• Boyne Lifetree Café discusses conflicts between religion and science

    Perceived conflicts between religion and science will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Sunday Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. The program, titled “Science and Religion: Can They Coexist?” features a filmed interview with Brother Guy Consolmagno, a scientist with the Vatican Observatory. “Science is understanding, seeking truth. Religion is truth, seeking understanding,” says Consolmagno. “They…

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  • Charlevoix County: apply now for home repair loans

    The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development is accepting applications from very low-income families in rural areas for home repair loans. “Though we may not want to think about it, fall weather is not that far away,” said Acting State Director for Michigan Jason Church. “Now is a good time for rural residents to address…

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  • Charlevoix County Commissioners synopsis July 26, 2017

    CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS July 26, 2017 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on July 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. All Commissioners were present. Motion approved the agenda as presented. Motion approved the consent agenda as presented. Motion approved Resolution #17-070, Grandvue Operating Transfer. Motion approved Resolution #17-071, Grandvue…

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  • Open Space will cost Boyne City $895,000 in local matching funds

    Community reacts to city’s decision not to seek a millage through a vote of the people; most residents supportive BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR Boyne City will use its general fund dollars rather than ask taxpayers for a millage to buy the Open Space property. The Boyne City Commission decided unanimously at its Tuesday July…

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  • Community makes Northern Michigan hospice gardens thrive

    The gardens at Hiland Cottage of VitalCare Hospice of Little Traverse Bay (HOLTB) are thriving thanks to community contributions and collaborations. Volunteers at HOLTB, including students from the Harbor Springs High School National Honor Society Hospiteen program, have contributed more than 175 hours so far this year planting shrubs and flowers, weeding, and maintaining the…

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