July 30 2009

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

NEW TRAILS PROPOSED—Cannon Township Board members (l–r) Trustee Dick Davies, Trustee Deb Diepenhorst, Clerk Bonnie Blackledge, Supervisor Peter MacGregor, Trustee Rob McBrien and Trustee Steve Grimm decide to hear more about the proposed non-motorized sidewalks/trails. Meeting set August 6 for more information by MITCH HARVATIN Cannon Township officials decided [...]

Original musical comedy presented

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Local playwright Scott Phillips has written his first musical, “Paris on the Brain,” and it will debut at the Kent Theatre in Cedar Springs this summer. In this musical comedy, Paul is surprised by the reappearance of the woman he loved but left in Paris several months before. The exotic Meena arrives, expecting to marry, and Paul enlists his quarrelsome sisters to [...]

City and employees reach pay agreement on time

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford City Manager Michael Young said he was pleased to provide the City Council with fair agreements on time for City staff and the police department (see related story on page 1). “Rarely will you hear a city manager say that negotiations were a pleasure to go through. We have an excellent police department and staff who understand what tough times we are going [...]

New business designed to help in tough economy

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Owner Amy Sheets offers “family friendly” items at her Lilacs and Apple Blossoms consignment shop in Belmont. Lilacs and Apple Blossoms to buy and sell When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. At least that’s the philosophy behind Lilacs and Apple Blossoms, a new consignment shop at 2355 Belmont Center Drive, Suite 100, in Belmont. Owner Amy Sheets said [...]

City to discontinue print newsletter

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford City Council will discontinue the print edition of the City newsletter, The Outlook. According to City Manager Michael Young, the step is in line with the City’s goal to be more “green” and would also save $6,000 a year for the six newsletters printed. The information would instead be available online. The City would still print a limited number of [...]
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