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    PHOTO GALLERY: Boyne high school students learn interview skills

    This photo gallery features highlights from last week’s mock and real interview day held at Boyne City High School. The annual event is intended to help youth get ready for the transition from school to work. While some local business owners offered mock interviews to help the students practice, some businesses were on hand to…

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    Boyne City community cleanup Saturday May 6

    The community is invited to “Buff Up” Boyne from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday May 6. This annual community clean-up event will start in Sunset Park, downtown Boyne City. A hot dog cookout will round out the morning, courtesy of Todd Meier and the Dearborn Brand Sausage Company and the Boyne Valley Lions Club….

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    Boyne City 2017-2018 municipal budget notice

    Budget Notice CITY OF BOYNE CITY RESOLUTION OF ADOPTION NO. 2017-04-024 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT For 2017 / 2018 (1 May 2017 – 30 April 2018) Section 1. The funds necessary to defray the operating expenses and long-term debt obligations of the City of Boyne City and the estimated revenues by source for the Fiscal Year…

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    Boyne Open Space park could cost locals $1.7 million

    BY CHRIS FAULKNOR AND BENJAMIN J. GOHS How much will it cost, who will pay for it, and who even wants it? Boyne City residents, business owners and other stakeholders are being asked to opine on the 475 North Lake St. property. “Our goal here is to brainstorm and hear your thoughts,” said Boyne City…

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    #400 Boyne City Gazette April 26

    Our staff is excited to bring you our 400th issue!
    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the 475 North Lake St. Boyne Open Space property—with a special exclusive look at the walking tour which preceded last week’s meeting in city commission chambers, there are also stories on the upcoming annual Buff Up Boyne community cleanup event, an industrial arts competition being hosted at Boyne City High School, an opening day parade and celebration for the Boyne Little League which turns 60 this year, photos from the Eagles Club’s 1950s dance, our big three-page spring sports section with stories, team photos and the spring sports lineup, photos from Boyne City High School’s interview day, info on a special lunch program which brings local produce to area schools, public notices and classifieds, plenty of events listings, students of the week, and so much more!

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    Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    This special feature is produced for the Boyne City Gazette by sportswriter Chris Graber. Following is an in-depth look at how former high school athletes from around Charlevoix County are doing in sports at the college and university level. Hankins All-American A very small fraction of one percent of athletes are named All-American in their…

  • Weeks of 12/21 and 12/28

    WEEKLY INCIDENT REPORT Tuesday, December 21 7:40am Unlock in the 600 block of Boyne Av 10:48am 911 hang up call from S Lake St. 2:09pm Welfare check requested in the 700 block of West St. 4:04pm 2 vehicle Property Damage Accident in the 200 block of E Water St 6:45pm Citation issued for Expired Registration…

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  • Jerry Matelski

    Gerald “Jerry” Matelski passed away on December 17, 2010 after a courageous year long battle with cancer. Jerry was born on April 11, 1953 to Verna and Bill Matelski. He graduated from Boyne Falls High School and entered the construction field where he was a very hardworking and talented builder for many years. Jerry loved…

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  • Week of 12/7

    WEEKLY INCIDENT REPORT   Tuesday, December 7, 2010 12:03am          Suspicious subject reported in the 200 block of E Water St. 12:13am          Assist Sheriff Department with civil dispute 12:45am          Larceny reported from the 300 block of Silver St 7:04am            Report of PPO Violation from the 200 block of State St 12:31pm         …

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  • Judith Ann Wilde

    Judith Ann Wilde 69 of Harbor Springs passed away Dec. 14, 2010 at her home. Judy was born Sept. 9, 1941 in Sand Gap, Kentucky. She attended Petoskey schools and graduated from Petoskey High School in 1960. On July 30, 1963 she married Keith Wilde and the couple made their home in Harbor Springs. She…

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  • Donald F. Purnell

    Donald F. Purnell, 86, of Cheboygan, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Hospice House in Cheboygan. A resident of the area since 1948, moving from Sidney, Ohio, Don was born July 1, 1924 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of Kenneth and Loretta (Martz) Purnell. He worked for 2 years for a company that was…

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  • Rosemary Socolovich

    Rosemary C. Socolovitch, age 77 of Riggsville passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Cheboygan memorial Hospital. She was born December 3, 1933 in Detroit to Michael and Mary (Deines) Kanyo. On February 20, 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rosemary married Edward Socolovitch who survives. Rosemary was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church…

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  • Unexplainable

    By: H. Anne Thurston, Columnist “Beautiful Boyne” anne@boynegazette.com  H. Anne Thurston, Columnist  Because Michigan was surveyed and its land laid out in mile square increments we have our tidy counties, townships and fence lines running north and south or east and west.  At least that seems to have been the plan.  Most of this was…

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  • Boyne City Christmas Dinner (video)

    Chris Faulknor, Editor editor@boynegazette.com (231) 582-2799 The Boyne City First Presbyterian Church recently held their 13th annual Christmas Dinner.  This dinner, held each year, charges only by donation in hopes that nobody spends Christmas alone.  Please enjoy this video, below, detailing the event.

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  • The Peace in Christ

    H. Anne Thurston, Columnist “Beautiful Boyne” anne@boynegazette.com In the 21st century nothing seems to be slowing down.  Wars that the US are engaged in that were under way in the 20th continue today uninterrupted. Despite the public outcry against war during the United States involvement in Vietnam our husbands, sons, grandsons, brothers, nephews, brother-in-laws, sons-in…

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  • Lunar eclipse 2010

    At 2:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 21, a full eclipse of the moon occurred, and it might be as long four years before anyone will see it again. The last lunar eclipse was on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21, 2008, and the next eclipse is expected to occur in the year 2014. A lunar eclipse…

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  • Your Government, and You

    Chris Faulknor, Editor editor@boynegazette.com (231) 582-2799 In June of 2001, I attended my first City Commission meeting.  It wasn’t my job yet, as I was 13 years old, but it was part of the journey to becoming an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scout, so there I was.  I watched as many decisions affecting our…

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  • Daniel P. McCarthy, Jr.

    Daniel P. McCarthy, Jr., 59, died Monday, December 13th, in company of his family after a long illness. He was born May 22, 1951, to Mary (Moran) and Daniel Patrick McCarthy, Sr., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of J.W. Sexton High School in Lansing, Michigan. A lifetime mechanic, he graduated from flashlights and…

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  • Ethelyn “Sue” Majestic

    Ethelyn “Sue” Majestic, 89, of Cheboygan, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital. A resident of Cheboygan since 1937, moving from Grand Rapids, Sue was born April 26, 1921 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Pearl and Bernice (Hunt). On October 19, 1940 in Cheboygan, she married John Majestic, who preceded her…

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  • Establish a Business Retirement Plan

    This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. If you’re self-employed or you own a business, you’ve got a lot to think about: attracting new customers, maintaining cash flow, upgrading equipment and facilities — the list goes on and on. Yet, as busy as you are today,…

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  • BCPD Week of 11/30

    Tuesday, November 30 5:56am Assisted Fire Department in locating arcing/sparking power lines on Bay St 11:19am Check scam reported in the 100 block of River St 1:27pm Civil dispute in the 500 block of N East St 3:20pm Report of vehicle violating the 2 hour parking ordinance in the 100 block of E Water St….

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  • Plans in Place for Chamber Annual Meeting

    By: Joshua Sampson, Staff Writer It’s time again for the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, which will host an award ceremony and other activities.  The event is taking place at 5 p.m. on Jan. 20 at Boyne Mountain, and admission is $25 unless attendees buy their tickets before Jan. 1, when the price…

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