Scottville Report

Scottville mayor recall effort dead

November 14, 2023

Scottville mayor recall effort dead By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — The efforts to recall Scottville Mayor Marcy Spencer has failed as the petitioners have missed the Nov. 13 deadline. Eric Thue, who was sworn onto the commission Monday after being the only candidate for an open position, attempted to start a recall against Spencer, who has served on the…

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Wietrzykowski hired as new Scottville police officer

November 13, 2023

Wietrzykowski hired as new Scottville police officer By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — Steve Wietrzykowski, the current Ludington Police Department second in command, has been hired by Scottville Police Department. Capt. Wietrzykowski is retiring from LPD effective the end of the year. Scottville City Manager Jimmy Newkirk confirmed Wietrzykowski’s hiring today. He said Wietrzykowski has been offered a conditional offer…

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Scottville receives $8.7 million grant for water main replacements

October 23, 2023

Scottville receives $8.7 million grant for water main replacements By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville will be receiving a nearly $8.7 million grant that will be used to replace several water mains. City Manager Jimmy Newkirk said the grant is being awarded through the State of Michigan Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) using American Rescue…

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Scottville replaces 90-plus year old water main

October 17, 2023

Scottville replaces 90-plus year old water main By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville is currently replacing a 4-inch water main that was installed in 1930. The cast iron water main is located in the alley that runs behind the buildings on the east side of the 100 block of South Main Street. It provides water to…

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Proposed Scottville school parking ban would cause more traffic issues

September 22, 2023

Proposed Scottville school parking ban would cause more traffic issues Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — During the July 24, 2023 regular meeting of the Scottville City Commission, a temporary traffic control order appeared on the agenda. Interim Scottville Police Chief Katrina Skinner was requesting that parking on the north side of Maple Street between Loomis and Gay streets…

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