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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Over $1 Million in SBA Disaster Aid Approved in Michigan

August 16, 2017 - More than $1 million in low-interest disaster loans have been approved by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for survivors with losses resulting from severe storms and flooding on June 22-27, 2017 in Michigan.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Saginaw Rd. to Close for Final Sewer Repair Work

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August 15, 2017 – N. Saginaw Road will be closed for 1 to 2 days beginning Wednesday, August 16 as crews finalize repairs related to a broken sewer force main that was discovered last week. 

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Michigan

August 11, 2017 - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Midland County on Monday, Aug. 14 to help businesses affected by severe storms and flooding on June 22-27, 2017.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

MDBA Seeking Chefs for 19th Annual Chili & Salsa Taste-Off

August 11, 2017  Calling all chili and salsa chefs! The Midland Downtown Business Association presents the 19th Annual Chili & Salsa Taste-Off on Saturday, September 23 from noon to 3 p.m. Event organizations are seeking c...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

MPD Investigating Fatal Accident on Saginaw Rd.

August 9, 2017 - On August 9, 2017 at approximately 3:38 p.m., officers from the Midland Police Department responded to the 1900 Block of N. Saginaw Rd to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a mini-van. Upon initial inves...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Washington St. to Close for Additional Accident Clean-Up

August 9, 2017 – A portion of Washington Street will be closed on Thursday, August 10 as crews continue clean-up efforts following a Tuesday vehicle crash between two semi-trailer trucks.  

Southbound Washington Street will be closed bet...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

E. Nelson Street Project Updates

August 9, 2017 – Progress on the E. Nelson Street reconstruction project has prompted new lane closures and road closures.

Ashman Street will be reduced to one lane at E. Nelson Street for work. In addition, Nelson will be closed to through traff...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center in Midland County

August 9, 2017 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center today, Wednesday, August 9, at noon to assist June 2017 flood victims with the registration process for federal disaster assistance.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

FEMA Teams Arrive in Midland County to Provide Assistance

August 8, 2017 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has arrived in Midland County to offer assistance and services to victims of the June 2017 flood. Teams are currently canvassing the area, going door-to-door to collect information a...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

City Issues Notice to Public of Sanitary Sewer Overflow

August 8, 2017  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred last night.

On Monday evening, August 7, a break in a sanitary sewer force main was discovered undern...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Sewer Force Main Repair Causes Lane Closures on Saginaw Road

August 8, 2017 – The middle three lanes of N. Saginaw Road are closed between W. St. Andrews Road and Hillcrest Road so crews can repair a sewer force main break under the road.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes in this area to av...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

N. Saginaw Road Closure to Repair Sinkhole

August 7, 2017 – One lane of northbound Saginaw Road will be closed between W. Meadowbrook Drive and Crescent Drive on Tuesday, August 8 as crews work to repair a sinkhole that has formed in the road.

At this time, the impacted area is barricaded...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Annual Pavement Marking Program Begins Today

August 7, 2017 – The streets of Midland are getting a fresh coat of paint this week. Contractors will begin repainting traffic lane markings on all City streets beginning Monday, August 7.

Freshly-painted lines will be marked with traffic cones. ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

President Approves Disaster Declaration, Individual Assistance for Flood Victims

August 2, 2017 - Today, President Donald Trump approved the State of Michigan’s request for a major disaster declaration after the June flooding event. Although firm details on the assistance programs have not been released at this time...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Get Your Paws Wet at Plymouth Pool on September 9th

August 4, 2017 – Plymouth Pool is going to the dogs! 

Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce their annual Pooches at the Pool Dog Swim on Saturday, September 9. During the event, owners will have the opportunity to ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Public Servants to Lend a Hand for Neighborhood Revitalization

August 4, 2017 – Members of several City departments will lend a hand to area residents when they participate in Midland County Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization program August 7 through 11.  

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

City of Midland Calendar Photo Contest Now Open

August 4, 2017 – The City of Midland invites you to “Show us your city!” The City’s annual Community Photo Contest is now open for amateur photographers to submit their favorite photos of life in Midland fo...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Sections of Rail Trail Closed for Maintenance Next Week

August 4, 2017 - Sections of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail will be closed between Dublin Avenue and Emerson Park on Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10. The City will be seal coating the rail trail. To ensure the safety of all trail users...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Midland Fire Department Issues Update Regarding Greenhill Apartment Fire

UPDATE: August 4, 2017 -  As of today, Greenhill tenants are not allowed in the building except to remove possessions. Residents must be accompanied by a representative from the apartment complex and the restoration company. Residents may only ac...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

E. Nelson Street to Close Next Week for Reconstruction

 July 28, 2017 – E. Nelson Street will see a road closure beginning on or shortly after  Wednesday, August 2 as part of a street reconstruction and water main replacement project.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Sections of Rail Trail to Close for Maintenance Next Week

July 28, 2017 - Several sections of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail will be closed between Dublin Avenue and Emerson Park from Monday, July 31 to Wednesday, August 2 for trail maintenance.  City crews will be brush hogging the sides of the...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Washington Street to Close Temporarily for Utility Work

July 27, 2017 – A portion of Washington Street will be closed from mid-morning through early afternoon tomorrow, July 28, as part of a Consumers Energy project.

