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Deadline is July 12th

The Three Rivers City Commission has set Friday, July 12 at noon as the deadline for persons interested in filling the vacancy created by the resignation of At-Large Commissioner David York to submit a Citizen Interest Form to the City Clerk’s office. The determination came Tuesday evening (June 18), the final meeting for York who is moving to Lockport Township …

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Water meters being replaced

The City of Three Rivers is continuing to work with Custom Mechanical Contractors of Middleville, MI to replace residential water meters throughout the City. They work  for one month (Wednesday thru Friday each week) in a district, and move to another district for the next month. They are currently working in first district. They will start their second month of …

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Board to continue to move forward

The Lockport Township Board is continuing to move toward signing a 15-year fire protection service agreement with the City of Three Rivers Fire Department (TRFD), beginning in 2014. In keeping with unanimous action during their May 13th meeting to accept a three-point proposal from Three Rivers, board members agreed Monday evening (June 10th) to move ahead with development of a …

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New Christmas decorations

The village of Colon is nearing a goal of $8,000 to purchase new Christmas decorations. A fundraising effort spearheaded by the village and the Colon Area Chamber of Commerce will result in the purchase of 29 new decorations, which will be put on display in the downtown area for about six weeks starting around Thanksgiving. Chamber and village council member …

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Grand Marshal of parade

Former Three Rivers Mayor Ken Baker has been named the grand marshal of the 2013 Three Rivers Water Festival parade. Baker was chosen by virtue of his many years of service to the city, including his time as chief of police and later as mayor. Baker also is lauded for founding the Friends of Riverside Cemetery organization as well as …

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Thanks AEP

The city of Three Rivers has given special thanks to American Electric Power – Indiana Michigan Power – for its contribution to the Scidmore Park Petting Zoo Saturday programming. The city notified AEP of the community’s desire to continue quality educational programming at no cost to the public through its Saturday summer programs at the zoo. AEP is partnering with …

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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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