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City To Hear Public Opinions on Historic District Proposal Saturday

Citizens will testify at a public hearing Saturday, June 16, on the proposed creation of two downtown historic districts. More...

Lilac Festival Activities This Week

Friday, June 15  Artful Accessories: This fundraiser, including handbags and jewelry, benefits the arts on Mackinac Island. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Community Foundation Plans Celebration

The Community Foundation is having its annual Community Foundation Celebration at Great Turtle Park Thursday, June 21, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Century-old Luxury Liner Keewatin Docks at Mackinaw City

When Eric Conroy was a teenager in the 1960s, he took up a relationship with “a young girl whose father didn’t approve of a boy from the big city,” he said. That girl’s father spoke with Mr. More...

Committee To Be Formed To Hire Firm For Zoning Ordinance Update

When the City Council allowed 50 rental bicycles at the Horn’s property near Mission Church, the property owners were left to decide how the bicycles would be rented and where they would be stored. More...

6th Spring Fling For Geocaching Brings 200 To Mackinac Island

About 200 people participated in the sixth annual Spring Fling Geocaching event hosted by the LePage family of Warren, and the event helped bring business to Mackinac Island.  The event was held the weekend of Saturday, April 28, and geocaching More...

New Events Offered for Horse Enthusiasts

New events are planned this summer for those interested in horses. More...

Ship Stops Here

Grande Mariner, an American cruise ship, visited St. Ignace and Mackinac Island Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2. More...

Terms of Winter Ferry Service Outlined at Transportation Meeting

Arnold Transit Company has agreed to provide winter service between Mackinac Island and St. Ignace this year, under a new, exclusive carrier agreement agreed to by the Mackinac Island City Council last week. More...

Dog and Pony Show Set for Saturday

The Epona and Barkus Parade, followed by the Mackinac Island Dog and Pony Show, will be Saturday, June 16. The parade, which begins at 1 p.m. More...

Zhané Nash Crowned 2012 Mackinac Island Lilac Queen

A large crowd gathered at Windermere Point Park to witness the crowning of Zhan’e Nash, the 2012 Lilac Queen, and Ava Sehoyan, the 2012 Lilac Princess. More...

For the Record...

An article published May 26 included an inaccurate description of the custodial staff at Mackinac Island Public School. More...

Mackinac Island Entertainment Guide

Pink Pony  June 15-16 Brian Thomas on the Patio 3 to 6 p.m. Myk Rise Band in the Pony 9:30 p.m.  June 17 Myk Rise on the Patio 3 to 6 p.m. Myk Rise in the Pony 9:30 p.m.  June 18 Charlie on the Patio 3 to 6 p.m. More...

New Fencing To Be Installed on East Side of St. Martin’s Building

Work continues on the St. Martin’s city employee housing building, and the Building and Grounds Committee discussed the current budget, and other projects they wish to complete on the former medical center building. More...

Riding Clinic Offered June 24

Adults and youth who want to learn about what makes a good horse may come to the Mackinac Community Equestrian Center Clinic Sunday, June 24, from 3 p.m. More...

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