• PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County notice of elections May 8

    ELECTION NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE FOLLOWING CITIES/TOWNSHIPS CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MICHIGAN TO BE HELD MAY 8, 2018 To the qualified electors of the following Cities/Townships notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, for the purpose of electing officials for the following…

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  • Trump tax repeal event April 16 in Traverse City

    MONDAY: In Advance of Tax Day, Activists Host Event in Traverse City to Call on Congress to Repeal the TrumpTax Over 100 Events Across the Country Will Shine a Light on Republican Tax Hikes on Middle-Class Families On Monday, April 16, activists from across Michigan will host an event in advance of Tax Day to call…

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  • MI Sen. Gary Peters questions Coast Guard on Line 5 damage

    Questioning Comes Amid Reports This Week That Vessel Activity Caused Dents into Aging Pipeline in Straits of Mackinac WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today questioned U.S. Coast Guard Deputy Commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities, Rear Admiral Linda Fagan at a committee hearing, following reports…

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  • Michigan Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup April 14-22

    Highway roadsides across lower Michigan will get a spring cleaning beginning Saturday as volunteers in the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) program head out to pick up litter from April 14 to 22. Due to snow still on the ground in some areas, the first Adopt-A-Highway pickup for the northern Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula will…

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  • MI Senator Wayne Schmidt: close Enbridge pipeline during investigation

    State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement on Wednesday regarding the recent damage to Line 5 and other underwater cables beneath the straits: “I cannot begin to explain my disappointment with what happened last week — not only because of what happened, but how it was handled as well. “The communication efforts by…

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