• Health Dept. to observe Great American Smokeout

    The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to quit that day or to develop a plan to quit smoking. By doing so, smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life. This year’s Great American Smokeout will be observed on Thursday November 15th….

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  • GLCO concert Sunday in Charlevoix

    The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Sunday Series concert features Stravinsky’s, L’Historie du Soldat, (The Soldier’s Tale) based on the Russian folktale, The Runaway Soldier and the Devil.    

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  • CLAIMS NOTICE – Robert Vratanina revocable trust

    CLAIMS NOTICE THE ROBERT VRATANINA REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MARCH 7, 1990, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED ON MARCH 15, 2004 TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: Your interest in the estate may be barred or affected by the following: The decedent, ROBERT VRATANINA, whose last known address was 04169 East Street, Walloon Lake, MI 49796, died December 7,…

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  • CLAIMS NOTICE – Dorothea Vratanina revocable trust

    CLAIMS NOTICE THE DOROTHEA P. VRATANINA REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MARCH 7, 1990, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED ON MARCH 15, 2004 TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: Your interest in the estate may be barred or affected by the following: The decedent, DOROTHEA P. VRATANINA, whose last known address was 04169 East Street, Walloon Lake, MI 49796, died…

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  • Boyne City Hall open for absentee ballots Saturday

    Boyne City Hall, located at 319 North Lake St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 3 to allow for the issuing and receiving of absentee ballots for the Tuesday Nov. 6 General Election. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 6.

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  • Stabenow battling unfair trade for Michigan cherry growers

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced a major step forward to protect Michigan’s cherry industry, which has struggled from unfair trade practices by other countries. Starting on November 1, U.S. trade officials will no longer allow duty-free access for cherry juice imports from Turkey, providing certainty for Michigan cherry growers….

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  • Write-in looks to unseat Village of Boyne Falls Council President

    After returning home to Boyne Falls from Englewood, Fla., Theresa Jarema (formerly Hecker) is in the running to be the Mayor of the Village of Boyne Falls, and she wants to start—literally—by draining the pond. “The pond has not been dredged in over 20 years because they sold the dredging machine,” said Jarema… “It was…

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  • Charlevoix producer brings old-time radio show

    Interlochen Public Radio will begin airing a 6-week series of The Red Jacket Jamboree, Michigan’s new old-time radio variety show. Shows are performed/recorded in front of a live audience at the historic Calumet Theatre in Calumet, Michigan. The series will begin with a Halloween Special on Friday Nov. 2 at 9 p.m.    

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  • Helping rural communities with opioid fight

    White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Deputy Director Jim Carroll and U.S. Department of Agriculture Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett has unveiled a listing of Federal programs that can be used to build resilient communities and address opioid misuse in rural communities. The Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance…

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  • Crime map shows Michigan trouble spots

    ADT Inc., provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, just released an interactive crime map tool that allows residents to efficiently explore and compare crime data in their neighborhood. This cutting-edge crime map was designed to help educate residents about their area and make them aware of crime hot spots. In…

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  • Michigan lowers flags to honor synagogue shooting victims

    Gov. Rick Snyder is joining President Donald Trump’s call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags today through sunset on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in honor of the victims of the shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. “Michigan joins the nation in mourning the lives lost in Pittsburgh,” Snyder said. “Sue and I send…

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  • Boyne’s joint boards address city goals

    Boyne City held its annual joint boards and commissions meeting on Tuesday Oct. 16 during which time officials discussed various implementation issues and strategies regarding the city’s goals. Attendees included members of the Main Street Board, Airport Advisory, Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education, Historical Commission, the Boyne City Commission, Parks & Recreation, Museum,…

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  • OMH medication take-back day

    The United States is currently experiencing an epidemic of prescription drug misuse and abuse. Opioid overdose deaths in Michigan have almost tripled in five years. To help turn the tide on this epidemic, Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital is partnering with the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) and the Otsego County Sheriff to…

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  • #478 Boyne City Gazette Oct. 24

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features info on Halloween events and the Boyne Business Expo, stories on the house and senate candidate forum, lots of community photos and upcoming events, cops & courts, local opinion, public notices, and so much more!

