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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Pedestrian Bridge Construction Prompts St. Andrews Road Closure

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September 21, 2018 – Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 24, W. St. Andrews Road will be closed from Orchard Drive to the entrance of the Michigan State University center (1910 W. St. Andrews Rd.) for approximately four weeks to facilitate ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Fall Free Yard Waste Collection Begins October 1

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September 21, 2018  The City of Midland will offer Fall Free yard waste collection beginning October 1 through the remainder of the 2018 yard waste collection season. During this free period, 40-cent per bag stickers and annua...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Second Annual Midland Neighbor Week is September 28-October 5

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September 21, 2018 – National Good Neighbor Day is celebrated annually on September 28 – and this year, the special day will also kick off both Midland Neighbor Week and Cultural Awareness Month in the Midland community.

During the week of Septemb...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Assistant City Manager Named President of Government Finance Officers Association

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September 21, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Assistant City Manager David Keenan has been elected the 2018-2019 president of the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA).

Keenan officially assumed his new role at the...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

City to Perform Water Main Flushing in Townships

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September 14, 2018 – On Monday, September 17, City of Midland Water Distribution crews will begin a water main flushing program in the townships that it serves. Fire hydrants throughout the townships of Homer, Larkin, Midland and Mills will be s...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Meet the Presidents at the Library

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September 14, 2018 – This fall, leave the textbooks behind and experience history as the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library presents the fall lecture series “Meet the Presidents.” Through a mixture of first-person portray...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

MDOT Resurfacing Project on Eastman Begins September 17

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September 17, 2018 – Beginning Monday, September 17, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin a resurfacing project on Eastman Avenue/US-BR10 from south of Wackerly Street to north of Airport Road.

During this project, overnigh...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Adulting 101 Series at the Library

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September 10, 2018 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering an Adulting 101 Series in September and October. This educational series is designed to help attendees become more informed and better equipped as adults. Presenters wil...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Reminder: Complete the Budget Planning Study Survey by Sept. 17

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September 7, 2018 – Midland residents who want to have a say in future City budget planning cycles are reminded to share their feedback via the Budget Planning Study questionnaire, then sign up for upcoming feedback follow-up sessions i...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Annual Surface Treatment Program Coming Soon

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September 7, 2018 – In the coming weeks, several residential streets in the City of Midland will see improvements as part of the 2018 surface treatment program.

The program provides a cost-effective preventative maintenance solution to i...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

September Computer Classes at the Library

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September 10, 2018 – Learn tips and tricks for creating with your computer during a series of computer classes this month at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library!

Microsoft Word - Thursday, September 13, 10 a.m.Create, edit, save, and print word pro...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Street Reconstruction Begins on Manor Dr, Richard Ct Next Week

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August 30, 2018 – A street reconstruction and water main installation project on Manor Drive and Richard Court is expected to begin next week.

Beginning September 4, Manor Drive will be closed to through traffic between Helen Street and N. Sagina...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Wheeler St. Reconstructions Begins September 10

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August 30, 2018 – Beginning the week of September 10, motorists on Wheeler Street will encounter some traffic changes as a street reconstruction project gets underway between Saginaw Road and Jefferson Avenue.

Durin...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Online Participation Now Open for Budget Planning Study

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August 24, 2018 – The Midland Budget Planning Study is now in full swing, and residents are encouraged to get involved by sharing their feedback via an online questionnaire.

To participate in the study, residents should complete the brie...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Grace Dow Library Reopens on Sundays

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August 30, 2018 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will open again on Sunday afternoons, beginning on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  The Library will be open from 1– 5 p.m. on Sundays until Summer 2019.

The Library is located at 1710 W. St....

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Reminder: Summer Tax Payments Due September 17

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August 30, 2018 – Summer tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest, through September 17, 2018, to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four percent (4%) penalty is assessed to paym...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Orchard Drive Reconstruction Project Begins Next Week

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August 24, 2018 – A planned street reconstruction project on Orchard Drive will close a portion of the road beginning the week of August 27.

During construction, Orchard will be closed to through traffic from W. Main Street to W. Sugnet Road. Acc...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Residents Reminded to Obey 'Road Closed' Signs

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August 24, 2018 – As the 2018 orange barrel season comes to a close, the City of Midland reminds residents to obey all posted construction signs. Failure to comply with construction signs pose an immediate threat to worker safety and ma...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

W. Collins Street Closed for Reconstruction Project

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August 24, 2018 – A section of W. Collins Street is now closed to through traffic as a street reconstruction project on Collins has begun.

Collins will be closed to through traffic from Noeske Street to Adelaide Street through the end of the proj...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Midland Residents to Play a Role in Future Budget Planning

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August 17, 2018 – Midland residents: it’s time to tell us what you want!

The City of Midland has partnered with Michigan-based benchmarking organization Cobalt Community Research to complete an in-depth Budget Planning Study th...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Nicole Wilson Hired as Community Development Planner

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August 9, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Wilson as the Community Development Planner.

Nicole comes to the City from the Michigan Baseball Foundation’s Momentum Midland Initiative, where she served...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

New Login Requirements for Online Water/Sewer Bill Payment

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August 6, 2018 – Residents who pay their water and sewer bills online through the City of Midland website will soon see a change when they log on to the system.

Beginning Thursday, August 9, 2018, the City of Midland Water Department&...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Trivia Nights at the Library

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August 3, 2018 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host its first Trivia Night this August! In tune with the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading theme, we’ll be testing participants’ knowledge o...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

MFD Chief Coughlin Named 2018 Fire Chief of the Year

Chris Coughlin is awarded the 2018 MACF Fire Chief of the Year

July 12, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland Fire Department Chief Chris Coughlin has been named the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year by the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs (MACF).

The honor was awarded at the MACF Summe...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Adams Drive, Woodview Pass Road Projects Now Underway

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July 6, 2018 – Construction activities are underway on two City streets as both Adams Drive and Woodview Pass undergo street reconstruction projects.

Adams Drive is now closed to through traffic from Washington Street to the end of the cul-de-sac, while Wo...

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