Volunteers still needed for mobile canteen

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ALPENA — The Alpena Salvation Army still needs dedicated volunteers to work the organization’s emergency service canteen, which serves food and drinks to survivors and first responders during times of disaster. The canteen is a truck with a kitchen as its body and a window and ...

Water-sewer trial starts April 3

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A civil trial over the rates Alpena Township pays Alpena for water and sewer services is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. April 3 in 26th Circuit Court in Alpena. The trial could mark the beginning of the end of a decade-long fight between the two governments. Alpena Township, which buys water ...

State hears challenges to broadband availability

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The Michigan High-Speed Internet Office is now accepting public challenges to federal maps showing broadband availability across the state. Residents, local governments, nonprofits, and others who don’t believe the maps accurately reflect the availability of high-speed internet can find ...

NMMMA board meets on Thursday

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The Northeast Michigan Materials Management Authority is holding its monthly meeting on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Charter Township of Alpena on U.S.-23. For more information, call the recycling center at 989-354-2607 or send an email to manager@alpenarecycles.org.


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∫ Art in the Loft, on the third floor of the Center Building at 109 N. 2nd Ave. in Alpena, is normally open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, but the gallery is currently closed in preparation for the 2024 Young Artist Exhibit, opening with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on ...