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Virtual 911 Center for Alpena & Alcona a reality
April 22, 2010 – 11:30 am | Comments Off on Virtual 911 Center for Alpena & Alcona a reality
Virtual 911 Center for Alpena & Alcona a reality

A virtual 911 Center consolidation agreement between Alcona and Alpena counties is a step closer to reality after the Alpena County Finance Committee Wednesday, signed off on the project.

Lower property values to cost county $101K in 2011
April 22, 2010 – 4:20 am | One Comment
Lower property values to cost county $101K in 2011

Declining assessed and taxable values may be good for homeowners, but they are hurting Alpena County’s bottom line.

Alpena Co. voters to see 3 more millage requests on ballot
April 22, 2010 – 4:18 am | 11 Comments
Alpena Co. voters to see 3 more millage requests on ballot

The number of millage requests on the August primary ballot in Alpena County is starting to quickly catch up to the number of races voters will decide.

SURVEY: Alpena doesn’t fare well for “green” cars
April 22, 2010 – 4:07 am | 8 Comments
SURVEY: Alpena doesn’t fare well for “green” cars

The City of Alpena didn’t fare well in a new ranking of the greenest U.S. cities – evaluated on car shopping behaviors

Earth Day celebrates 40 years
April 22, 2010 – 4:05 am | 7 Comments
Earth Day celebrates 40 years

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day

APS adopts 2nd budget adjustment for 2009-10 year
April 22, 2010 – 4:04 am | Comments Off on APS adopts 2nd budget adjustment for 2009-10 year
APS adopts 2nd budget adjustment for 2009-10 year

Alpena Public Schools has adopted a second budget adjustment for the 2009-10 school year.

ARMC partners with CMU Medical School
April 22, 2010 – 4:00 am | Comments Off on ARMC partners with CMU Medical School
ARMC partners with CMU Medical School

Alpena Regional Medical Center and Central Michigan University’s Medical School have reached a deal that allows medical students the opportunity to complete clinical rotations at the hospital and other facilities in the region.

City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County
April 22, 2010 – 3:58 am | Comments Off on City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County
City enters into AberNAS sharing agreement with Alpena County

The City and County of Alpena have reached another computer-related purchase agreement.

APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week
April 22, 2010 – 3:54 am | Comments Off on APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week
APS second graders build birdhouses during Earth Week

A second grade class at Ella White Elementary School in Alpena used Earth Week to showcase their construction abilities by building birdhouses for our feathered friends.

Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010
April 22, 2010 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010
Chamber hosts first “Good Morning Alpena” event of 2010

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first “Good Morning Alpena” breakfast event of the year Friday.

New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4
April 22, 2010 – 3:52 am | Comments Off on New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4
New voting location for Alpena residents in precinct #4

If you live in the City of Alpena and are used to voting at the First Assembly of God Church on Ripley Boulevard, you’ll be receiving a letter in the mail notifying you of a new polling location.

Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget
April 22, 2010 – 3:50 am | Comments Off on Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget
Neumann votes for plan to cut $3.6M from State budget

State Representative Andy Neumann Wednesday, voted to save $3.6 million in taxpayer dollars by consolidating administrative services in the Michigan House and Senate and modifying employee benefit plans.