Washington will be closed from Sugnet Road to Cruz Drive and closed to through traffi...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Downtown Bike Path to Temporarily Close for Sewer System Bypass

July 26, 2017 – A portion of one walking and biking path in downtown Midland will be closed through Saturday afternoon to accommodate sanitary sewer work on the Dig In Midland project.

The paved path along the Tittabawassee River will be closed f...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Long-term Flood Recovery Committee Established

July 26, 2017 - Looking into the next phase of disaster relief, a collaborative recovery group has been established.  The purpose of the Great Lakes Bay Long Term Recovery Group is to partner with faith-based organizations, volunteer and...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Community Donations Make Flood Relief Assistance Available for Midland County Residents

July 24, 2017 - On Friday, June 23rd, Midland County experienced an historic rain event, which in turn caused widespread flooding across the community. This flooding has impacted many families and local businesses in a number of ways, leaving man...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

MPD to Host 2nd 'Cone with a Cop' on August 3

July 24, 2017 - On Thursday, August 3rd, starting at 4:00 PM, officers from the Midland Police Department and community members will come together for a fun filled event called “Cone with a Cop”. This event is the second Cone ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Midland County Hopeful Federal Request Will Result in Individual Assistance

July 21, 2017 - Midland County is hopeful that today’s announcement from Governor Rick Snyder, which requested that President Donald Trump declare a major disaster for the State of Michigan following June’s severe flooding eve...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Fall Coed Softball League Registration Underway

July 21, 2017  The Midland Parks and Recreation Department will partner with the Midland Softball Association to offer adult softball leagues this fall.  

The fall season begins in September. Teams will play a 10-game ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Reminder: Nominate Now for Appreciation of Beautification Awards

July 21, 2017 Don’t wait – the deadline is almost here to nominate Midland’s most beautiful outdoor spaces for our annual awards! Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee is accepting...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

City's Special Flood Collection to Wrap Up This Week

July 10, 2017 – After two weeks of flood recovery efforts, Midland’s Department of Public Services (DPS) crews will conclude special flood refuse collection this week and will resume regular heavy item and brush collection throughout the City.

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Washington Street Reconstruction Project Begins July 17th

July 12, 2017 – A portion of Washington Street will be closed to through traffic until the beginning of September as part of a street reconstruction project that starts Monday.

Beginning Monday, July 17, Washington Street will be closed to throug...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Plots and Pizza Movie Night

July 12, 2017 – On Wednesday, August 2nd, the library will hold a “Plots and Pizza Movie Night” from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. for teens entering grades 6-9. The night’s activities will feature pizza and the movie ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Get Your Kicks with Fall Adult Coed Kickball

July 12, 2017 – Ready for some old-school fun?  The Midland Parks and Recreation Department is offering a fall coed adult kickball league this fall. 

The season will begin on Sunday, September 10.  Teams will p...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Touch a Truck at the Library July 27

July 12, 2017 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s annual Touch a Truck event will be held Thursday, July 27.  Little vehicle enthusiasts will get a thrill sitting behind the wheel of many of the City of Midland&...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Damage Assessment Update for Midland County

July 10, 2017 -

The purpose of the Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA):

Midland County is working with the Michigan State Police, FEMA and Small Business Administration to assess the damage from the June 22/23 floods. This information will help the State o...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Intersection at Lambros and Westbrier Closed Tuesday

July 7, 2017 – The intersection of Lambros Drive and Westbrier Terrace will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, July 11 for storm sewer repairs.

The intersection is expected to reopen by the end of the day Tuesday.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Midland Board of Review Meeting July 18th

July 7, 2017 – The Midland Board of Review will consider principal residence exemptions, poverty exemption applications, veteran’s exemptions, and any clerical errors or mutual mistakes of fact during a meeting scheduled for T...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Enjoy Summer Splashtacular Teen Nights at Plymouth Pool

July 7, 2017 – Teens will have the chance to enjoy a fun-filled evening at Plymouth Pool on Wednesday nights, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 during the Summer Splashtacular Teen Nights hosted by Midland Parks and Recreation and the ROCK C...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

State, Federal Agencies Team with Midland Local Government to Begin Flood Damage Assessments

Midland County Emergency Management Office, in coordination with the State of Michigan, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Local Government agencies, will be deploying damage assessment teams on Thursday, July 6th throughout the City and C...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

MCTV Offline Due to Flood Recovery

June 30, 2017 – Due to flood recovery work, the MCTV Network and Midland Government Television are currently unavailable until further notice. The public will be notified when the network is back online.  

