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Colon bridge opening delayed

Due to a delay in curing of concrete, the newly installed Decker Road bridge will not open until Nov. 18, according to the St. Joseph County Road Commission. The bridge, located in Colon Township, initially was scheduled to open this week.

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Dozens attend candlelight vigil for Parrack

A candlelight memorial for Jodi Parrack took place Sunday at Cannon Park in Constantine. Thirty sky lanterns were released, as more than 40 people attended the event. Parrack was a victim of homicide in 2007. Her mother, Jo Gilson, has held a vigil annually since then. Gilson, however, said this is the last candlelight vigil she plans to stage. Daniel …

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Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce the additon of James Maskill, DPM, to the Three Rivers Health Medical Staff. Dr. Maskill will be seeing patients at Three Rivers Bone & Joint. Prior to joining Three Rivers, Dr. Maskill completed fellowship training with New England Foot and Ankle Specialists, where he specialized in complex hindfoot and forefoot reconstruction, total ankle …

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County amends food service contract

St. Joseph County officials have amended a food-service contract with Canteen Services of Tekonsha. County commission members last week endorsed the restructured agreement, which replaces wording in the previous pact that dated to 2000, county administrator Pat Yoder said, adding that an updated agreement reflecting current sheriff’s department administrators is in place. The new contract reflects a five-year agreement with …

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Community Health Agency recommends shingles vaccine

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency has issued a statement in which it is estimated about half of all cases of shingles occur in men and women 60 years of age and older. Consequently, the agency is recommending people in that age group consider getting vaccinated. The department may be able to help people who are older than 60 years …

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Centreville acknowledges area veterans

The Centreville Downtown Development Authority is taking steps to ensure its area veterans are acknowledged on more than just a few occasions through the year. Coinciding with a ceremony taking place Wednesday, the DDA plans to unveil a pair of banners and dedicate a portion of village sidewalk as a symbolic thank you to local residents for their military service. …

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