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Schools react to Oxford shooting

Schools react to Oxford shooting

Howell leads effort to increase school resource officer funding   TRI-CITY AREA — “Sometimes there are no words.” No words to express the unfathomable grief shared by the parents and families of Oxford High School students whose lives were ended or permanently...

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Infrastructure projects on new manager’s radar

Infrastructure projects on new manager’s radar

ALMONT — The village recently welcomed new manager David Trent. Trent, of Salem Township, began his new role in September. Trent is also currently serving as Salem Township trustee. He has been an elected member of the Salem Township Board as a trustee for 11 years,...

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Council to interview six manager candidates

CAPAC — The village council has selected six manager candidates to interview next week. At their Monday night meeting, with the help of Amy Cell of Amy Cell Talent, they narrowed the field of 10 candidates down to those who most interested them. Cell said that a total...

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Christmas is coming to Capac, Almont this Sat.

Christmas is coming to Capac, Almont this Sat.

Parades, Santa visits and more planned   CAPAC/ALMONT — The communities of Capac and Almont will officially welcome the season this weekend when they host holiday events this Saturday, Dec. 4. The Capac Chamber of Commerce presents their annual Cranberry...

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City okays two-year contract with ICPD

City okays two-year contract with ICPD

Officers to get 2.5 percent wage increase plus incentives   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City commissioners have approved a new two-year contract with the Imlay City Police Department. City Manager Craig Horton said commissioners unanimously approved the contract at their...

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LDC director envisions strong Lapeer County

LDC director envisions strong Lapeer County

Sam Moore is optimistic about the county’s economic future   LAPEER COUNTY — Sam Moore had been waiting in the wings for months, but it was not until October 19 that he assumed his new duties as the executive director of the Lapeer Development Corp. (LDC). Before...

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Officials expect COVID cases to further increase

TRI-CITY AREA — With the holiday season upon us, local health officials are asking residents to take precautions as the current COVID-19 transmission level remains high. “Test positivity is higher than it has been at any earlier point in the pandemic, and the rate of...

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Heartfelt student letters meaningful to area vets

Heartfelt student letters meaningful to area vets

AHS teacher inspired students to make personal connection   IMLAY CITY — When VFW Commander Bob Conrad went to pick up Post 2492’s mail at the Imlay City Post Office last week, he found the mail box filled to the brim with letters. Upon inspection, he discovered...

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New map brings change to Lapeer County Commission

New map brings change to Lapeer County Commission

New districts in effect for 2022 election   TRI-CITY AREA — Change is in store for the Lapeer County Commission. A new map, adopted by the apportionment commission earlier this year, has resulted in all seven districts getting a different look when new terms take...

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