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APS to reopen retirement incentive window
May 18, 2010 – 3:48 am | Comments Off on APS to reopen retirement incentive window
APS to reopen retirement incentive window

Alpena Public Schools is reopening a retirement incentive window for all employee groups.

Alpena Schools staffing changes
May 18, 2010 – 3:46 am | Comments Off on Alpena Schools staffing changes
Alpena Schools staffing changes

Early retirements have left some holes and forced Alpena Public Schools to make changes for the 2010-11 school year.

Council approves 2010-11 budget, increases funding for HUNT & Target
May 18, 2010 – 3:42 am | 2 Comments
Council approves 2010-11 budget, increases funding for HUNT & Target

The Alpena City Council adopted a 2010-11 fiscal year budget Monday night, which included an increase in funding for two groups.

Lawsuit against Tri-Township Ambulance dismissed
May 18, 2010 – 3:40 am | Comments Off on Lawsuit against Tri-Township Ambulance dismissed
Lawsuit against Tri-Township Ambulance dismissed

A lawsuit filed by a former employee of Tri-Township Ambulance Service against the ambulance company has been dismissed.

1 of 2 men linked to Dry Dock drug bust pleads guilty
May 18, 2010 – 3:38 am | 13 Comments
1 of 2 men linked to Dry Dock drug bust pleads guilty

One of the two men arrested as part of an undercover drug bust at a bar in downtown Alpena has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to jail Monday.

Gas prices continue to slide
May 18, 2010 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Gas prices continue to slide
Gas prices continue to slide

Lower crude oil prices continue to impact prices at the pump.

Water shut off on Wayne Rd & US-23
May 18, 2010 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Water shut off on Wayne Rd & US-23
Water shut off on Wayne Rd & US-23

Some residents living along Wayne Road and US-23 will be without water service for most of Tuesday.

Alpena’s Second Ave. Bridge opens for maintenance
May 18, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena’s Second Ave. Bridge opens for maintenance
Alpena’s Second Ave. Bridge opens for maintenance

The Second Avenue Bridge in Alpena will be opened on Wednesday, so crews can perform routine maintenance and inspection.

Alpena Public School offering free sports physicals
May 18, 2010 – 3:26 am | Comments Off on Alpena Public School offering free sports physicals
Alpena Public School offering free sports physicals

Alpena Public Schools is pleased to announce the opportunity for students – grades 8-11 – to receive free athletic physicals for the 2010-2011 school year.

Neumann: Plan slams door on corporations’ election influence
May 18, 2010 – 3:24 am | Comments Off on Neumann: Plan slams door on corporations’ election influence
Neumann: Plan slams door on corporations’ election influence

State Representative Andy Neumann has thrown his support behind a comprehensive package of reforms to restore transparency and accountability to Michigan elections.

Consumers natural gas rate increase will be shaved
May 18, 2010 – 3:18 am | Comments Off on Consumers natural gas rate increase will be shaved
Consumers natural gas rate increase will be shaved

Consumers Energy will have to refund a portion of an interim natural gas rate increase.

Microsoft upgrade aims to make Hotmail cool again
May 18, 2010 – 3:14 am | Comments Off on Microsoft upgrade aims to make Hotmail cool again
Microsoft upgrade aims to make Hotmail cool again

Microsoft is trying to make Hotmail cool again.