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Flood Clean-Up Safety Reminders from Midland County Health Department

June 30, 2017 - With the recent flooding in Midland County and surrounding areas, it is especially important at this time to protect the health and safety of families. If there has been flooding or sewage backup in your home or business, it is li...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

City of Midland Issues Update on City Sanitary Sewer System

June 30, 2017 – The City of Midland has issued an update to residents on the status of the City’s sewer systems in the aftermath of last week’s major flooding event.

As the City’s sanitary sewer system conti...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Residents Reminded to Check Water-Driven Sump Pumps

June 30, 2017 – As last week’s flooding event continues to recede, the City reminds residents to check their water-driven sump pumps to avoid an increase in water usage.

Water-driven back-up pumps utilize municipal water resources to dr...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Ashman Street Intersection Closed June 30 for Construction

June 29, 2017 – The intersection of Ashman and Main Streets will be closed to through traffic on Friday, June 30 for street milling as part of the Dig In Midland project. In addition, an 8-foot section of roadway on the east side of Ashman will ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

City Parks and Recreation Partners with Michigan Baseball Foundation for Fireworks Relocation

June 29, 2017 – Last week’s flood event can’t dampen Midland’s patriotic celebrations! In partnership with the Michigan Baseball Foundation, the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Disaster Relief Fund, Resource Center Opening for Flood Victims

June 28, 2017 – The Midland Area Community Foundation (MACF) and United Way of Midland County have jointly established a Disaster Relief Fund, just days after Midland experienced its worst flooding in decades.

Up to $75,000 has been approved by f...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

City Warns Residents of Local Scam to Flood Victims

June 27, 2017 - Residents should be advised of a local scam involving individuals posing as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives. These individuals are going door to door, handing out SERVPRO business cards, and asking for money.

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

City Services Update Following Last Week's Flood Event

June 26, 2017 – As last week’s flooding event begins to recede, the City wishes to update residents on a number of City services that have been impacted.

The City’s Public Services crews are currently conducting special heavy ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Summer Tax Notices to Hit Mailboxes in July

June 23, 2017 – Summer tax notices to City of Midland property owners are scheduled to be mailed out the first week of July.  Summer taxes are due and payable without penalty or interest from July 1 through September 15, 2017. ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City Services, Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday

June 23, 2017  All City of Midland offices, including the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, Sanitary Landfill and Dial-A-Ride Transportation (DART), will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.  T...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City of Midland Parks & Rec Plans Independence Day Celebrations

June 23, 2017 – Enjoy July 4th festivities, but leave the fireworks to us! Join the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department as it produces the area’s greatest display of fireworks and entertainment.

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City of Midland Notice to Public on Sanitary Sewer Overflow - June 23

June 23, 2017  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of sanitary sewer overflow events throughout the City due to recent heavy rainfall and flooding in the area. The City’s storm sewer system i...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

SAT Practice Test @ the Library

June 16, 2017 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host a practice SAT test for area, college-bound teens. The Library is partnering with Sylvan Learning Center to give students in grades 10-12 an opportunity to take a full-length practice S...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Two Street Closures Planned for Wednesday as Part of Street Reconstruction Projects

June 16, 2017 – On Wednesday, June 21, two local roads will be closed for work related to two major street reconstruction projects.

Beginning Wednesday, Lambros Drive will be closed at the intersection of Westbrier Terrace for water main construc...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Street Closures Planned for MPS Infrastructure Improvements

June 16, 2017 – Water main installations at two Midland schools will cause parts of several roads to close next week.

