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Over 1.7 million pounds of recyclables passed through Alpena center over year
October 24, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Over 1.7 million pounds of recyclables passed through Alpena center over year
Over 1.7 million pounds of recyclables passed through Alpena center over year

More than 1.73 million pounds of recyclables passed through the Alpena Resource Recovery Facility for the fiscal year that runs from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.

Residents have opportunity to help shape future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park
October 24, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Residents have opportunity to help shape future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park
Residents have opportunity to help shape future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park

Residents who want to have a hand in shaping the future of Alpena’s Mich-e-ke-wis Park should attend a public input meeting next month.

City/TBTA to host public forum on millage increase for Dial-A-Ride
October 24, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on City/TBTA to host public forum on millage increase for Dial-A-Ride
City/TBTA to host public forum on millage increase for Dial-A-Ride

The City of Alpena and the Thunder Bay Transportation Authority are hosting a public informational forum to better educate the community on a large millage increase that would benefit the Dial-A-Ride Transportation service.

Zinke sentenced on firearm charge
October 24, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Zinke sentenced on firearm charge
Zinke sentenced on firearm charge

An Alpena man who is no stranger to the law was sentenced on a firearms charge this week.

HUNT busts two Rogers City men with LSD/acid
October 24, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on HUNT busts two Rogers City men with LSD/acid
HUNT busts two Rogers City men with LSD/acid

Two young men from Rogers City were busted last week, for transporting an unknown quantity of LSD from downstate to northeast Michigan.

Line 5 pipeline presentation at Rogers City library
October 24, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Line 5 pipeline presentation at Rogers City library
Line 5 pipeline presentation at Rogers City library

A group opposed to Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline is holding a public discussion at the Presque Isle County Library in Rogers City Thursday evening.

Community foundation hosts over 130 youth grantmakers
October 24, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Community foundation hosts over 130 youth grantmakers
Community foundation hosts over 130 youth grantmakers

The Community Foundation for northeast Michigan recently hosted more than 130 youth grantmakers for a regional Youth Advisory Council training event.

Workers at large GM plant in Flint approve contract
October 24, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Workers at large GM plant in Flint approve contract
Workers at large GM plant in Flint approve contract

Workers at one of the largest General Motors factories have voted to ratify a new contract with the company, an indication that a five-week strike could be coming to an end.

Term limits plan would be tied to ‘good government’ changes
October 24, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Term limits plan would be tied to ‘good government’ changes
Term limits plan would be tied to ‘good government’ changes

A potential plan to ask Michigan voters to ease legislative term limits would likely be paired with “good government” changes aimed at addressing the state’s feeble transparency and accountability grades.

City budget deficit grows by $51K during first quarter of fiscal year
October 23, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City budget deficit grows by $51K during first quarter of fiscal year
City budget deficit grows by $51K during first quarter of fiscal year

The City of Alpena added a small amount to it’s general fund budget deficit during the first quarter of the fiscal year, which started July 1.

60 year-old Alpena dad gets life in prison for sexually assaulting son
October 23, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on 60 year-old Alpena dad gets life in prison for sexually assaulting son
60 year-old Alpena dad gets life in prison for sexually assaulting son

An Alpena man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting his young son over a period of years.

City council candidates to appear at public forum tonight
October 23, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on City council candidates to appear at public forum tonight
City council candidates to appear at public forum tonight

Residents have an opportunity Wednesday night, to learn more about the three candidates vying for two seats on the Alpena Municipal Council.