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Grant Township adopts nearly $900 K budget

After a special Budget Hearing Tuesday evening, The Grant Township board adopted an $891,000 budget for the coming year. The budget includes $350,000 for some proposed roadwork including maintenance and…

Petitions for, against road patrol presented at Grant meeting

Presenting a petition with 70 signatures supporting him, John Urquhart urged the Grant Township Board to continue a contract with the Clare County Sheriff’s Department for extra road patrol. He…

Clare joins energy coalition

A proposal to join the Michigan Jobs and Energy Coalition was the only item of business not unanimously approved at the Clare City meeting Monday evening. Commissioner Tom Koch voted…

Clare votes to build new pump station despite Koch objections

Despite objections to proposal to build a new sewer pump lift station on the north end of Clare, the board voted 4-1 Monday evening to go ahead with the project.…

County BOC reverses decision to give Ambrozaitis more money

At their regular Wednesday meeting, a technicality caused the Clare County Board of Commissioners to reverse a decision they had made at their last meeting on March 7th. At Clare…

Farwell BOE extends contract of all administrators

Farwell’s Board of Education voted to extend the contracts of all their administrators for a period of one year at their regular Monday night meeting.  Superintendent Carl Seiter had high…

Surrey considers new ordinance

The Surrey Township Planning Commission is working on a new ordinance to deal with “noxious week and grass,” Planning Chair Mahon Parsons reported to the township board Tuesday evening. Zoning…

Grant discusses a ‘dry hydrant’ program

A program to install dry hydrants at various locations in Grant Township was a discussion item on the agenda Tuesday night. Supervisor Day Dysinger said he had been discussion a…

Citizens tell Central Dispatch ambulance response times must get better

Emotions ran high at times, questions were plentiful, and explanations from officials were detailed at Clare County’s first Central Dispatch Committee meeting on Wednesday.  But answers as to how slow…

Voters approve recall for Redding Township Supervisor, Clerk

Redding Township voters approved a recall of Supervisor Supervisor Michael Trzcienski and Clerk Autumn Scarbrough in the Presidential Primary election February 28. The vote to recall Trzcienski was 79 in…