September 8, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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For the Record

The article “Writing Couple To Share Experiences At Mackinac Island Public Library” incorrectly states that Andrew Grant and Tasha Alexander would visit Mackinac Island Public Library August 31. More...

18-year Police Officer Ken Hardy Named Interim Police Chief

When Police Chief Jim Marks retires November 1, Corporal Ken Hardy will step into the position on an interim basis until May, but has been offered the position full-time, if he wants it.  More...

Zoning Ordinance Work Moving Forward; Court Upholds City in Case

The Mackinac Island City Council accepted a proposal from Wade Trim, Inc. to revise the city’s zoning ordinance and learned that the district court has upheld the city’s authority to regulate the sale of goods on a public street. More...

Letters

It May Be A Necessary Loss, But I Still Care

To the Editor:  More...

Speakers Were Enthusiastic at Rally

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Positive Writing Style Sets Town Crier Apart

To the Editor:  Thank you for writing such a good story regarding the Mackinac Island cemetery work completed earlier this year. You brought everything together and made an interesting story to read.  More...

Efforts Underway To Answer Winter Ferry Questions

A number of questions remain regarding Mackinac Island winter ferry service, and while the Transportation Committee, along with citizens from Mackinac Island, met with Arnold Transit Company Tuesday, September 4, few answers were found, and the commi More...

Riders Bid Farewell To Summer, With One Last Formal Ride

Eighteen Mackinac Island riders joined during the Labor Day Weekend Formal Ride, which serves to close out the summer riding season. Soon, many will leave their summer homes on the Island. The riders gathered at the East Bluff at 9 a.m. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Less Drama at Today’s Party Conventions

Political drama has faded from national party conventions but show biz blazes anew, as evident at the GOP’s Tampa theater last week.  That was underscored by actor Clint Eastwood’s bizarre, funny, but vulgar rambling warm-up before t More...

Nature Notes

Dinosaurs To Present: Turtles Provide 225 Million Years of History

There was a little turtle.  He lived in a box.  He swam in a puddle.  He climbed on the rocks.  He snapped at a mosquito.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

What a beautiful holiday weekend! The weather was picture perfect with bright, sunny days for the Grand Hotel Jazz Festival. Friday evening, August 31, the Woodfill Center was filled to capacity to hear Wynton Marsalis perform a great concert.  More...

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