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Council takes no action on medical marijuana facilities
October 20, 2017 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Council takes no action on medical marijuana facilities

The Alpena Municipal Council this week, took no action on a resolution that basically would have prohibited various types of commercial medical marijuana businesses from setting up shop within the city limits.

Alpena groundwater contamination website & FREE water
October 20, 2017 – 12:44 am | Comments Off
Alpena groundwater contamination website & FREE water

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has launched a website specific to groundwater contamination found at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC).

Health Dept. offering free water containers
October 20, 2017 – 12:32 am | Comments Off
Health Dept. offering free water containers

District Health Department #4 has teamed up with various businesses and agencies to offer Alpena residents free water containers.

Winter forecast: Colder & wetter in NE Michigan
October 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Winter forecast: Colder & wetter in NE Michigan

The National Weather Service has released its forecast for the upcoming winter season.

Car-deer accidents increase this time of year
October 20, 2017 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
Car-deer accidents increase this time of year

The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to be extra careful on the roads this time of year as more deer are on the move.

Alpena hospital hosts Freedom from Smoking program
October 20, 2017 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Alpena hospital hosts Freedom from Smoking program

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is hosting a free program to help smokers kick the habit.

Curbside bagged grass & brush pickup next week
October 20, 2017 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Curbside bagged grass & brush pickup next week

The City of Alpena will be picking up bagged grass, leaves and other yard waste curbside next week.

Michigan Senate votes to gradually forgive extra driver fees
October 20, 2017 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Michigan Senate votes to gradually forgive extra driver fees

The Michigan Senate has voted to forgive hundreds of millions of dollars in extra “responsibility” fees that have been assessed to 317,000 motorists for certain traffic offenses.