July 24, 2008 RSS feed / News

Markey adopts fees to curb abuse of emergency services

An ordinance adopted by the Markey Township Board July 14 will enable the township to charge residents who make unnecessary calls for fire department or ambulance service. More...

County panel to study drainage system woes

In the wake of this year's heavy rainfall and the accompanying drainage problems, Roscommon County Commissioners Wednesday agreed to form a committee to study forming special assessment districts for drainage improvements. More...

Another Republican write-in candidate files for commissioner

A second Republican write-in candidate has filed an affadavit of idenity to run for a seat on the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners. Richard Shutter is waging a write-in campaign for the Republican nomination for Dist. More...

County widens search for dispatch, preparedness jobs

A statewide search is underway for new directors for Roscommon County's central dispatch and emergency management departments. More...

DNR to host meetings on plans for 'Eco-regions'

The Department of Natural Resources has announced a series of public meetings to provide information and receive comments on proposed management areas, for a Regional State Forest Management Plan for the Northern and Southern Lower Peninsula Ecoreg More...

Property tax help is available

Have rough economic times left you wondering how to pay your property taxes? Roscommon County Treasurer Julie Dworzynski Peters says help may be available. More...

Marine radio found in lagoon

A Bay City man turned in a marine radio to State Police July 11 that he had found floating in Houghton Lake. The combination radio/TV/VCR, valued at $100, was found in the west Houghton Lake boat launch lagoon. More...

HLIB to attend county lake level meeting

Most of the members of the Houghton Lake Improvement board are expected to attend a meeting of the Roscommon County Commissioners July 31 for a hearing on the county's lake levels. More...

Reminder to candidates: Questionnaires due July 25

The Resorter has asked all candidates who have competition for party nominations in the Aug. 5 primary for Roscommon County and township offices to complete questionnaires. More...

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