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NEW BUFFALO — Two representatives of U.S. Congressman Fred Upton along with members of the New Buffalo City Council and the New Buffalo Shoreline Alliance got an up-close look at the eroded shoreline south of the city’s harbor aboard a Coast Guard boat out of Michigan City on Friday, Nov. 8.

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NEW BUFFALO — Members of the New Buffalo Township Planning Commission, following a public hearing during their well-attended Nov. 5 meeting, voted 6-1 to approve a revised Planned Unit Development (PUD) requested by Harbor Crossing, LLC located at 19701 Kluver Road, and to recommend its appr…

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NEW BUFFALO — Work has begun on the new “Gateway of Michigan” sign at the eastbound I-94 Exit One ramp, which New Buffalo Township Board members are hoping will be completed by Christmas. Delayed awaiting state approvals, the sign is the first piece of the $900,000 Exit 1 facelift. Decorativ…

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HARBERT – The majority of the Chikaming Township Park Board’s time during their Oct. 28 meeting focused on the final stages of putting together a new Five-Year Plan that will replace the current one approved in February of 2015.

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NILES – The first of two people arrested after a September high-speed chase that crossed Berrien County on U.S. 12 was sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court.

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NEW BUFFALO – Stressing that the New Buffalo Educational Trust is intended to be used by graduates to further their education so they can be employable, Denise Tuszynski, human resource and payroll director, updated the New Buffalo Board of Education on its status during the Oct. 28 regular …

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HARBERT – Chikaming Township’s long process of creating a new zoning ordinance document that better reflects the goals of the township’s Master Plan finally crossed the goal line after nearly three years during an Oct. 24 special meeting of the Chikaming Township Board.

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NEW BUFFALO – Updates on two new community facilities — a public safety building and a YMCA daycare and community center — were presented to the New Buffalo Township board during its Tuesday, Oct. 22, meeting. 

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NEW BUFFALO — The YMCA of Southwest Michigan is pursuing an agreement with St. Mary of the Lake Church in New Buffalo and other community groups to open a YMCA community center in the parochial school building behind the church at 704 West Merchant St.

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ST. JOSEPH — A Berrien County family that experienced a tragic loss along with several local charities are teaming together to help those facing crushing medical debt.

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MICHIGAN CITY — For the fatal shooting of his wife in 2012, John B. Larkin was sentenced Monday, Oct. 21, to two years in prison.

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THREE OAKS – The possible sale of the 70-acre Enterprise Park property, located on the southeast corner of Schwark Road and U.S. 12, was once again on the agenda at the Oct. 14 meeting of the Three Oaks Township Board.

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ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Commissioner Teri Freehling, returning after an absence of several months to the board of commissioners’ meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, read a statement saying she did not know about all of her late husband’s business dealings, but in the future would steer clear o…

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NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Township Planning Commission on Oct. 1 opted to table a request for a Planned Unit Development for Harbor Crossing LLC, a proposed non-rental manufactured home community for modest-income families and retirees in the southwest part of the township. Its address i…

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NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Senior High School was one of 13 Michigan schools recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, the Michigan Department of Education announced on Sept. 26.

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NEW BUFFALO – After listening to a presentation on the matter by New Buffalo Area Schools (NBAS) Superintendent Dr. Jeff Leslie and School Board president Chuck Heit during their Sept. 16 meeting, members of the New Buffalo City Council voted unanimously to convey property to the district th…

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NEW BUFFALO — Discussion of the 2019 audit report for the New Buffalo Area Schools brought good news not only for the school board and administration, but also for local taxpayers, during the Monday, Sept. 23, meeting.