June 27, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

News

Colonial Michilimackinac Park Celebrates Ste. Anne’s, Tricentennial

A wedding that took place at Ste. Anne’s Church 240 years ago will be reenacted this weekend at Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City as part of a program celebrating the fort’s tricentennial Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28. More...

Tuesday Is ‘Kids Day’ at Art Museum

Children of all ages are invited to the Richard and Jane Mackinac Art Museum Tuesday, June 30, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. for the free Kids Day art event sponsored by the Mackinac Arts Council. More...

Coast Guard Rescues Woman Stranded Near Round Island

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 65-year-old woman whose sailboat ran aground near Round Island Tuesday, June 23. The woman was completing a solo sailing challenge from Chicago to Mackinac Island. Coast Guard Station St. More...

Letters

Enjoys Subscription to Town Crier

To the Editor: Enclosed is a check for $35 to renew my subscription to the Town Crier for the year 2016. I enjoy getting your paper every year. You do a wonderful job reporting the things happening on Mackinac Island. Mrs. More...

Public Hearing Will Address Readopting Two Historic Districts

A public hearing to consider readopting the city’s two downtown historic districts will likely be held in mid-August, after it was discovered in early June that a public posting error invalidated the 2013 historic districts. More...

Island Workers Treated to Weekly Meals

More than 100 Island workers flocked to the basement of Ste. Anne’s Church for the first weekly dinner of the season Thursday, June 18. More...

Obituaries

Fred ‘Fritz’ George

A memorial service for Fred “Fritz” George, former golf pro and manager of Wawashkamo Golf Club on Mackinac Island, will be held Tuesday, July 7, at 6 p.m. at Little Stone Church on Mackinac Island. Golf attire is preferred. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Snyder Empowers Effort Against Assault

Today’s first ladies are far more than the belle of the inaugural ball. Long ago they advanced from parlors to podiums, speaking out on topical issues close to their hearts. More...

Nature Notes

Moss Can Be Used In a Variety of Ways

When I was a child, one of our summer projects was to build moss gardens. We would head out to the woods and collect different species of moss, the greater variety the better, and make a whole miniature landscape using them. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The lilacs are still beautiful and very fragrant. It was a busy week, with many visitors enjoying the beauty of the lilacs. More...

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