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Union Township hires firm to plan sidewalk, bike path additions

People looking to use cars less in favor of walking or biking will start to find new sidewalks and bike lanes around the community. Union Township has hired a consultant from Greenway Collaborative Inc., a street and sidewalk consultation service […]
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Construction for new grocery store, ALDI Food Market, set to begin in spring

The Union Township planning commission approved plans for the construction of discount grocery store, ALDI Food Market, Wednesday. Construction will begin in spring at the corner of Bluegrass and Encore Drive as part of the Union Commons shopping development. “We’re […]
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Tim Stebleton, center, talks to the other members in his group before getting ready to fire off a cannon during the Civil War Reenactment at Deerfield Nature Park in Mount Pleasant, Sunday afternoon. "I love this because I am a history fanatic and like to make loud noises," said Stebleton. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

Civil War re-enactment fires off throughout Deerfield Park

Thunderous cannon blasts shook Deerfield Park this weekend during a Civil War re-enactment. The re-enactment, which took place on Saturday and Sunday at the park, 2425 W. Remus Road, is one of many events Union Township has held throughout the […]
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Union Township adopts ordinance to control overcrowding, parking at Lincoln Road Bridge

An ordinance for a uniform traffic code adoption passed by a 6-1 vote at Wednesday’s Union Township meeting. The ordinance deals with issues such as tubers at the Lincoln Road Bridge, as well as other future situations with the potential […]
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Union Township to end restrictions with new water treatment facility

Summer water restrictions on Union Township residents will end with the opening of a new water treatment facility on Isabella Road. The $2.9-million project includes the cost of a 500,000-gallon storage tank, building, iron filter, chlorine equipment and a building […]
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Union Township ends medical marijuana moratorium with new ordinance

Laws to zone and license medical marijuana dispensaries operating within Union Township were unanimously approved by its board of trustees Wednesday. This ends the township's six month moratorium. The laws will take seven days to go into effect.
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Union Township to vote on medical marijuana dispensary laws as attorney general challenges operations

Local governments are attempting to zone and regulate medical marijuana in a legally unsteady time for Michigan's Medical Marihuana Act. Union Township introduced the draft for adoption to zone and license dispensaries June 22. The final vote will be July […]
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Union Township trustees to vote on medical marijuana dispensary resolution draft Wednesday

Union Township will present a draft of its medical marijuana dispensary resolution at its board of trustees meeting Wednesday night at 2010 S. Lincoln Road. The township adopted a medical marijuana moratorium six months ago to have time to consult […]
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Union Township to install new drain on Baseline Road

Union Township approved a petition from its drain commission to proceed with the plan of building a drain on Baseline Road. The project will cost $236,000 and will be funded by a grant from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
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Union Township approves water tower cleaning bid

Union Township's water towers will be getting a little cleaner. A bid to clean water towers in Union Township was passed Wednesday night.
Isabella County / Mount Pleasant / Union Township

South Mission Street undergoing nighttime construction through June

Though Mission Street traffic is often more manageable late at night, nocturnal drivers may not find as smooth of a ride due to extensive road construction. Because Mission is a state road, the Michigan Department of Transportation is in charge […]
Administration / Union Township

Ross, university administrators update Union Township board; well site maintenance operations revised

David Burdette told Union Township trustees Wednesday about Central Michigan University's plans to be more efficient as it faces a minimum of 15 percent in cuts to state appropriations — a frequent topic of concern over the last few months. […]


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