Posted on June 30th, 2016
Fridays throughout the summer, starting July 1 (and unless there is a formal program scheduled) join us at the shoreline viewing area with your favorite team of family and friends for Starlight Trivia, designed to test and delight your knowledge of the stars! In the event of inclement weather, Starlight… Read More
Posted on June 23rd, 2016
A Property Owners’ Permit Guide is now available for the residents, local officials, and development community within Emmet County. The Permit Guide was produced by Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council with funding provided by the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation.
Our actions… Read More
Posted on June 22nd, 2016
Residents of Bear Creek Township, between Petoskey and Harbor Springs, were the first to receive the new household curbside recycling carts being distributed by Emmet County Recycling. The 64-gallon rolling carts are for recycling paper, boxes and bags, while residents will continue to use their… Read More
Posted on June 20th, 2016
The Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair is excited to announce that the country bands “Parmalee” and “Love and Theft” will be co-headlining the 2016 grandstand events! The bands will perform on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, starting at 7 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Gold seats are $55, reserved and reserved-standing… Read More
Posted on June 17th, 2016
One of the defining features of Emmet County is the abundance of nature! And there is no better way to enjoy the out of doors than to round up the family and go geocaching in the many parks and preserves that dot the landscape.
A nature-themed geocaching trail will assist families in discovering… Read More
Posted on June 9th, 2016Public invited to program, tour facility
Emmet County EMS will be celebrating the opening of the second of three stations, this time in Mackinaw City.
An Open House at the Mackinaw City EMS building, Station #3, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016. At 1 p.m., a formal ceremony will… Read More
Posted on June 9th, 2016
Thousands of Emmet County households will be receiving 64-gallon recycling carts for their paper, boxes and bags this month. And with distribution beginning June 20, Emmet County Recycling’s staff has entered their final countdown in preparation for launch of the carts. Single-family households… Read More
Posted on June 6th, 2016
Long-time Commissioner James E. Tamlyn is winding down his final year on the Emmet County Board of Commissioners and on June 1 he was recognized by the tri-county 9-1-1 dispatch authority board for his incomparable contributions to emergency response services in Northern Michigan.
The Charlevoix… Read More
Posted on June 2nd, 2016Perhaps we did forget: The untold stories of the Merchant Marines
My assistant Rick and I had the pleasure of taking a bunch of veterans to a Beach Bums Baseball game on Sunday, May 29. One of the vets called me and asked if he could bring along a Merchant Marine from WWII. I told him of course, and met a hero… Read More
Posted on June 2nd, 2016
The Local Revenue Sharing Board recently announced grant awards for the Spring funding cycle 2016. In total, the board awarded $77,400 to fulfill all or a portion of 15 different funding requests.
Under its compact with the state of Michigan, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is… Read More