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Civil rights complaint heads to mediation

By Marion Dupuis The Michigan Civil Rights compliant filed last month by former Augusta Charter Township, Deputy Supervisor Kim Taeckens was turned over to Augusta’s attorney by Supervisor Pete Halfer in December 2014 and according to Hafler is headed to mediation per Ms. Taeckens request. Taeckens filed a compliant with the Michigan Department Civil Rights […]

Gift of giving

By Milan Eagle Media Immaculate Conception Church took part in the recent Aid in Milan Adopt-a-family for Christmas program by sponsoring eight Milan area families. Approximately 324 gifts, including one bicycle, were purchased and wrapped by parishioners and delivered to the Aid in Milan office for 33 family members. Amy Doyle, director of AIM, commented; […]

Come along a Civil War journey

Come along a Civil War journey

By Milan Historiacl Society The Milan Area Historical Society will host local historian and author Dan Makarewich  at  the  Milan Senior  Center on  Wednesday,  February 18th at 7:30 p.m.  Mr. Makarewich will discuss his new book, I Hear the Bugle’s Call, and have copies available for purchase.  The event is free and open to the […]

Milan History

Milan History

OH WHAT FUN? When riding the snow in a sleigh, giant hats were a big feature around Milan in 1910 These two ladies were out to enjoy themselves with winter sports, riding in a sleigh together. Their names are not known, but they were somewhere in Milan when they arranged to have someone take their […]

Attorney fees crippling Augusta Twp.

By Marion Dupuis Invoices and warrants for Augusta Township show another crippling expenditure: legal fees. Trustee Cath Howard says for the past 17 months, legal fees for Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC, which range from $150-190 per hour, average to $170 per hour means, Augusta Township is using the attorney about 15 hours per month […]