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    Boyne City special meeting results

    The Boyne City Commission held a special meeting on Friday Dec. 7 to consider two pressing agenda items. Commissioners approved a date change for the December Board of Review session; and they also approved Tim Faas as new Boyne City Department of Public Works Director to replace Andy Kovolski, who left, says the city, “to…

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    Top Eddie Essay contest entries

    Subscribers can log in to see all the top Boyne City Kiwanis Club Eddie Essays from this year’s winter contest.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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