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  • Boyne City Commission Oct. 9 highlights

    Polio, parking, copper and lead, river safety, and honoring a local officer topped discussion at last week’s Boyne City Commission meeting. The board met on Tuesday Oct. 9 for its regular bi-monthly meeting. Following are the highlights:  

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  • NOTICE – Boyne City sewer spill Oct. 5

    Sewer spill Public Notification On Friday October 5th, 2018 at approximately 12:30 pm a contractor boring in a new water main for the city hit a 1 1/2″ inch sewer lead when they were pulling the boring drill back on Woodland and put a crack in a service lead.    

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  • NOTICE – Boyne City sewer spill Oct. 12

    Sewer spill Public Notification On Friday October 12th, 2018 at approximately 12:50 pm a sewer line coming out of the strip mall at 500 N. Lake St. backed up and approximately 30 gallons of sewage bubbled up around the manhole cover.    

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  • NOTICE – Public Accuracy Test

    PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the November 6, 2018 General Election has been scheduled for all jurisdictions. Please see below for the dates, times, and locations.  

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  • NOTICE – Charlevoix County Primary Election upcoming

    ELECTION NOTICE NOTICE OF PRIMARY TO THE ELECTORS OF THE FOLLOWING CITIES/TOWNSHIPS CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MICHIGAN TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 6, 2018 To the qualified electors of the following Cities/Townships notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the purpose of electing officials for the following offices:…

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  • Boyne Valley Catholic Community events

    The Boyne Valley Catholic Community is offering many opportunities to enrich your prayer life and spirituality beginning on October 21st the Twenty Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Activities during the week that begins October 21st include: Sunday, October 21st: St. Augustine Annual Fall Dinner:  1:00 pm at St. Augustine Church. This year the dinner is…

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  • Coast Guard enacts Straits ‘no anchor’ zone

    Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday thanked the United States Coast Guard for approving a Straits of Mackinac “no anchor” zone, which builds on measures announced by the governor to add protections and safeguards to Michigan’s waters and the utility infrastructure in the area. “I want to thank the U.S. Coast Guard and Ninth District Commander Rear…

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  • Birding around Little Traverse Bay

    Join Petoskey Audubon President Darrell Lawson, and a Little Traverse Conservancy staff member at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 20 as we caravan our way around Little Traverse Bay in search of migrating birds! Starting in Harbor Springs and ending at East Park in Bay Harbor, we’ll spend about 3 hours looking for geese, ducks, loons,…

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  • Boyne City leaf pickups begin soon

    Boyne City Fall leaf pickup begins on Monday Oct. 15 and will conclude Monday Nov. 12. Leaves will be picked up on Mondays and Fridays only. The City will pick up leaves during the above scheduled dates only. After the scheduled date, citizens will be responsible for their own leaves. Please set bagged leaves curbside any time after…

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  • Networking event features local food businesses

    Celebrate Local Food with the next Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 16 at Petoskey-Bay View Country Club. This is annual event focuses on our local farmers and the great businesses supporting the local food movement in our area. Attend this Business After Hours for amazing locally sourced…

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  • MDOT seeks input on long-range transportation plan

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is developing a new state long-range transportation plan (SLRTP), known as Michigan Mobility 2045 (MM 2045), that will establish a vision and priorities for transportation in Michigan for 25 years. MDOT is releasing MM 2045’s Public and Stakeholder Participation Plan (PSPP) and will be accepting comments through Nov. 30. The…

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  • Helping Northern Michigan businesses retain employees

    A new resource network will help local businesses retain employees. Northwest Michigan Works! has launched the Emmet-Charlevoix Business Resource Network TeamWork NorthWest! This employer driven collaborative is focused on enhanced employee retention, support, and training, and is available to businesses interested in reducing turnover costs. A shared, professional Success Coach offers on-site employee assistance, including…

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