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November elections for Three Rivers City Commission

Two incumbents on the Three Rivers City Commission will be uncontested, while Mayor Tom Lowry and an at-large spot will be decided by voters in November. Jared Hoffmaster and Diane Haley-Clay are poised to earn two-year seats, as they are unopposed. Meanwhile, South Constantine Street resident Larry Nichols is challenging Lowry, the incumbent mayor, for a two-year term. In addition, ...

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York leaves position

Three Rivers City Commissioner David York plans to leave his elected position at the end of June. York announced during Tuesday’s city commission meeting his purchase of a residence outside the city limits where he plans to live, forcing him to give up the seat he gained in November 2011. His two-year term expires at the end of the year. ...

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Project to move forward

Members of the Centreville Village Council have been advised that a sidewalk project planned through a $400,000 grant will proceed, despite objections from a group of village residents. Council members Monday were told village attorney John Barnes was contacted last week following a special meeting to hear some residents’ opinions against the sidewalk construction. Village president Jeff Johnson indicated Barnes ...

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Residents oppose plan

A group of Centreville residents is voicing opposition to a sidewalk plan in their neighborhood. Nearly two dozen residents attended this week’s Centreville Village Council meeting to voice concern over sidewalks to be built through a Safe Routes To School grant. The $416,000 to help cover the sidewalk-development cost was awarded last September. Comments ranged from the need for the ...

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Brush pick-up in Sturgis

The city of Sturgis is continuing its brush pick-up through the end of the week. Department of Public Services crews started the process Monday from the north side of the city and are making their way to the south end. City officials ask that materials be neatly stacked on the terrace area, away from objects or obstructions such as power ...

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Voters support increase in millage

Smoother roads will be appearing in Sturgis over the next decade, as voters Tuesday supported a 3-mill increase dedicated to street improvements and sidewalk repairs. The 10-year millage is expected to generate about $6.7 million in all, thanks to voter support of the proposal, which passed by a 3-to-2 margin. Mayor Ken Malone said the 3 mills will appear on ...

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