Caro schools seek $39.6 million bond
CARO — Caro Community schools is asking voters to approve two property-tax proposals in a Tuesday, May 7 election. The first proposal is a $39.6 million bond proposal to update school facilities, enhance and expand safety and security measures, increase operating efficiencies and provide learning spaces to enhance the educational program for all pre K-12 students.
By split vote, council extends contract
CARO ⸺ The Caro City Council and Mayor Karen Snider aim to make city residents very happy this summer. Council members on Monday unanimously approved accepting a $22,950 bid from Powell’s, a Montrose business, to construct two volleyball sand pits inside the track at the.
Resident: Some park problems resolved
INDIANFIELDS TWP. — The saga over the cleanliness of Indianfields Township Park has taken a positive twist. At the center of the debate is township Supervisor William Campbell and Indianfields Township resident Laura Strzelewicz.
Man Saved After Falling Through Saginaw Bay Ice Amid Dispute with Airboat Operator
A chilling encounter on a frozen Michigan waterway nearly turned deadly last Friday, when a heated exchange between ice fishers escalated into a risky situation involving a man falling through the ice. Law enforcement officials reported that the near-drowning incident occurred after a man and a passenger in an airboat deliberately broke the ice around the group of anglers during a confrontation on Saginaw Bay.
Kingston, February 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Lapeer High School basketball team will have a game with Kingston High School on February 27, 2024, 16:55:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Tractor Supply to help folks produce eggs
CARO — The Caro Tractor Supply Co.’s “backyard poultry event” on Saturday, March 2 could help customers produce their own eggs and meat, and make some memories along the way. Just ask Mary Jo Shelson and her son, Connor.
USA students still short on school year goals
SEBEWAING TWP. — Students across the nation have struggled since 2020 to recover learning lost to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The latest data from Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools, given to the board of education at its Feb. 12 session, reflect that struggle.
Mayville district adds preschool program
MAYVILLE — Mayville’s youngest students have a new program. Mayville Community Schools began a Great Start Readiness Program on Feb. 8, though the board didn’t make that official until it acted Feb. 14 to hire Christie Mahl as the district’s GSRP director.
2 men dead in M-53 crash in Lapeer County
LAPEER COUNTY, MI - Two men died in a head-on crash on M-53 Thursday in Lapeer County, police said. Officers responded to reports of a crash before 7 p.m., Feb. 22 on M-53 south of Hough Road in Almont Township, township police told The County Press. If you purchase a...
Gilford Township officials seek raises
GILFORD TWP. ⸺ If the residents agree, Gilford Township officials will be getting raises this year. The township board voted Feb. 8 to approve salary resolutions that included raises for the supervisor, clerk, treasurer and trustees.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.19 and $3.29 in Caro as of 2024-02-26. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Marijuana policy on the ballot in three Michigan communities
Citizens of Pontiac, Caro and Algonac will all make decisions on local cannabis policy on election day. Marijuana was legalized statewide in 2018, however cities have autonomy in determining laws and regulations for cannabis. Medicinal Marijuana has been legal in Pontiac since 2018. Voters there will decide on a set...
Town may improve 52-year-old sewer system
FAIRGROVE — The village of Fairgrove is looking to improve its sewer system. The system dates back to 1971 and is tied to a similar system in the nearby village of Akron. The two villages share the use of a sewer lagoon.
Millington car enthusiast builds custom classic car
MILLINGTON, Mich. (WNEM) - A local classic car enthusiast is preparing for his second auto show in less than a year, and he’s only 11-years-old. “Nobody else really in my class does this! My dad started working on his car and I thought it was pretty cool, so I started building my own cars and inventions,” said Landon Cunningham.
PARTING SHOT 2-23-24 EDITION: TWICE AS HARD
TWICE AS HARD: Can you name the Atlanta, Georgia musical group responsible for the 1990 release of the album “Shake Your Moneymaker? If you know the correct answer, Call, e-mail, post a comment on our website, enter in person or via Facebook starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday through 5:00 p.m. on Monday, each week for your chance to win.
Pizza Lover's Guide: The 3 Almont Pizzas You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizza spots in Almont. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Caro Residents consider Marijuana Proposal
CARO, Mich.— Alongside the presidential primary election, Caro residents will vote on increasing the number of people allowed to grow marijuana. The citizen-initiated proposal will raise three of Caro’s license amounts for marijuana. If approved, the local proposal would raise the allowed number of Class C grower licenses...
Caro man who hit sheriff deputy arraigned on drunk driving charge
CARO, Mich. (WJRT) - The man accused of hitting a Tuscola County Deputy Friday while under the influence was arraigned Tuesday in Tuscola County District Court. Court records show that 54-year-old Peter O'Brien is charged with operating while intoxicated third offense, operating while intoxicated causing serious injury and failure to yield for an emergency responder causing injury.
Pair plead in Silverwood gang beating
CARO — The final two defendants have pleaded no contest to criminal allegations in connection with the May 19, 2023 gang beating of a couple outside a Silverwood tavern. Beau A. Stratton, 29, of Clifford, and Garrett J. Bradley, 28, of North Branch, pleaded no contest to the charges last week in Tuscola County Circuit Court.
Mid-Michigan builder criminally charged after taking couple's money, doesn't do work
WHEELER TOWNSHIP, MI. (WJRT) - A mid-Michigan contractor is facing a felony for allegedly taking a couple's money for a home renovation project, and then not doing the work. The contractor is a former candidate for the state house and he also worked on another project that had some controversy.