Brighter budget news for Imlay City

Fewer cuts, grant funding result in staff pay raises and fund balance addition IMLAY CITY — A better than expected financial situation has resulted in a pay raise for school district employees. Last month the school board authorized budget amendments that gave all...

Local businesses see holiday boom

Some experiencing strong sales to begin the season TRI-CITY AREA — It’s no secret that Christmas and holiday sales are critical to a business’s bottom line. In some cases, holiday seasonal sales can make the difference between a good year and a bad year and, in the...

Vacant lot to get new life as a pocket park

Council votes to transform former gas station site into a more appealing space CAPAC — A pocket park could soon be in the works for downtown Capac. At their Nov. 16 meeting, the village council voted unanimously to turn the vacant corner lot at Main and Church streets...

Chamber vows its support for 150th

City’s Sesquicentennial event set for Aug. 13-14 IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce Board members agreed on Monday, Nov. 23, to forgo plans for a 2021 Busker Fest and instead throw their support behind the City’s Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary)...

Congregation gives thanks thru giving

First Congregational Church food pantry reflects mission IMLAY CITY — Even in the midst of a pandemic, members of Imlay City’s First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCUCC) plan to spend Thankgiving Day acknowledging and sharing their blessings and good...

Two Almont schools have surge damage

Superintendent laments frequency, costs incurred from repeated events ALMONT — In the aftermath of extreme winds Sunday, Nov. 15 and subsequent power outages, a power surge has caused significant damage to the electrical systems at Almont Middle School and Orchard...