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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...

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Road projects to continue

Road projects to continue

Rehab of Capac Road slated to begin in August ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The next phase of Capac Road reconstruction is due to take place this summer. Contractors are due to completely rehab the busy north-south thoroughfare from a point south of the Belle River bridge to...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART VIII

Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART VIII

Part VIII Editor's note: This is the eighth installment in an ongoing series entitled 'Capac's Unsolved Mystery' detailing the events surrounding the disappearance of popular Capac merchant Hale Currier on October 17, 1948 while on a hunting trip with friends in the...

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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 Tuesday, Jan....

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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...

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Big impact for lame duck

Big impact for lame duck

Area schools lose funds; St. Clair County roads, community college gain funds TRI-CITY AREA — Before the clock officially turned to 2019, the "lame duck" legislature and outgoing Governor Rick Snyder took action on a number of public education-related issues that will...

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Imlay City Chamber hosts gala on Jan. 19

Imlay City Chamber hosts gala on Jan. 19

Citizen of Year & Merit Award to be presented this Saturday IMLAY CITY — It's last call for those wishing to attend Saturday's (Jan. 19) Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner-Dance at the Countryside Banquet Center. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with hors...

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Life in the neighborhood

New study links life expectancy to community lived in TRI-CITY AREA — According to new localized life expectancy estimates, residents can share the same zip code but have different opportunities for a long life. The U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project...

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Diversity on display

Imlay City High School hosts 11 exchange students IMLAY CITY — This fall 11 teenagers from across the globe called Imlay City "home." That marks the biggest group of foreign exchange students at Imlay City High School in recent years, reports counselor Jim Owen, who...

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Almont moves to dissolve the DDA

Almont moves to dissolve the DDA

Proposed ordinance surprises some village council members ALMONT — The future of the Almont Downtown Development Authority appears to be in serious jeopardy. During a "straw vote" on Wednesday, Jan. 2, Almont Village Council members agreed 4-3 to move forward with...

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