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City Purchases Tax Reverted Property Near Stonecliffe

The city will purchase a lot on Forest Driveway for $1,500, following a vote of the city council Wednesday, May 27. More...

New Committee to Consider Historic Preservation Concerns

What can the city do to protect a building if its historic façade is threatened and the building is not located in a historic district? What authority does the Planning Commission have to deny a zoning permit based on architectural aesthetics? More...

Local Poetry Anthology Will Honor Fitzgerald

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation has published “Beneath the Lilac Canopy: Mackinac Island in Poetry,” a 144-page book featuring a wide-ranging collection of poems from Island residents and visitors, ranging from age 12 to 92.  More...

Manoogians Share Art Collection

Richard and Jane Manoogian, longtime summer residents of Mackinac Island, hosted a reception Sunday, May 31, at Grand Hotel, for their annual art exhibition, which will be on display throughout the summer in the hotel’s art gallery and hotel pa More...

City Will Consider New Policies June 10

City council will consider two ordinances and two policies for adoption Wednesday, June 10. More...

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Michigan Politics

Groups Create a Stir on Pipeline Concerns

As was underscored last week by assorted events and reports across the land, politics in Michigan is aswirl in water issues at the local, state, and federal levels.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The flowers on Mackinac Island are outstanding. The tulips at Grand Hotel are every color of the rainbow. The woods are filled with yellow lady’s-slippers, blue forget me-nots, lily of the valley, and many more varieties. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Reading Made Difficult With Dyslexia

There are several types of learning disabilities, one of which is dyslexia, commonly defined as difficulty in processing language in the areas of reading, writing, spelling, and speaking. More...

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