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Will Reviewing Building Colors Be Task for Historic District Commission?

King Is HDC Chair; Bike Shop Plan Approved

The city’s Historic District Commission approved a site plan for the Mackinac Island Bike Shop rental on Main Street, where a historic building was demolished this spring. The decision was made Tuesday, June 10.  More...

Program to Provide Snowmobile Helmets Results in Better Compliance

Community Foundation Assists Island Residents

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation donated more than $5,000 to help Island residents purchase snowmobile helmets this winter. More...

City Sets Deadlines for Agenda Items and Payables

Agenda items for city council must be turned into the city clerk by 4 p.m. on the Friday before Wednesday meetings, according to a deadline the council established Wednesday, June 11. A deadline for payable item submissions is 10 a.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, June 18, 1914, Manager Miller of the South Shore has been informed by the manager of the Chicago, Duluth & Gerogian Bay Transit Co More...

Placemaking Concept Under Consideration

Initiative Could Build a Better Local Community

Building a better community to enhance where you live, where you work, and where you play is called “placemaking,” and communities that improve the lives of their citizens will be rewarded with a better economy and a vibrant place in whic More...

Lilac Parade Is a Sweet Treat

More than 75 entries entertained parade spectators with mythological costumes and showcases of skills at the Lilac Festival Parade Sunday, June 15.  “The parade was a lot better than I expected,” said first-time Island visitor Chelse More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Reflections on Hollywood Incentives, Highway Fixes

Go figure. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The lilacs were perfect for the annual Lilac Parade. Their fragrance filled the air. It was an extremely windy day Sunday, June 15, as the parade prepared to move west on M-185.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Catching Some Summer Rays: Sunscreen Use and Skin Cancer Prevention

The summer solstice is well underway. Sunny or not, this is when the ultraviolet rays are the most intense on your skin. By now, sun lovers are aware of the dangers of the rays for their potential for abetting the development of skin cancer.  More...

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