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  • M-32, I-75 business loop resurfacing in Gaylord starts July 17

    M-32 (Main Street) and I-75 Business Loop (BL) (South Otsego Avenue) Gaylord ESTIMATED STARTING DATE: Monday, July 17, 2017 ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $826,000 to resurface M-32 from east of Hayes Road to Wisconsin Avenue, and I-75 BL from Second Street to Wisconsin Avenue/Grandview…

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  • New name, services, and hires at Charlevoix BASES Recovery Center

    The featured photo shows new BASES staff members (from left) Dennis Kan, Jennifer Martin, and Craig Currier. Long known as a teen center, officials at BASES Recovery Center (Bay Area Substance Education Services) are unveiling a name change for their facility along with new services for adults. From its start in 1993, BASES has been…

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  • Boyne City Farmers Market 4th Annual Food Truck Rally

    In celebration of all things local, the Boyne City Farmers Market is hosting the 4th Annual Food Truck Rally fundraiser at Veterans Park on Thursday, July 13, from 6-9 p.m. “This fun event with live music attracts a lively crowd of food enthusiasts,” Kelsie King-Duff, Boyne City Main Street Executive Director said. Market vendors Beijo…

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  • Ingrid Day hired as new Boyne Main Street assistant

    Ingrid Day was hired in June to be the new assistant to Kelsie King-Duff, the executive director of the Boyne City Main Street program. Ingrid will provide support to Kelsie, the Main Street Board and all the Main Street activities in a part-time capacity. Ingrid, her husband Michael and their two children have called Boyne…

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  • Charlevoix County 2017 summer events

    July 12 – 26 Senior Center Dinners Boyne Area Senior Center, 411 Division In Boyne City; 582-6682 – Come Join Us For Wednesday Night Dinner. Dinner Is Served From 5 To 6 p.m. with music 5:30 – 7 p.m. July 12 Baked Chicken Will Be Served Music By With The Blackwoods Maestros July 19 Pork…

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  • Boyne, East Jordan, Charlevoix college graduates

    UW-Stevens Point spring grads The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on nearly 1,200 graduates during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 20. Graduates, their guests and faculty members were addressed by Robert Whitsitte, a 1977 graduate and former president of the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblzers and Seattle Supersonics. East Jordan Briana R Sladick,…

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  • Charlevoix, Emmet blood drives scheduled to fill critical need

    The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives. Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing…

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  • Boyne Police activity June 19-25

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. MONDAY JUNE 19, 2017 0406 Report of a B&E in progress in the 400 block of Boyne Av. Unfounded. 0653 Vehicle unlock in the 1300 block of Boyne Av 0746 Civil complaint in the 200 block of e…

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  • Michigan drivers: watch out for road cleanup volunteers July 15-23

    Motorists should be on the lookout beginning Saturday as thousands of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers fan out along state roadways from Ironwood to Detroit picking up litter. Participants in the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will clean highway roadsides from July 15 to 23during the second of three scheduled pickups this year. “These dedicated Adopt-A-Highway volunteers help maintain our…

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