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Lafarge concerned over tax abatement comments
April 7, 2010 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Lafarge concerned over tax abatement comments
Lafarge concerned over tax abatement comments

At least one company receiving a tax abatement from the City of Alpena is concerned over comments made Monday, at the Municipal Council meeting.

Alpena ordinance now allows open carry of a firearm
April 7, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Alpena ordinance now allows open carry of a firearm
Alpena ordinance now allows open carry of a firearm

It will soon be “totally” legal to stroll down the streets of Alpena with a loved one and a loaded pistol strapped to your side.

Settlement reached with Otsego Co ranch over dam on Pigeon River
April 7, 2010 – 5:48 am | Comments Off on Settlement reached with Otsego Co ranch over dam on Pigeon River
Settlement reached with Otsego Co ranch over dam on Pigeon River

A settlement has been reached over a dam on the Pigeon River in Otsego County, that in 2008 caused a significant fish kill and environmental damage.

Tea Party plans rallies opposing Stupak
April 7, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on Tea Party plans rallies opposing Stupak
Tea Party plans rallies opposing Stupak

Tea Party activists will be targeting Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak for defeat during a series of rallies in Michigan this week.

Alpena receives Tree City USA designation for 11th time
April 7, 2010 – 5:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena receives Tree City USA designation for 11th time
Alpena receives Tree City USA designation for 11th time

The City of Alpena has been honored by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to community forestry.

Lewiston man loses way home from Alpena
April 7, 2010 – 5:24 am | Comments Off on Lewiston man loses way home from Alpena
Lewiston man loses way home from Alpena

A Lewiston man was safely reunited with his wife Tuesday night, after he became lost on his way home from Alpena.

APS: Storybook authors win awards at AHS
April 7, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on APS: Storybook authors win awards at AHS
APS: Storybook authors win awards at AHS

It’s a daunting task to fill a blank page with your own creative writing. It’s scarier still to fill 28 blank pages with a story from your own
imagination, illustrated yourself!

Chamber hosts First Good Morning Alpena event of 2010
April 7, 2010 – 5:18 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 pleased to announce the first Good Morning Alpena event of 2010.

Job ratings steady for Obama, worse for Granholm
April 7, 2010 – 5:14 am | Comments Off on Job ratings steady for Obama, worse for Granholm
Job ratings steady for Obama, worse for Granholm

President Barack Obama and Governor Jennifer Granholm aren’t getting any more popular with Michigan voters.

Zoning change approved for new Dean Arbour dealership
April 6, 2010 – 4:58 pm | Comments Off on Zoning change approved for new Dean Arbour dealership
Zoning change approved for new Dean Arbour dealership

Dean Arbour Ford is a step closer to opening a new dealership on US-23 north.

Alpena Council receives update on business tax abatements
April 6, 2010 – 7:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena Council receives update on business tax abatements
Alpena Council receives update on business tax abatements

The Alpena Municipal Council may be ready to hold businesses accountable if they receive a tax abatement.

Alpena 1 of 5 chosen for MML pilot program
April 6, 2010 – 6:55 am | Comments Off on Alpena 1 of 5 chosen for MML pilot program
Alpena 1 of 5 chosen for MML pilot program

Alpena is one of five cities in Michigan to be chosen as a pilot city for the Michigan Municipal League’s (MML) “Center for the 21st Century Communities” program.