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Boyne City Commission highlights

The Boyne City Commission considered a number of business items during its regular bimonthly meeting held Tuesday April 23. The agenda included a tax break for a local development, potential pavilion funding, formation of a compensation committee regarding the city manager’s pay, and a look at progress on the city’s goals.


No plan to change school end date

Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education has no plans to revisit its decision on extending the school year—a move that has some local parents highly concerned.

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New rights for MI voters

Michigan voters can now register to vote through Election Day. Ballots must be signed and received by 8 p.m. on Election Day.


Charlevoix County clerk, courts

The latest rulings in Charlevoix County’s district and circuit court cases as well as filings of marriage, divorce, and doing

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Stefanski new BCPS athletic director

“Adam came through the interview process with high marks in every regard with strong references,” said Boyne City Public Schools Superintendent Pat Little. “We had 51 applicants, interviewed seven in the first round and four in the final round.”

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Charlevoix Rod and Gun Club youth day

Youth aged 5 to 18 can experience target and clay shooting, fishing, fly-tying, and more outdoor fun at this annual family-friendly event.


Court says ‘no’ to dangerous parents

A Charlevoix County mother the courts found “at best dangerously oblivious to what was going on in her home” fights for custody of the children who were removed after serious allegations of ongoing physical and sexual abuse were lodged against their father/step-father.


BCPS board workshop May 6

The Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education invites the public to attend the workshop for a review of the school’s draft facility study.


Ask the Lawyers in Boyne

These free events, offered to the general public, will feature local attorneys volunteering their time to answer legal questions in the areas of criminal law, domestic/family law, estate, Medicaid planning, and more.

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Bird walks Thursdays in May

The Petoskey Regional Audubon Society (PRAS) invites the public each Tuesday and Thursday in May for free early morning bird walks to share the wonders of spring migration throughout the month. Scarlet Tanager photo by Lisa Hoyt

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Lake MI lighthouses map

Vacationers have been looping the lake for generations, but the official “Lake Michigan Circle Tour” route was not established until the 1980s when the Michigan Department of Transportation teamed up with West Michigan Tourist Association to create the route and its official guidebook.

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GLE buys old Carter’s bldg.

The building and parking lot is adjacent to GLE’s headquarters building located at 1323 Boyne Avenue and will provide much needed infrastructure and space for the growth the electric cooperative has experienced in recent years. 


Dog vaccine, license clinic

On Saturday April 27 from 9 a.m. to Noon, the Charlevoix County Sheriff Office along with the Charlevoix Area Humane


Charlevoix a safe place for kids

Charlevoix County ranked 10 for child well-being by county, according to the 2019 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book released by the Michigan League for Public Policy. No. 1 is the best in the state.


Planning commission highlights

A multi-use development and surgical center were the two big business items on the Boyne City Planning Commission’s agenda last


Restaurant Week April 29 – May 5

From fine cuisine—featuring many local ingredients including morel mushrooms—to belly-busting burgers, delicate whitefish, fine wines and craft beers, Boyne Restaurant Week truly offers something for everyone at prices you will like.


Charlevoix County courts, clerk

The latest Charlevoix County District and Circuit Courts information, as well as Charlevoix County Clerk filings including marriage, divorce, and

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Boyne community cleaning May 4

The community is invited to “Buff Up” Boyne on Saturday May 4 from 9 a.m. until Noon. The community clean-up

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Ramblers Spring Sports photos

This photo gallery features Boyne City Ramblers team and individual sports photos including baseball, softball, tennis, track, and soccer.


BCPD incident reports

This article features the latest collection of incident reports filed by the Boyne City Police Department.