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Downtown renovation project awarded $622K
May 3, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Downtown renovation project awarded $622K
Downtown renovation project awarded $622K

A renovation project in downtown Alpena is receiving a large performance-based grant from the State of Michigan.

Council picks consultant to perform city manager search
May 3, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Council picks consultant to perform city manager search
Council picks consultant to perform city manager search

The Alpena Municipal Council has selected a consultant to perform a search for a new city manager.

AHS receives College Success Award from GreatSchools.org
May 3, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on AHS receives College Success Award from GreatSchools.org
AHS receives College Success Award from GreatSchools.org

Alpena High Schools is 1 of 148 high schools in Michigan to receive a College Success Award from GreatSchools.org.

Annual Alpena Countywide Clean Up Day
May 3, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Annual Alpena Countywide Clean Up Day
Annual Alpena Countywide Clean Up Day

Alpena County residents can continue with their spring cleaning chores Saturday, during the annual countywide clean up day at the Resource Recovery Facility on M-32.

Smoke alarm giveaway Saturday
May 3, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Smoke alarm giveaway Saturday
Smoke alarm giveaway Saturday

Employees from the Alpena Fire Department and the American Red Cross will be walking door to door on Alpena’s northside Saturday, giving away and installing free smoke alarms.

Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assaults, suicide & more
May 3, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assaults, suicide & more
Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assaults, suicide & more

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office investigated a number of serious complaints last week, including three for sexual assault and one for a suicidal person.

Street reconstruction by City Hall starts Monday
May 3, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Street reconstruction by City Hall starts Monday
Street reconstruction by City Hall starts Monday

The reconstruction of a section of Park Place by Alpena City Hall starts Monday.

Thousands in rural MI to receive broadband access, higher-speed Internet
May 3, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Thousands in rural MI to receive broadband access, higher-speed Internet
Thousands in rural MI to receive broadband access, higher-speed Internet

The Federal Communications Commission has announced expansion of the universal services fund, which will provide high-speed broadband access to over 5,000 Michiganders in rural areas.

Community Foundation to serve as NE MI Census 2020 nonprofit hub
May 3, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Community Foundation to serve as NE MI Census 2020 nonprofit hub
Community Foundation to serve as NE MI Census 2020 nonprofit hub

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan has signed on as the nonprofit 2020 census hub for the region.

Alpena man accused of sex w/dog now charged with sexually assaulting a child
May 2, 2019 – 4:37 pm | Comments Off on Alpena man accused of sex w/dog now charged with sexually assaulting a child
Alpena man accused of sex w/dog now charged with sexually assaulting a child

An 18 year-old Alpena man who was accused of engaging in sexual acts with a dog in April, is now facing a much more serious charge of sexually assaulting a child.

APS ballot proposal includes 1.9 mills plus 1.8 mill renewal
May 2, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS ballot proposal includes 1.9 mills plus 1.8 mill renewal
APS ballot proposal includes 1.9 mills plus 1.8 mill renewal

Residents of the Alpena Public Schools district are headed to the polls Tuesday, to vote on a ballot proposal to levy an additional 1.9 mills for repairs, renovations and improvements to school buildings and grounds.

National Day of Prayer events in Alpena & Rogers City
May 2, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on National Day of Prayer events in Alpena & Rogers City
National Day of Prayer events in Alpena & Rogers City

National Day of Prayer events are being held in Alpena and Rogers City Thursday.