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Pop-up COVID testing  offered in Imlay City

Pop-up COVID testing offered in Imlay City

Lapeer County’s case count grows by 21; St. Clair County’s up by 30 in past week TRI-CITY AREA — Lapeer County’s COVID-19 case count continues to increase but not as sharply as in prior weeks. As of Monday, June 29, the Lapeer County Health Department was reporting...

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Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

All are welcome to tour new facility at 571 E. Borland Rd. IMLAY CITY — Retiring City Manager Tom Youatt, Imlay City Commissioners and the Imlay City Fire Department are inviting all residents to this Friday’s, June 26, 7 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony at the new fire...

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State aid losses result in layoffs

State aid losses result in layoffs

District says bond projects will help cut future expenses IMLAY CITY — On Monday, school board members took action to lay off three teachers, eliminate two instructional aide positions and reduce the hours of a middle school counselor in anticipation of a state...

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Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Imlay City honors its retiring manager for job well done IMLAY CITY — The June 16 Imlay City Commission meeting was the last for Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. But before bidding adieu, Youatt updated commissioners on the status of the new fire...

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Indoor dining resumes

Indoor dining resumes

Area restaurants welcome customers after state’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted LaFonda’s grateful to customers IMLAY CITY — Salvador “Sal” Martinez is rolling out the red, green and white carpet for returning and new customers at La Fonda Mexican Kitchen at 430 E....

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City interviews second candidate  for manager job

City interviews second candidate for manager job

Commission wants police chief to conduct background checks IMLAY CITY — City commissioners have interviewed a second individual interested in succeeding City Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. During a special meeting on Thursday, June 11, the...

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Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Construction and replanting along Main St. in Almont ALMONT — After being delayed a year, work began last Monday, June 8, on the Almont Downtown Development Authority’s downtown streetscape project. DDA Director Kim Schall said the total scope of the $193,275...

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Imlay City parks reopen to public

Imlay City parks reopen to public

City welcomes residents and visitors to use all six parks IMLAY CITY — The city’s parks are again open to the public. Parks & Recreation Chairperson, Kelly Villanueva, reports that the yellow tape that had been installed on children’s playground equipment because...

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City offers manager job to Horton

City offers manager job to Horton

Commission opts to move quickly to fill Youatt’s seat IMLAY CITY — City Commissioners on Thursday (June 4) interviewed and intend to offer the soon-to-be-vacant city manager position to Craig Horton, longtime Lapeer County Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Horton, the...

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Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

  CAPAC — July 26 is the big day for Capac High School graduates. That’s when the Class of 2020 will officially receive their diplomas. Originally, Pomp and Circumstance was due to reverberate through the high school gymnasium on May 18 but, like so many events,...

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