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October 30th, 2013
PLYMOUTH - Marshall County continues the effort to make government â€śinteractiveâ€ť and Wednesday county officials are inviting the public to find out about the latest online services available to all county residents.
Marshall County is hosting â€śBeacon Dayâ€ť today with public presentations open to all at 11 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. in room 203 of the Marshall County Building.
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PLYMOUTH - A gap in communication means more money for the city of Plymouth.
Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi reported to the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety that the city had been approved for a grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency similar to other grants that the city has taken advantage of to buy flood plain property.
Surrisi said the city was actually approved for the grant money during the summer but officials had never informed Plymouth government officials of the award.
A documentary film with local connections has made national headlines recently.
â€śBridegroomâ€ť aired Sunday on Oprah Winfreyâ€™s OWN television network and was subsequently released on the online video website Netflix. Many have described the film, which premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, as the most recent rallying point in the ongoing national debate over same-sex marriage.
PLYMOUTH - Marshall County continues the effort to make government "interactive" and Wednesday county officials are inviting the public to find out about the latest online services available to all county residents.
Marshall County is hosting "Beacon Day" on Wednesday with public presentations open to all at 11 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. in room 203 of the Marshall County Building.
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INDIANAPOLIS - What's better than setting a record and making history? Doing it twice.
On Saturday, the Plymouth High School Marching Band headed South to Pike High School in Indianapolis to compete in the Indiana State School Music Association's Semi-State competition. The Pride of Plymouth will move on qualifying for the state finals for the first time in their current Open Class B classification.
PLYMOUTH â€” The annual trick or treat event with a costume parade was successful again, with lines of children dressed in Halloween costumes filling their bags with candy handed out by the businesses in downtown Plymouth.
The event started off with the costume parade, followed by two solid hours of serious trick or treating. Despite the cold and windy conditions, good spirits prevailed and the event wrapped up at 3 p.m. with no problems.
PLYMOUTH - A house and church will be divided.
The Marshall County Plan Commission heard a request from Olan Howard the pastor of the church on 12th Road just south of Plymouth to replat the property the church and parsonage sit on. Howard would like the plat divided in two, 1.56 acres to the west side of the lot for the church property and .63 acres on the east where the parsonage currently sits.
The Plymouth Build-A-Pool Committee is meeting at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Lincoln Junior High School.
Dale Neuburger of TSE Consulting will be on hand to answer questions.
The public is invited to obtain information and feedback regarding a potential indoor aquatics center for Plymouth.
The City of Plymouth board of public works and safety will meet at 6 p.m. today in council chambers, 124 N. Michigan St., Plymouth (Garro Street entrance).
The Common council will meet at 6:30 p.m. or immediately following the board of public works and safety.
PLYMOUTH - Pilot News and WTCA The Chief are sponsoring â€śThe Best Scarecrow Contestâ€ť awarding the top three vote winners with free advertising.
With scarecrows sprinkled around town, residents are encouraged to visit participating area businesses and vote by using an entry blank in the newspaper or at the radio station. Just write down the top three favorite scarecrows and turn them in.
Votes can also be submitted by email with the top three picks sent to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.