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TR brush pick up

Brush pick up in the city of Three Rivers has reached its midway point. The city’s Department of Public Services began the pickup process Monday in the Third District. The effort continues today in the Fourth District and Thursday in the Second District. Brush will be picked up just one time this year, DPS officials said. Leaf pickup in the …

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Commission agrees on purchases

Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners last week agreed to two major purchases. In advance of winter weather, the city commission approved the purchase of 5,000 pounds of road salt. The $24,000 transaction will call for 60 percent of the salt to be delivered ahead of the season and the balance will be shipped later in the winter. Also, …

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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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