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Rotarians adjust plans to read to Weston kids

Rotarians adjust plans to read to Weston kids

As option, club mails 400 books to elementary students’ homes IMLAY CITY — For the past five years, the Imlay City Rotary Club has spent a March morning reading to kids at the Weston Elementary School in Imlay City. Rotarian Dana Walker said the book readings to...

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Denryter lived ‘life of service’

Denryter lived ‘life of service’

Dedicated Dryden firefighter served in Iraq & Afghanistan LAPEER/DRYDEN — Beneath a cloudless sky on Friday morning, hundreds of people gathered at Lapeer High School to form a motorcade procession in honor of Dryden firefighter, Nathan Denryter, 39, who succumbed...

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Chamber opts to postpone events

Chamber opts to postpone events

Chamber auction, Busker Fest put on hold for indefinite time IMLAY CITY — Due to uncertainty about the duration of the coronavirus, the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Board voted on Monday, March 30, to postpone indefinitely the annual Chamber Auction and the 2020...

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Capac gets grant for new buses

Capac gets grant for new buses

Fuel Transformation Program promises cost savings and reduced emissions CAPAC — The school district is the recipient of a state grant that will help them add new, “greener” buses to their fleet. Last month, the multi-district consortium they participated in for...

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Isolation means adjustment for residents and staff

Isolation means adjustment for residents and staff

Maple Vista adopts a ‘no visitors’ policy IMLAY CITY — Given that senior citizens are considered to be at higher risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus, staff and management at Sanctuary at Maple Vista are taking every measure to ensure the safety and wellness of its...

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Gift cards help restaurants, pantries

Gift cards help restaurants, pantries

Foundation boosts businesses, those who need food assistance during pandemic TRI-CITY AREA — In hopes to help both families and businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak, the Four County Community Foundation has turned to gift cards. Recently, the group’s...

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Tri-City Times named ‘Newspaper of the Year’

Tri-City Times named ‘Newspaper of the Year’

TRI-CITY AREA — The Tri-City Times is pleased to announce that we’ve been named the 2019 Michigan Press Association’s “Newspaper of the Year” in the Weekly/Class C category. Newspaper of the Year awards are presented to the top publication in each of eight circulation...

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DDA awards contract for downtown project

DDA awards contract for downtown project

Long-awaited ‘streetscape’ project is set to begin soon   ALMONT — The Almont Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board has awarded a construction bid of $193,275 to Superior Contracting of Dryden for its upcoming downtown streetscape project. On Feb. 5, the DDA...

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Happy trails for all

Happy trails for all

Closures abound but guests can still explore Seven Ponds’ grounds for free   DRYDEN TWP. — Seven Ponds Nature Center might have closed their building due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the trails are still open and quite serene. Currently there’s no cost for...

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Stay-at-home order now in effect

Stay-at-home order now in effect

Government, businesses limited to ‘essential services’   TRI-CITY AREA — On Monday Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order that effectively orders residents to “shelter in place” during the COVID-19 pandemic. It became effective...

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