The St. Clair County Board of Commissioners are looking at raising the tipping fees at the Smiths Creek Landfill and will be talking about it Thursday, as they gather for a workshop session. Board Chair Jeff Bohm says the municipal fees have not been raised since 1999, and the discussion today will be followed up by a proposal early next year, with plenty of time given to the
The bells are ringing, but the donations haven't been coming in.. that's for the Red Kettle campaign for the local Salvation Army. Major Mark Turner at the Court Street office says the holiday campaign to raise funds is used year-round for those in need and the campaign is down about $40-thousand dollars from this time last year. Turner says volunteers to ring kettle
St. Clair County Community College has received a sizeable donation from an anonymous donor. The pledge is for $500-thousand dollars and brings SC4's capital campaign fundraising total up to nearly $2.2 million dollars. The donation is earmarked to establish a scholarship fund and complete a historic renovation of a lecture hall in the Main Building. The college and the
Every public school in the state is now required to have EpiPens on hand. Governor Rick Snyder signed the new law requiring schools to have at least two epinephrine pens on site and have at least two staff members trained to use them. Charter schools are included in the requirement. The legislation also allow physicians to prescribe and pharmacists to dispense the devices. EpiPens provide
The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle personal injury accident that happened Tuesday at the intersection of Bricker Road and Gardener Line Road in Fremont Township. A pick-up driven by a 72-year-old Melvin man was eastbound on Gardner Line Road and failed to stop at the intersection. He collided with another vehicle driven by a 46-year-old man from Fort
The deadline for the Spirit of Port Huron award nominations is December 31st and will be presented in March at McMorran. The awards include Brotherhood, Cultural, Economic Progress as well as many others. Nominations should be sent to the Office of the Mayor, 100 McMorran Boulevard and should include your name, address and phone number, as well as the nominee's name, address and phone
Local gasoline stations in the Wadhams area some of the first to offer unleaded regular for $2.99 or less yesterday. Most in Port Huron were near or just over $3.00 a gallon...the lowest gas price in months.
It's a workshop session, this week, for the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners. The Thursday session will start at noon, at the County Administration building, with an agenda that includes discussion about the St. Clair County International Airport, the Smiths Creek Landfill, and the board going into an executive closed session to talk about a possible land purchase.
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says, a suspect in the unarmed robbery of Nick's Four Roses restaurant is now in custody. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says, 50-year old James Cassano, who used to work at the establishment, turned himself in Monday after a warrant had been issued for his arrest last Friday. The incident happened when a man went into the restaurant, along 24th
Say so long to 2013 and Happy New Year at McMorran Place, as it'll be time to drop the lighted anchor from way on high. Patti Samar, of the McMorran Civic Center Authority Commission says this will be the second time for the event.. Samar has announced that entertainer Cliff Erickson will provide live music, and admission into the beer tent and open skating at the Main Arena is