May 22, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

News

Straits Area and State Lose a Friend With Passing of Larry Rubin

Lawrence A. More...

Master Plan Revision Work Now Under Guidance of Consultant

Fran Brink has revitalized Mackinac Island's master plan revision, which has languished in committee for more than five years. More...

Plan Progress So Far: Three Chapters Reviewed, Few Changes

Minor changes are needed in three chapters of the Master Plan, one appendix, and accompanying maps, say the six committee members who began the review process Thursday, May 6.   More...

Online Safety Is Focus of Program

Students using the Internet without supervision risk predator abuse, and Nancy Burgeson, a representative from the office of the Michigan Attorney General, visited the Mackinac Island school to make sure parents and youth are aware of the dangers. More...

Preservation Goals at Crux of Island Debate

Citizens Push City To Take Action, Hold off Demolition

A pair of meetings about historic preservation on Mackinac Island, specifically concerning the proposed demolition of the 119-year-old McNally residence on Main Street, resulted in a citizen pledge to petition the city for a moratorium on building d More...

Opinions

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Why I Finally Subscribed To the Town Crier

To the Editor: This weekly paper puts many big city dailies to shame. Your writers can construct an intelligible sentence. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Justice Weaver ‘Will Not Be Bullied’

It's been intra-party Slam Week for Republicans seeking the gubernatorial nomination, and for GOP justices on the Michigan Supreme Court. More...

Nature Notes

Cardinals, Sharp-shin Hawks Can be Heard on Mackinac

One of the joys I have, after my horse has returned to the Island, is getting up early and walking up the hill behind my house to feed him. I know it sounds odd, but this is my quiet time for thinking and listening. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The most beautiful day of the spring season was Tuesday, May 18, as temperatures were in the high 70s with radiant sunshine, blue skies, and calm winds. More...

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