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Townships Passing Ordinances On Truck Routes To Help Streets

Townships Passing Ordinances On Truck Routes To Help Streets

By Dean Cousino
Bedford Now

Summerfield and Whiteford townships are the first in Monroe County to pass ordinances designating specific routes for commercial trucks to follow.truckroute

The Monroe County Road Commission is hoping all townships eventually will approve of similar laws regulating where heavy trucks should go so as not to damage county roads.

“We have no countywide ordinance,” said …

Tower-building firm moving into Diamond Electric plant

Tower-building firm moving into Diamond Electric plant

By Ray Kisonas
Reprinted from Monroe News

A company that specializes in the construction and maintenance of towers for cell phones and radio stations will be moving into the former Diamond Electric facility in Dundee.

Jason Miller, owner of Great Lakes Aerial Maintenance & Construction Co., said he is moving operations this spring from its facility at 8710 N. Custer …

Pure Michigan Ag Summit Deadline Approaching

Pure Michigan Ag Summit Deadline Approaching

by MDARD
Reprinted from Michigan Farm News … Pure Michigan Business Connect, in partnership with Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and in cooperation with our local partner The Right Place Inc., is hosting the second annual Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit on March 19, 2015, at the DeVos Center in Grand Rapids.

The initiative connects Michigan growers and processors …

Monroe Alley may become Pedestrian Walkway

Monroe Alley may become Pedestrian Walkway

by Danielle Portteus
Monroe News

The City of Monroe is one of seven Michigan cities selected to receive technical assistance with an economic development project that will connect pedestrians from parking to businesses and cultural destinations facing S. Monroe St. The city is looking to improve the alley between S. Monroe St. and Cass St. running from W. Front to …

USA Today article wrong about Monroe

USA Today article wrong about Monroe

photoBy Ray Kisonas
Monroe News

As of Monday, February 9, 2015, 08:17 p.m. Screenshot of USAToday.com article published Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 – Cities where crime is soaring At first glance the words in USAToday were shocking: The city with the highest violent crime rate over a four-year period was Monroe.

There is only one problem: The story was inaccurate.…