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Clare City honors Sentinel years of service

The Clare City Commission issued a proclamation of appreciation to The Clare Sentinel Monday outlining 120 years of “a long and distinguished history and value and worth to the citizens…

Auditor tells BOC 2012 slightly worse than 2011, but on right track

At Wednesday’s meeting, the Clare County Board of Commissioners went over the audit report for Fiscal Year 2011 with State auditor Roxanne Nicholas from the Michigan Department of Treasury.  Nicholas…

Surrey decides against grass ordinance

Surrey Township decided at their April 10 meeting not to put a grass/weed ordinance into effect. After several months of discussion about the matter, Planning Commission Chair Mahlon Parsons said…

Clare County BOC 4/18/12

Wednesday’s Clare County Board of Commissioners meeting was not dominated by any single topic; rather, it seemed like nearly every department in the County had some piece of business to…

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…