, stop by the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library this week. The Library’s weeklong Silent Auction begins today (Wed., Feb. 6) and runs...

Almont DDA Board will proceed with litigation

Ownership of 12 parking spaces, past taxes at the core of dispute ALMONT — The Almont Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors has decided to move forward with earlier plans to litigate ownership of 12 parking spaces behind the former Lane-Swayze Clinic. On...

Council revisits dissolution

Almont board reverses course on proposed DDA ordinance ALMONT — Nearly as suddenly as an ordinance appeared on the Almont Village Council’s agenda to dissolve the Almont DDA, has it disappeared from the council’s purview. In an unexpected turnaround last...

Vote to dissolve DDA postponed until March 19

Village Council president requests delay to gather information on proposed ordinance ALMONT — The Almont Village Council is postponing the second reading of a proposed ordinance to dissolve the Almont Downtown Development Authority (DDA) until March 19, or possibly...