Cannon Township identifies condos, multi-family development as needed


Undeveloped Town Square identified as most critical issue   By BETH ALTENA   Cannon Township Planning Commission spent an enlightening evening going over the township’s final version of the Five Year Master Plan which goes before the regular board at the next meeting for approval or changes. According to Paul LeBlanc, township planner, the document […]

Home born of lumber-era riches hits market, represents vanished Englishville


Few tangible remains represent once bustling community   By BETH ALTENA   An illiterate Londoner escaping bad business in his hometown changed his name on the long passage by boat to America, struck out from New York ports to cross the wilds of untamed early United States to settle in Sparta, Michigan and eventually control […]

Correction to Sandmining operation story in last issue

Last week’s Squire included our lead story about neighbors who are devastated by sand mining taking place adjacent from the homes they purchased from Sable Homes. A response from Sable homes was printed within the body of the story in a placement style known in newspapers as an “outtake” which is usually used as an […]

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park

  Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park (8280 6 Mile Rd Cannonsburg) on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 8:00am-12:00pm. A pancake breakfast will be hosted by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee at 8:00 a.m. The Cannon Township Historical Society will be selling baked goods. The feature event this […]

When Kids Don’t Want to Read

Do you have kids who compare having to read to getting shots at the doctor’s office? Sometimes we have to creatively adjust this attitude with new ideas, providing motivation and modeling to encourage our kids to become lifelong readers.   As parents, we are responsible for assisting our kids with tasks they don’t necessarily find […]