September 1, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Mackinac Bridge Walk Is Monday

The 55th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk will be Monday, September 3, and people will take part in the tradition starting at 7 a.m. The public walk, the only time pedestrian traffic is allowed on the bridge, is free to everyone.  More...

News

Correction

In the August 25 issue of the Town Crier, the article “Chief Marks To Retire, Dan Musser III To Fill Council Seat,” inaccurately states that “Alderman Jason St. More...

Little Stone Church To Honor Maritime Work

A Maritime Labor Celebration service will be held Sunday, September 2, at 10:30 a.m. at Little Stone Church. The third annual service will celebrate past and present Great Lakes maritime workers.  More...

For the Record Suggestions Outline Process of Project Approval in Historic Districts

In the August 25 issue of the Town Crier, the article “Chief Marks To Retire, Dan Musser III To Fill Council Seat,” inaccurately states that “Alderman Jason St. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

High National Profile For 1st District Race

Over the decades, Michigan’s northernmost congressional district has had prominent veteran members of the U.S. House, including 1953-64 Representative Victor Knox (R-Sault Ste. More...

Nature Notes

Two Blue Birds: A Closer Look at the Blue Jay and Great Blue Heron

This week’s column is about two blue birds, but neither of them are bluebirds. One is the great blue heron and the other is the blue jay. In the last couple of weeks I’ve become particularly aware of some of their eating habits.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Gambling: An Ever Expanding Industry and Growing Addiction

The phenomenon of casino gambling is continuing to expand in many locations in the United States, in addition to the many forms of legal and illegal gambling that have existed for a long time. More...

Little Stone Church Donates $100,000 To Scholarships

The congregation of Little Stone Church will donate $100,000 to the Founder’s Scholarship Fund at the Mackinac Island Community Foundation.  The foundation hopes to reach an endowment of $1 million to assist Island students in postgraduat More...

Regatta Is This Saturday

The 18th Annual Horns Bar Labor Day Regatta will be Saturday, September 1. Prior to the race, there will be a skippers’ meeting at 11 a.m. at the Mackinac Island Yacht Club. More...

Sports

Firefighters Continue Winning Streak in 14-13 ‘Guns and Hoses’ Game

Dozens of families sat on blankets and folding chairs at Great Turtle Park for the 11th annual Guns and Hoses softball game Sunday, August 12. More...

Bynoe’s Hockey Team Continues Undefeated Streak

There’s no need for skates or ice to play hockey on Mackinac Island. A group of 16 men, young and old, gathered at Windermere Point Friday, August 10, to play in the Bynoe Street Hockey game.  More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Sweep Explorers In Soccer Season Opener

The Mackinac Island Lakers swept the Concord Academy Explorers of Boyne City 8-2 and 6- 2 in the soccer season opener Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25.  More...

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