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Arraignments: Criminal sexual conduct involving a child, safe breaking among arrests this week

March 16, 2013

LUDINGTON – A 40-year-old RivertonTownship man was arrested this week for criminal sexual conduct in an incident involving an 8-year-old boy. Another man was arrested for safe breaking. Details of their arraignments and other arraignments in front of the magistrate in 79thDsitrict Court this week are as follows: Felonies: –         Robert James Miller, 40, 4964 S. Stiles Rd., Riverton Twp.,…

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Hamlin Township considers wage increase

March 16, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. — The Hamlin Township Board of Trustees talked briefly about increasing the wages for township employees, including themselves, during their monthly meeting Thursday. “It’s time,” said trustee Larry Rees. “At least cost of living.” Michigan’s suggested cost of living increase is 2.4 percent. Clerk Catherine Lewis said she has looked at wages from other townships and municipalities. She…

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St Patrick’s celebration

March 16, 2013
St  Patrick’s celebration

Ludington St. Patrick’s celebration.

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Hamlin fire department receives grant

March 15, 2013

HAMLIN TWP. — The Hamlin Township Fire Department has received a $1,799.99 grant from the Great Lakes Energy People Fund. The grant will be used to purchase a Honda 5,000 watt generator, which will be located in the department’s command rehabilitation trailer. The trailer will house the department’s ice rescue equipment, search and rescue equipment, radios/pagers for communication with department…

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Franz bill creates conditional liquor license

March 15, 2013

LANSING — New businesses and ownership transferees would have the option of purchasing a conditional liquor license to allow the sale of alcohol temporarily while the state reviews its permanent documentation under House Bill 4277, sponsored by Rep. Ray Franz of Michigan’s 101st District, which includes Mason County. The legislation was approved this week by the House Regulatory Reform Committee.…

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