July 31, 2010 RSS feed / News

Bat Positive for Rabies in Eastern Mackinac County

A bat found in eastern Mackinac County has been tested positive for rabies, the Luce Mackinac Alger Schoolcraft District Health Department announced Friday, July 23. More...

School Board Hires Teacher, Cuts Half-time Custodial Position

A new social studies teacher, Christopher Schoonover, was hired and a half-time custodial position was cut by the Mackinac Island school board Thursday, July 22.   Mr. More...

Antique Carriage Parade Among Highlights of Festival of the Horse

Above and at right: Antique carriages of various styles are shined and polished to roll down the street on Mackinac Island to delight spectators at the Festival of the Horse carriage parade Friday, Ju More...

Would Bike Tours Negatively Impact Park? Commissioners Deliberate

Permit Request Set Aside for Second Time

A plan to offer guided bicycle tours in the Mackinac Island State Park was tabled again last week by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, which wants continued study of the matter. More...

Murray Realty Relocates to Market Street

Murray's Mackinac Realty has opened an office this season in the Carousel Shops on Market Street. The real estate company was started five years ago by Jerry and Steve Murray and was previously operated from offices in St. More...

City Tables Decision on Hubbard’s Annex Designation for Two Weeks

Action on the Hubbard's Annex historic district and appointments to the city's new Historic District Commission have been tabled for two weeks while the city seeks unspecified legal advice about its ordinance. More...

Helmet Design Deadline Nears

Design submissions for the Mackinac Island Community Foundation Mackinac Island official bicycle helmet are due Sunday, August 15. More...

Blood Drive Is Wednesday

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Wednesday, August 4, from noon to 6 p.m. at Community Hall on Market Street. Walkins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged to make the process run more efficiently. More...

EMT Class To Be Offered

An EMT Basic course will be held on Mackinac Island from Monday, September 13, until Saturday, January 22. Mark Wilk of Allied EMS will be the instructor, and participants must be 18 years of age by January 22. More...

Carriage Parade Brings Out the Finest and Fanciest in Island Transport

Ben and Xavier Mosley drive one of Grand Hotel's famous high-stepping Hackney horses during the carriage parade for the Festival of the Horse. More...

Woodward Corridor Musicians To Perform for Mackinac Island Listeners

A String Quintet from the Woodward Corridor Musicians will play a free public concert at Ste. Anne’s Church Sunday, August 1, at 5 p.m. as part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Mackinac Island Community Foundation.   More...

Report: Plane Attempted Take-off 3 Times Before Crash

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board reveals the Beechcraft 58 twin-engine airplane that crashed at St. More...

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