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TAWAS CITY – Immediately prior to the start of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Tawas Area School (TAS) Board of Education meeting on June 10, a public hearing was held to discuss the district’s proposed 2019-20 budget.

NOVI – ITC will be conducting its semi-annual aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission towers and lines in north Michigan from approximately Friday through Tuesday, June 21-25, weather permitting.

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Sizzling Summer Nights kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Fuerst Park in Novi, featuring art, movies, games and more. Friday's Peace, Love & Parks event celebrates the city's 50th anniversary before a screening of "Mary Poppins Returns." Subsequent Sizzling nights are July 12 and Aug. 9. Admission is free; cityofnovi.org.

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Short is sweet as the Farmington Players present a One-Act Festival with performances Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23, at the Barn Theatre, 32332 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills. $10. Call 248-553-2955 or visit farmingtonplayers.org.

TAWAS Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) Troopers, at 10 p.m. on June 10, were dispatched to a residence on Kobs Road in Tawas Township for a larceny complaint.  

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Kendra Lee-Ann Gay, 32, Hale, sustained incapacitating injuries during a single-vehicle rollover crash on June 6, in Plainfield Township.

TAWAS CITY – After agreeing to plea no contest to a lesser charge, Dr. Devendra Kumar Sharma – Iosco County’s former medical examiner – will face no upfront jail time, according to documents f…

EAST TAWAS – The Ascension St. Joseph Foundation invites local residents to attend their 25th annual charity golf classic event on Thursday, June 27, with registration at 9 a.m. and start at 10 a.m.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.

Root canals and comedy clubs. It’s true that one is significantly more pleasant than the other, but they share the same goal: To put a smile on your face. There is another commonality. Both are among the patient services at Brockport Smiles, a dental office with a fresh approach to patient care and oral health.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources planted more than 60,000 steelhead yearlings in the AuSable River, April 10, at the Rea Road Boat Launch. Volunteer Randy Terrian, just one of many who harass cormorants at the river – in an effort to keep the birds from eating the newly planted s…