ALPENA — Alpena is setting itself up to take a tougher stance on blighted or inhabitable properties.
At its regular meeting Monday, the Alpena Municipal Council received the first reading of a new ordinance to address blight in the city.
The goal is to have blighted areas and structures ...
ALPENA -- Since public health officials reported the first Northeast Michigan infection on April 6, 2020, The News has kept tabs on the virus’ spread in the region.
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A new bill proposed in Lansing could provide women who are considering abortion with other options and resources to help them make the decision right for them.
State Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine, introduced the Women’s Right to Know Act – establishing additional tools for pregnant women ...
ALPENA — The Alpena Community College Board of Trustees approved a new, three-year contract with President Don MacMaster that includes a raise.
With longevity pay and other compensation, MacMaster will make $177,907 in 2022. This year, he made $172,462.
The board also raised ...
Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited.
MONTMORENCY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Updated June 21
Animal Control: 4
Traffic Arrests: 1
OWI Arrests: 1
Drug Arrests: 0
Warrant Arrests: ...
ALPENA — If the City of Alpena gives a thumbs-up to a proposed project, the Lafarge Alpena Plant could improve its port and provide a service to the community, to the tune of several million dollars from the federal government.
Talks between the Alpena company and the city could result in ...