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  • Boyne Police logs Aug. 28 – Sept. 3

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, August 28, 2017 0936 Report of missing wallet 1014 Trespass complaint in the 1300 block of Boyne Av 1131 Motorist assist in the 200 block of S Lake St 1210 Burn permit issued on LacVue 1455 Burn…

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  • Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance leaders survey local progress

    Public health leaders from across the region convened last week in Gaylord for the Annual Stakeholders Meeting of the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance. The meeting provided an opportunity to reflect on the past accomplishments of the Alliance, survey the current public health landscape, and begin the process of envisioning the next steps for the…

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  • Boyne City Commission candidate forum set for Oct. 18

    Pictured in the featured photo is the current Boyne City Commission in its new meeting room in the newly finished Boyne City Hall.
    Those of you living in Boyne City will have the opportunity to decide which new faces end up on the commission at this November’s election.
    Photo by Chris Faulknor

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  • Boyne Police activity Aug. 21-27

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports Monday, August 21, 2017 0300 Suspicious situation in the 300 block of E Pine St 0336 Suspicious situation in the 300 block of E Pine St 0800 Driving complaint on Lakeshore over the weekend 0820 Found rabies tag…

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  • Volunteers needed for Char-Em United Way Season of Caring

    In observance of the National Day of Service and Remembrance, you’re invited to join Char-Em United Way’s Season of Caring! Come work on a volunteer project from Sept. 11 – Oct. 6 and join hundreds of local volunteers, thousands of groups statewide, and millions of people nationwide who plan to pay tribute as part of…

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  • Great Lakes Energy People Fund accepting grant proposals

    The Great Lakes Energy People Fund is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations throughout its local service area. The upcoming grant application deadline is Oct. 15. The People Fund is supported solely by Great Lakes Energy members who allow their electric cooperative to round up their bill each month to the next dollar. Since 1999…

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  • #419 Boyne City Gazette Sept. 6

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the Boyne City Veterans Park pavilion project, a bonus coming to local schools, info on how you can help your community for the 9/11 National Day of Service, important information on how to avoid being scammed at the gas pump, photos from the city’s open house, pictures from Labor Day Weekend fun, the obituary for Sally Ann Parish, classifieds for companies hiring numerous positions, our big food section with specials for local restaurants, a craft beer and food pairing guide, and great new recipes, more community photos, cops and courts information, and a long list of local events with something to interest just about everyone.

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  • Boyne City Labor Day Weekend events

    End your summer with a weekend full of fun in Boyne City. Friday Sept. 1 Music, Cars & Fun The weekend of fun kicks off with the final Stroll the Streets of the summer. Some of the acts planned for this family friendly night of music include Craig Cottrill, Airstream, Full Circle, High Lonesome Band,…

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  • Boyne City just gets better and better

    MY TWO CENTS – BY CHRIS FAULKNOR, PUBLISHER I had the chance to stop by the new City Hall in Boyne City, and I have to admit, I’m impressed. The flooring, décor, and overall construction make it apparent that Boyne City is far from anything that resembles Hickville. The city staff seems proud of it…

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  • Boyne Police logs Aug. 7-13

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, August 7, 2017 0020 Suspicious situation in the 600 block of Call St. 0101 Alarm activation on E Water St 0800 Report of lost wallet 0856 Assist EMS in the 300 block of Groveland 1056 Hold up…

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  • #418 Boyne City Gazette Aug. 30

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the new plan for the Boyne City Veterans Park pavilion, photos from last week’s varsity football game which include the honoring of former coach Dave Bricker, a look at all the upcoming Labor Day Weekend fun in Boyne City, tons of community photos, classifieds, the police beat, and so much more!

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  • Boyne Police incident reports July 31 – Aug. 6

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, July 31, 2017 0800 Report of lost iPhone 7 0833 Driving complaint from the 900 block of N lake St 1419 Assist Fire Dept on W Court, possible vehicle fire. 1637 Damage to vehicle in the 300…

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  • #417 Boyne City Gazette Aug. 23

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the recent passing of Gordon Lambie, community photos from the Boyne Arts Collective’s retreat and the Boyne Catholic Community Parish Festival. We have an in-depth look at the latest allegations of misuse of the county’s credit by the Charlevoix County Prosecutor Allen Telgenhof. Plus, look for our…

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  • Should public art be by local artists? Boyne officials discuss

    Discussion over plans to install a mosaic sculpture in Peninsula Beach Park raised questions about whose art should be displayed on public property. Boyne City Main Street Executive Director Kelsie King-Duff presented the plan to the Boyne City Commission on Tuesday July 25 and requested approval of the proposed location of the sculpture.    

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  • #416 Boyne City Gazette Aug. 16

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on Great Lakes Energy’s move to provide even more cleaner energy by 2018, a look at a recent discussion over what art should be allowed in public spaces, many community photos of local events, cops and courts info, local opinions, Charlevoix County Veteran of the Month Ralph Kitson Jr., a piece on how your company may be able to get funding to help train new employees, important public notices, our big color home improvement section with tips to get your house ready for the fall, events listings with fun for the whole family, plus available grants, free trees, and an author event at the Boyne District Library.

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  • Boyne City Ramblers football season kickoff celebration

    The community is invited to the first event of the 2017 Boyne City Football season this Saturday, Aug. 12. The Kick-off Classic will be held at the Boyne City High School’s Earl Brotherston Field starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10 per person and include a tailgate dinner plus entry to the scrimmage and other fun…

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  • Boyne City Police logs July 17-23

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. MONDAY JULY 17, 2017 0937 Report of 2 young kids on the top of the Water Street Mall. 0945 Report of “young people” laying in the grass and on the sidewalk near the river mouth. 1045 Report of…

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  • Boyne Housing Commission report shows agency on the rise

    Despite years of uncertainty and difficulty, the Boyne City Housing Commission has emerged strong and solvent. The Boyne City Housing Commission’s annual report for 2015-2016 was expected to be presented to city officials at the Tuesday Aug. 8 Boyne City Commission meeting. Presented are some of the highlights.    

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  • #415 Boyne City Gazette Aug. 9

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features information on trail celebrations, the Boyne fire department’s fundraiser, car show and observance of the LaFrance’s 100th year, lots of community photos, the Boyne City Housing Commission’s annual report, letters to the editor, the police beat, sidewalk sales, many health and wellness tips in our monthly section, events listings with fun for the whole family, and much more.

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