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    #409 Boyne City Gazette June 28

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features the big Boyne 4th of July preview with a listing of the many events for this two-day celebration. We also have stories on local outdoor writer Don Lockman’s induction into the Hall of Fame, as well as plenty of community photos, info on the upcoming East Jordan Freedom Festival, a call for founding board members for the new Boyne history museum, cops and courts, how Charlevoix County’s state legislators voted, several public notices which may be important to you. We also have the latest local college grads and dean’s list honorees, details on a big summer reading contest, and so much more!

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    #408 Boyne City Gazette June 21

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the Boyne City Public Schools 2017-2018 budget, the new judge replacing retiring Judge Mulhauser, Char-Em United Way’s Day of Action, the Walkabout Sculpture Show, letters from our readers regarding the danger of water balloons in the river and a plea for help for housing for visiting singers, the latest on how Charlevoix County’s legislators Schmidt and Cole voted down in Lansing, news about jury duty pay, a scam going around, and the right-to-carry legislation push, lots of tips on how to reduce summer stress and deal with a loved one afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, so many community photos and events listings, and lots more!

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    Concord Academy Boyne graduation photos

    This photo gallery features pictures from Concord Academy Boyne’s graduation ceremony held Saturday June 10. Subscribers who need help logging in should email editor@boynegazette.com. Photos by Chris Faulknor

#409 Boyne City Gazette June 28

This week’s Boyne City Gazette features the big Boyne 4th of July preview with a listing of the many events for this two-day celebration. We also have stories on local outdoor writer Don Lockman’s induction into the Hall of Fame, as well as plenty of community photos, info on the upcoming East Jordan Freedom Festival, a call for founding board members for the new Boyne history museum, cops and courts, how Charlevoix County’s state legislators voted, several public notices which may be important to you. We also have the latest local college grads and dean’s list honorees, details on a big summer reading contest, and so much more!

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  • Hospice Celebration of Life & Memorial Service for all June 25

    For most people the start of summer represents a joyousness celebratory time, but for some is a pronounced reminder of loved ones who are no longer with us. Hospice of Northwest Michigan is hosting a summer celebration of life and memorial service on Sunday June 25 at 4 p.m. that is dedicated to helping individuals…

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  • Boyne First Presbyterian rummage sale June 23-24

    First Presbyterian Church, Boyne City Annual Rummage Sale this Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The church is located at 401 South Park St. in Boyne City at the corner of Pine St. Sale items include: Wicker…

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  • Food and farming group expands to Charlevoix-Emmet region

    The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, the Traverse City-based nonprofit working to protect what you love about Northern Michigan, is expanding its reach into Antrim, Charlevoix and Emmet counties. On June 15, Groundwork launched a new Petoskey office to support an expansion of the organization’s farm to school, food access, and farmer support projects.  

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  • Boyne City graduation photo gallery

    This photo gallery contains pictures from the Boyne City High School graduation ceremony held on Sunday June 11. Subscribers who need help logging in should e-mail editor@boynegazette.com | Photos by Alyssa Torres

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  • Michigan report released on bettering public trust in policing

    Gov. Rick Snyder and members of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards today released the commission’s report of findings and recommendations for fostering public trust in law enforcement in Michigan. “Recent events across the nation have shown we need to renew our focus on building relationships between law enforcement and members of the communities…

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  • OBITUARY – Lillian “Linda” Hanson 1935-2017

    Lillian “Linda” Hanson, age 81, of Fremont, Michigan continued on her journey and was freed from her dementia on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Her family was thankful that the illness never completely robbed her of her memories and witty sense of humor. Linda was born on October 14th, 1935 and raised in Boyne City, Michigan…

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  • Boyne Police activity May 22-28

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, May 22 1239 Report of vehicle rolling out of parking spot into the street on Front near Main St. 1307 Report of stolen key from the 300 block of E Division St. 1520…

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  • #407 Boyne City Gazette June 14

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features special tips to make Father’s Day great for your dad, a food section with lots of ideas and specials for everything from breakfast to dinner, and lots and lots of community photos. We also have pictures from the graduation ceremonies of Boyne City, Boyne Falls, and Concord Academy Boyne. Look for stories on a potential regional education enhancement millage, the need for donations to Boyne’s fireworks fund, information on the Boyne Police Department’s closing, lots of cops and courts info, the Veteran of the Month, Linda Hanson’s obituary, business news, events listings, and much more!

