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WHITE PIGEON — White Pigeon village officials have given the manager of the White Pigeon Depot an opportunity to secure potential funding for a new slide in the Depot’s park. White Pigeon Village Council President Tyler Royce gave his “blessing” to Depot Manager Michelle Morris to ask Consumer’s...
UPDATED 4:37 P.M. May 25, 2021 THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers residents’ water residential equivalent unit (REU) rates are proposed to skyrocket 93 percent over the next four years, thanks to a state mandate surrounding lead service line replacements and other upcoming city projects. In 2018, the...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - A view of one of the Main Street Commons signs near East Alley in downtown Three Rivers. The Main Street Commons social district opened up Wednesday, allowing patrons at the Riviera Theatre Bar to enjoy food and beverages in a designated space throughout downtown.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers is now the latest municipality in the state to have an operating social district in their town. On Wednesday, the long-awaited Main Street Commons social district opened up in downtown Three Rivers, giving patrons at participating businesses another option for consuming...
CONSTANTINE ‑ The Constantine village council discussed hiring a new DDA director at a Monday, May 17 council meeting. Village manager Mark Honeysett said that Diana Lammott submitted a letter on May 3 announcing her retirement from the position, effective upon the conclusion of the May 17 council...
CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County commissioners were updated briefly Tuesday on the first meeting of the county’s steering committee for upcoming American Rescue Plan funds. The committee was formed last month to evaluate and prioritize funding options for just under $12 million that is estimated to...
LOCKPORT TWP. — Hydrant flushing is now underway in Lockport Township. Beginning Wednesday, May 19, and lasting through Friday, May 21, the township is conducting its first of two biannual hydrant flushings. These occur between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. As a result of the process, officials...
THREE RIVERS — Another municipality in St. Joseph County has hopped on the recreational marijuana bandwagon. By identical 4-2 votes Tuesday, the Three Rivers City Commission approved two ordinances that would allow recreational marijuana facilities to operate within the city limits. The first...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Public Library was recently selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library workers better serve their small and rural...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Fabius Township Planning Commissioner Dan Wilkins speaks on his issues with the township’s solar ordinance during Tuesday’s Fabius Township Planning Commission meeting.
FABIUS TWP. — After a roller coaster two days of contentious meetings in Fabius Township Tuesday and Wednesday, township officials voted to put a pause on an increasingly controversial solar energy ordinance. During Tuesday’s Fabius Township Planning Commission meeting, commissioners voted to...
Photo provided - Alex Kelley was recently hired as the St. Joseph County Commission on Aging’s new Life Enrichment Coordinator.
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — The St. Joseph County Commission on Aging Tuesday announced Alex Kelley as the new Life Enrichment Coordinator for the COA. Kelley, a Sherwood resident, is a familiar face to COA members as she has been the receptionist at the Oaks Enrichment Center in Sturgis since May 2018....

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