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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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Almont Homecoming plans underway

Almont Homecoming plans underway

One-day community event returns on Saturday, Aug. 8 ALMONT — The Village of Almont is currently in planning mode in anticipation of the 2020 Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Aug. 8. Almont Village Manager Mike Connors, who is serving as event chairman, says plans...

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Schools launch free food service

Schools launch free food service

All districts offering meals for youth 18 and under TRI-CITY AREA — Late on Thursday, March 12, Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered that all schools be closed starting Monday, March 16 for a period of three weeks, until April 6. That announcement came after some...

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Closed. Canceled. Postponed.

Closed. Canceled. Postponed.

Schools, businesses shuttered; public events shut down in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19   TRI-CITY AREA — Closed. Canceled. Postponed. In the wake of a coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan and across the United States, nearly all public spaces have...

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‘Egg-citing’ times for Dryden students

‘Egg-citing’ times for Dryden students

Once hatched, chicks can be purchased DRYDEN — Dryden Elementary Preschool students in Lindsay Bridgewater’s class are learning about the life cycle of chickens in a fun, hands-on way thanks to “Egg-citing.” “Egg-citing is a program that the Lapeer County Farm Bureau...

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