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Alpena school bus safety inspections going well
October 24, 2014 – 7:04 am | Comments Off
Alpena school bus safety inspections going well

The director of transportation and facilities at Alpena Public Schools is pleased with the results of the latest bus inspections.

Stop raking those leaves into the street
October 24, 2014 – 7:01 am | Comments Off
Stop raking those leaves into the street

The City of Alpena wants to remind residents that it is a violation of ordinance to sweep or rake leaves or any other plant material into the road or alleyway.

September jobless rates down from one year ago
October 24, 2014 – 6:57 am | Comments Off
September jobless rates down from one year ago

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in September were mixed and little changed over the month in the state’s 17 major labor market regions.

City to apply for patrol car grants
October 24, 2014 – 6:54 am | Comments Off
City to apply for patrol car grants

Alpena Police Chief Joel Jett hopes to land a couple of grants to help purchase two new patrol cars for the department.

Pyscynski pleads guilty to assault & fleeing police
October 24, 2014 – 6:51 am | Comments Off
Pyscynski pleads guilty to assault & fleeing police

An Alpena man will be sentenced in December for an assault and running from police.

Special holiday shopping events in downtown Alpena
October 24, 2014 – 6:47 am | Comments Off
Special holiday shopping events in downtown Alpena

The Christmas shopping season is right around the corner and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is trying to keep more shoppers in Alpena this year with two special events.

State Christmas tree chosen
October 24, 2014 – 6:41 am | Comments Off
State Christmas tree chosen

A 63-foot blue spruce from the Upper Peninsula has been chosen as this year’s state Christmas tree.

Grants help increase housing in downtown
October 23, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
Grants help increase housing in downtown

The City of Alpena has been administering a state grant program for more than a decade, which has helped create over 20 rental units in downtown.