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  • Letter to the editor: Thanks from Boyne American Legion

    A Special Thank-You Editor: The Boyne City American Legion Post #228 would like to sincerely thank area residents for their generous donations to our annual Poppy Sale. The sale was a wonderful success and will benefit many veterans as they recover from physical and mental illness in hospitals. We would also like to thank the…

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  • Boyne Restaurant Week returns June 12-18

    June 12-18 — Boyne Appétit! Restaurant Week Mark your calendars for Boyne Area Restaurant Week, June 12-18. This is your chance to try new restaurants and food products. Restaurants, bars, delis and sandwich shops will all be offering specials: Two-for-one prix fixe meals for under $35 at large restaurants and more great specials from the others….

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  • Concord Academy Boyne 4th-graders share poems

    Concord Academy Boyne teacher Cinda Shumaker has shared poems from her fourth-graders who have been studying poetry. “We have been focusing on the differences between poetry and other forms of writing/reading, poetry’s rhythm, or lack of, personal interpretations of poems, and what message or imagery the author is trying to convey,” Said Shumaker. “Next, we…

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  • Boyne City: The History Of A Lumber Boomtown, June 7

    The Charlevoix County History Preservation Society, in collaboration with the Boyne District Library, will present its June 2017 History Speaker Series Program: “Boyne City: The History Of A Lumber Boomtown.” Presented by guest speaker, Bob Morgridge, the program will take place on Wednesday June 7 at 7 p.m. in the Boyne District Library’s Lower Level…

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  • #406 Boyne City Gazette June 7

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features our big full-color senior photo section with graduates from Boyne City Public Schools, Concord Academy Boyne, and Boyne Falls Public School. We also have stories on the new fishing pier in Boyne, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate headlining the Dems monthly meeting, a story featuring local opinions on Lt. Gov. Brian Calley’s initiative to change the Michigan legislature from full-time to part-time. You will also find letters to the editor, cops and courts, how your legislators voted recently, community photos, poems from Concord Academy’s fourth-graders, and much more!

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  • Boyne EMS, city hall project update with photo tour

    Boyne City Manager Michael Cain recently gave the Boyne City Gazette the grand tour of the new Boyne City administration and EMS facilities.
    Subscribers can read the big story and see nearly 60 photos from the tour.
    Call Chris today at 582-2799 to start your free trial subscription!

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  • Boyne City to begin street work in six locations

    The City of Boyne City will begin work on its annual Pavement Maintenance project. This work will consist Crushing of Asphalt pavement, grading and repaving work on the following Streets: South Lake St from Division St to Ann St. Grant St from E. Main St to Lincoln St East Main St from Boyne Ave to…

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  • Boyne Police activity May 8-14

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, May 8, 2017 0904 Driving complaint, S Lake St 1031 Contraband in the 1000 block of Boyne Av 1425 Report of lost meds 1600 Driving complaint on Jefferson St near the city limits….

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  • United Way celebrates partners, investors, volunteers with fun twist

    Supporters of Char-Em United Way gathered June 8 to celebrate the success of its recent campaign, thank those involved, announce community investments to partner agencies, and present the annual John Newton Award of community excellence. The Celebration Breakfast took a twist this year. United Way CEO,  Lorraine Manary welcomed guests and invited them to suspend…

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  • #408 Boyne City Gazette June 21

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the Boyne City Public Schools 2017-2018 budget, the new judge replacing retiring Judge Mulhauser, Char-Em United Way’s Day of Action, the Walkabout Sculpture Show, letters from our readers regarding the danger of water balloons in the river and a plea for help for housing for visiting singers, the latest on how Charlevoix County’s legislators Schmidt and Cole voted down in Lansing, news about jury duty pay, a scam going around, and the right-to-carry legislation push, lots of tips on how to reduce summer stress and deal with a loved one afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, so many community photos and events listings, and lots more!

