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Two Island Roads Are on Park Property, Not City, Council Learns

Ownership of two roads on the back side of Mackinac Island, British Landing Road and Scott's Cave Trail, thought to be under the jurisdiction of the city, actually are state park property, said Phil Porter, director of Mackinac State Historic Parks, More...

Hubbard’s Annex Poised To Be Island’s First Historic District

Hubbard's Annex, a 50-acre West Bluff subdivision, is one step away from becoming a local historic district. More...

Commission Will Meet This Friday

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission will hold its second meeting of the year at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 28, at Audie’s Restaurant at 314 South Nicolet Street in Mackinaw City.   More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Environmental Scorecards

If there's any organization that holds feet of state politicians to the fire -- or at least to the bright light of public scrutiny -- on environmental issues, it is the Michigan League of Con–servation Voters (MLCV).   More...

Nature Notes

Spring Is a Time to Discover Plants Popping Up in Gardens, Woods

One of the wonderful things about spring is that you never know what may be popping up in your garden or in the woods. It’s a time for discoveries, to find out what made it through the winter and what, perhaps, did not. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

With Bicycle Use On the Rise, Safety Rules Are Imperative

Bicycling for recreation and exercise is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. More...

Property Values Fall 5%

But City May Hold Line on Millage

Property values are falling on Mackinac Island, however, Finance Committee members want to hold the city's overall millage at 8.0472 mills, the same as last year's level, a recommendation they will take to city council. More...

Memorial Services Planned

Memorial Day observances will take place Sunday, May 30, and Monday, May 31.   The Little Stone Church will honor fallen soldiers during a 10:30 a.m. service Sunday with a procession with the American flag and a memorial wreath .   More...

Opinions

Memorial Day Honors Fallen Soldiers

To the Editor: More...

‘Mrs. Mackinac Island’

To the Editor: I was very pleased to receive the May 15 to May 21 issue of the Mackinac Island Town Crier with the article by Karen Gould about Jeannette Doud. She certainly is Mrs. Mackinac Island.   More...

Newspaper Keeps Island in Mind

To the Editor: We love receiving the Town Crier, as it keeps Mackinac Island on our minds all year.   We will be celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary at the Chippewa Hotel June 25 through June 27. Have a wonderful summer. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO The News and Free Press May 29, 1885 To-morrow at Mackinac Island Programme Order of Procession:   More...

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