August 27, 2005 RSS feed / News

Students Begin New School Year with Picnic, Motivational Speaker

Music, Activities Highlight Island School Opening Celebration September 6

For Mackinac Island Public School students, the first day of school Tuesday, September 6, will include a community picnic, the vocal talents of Mary McGuire Slevin, fun activities provided by Great Turtle Toys, and a motivational speech by Brett East More...

Fudge Fest Marks Second Year

Mackinac Island is known for many things: fort, ferries, fun, and, of course, fudge, and from August 26 through 28, the Island will host a fudge festival to recognize the importance of the candy. More...

Steeple Getting Facelift, Traffic Issues Addressed

Street Blockage Issue on Two-year Project

Traffic issues related to the restoration of the steeple at Ste. Anne More...

Beaumont Brass To Perform Sun.

The Beaumont Brass will be performing at Trinity Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 28. More...

Twilight Carriage Ride Takes Off

What prettier time could there be to take a carriage ride then when the sun is setting at dusk? Carriage drivers took advantage of the early evening beauty Tuesday, August 23, during the Mackinac Horsemen More...

Judge Edward ‘Ned’ Fenlon, 101, Honored for Mackinac Bridge Work

Judge Edward More...

Past Workers Gather at Island Bar

Between 75 and 90 former employees of Horn%27s Gaslight Bar and the Yankee Rebel Tavern will return to Mackinac Island for a reunion Thursday, August 25, through Saturday, August 27. More...

Mackinac Island Public School Events for September 2005

Tuesday, September 6First Day of School Community Picnic More...

Island Tunes Up For Jazz Festival at Grand Hotel

In 1887, Grand Hotel was opening its doors to guests and New Orleans was giving birth to a new music style called jazz. Both in the same country, yet miles apart. More...

Limb on Line Causes Outage

Storms in the area Friday, August 19, are blamed for a power outage on the Island, caused when a tree limb fell across a power line on the West Bluff. More...

Youth Enjoy Summer Recreation Programs

Board Gets Update on Youth Activities

When the Mackinac Island City Recreation Board met Monday, August 22, President Leanne Brodeur updated board members on the results of summer programs. More...

Daisy Day Raises $1,300

The total is in and $1,300 was raised during Daisy Day Tuesday, August 16, for the Stella King Scholarship Fund. The scholarship supports students graduated from Mackinac Island Public School. More...

Round Island Known for Cemeteries

Round Island is known for a number of things: the misnomer of being called More...

Bishop To Visit Trinity Church

The Right Reverand James A. Kelsey, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan, will preach at Trinity Church Sunday, August 28. The Reverend Ronald N. Smith of the East Bluff and St. David More...

Labor Day Regatta Set

The Mackinac Island Yacht Club is gearing up for this year More...

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