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Local school districts in favor of examining per-pupil funding state model

The question of how much it really costs to educate a child in a Michigan public school district is being asked among administrators across the state. One way the government provides funds to districts is via a bi-annual student count done the first Wednesday in October. However, educators across Mi

MORNING SUN - 2017-12-16 05:00:00

Cistone names Koterba executive director of Catholic Family Service

The Most Rev. Joseph Cistone, Bishop, of Saginaw, recently announced that Sister Mary Rebecca Koterba, R.S.M., M.D., has been named Catholic Family Service executive director. Koterba is a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma. She is a board certified physician and surgeon with more than

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 06:53:40

Wreaths adorn 185 veteran graves in Alma

Lisa Yanick Litwiller - Morning Sun The Alm VFW, with the help of several volunteers, placed 185 wreaths on veterans' graves in Riverside Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Taps echoed through an otherwise silent Riverside Cemetery in Alma Saturday as a group of friends, family and members of th

MORNING SUN - 2017-12-16 05:00:00

Weidman Woman Accused of Driving Drunk With 6-Year-Old in Car

An Isabella County woman is in jail after police say she drove drunk with a six-year-old in her car. Officers were called about a drunk woman at the McDonald's near Mission and Pickard in Mount Pleasant Tuesday night. Officers pulled over Kelly Manley of Weidman after they say she pulled out in fron

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Paetschow's business empire expands with recent additions

Jim Paetschow has been a businessman in Clare since he started his first enterprise while still in Clare Middle School close to 40 years ago. That's when he started his DJ business which blossomed into one of his largest businesses today, Sound Productions Inc. providing the music for events all ove


Community Events December 15th - 31st

Buggy Down Carriage is very excited to announce their first annual Christmas live Nativity and Santa at the Farm. There will be letters to Santa, a live nativity and admission is free. There may even be an appearance by Santa. Join them on Friday & Saturday, December 16th and 17th and on December 22


Shepherd High School LINKS program helps students with autism

Before Zane Heiden joined LINKS, not a lot of classmates knew who he was. Now everyone knows who the 16-year-old sophomore is. "I get waived at a lot more," Heiden said. "A lot more people know me when I don't know them." Heiden is part of the Shepherd High School version of the LINKS (Linking Asses

MORNING SUN - 2017-12-15 05:00:00

Shepherd chief has tips after nearly being hit on road

On the morning after he was almost hit by an out-of-control car on US-127, Shepherd Police Chief Luke Sawyer had a hint of humor but a long list of serious driving tips to share. Harking back to the old adage that there is no such thing as a car out of control, only drivers who have lost control of


NEIGHBORHOODS: Private beaches and stunning views in Hull's Alphabet section

Every week we take a look at a different neighborhood southeastern Massachusetts. Natalie Ornell / For The Patriot Ledger CLICK ON THE ARROW IN THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE MORE HOMES Kim Jalewsky may be from Cohasset but she spent her formative years in Hull's Hampton Circle visiting her grandmother. Sh

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-12-15 05:01:00

Brockton man charged with dealing fentanyl faces minimum 10 years

A 30-year-old Brockton man was charged in a superseding federal indictment on Thursday. BROCKTON - A city man now charged in a superseding federal indictment with dealing fentanyl faces a minimum of 10 years in state prison if convicted. Dany Brandao, 30, was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday on

ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-15 15:11:24

Max is a real people-person

This week at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue, we are featuring Max, an 11-year-young neutered male. In a word, Max is a delight! He has tabby colors and markings and gorgeous emerald green eyes. He is a beauty! Max came to us after his former owner could no longer care for him. Max is truly a people cat.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-12-16 16:01:00

Good Chance of Having a White Christmas

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox It appears we are following up a cold November with a chilly December. Temperatures are about 0.7 below average. That's a pretty significant change after back to back days in the upper 50s during the first full week of December and another 50 degr

NECN - 2017-12-16 22:51:33

Wow House: Rebuilt House In A Premier Neighborhood

Address: 49 Wanders Dr.Price: $1,479,000Square Feet: 3134Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1974Features: Totally rebuilt home in a premier Hingham neighborhood. Set on 1.47 acres, the completely reconstructed custom home has today's flexible floor plan with top of the line custom f

PATCH - 2017-12-17 00:27:52

South Shore Community Action Council can help qualifying families with heat

Seniors and others on limited incomes struggling to pay their groceries may find the struggle to pay for heat an even bigger hardship. That's where the nonprofit South Shore Community Action Council's fuel assistance program comes in. Residents eligible for fuel assistance are also eligible for SSCA

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-12-16 18:00:00

Children's letters spread Christmas magic

Children have been dropping letters into "Santa's Mailbox" in front of Quincy City Hall for more than 30 years. So, when Santa appeared before our wondering eyes with a batch of letters written by Ledgerland tots, we were more than happy to help read them - and more than thrilled to share some with

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-12-16 11:00:00

GOOD DEEDS: The case for mortgage transparency

Lets face it, for most of us purchasing a home will be the biggest investment well make in our lifetime, and it may also be our biggest financial obligation as well. Today, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureaus numbers, the average estimated price of an owner-occupied dwelling in Norfolk Count

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-12-16 18:41:00

Community rallies for family struck by fire tragedy

Nancy Joy didn't plan on eating pancakes Saturday with Santa, but after two of her students at Schwenksville Elementary School died in a fire last week, the music teacher knew she had to support the grieving family in every way possible.Joy, her husband, Russell, and their sons Luca, 2, and Arlo, 11

READING EAGLE - 2017-12-16 08:01:00

Katie Kohler: Royersford resident's new game brew up some fun

During the early days of our marriage and homeownership, Tom and I were always on the hunt for fun, low-cost activities. And, yes, I am going to keep this column family-friendly. It was a time before smartphones, Netflix and DVR. We had to actually pick a movie off the shelf and put it in the DVR p

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2017-12-16 05:00:00

Bryn Coed Farms effort nears deadline

A deadline is approaching for the effort to raise funds to create a publicly accessible nature preserve at the Bryn Coed, a 1500-acre farm in Chester Springs. PETE BANNAN - DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA As the end of the year draws near, a deadline approaches for the effort to raise funds to create a publicl

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-12-16 05:00:00

No tuition increase at Immaculata University

East Goshen >> Immaculata University officials have announced that tuition will not increase for the 2018-2019 academic year. New full-time undergraduate students enrolling for the fall semester will continue to benefit from last year's reduced tuition of $26,500. In addition, there will be no incre

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-12-16 05:00:00