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NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Township Supervisor Michelle Heit and Clerk Judy Zabicki participated in a May 22 New Buffalo Business Association Facebook Live chat session during which they discussed the “road diet” striping on U.S. 12 between the New Buffalo Township line south of the city and …

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THREE OAKS — Three Oaks Village Council members discussed a proposal to have a fund-raising event for The Acorn Theater in mid July at Dewey Cannon Park involving the serving of alcoholic beverages and live music during their May 13 regular meeting (held remotely via Zoom).

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HARBERT — After determining that there is no safe way to reach Cherry Beach on foot, the Chikaming Township Park Board agreed during a May 7 special meeting to close access to the lakeshore at the road-end park “until further notice.”

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BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman Open-Air Market made its 2020 debut on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 10) in the parking lot next to Edgewater Bank (across Lake Street from the Bridgman Public Library) with garden plants, flowers, farm-fresh eggs, locally found morel mushrooms, and even some newly made f…

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NEW BUFFALO — Raymond “Ray” Joseph Wojdula, longtime owner of drug stores in New Buffalo and Three Oaks, passed away on May 5 at the age of 85.

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NEW BUFFALO — An extensive area along the lakefront in New Buffalo was un­derwater Wednesday and Thursday, April 29 and 30, due to high winds and consistent rainfall.

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LANSING — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on May 1 signed Executive Order 2020-70 as part of her MI Safe Start plan. The new order will allow the May 7 resumption of some types of work presenting a very low risk of coronavirus infection including construction, real-estate activities, and …

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NEW BUFFALO — Sixth District U.S. Congressman Fred Upton said he was happy that some of the Executive Order restrictions related to slowing the spread of coronavirus such as those related to motorboats, landscaping/plant nurseries and bicycle repair shops had been relaxed by Michigan Gov. Gr…

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NEW BUFFALO — Audrey Tuszynski, secretary and co-event chair of the New Buffalo Business Association, speaking during the public comment portion of the Monday, April 20, New Buffalo City Council meeting (conducted remotely via the Zoom app), said the NBBA is changing and evolving its events …

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HARBERT — The Chikaming Township Board approved a Red Arrow Highway Union Pier Project agreement with the Berrien County Road Commission and OK’d financing of the township’s portion of the road work during its April 9 regular meeting (broadcast remotely via the Zoom app).

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NEW BUFFALO — With signs of the latest high-water event still evident in the form of large puddles on North Whittaker Street near New Buffalo’s public beach, a series of large concrete blocks were installed Saturday, March 28, in an effort to reduce future flooding.

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LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 9 extended the state-wide stay-at-home order through April 30, barring non-es­sential business and travel outside the home.
Additional restrictions intended to limit the spread of the virus have been added.

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BRIDGMAN — Most people don’t imagine camping in the shadow of a nuclear power plant, but that’s what some workers at Cook Nuclear Plant are preparing to do.

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NEW BUFFALO — Following a March 16 public hearing, the New Buffalo Township Board approved submitting an application to the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund for $300,000 for the development of a local portion of the 58-mile Marquette Greenway that ultimately is planned to connect Chicag…

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NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Business Association (NBBA) on Friday, March 20, launched a weekly initiative aimed at helping its members keep in touch and up to date while maintaining social distancing during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday, March 23, issued  a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order requiring Michigan businesses to suspend in-person operations from 12:01 a.m. March 24 through April 13 to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.