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New programs for Sturgis

Sturgis municipal officials said three new programs are being introduced as a result of the Generate Sturgis entrepreneurial forums earlier this year. A committee of 12 members has continued to meet since the Generate Sturgis sessions and has developed the programs BizCon, Business Boost and Buy Sturgis. Biz Con is a business conduit that will focus on events happening in …

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TR Fall brush pickup schedule

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services has issued a media release detailing its fall brush pickup schedule. Residents may start placing brush on their terrace starting Saturday, as crews will begin the pickup process Oct. 7. The four-day pick up will take place Oct. 7 in the city’s Third District, Oct. 8 in its first district, Oct. 9 in …

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Show-cause hearing for property

A show-cause hearing for a property in Three Rivers was set last week by Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners. A hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday next week will center on a property at 815 N. Main St. Concerns about its condition and whether it is fit for habitation will be heard at that time. Afterward, commissioners will consider …

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Approval of purchase

The Three Rivers City Commission last week approved the purchase of new tubing, fittings, tees and leak-detection sensors. The work, including the rebuilding of all regulators, is designated for the Wastewater Treatment Plant in response to a recommendation by the Chlorine Institute and the equipment manufacturer, which suggest the annual replacement and maintenance. Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners authorized $16,000 …

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Paving project in TR

The Three Rivers City Commission last week recommended paving-related expenses for two micro-surfacing projects. Nearly $32,000 was approved for work to be performed on South Douglas Avenue, from West Michigan Avenue to Millard Street, and Sixth Avenue from Wood to Jefferson streets. The $14,900 Douglas Avenue job was a budgeted project; funds from the city’s 2014 fiscal year will be …

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Historic district guidelines

An update on the formation of historic district guidelines, applicable to downtown Three Rivers businesses, was provided this week to the Three Rivers City Commission. The report was presented by Rob Vander Giessen-Reitsma, chairman of the city’s Historic District Commission. He provided Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners detailed examples of conformity guidelines to which downtown building owners will be subject …

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