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  • Boyne Monday Study Club

    The Monday Study Club of Boyne City will hold its final gathering before Summer break at the Boyne Mountain Beach House Tea Room on Monday, June 19, at 12 noon. Co-hostesses for this event are Sharon LeBuda and Lue Newmann. Club meetings will reconvene in September.

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  • Boyne City fireworks fund needs donations

    The Boyne City 4th of July Festival Committee needs your help. 4th of July donations are coming in somewhat slower than in the past for the Boyne City 4th of July fireworks. Committee chair Liz Kroondyk said they have received only about one-third of the nearly $18,000 needed to stage the fireworks. “We need your…

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  • Charlevoix County featured veteran George Massey

    The “Veteran of the Month” for June 2017 is George Glen Massey. Born September 6th, 1942 in Boyne Falls, Mich., he and his siblings spent their childhood working on the family farm raising dairy cattle and rainbow trout to stock the Moyer Creek Trout Pond just outside of Boyne Falls.    

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  • Boyne Gazette office closed because Chris got married

    The Boyne City Gazette office is closed this week from Wednesday June 14 to Friday June 16. However, we are available by phone and email during regular business hours. For advertising/circulation, call (231) 582-2799 EXT. 1; for news matters, dial EXT. 2 or email us at editor@boynegazette.com

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  • Boyne, Charlevoix, East Jordan, Ellsworth events

    SIGN UP NOW YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CLUB Avalanche Volleyball Club is a non-profit organization that looks to improve volleyball skills of young female athletes throughout Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Otsego Counties. We are expanding into beach volleyball after a very successful first season on the court. Playing in the sand will improve an athlete’s agility, vertical…

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  • Letter to the editor: Where is MI District 1 Congressman Bergman?

    Unhappy with Rep. Bergman Editor: An extremely large number of 1st District constituents fanned out in a concerted search effort this past week to find our elusive Congressman Jack Bergman. Despite their intense work and hardships the “General” was nowhere to be seen. Upon follow-up questioning, previously reported sightings from Escanaba to Gaylord have proven…

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  • Birdwatching trail dedication, event June 10 in Charlevoix

    Sunset Coast Birding Trail The public is invited to the official opening of the Michigan Sunset Coast Birding Trail, on Saturday, June 10 at 11 AM at the Charlevoix Township Hall, 12491 Waller Rd, Charlevoix. There will be a brief presentation, introduction of the team who organized the trail, recognition of trail sponsors and partners…

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  • Boyne City Police logs May 15-21

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, May 15 1259 Disturbance in the 100 block of W Division St. 1455 Parking complaint on W Main St 1700 Assist EMS on Lincoln Street 1755 Report of a dog running at large…

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  • Boyne City facilities tour photo gallery

    See the inside and outside of the new Boyne City administration and EMS facilities with this photo tour. Thanks to Boyne City Manager Michael Cain for giving the Boyne City Gazette an in-depth look at the new facility’s many amenities and special features. Pictured is the view of Veterans Memorial Park from the second floor…

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  • #405 Boyne City Gazette May 31

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features a story updating progress on the Boyne City facilities project—complete with a full page of color photos inside and out at the new complex. Plus, we’ve got stories on the upcoming Hemingway documentary preview night event, some big Boyne history events, lots of community photos, local opinions, the latest police beat, students of the week, how your legislators voted, tips to get your car ready for the summer, a full list of Stroll the Streets events, and much more.
    The feature photo, by Chris Faulknor, shows a view of the city’s clock tower from the roof of the new city hall and EMS facilities.

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