August 20, 2011 RSS feed / News

Local Business Concerns On Table As Governor Snyder Visits St. Ignace

Spending $25 million to promote the state through Pure Michigan and then cutting hours at Michigan Welcome Centers doesn’t make sense, Governor Rick Snyder acknowledges, and he promised to look further into this issue after he learned of it dur More...

Permits Approved

Mackinac Island City Council approved three temporary motor vehicle permits during its meeting Wednesday, August 10. More...

Testing Trucks, Island Fire Department Considers New Purchase

The Mackinac Island Fire Department volunteers test a 75-foot ladder and pumper truck on the Coal Dock Tuesday, August 16. More...

Bryan Gruley and Steve Hamilton To Discuss ‘Michigan Noir’

The final installment of the library’s Summer Author Series will bring two writers who chose Michigan as their setting for their crime and mystery novels. More...

Celebrity Reception and Golf Tournament Is Next Week on Mackinac Island

A celebrity walk-around reception on Mackinac Island will feature eight former National Hockey League players and two Major League Baseball players Wednesday, August 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  More...

Governor Attends Transfer of Museum Ship

State officials visited Mackinaw City Saturday, August 13, for the transfer of ownership of the decommissioned Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw to the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum. More...

For the Record...

In an article titled “Saturday Event Raises Scholarship Funds” in the August 6 issue of the Town Crier, it was stated that the late Matt Bazinau worked for Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. Mr. More...

Mackinac Island Police and Fire Departments to Face Off in Softball Game

The 10th annual Guns and Hoses softball game between the Mackinac Island Fire Department and Police Department starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, August 21, at Great Turtle Park. The game first started in 2001 to benefit the Mark Gallagher Scholarship Fund. More...

Annual Jammin’ for the Arts Raises $14,000 for Mackinac Arts Council

Food, music, and art at the Mackinac Arts Council’s annual Jammin’ for the Arts fundraiser Thursday, August 11, helped the council raise about $14,000 for arts programs and activities throughout the upcoming year.  More...

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