Road in Muskegon Heights to Be Renamed For Pair of Famed Muskegon Heights Athletes

As of last year, Ed and M.C. Burton still hold the #1 and #2 records for scoring in the history of the Muskegon Heights school system, respectively, separated by only 2 points.

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Heights Schools Emergency Financial Manager Claims Water Plant Is Key To School System Debt Payoff

Currently, the multi-million dollar debt the school district holds is being slowly serviced by a millage off of non-homestead property values, including businesses and apartments.

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Heights City Council: Local Bid Accepted, Possible Street Renaming, Water Plant Study, Teamsters Contract Passed

Muskegon Heights plans to stick with a company within its borders for lawn services in 2013.

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Consumers Energy To Set Up Office In Muskegon Heights City Hall

The presence at city hall will be customer service offices – not electrical or mechanical operations. City residents will now be able to directly pay both their water/sewer and electric bills in city hall, albeit to different entities.

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Muskegon County To Apply For Grant To Buy Rest of Willbrandt Farm Property For Cleanup

The fields run right up next to the east end of Bear Lake, and are considered an environmental risk because the contamination from years of pesticide use and intense crop growth could leak into Bear Lake, and potentially into Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan by extension.

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City of Muskegon Heights Interested In Buying Roosevelt, Lindbergh Schools

The resolution passed Monday would not finalize any purchase agreements. It would simply give the city manager support to pursue a purchase from the district, via emergency financial manager.

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Petition Opposing New County Jail In Muskegon Heights Delivered To County

On a question from commissioner Jim Derezinski, it was clarified Tuesday that the petition does not specifically oppose a new jail building or retrofitting project. It does however oppose the project within the city limits of Muskegon Heights.

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Muskegon Heights City Council Still Undecided On County Jail Idea

County Commissioner Rillastine Wilkins attended the council’s service meeting ahead of its full council meeting on Monday. She addressed some of the questions various council members asked amongst themselves over the past several weeks.

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