On Monday, June 19, water main work at Plymouth Elementary School will close E. Sugnet Road from Baldwin Street to Lancaster Str...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Parks and Recreation’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) Starts Monday

June 16, 2017 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 19.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised ac...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Community Invited to Celebrate Streetscape Project at Dig In Midland Kick-off Event June 14

June 9, 2017 – It’s time to celebrate our upcoming streetscape! The City of Midland invites residents downtown for a community-wide construction kick-off event to commemorate the start of the Dig In Midland project.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Plymouth Pool Opening Delayed

June 8, 2017 - Due to an unforeseen maintenance issue, the opening of Plymouth Pool has been delayed. Midland Parks and Recreation anticipates the new opening date of Tuesday, June 13. In the meantime, the Longview and Gerstacker spray parks are up and ru...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Midland Fire Lieutenant Completes National Fire Academy Program

Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin (L) with Lt. Christopher Lince (R)

June 9, 2017 - The Midland Fire Department is pleased to announce that Lt. Christopher C. Lince has completed the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy’s Ma...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Completes Water Main Flushing

June 2, 2017 - The City of Midland has completed its annual water main flushing program, which began on Monday, March 13, 2017.  Hydrants throughout the City were systematically opened to clean and refresh the city’s drinking water dist...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Lose Weight, Win Big with Walk Midland

June 2, 2017  Take a step towards better health with the annual Walk Midland program.

Walk Midland hosts two-mile walks at various locations in Midland.  Walks are free of charge and take place on Mondays at City Fores...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Heavy Traffic Anticipated in Mall Area for Antiques Festival

June 2, 2017 – Local motorists are advised to expect busy traffic conditions this weekend on Eastman Avenue for the annual Michigan Antiques Festival at the Midland County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Parks with Water Features Now Open

June 2, 2017 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season. 

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for f...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Dig In Midland Streetscape Construction Begins June 5

June 1, 2017 – Hang on to your hard hat!  The City of Midland’s downtown streetscape redevelopment project, Dig In Midland, digs into construction beginning Monday, June 5.

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Downtown Midland Launches DigInMidland.com as Streetscape Project Approaches

May 26, 2017 – The City of Midland has unveiled a new online resource for residents and visitors looking to stay up-to-date on Midland’s downtown streetscape redevelopment project: www.DigInMidland.com.

The new website will serve as the...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

May 26, 2017 – Attention teens! Join our Volunteen team this summer.

The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, and responsible teens to help with the 2017 Summer Reading Program. If you enjoy working with children, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Overhead Utility Work on Saginaw Road

May 19, 2017 – Crews will be performing overhead utility work on Tuesday, May 23, which will result in the brief closure of a portion of S. Saginaw Road.

Installation of overview fiber optic cable near the Dow Chemical truck gate will close S. Sa...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

May 19, 2017  The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City Offices Close for Memorial Day

May 19, 2017 – All City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse collections should place items at the curb on Tuesday, May 30.  It...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Library Closed Sundays in the Summer

May 19, 2017 – Beginning Sunday, May 28, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 10.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 19, 2017 Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

The committee is a...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

City of Midland Notice to Public on Sanitary Sewer Overflow

May 16, 2017  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred over Mother’s Day weekend.

On Sunday, May 14, a leak in a sanitary sewer force main located a...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Street Closure on E. Meadowbrook Beginning May 15

May 12, 2017 – A portion of E. Meadowbrook Drive will be closed beginning Monday, May 15 as construction crews perform a water main installation at the intersection with Jefferson Avenue. Meadowbrook will be closed from Jefferson to Ottawa Stree...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

National Peace Officers Day to be Recognized Monday

May 12, 2017 – Citizens are invited to attend a ceremony honoring peace officers currently serving their communities and those who lost their lives while safeguarding the public.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

New E-CityHall Survey Asks for Input on Potential Road Vacation

May 12, 2017 – A new survey topic now available for public comment on the City of Midland’s public engagement platform is seeking feedback on a potential road vacation request.

The short survey on E-CityHall asks residents to share thei...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Local Pitch, Hit, & Run Winners Advance to Sectionals

May 12, 2017 – On Saturday, May 6, the Midland Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Great Lakes Loons hosted the City of Midland’s annual Pitch, Hit and Run baseball/softball skills competition.  Each partic...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Alternate Travel Routes Suggested for Midland Mother’s Day Weekend Soccer Tournament

May 11, 2017 – An estimated 10,000 soccer players and their families will be visiting Midland this weekend as the Midland Soccer Club hosts its 35th annual Midland Invitational Tournament. Tournament play begins Friday, May 12 and conti...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Reminders on Dog Control in the City

May 5, 2017 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:

It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Bike/Walk Midland to Celebrate Bike to Work Week

May 5, 2017 – Bike/Walk Midland encourages everyone from avid cyclists to the sporadic biker to spend a week commuting to work via bicycle for Bike to Work Week May 15-19.  

During this week, communities across the country encourage resi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Sign-Ups Open for MCTV's Summer Video Camp

May 5, 2017  It’s hands-on and fun!  Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV)...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

W. Wackerly to See Traffic Pattern Changes for Resurfacing Project

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May 5, 2017 – Significant traffic route changes will be in effect next week on W. Wackerly Street between Sturgeon Avenue and Schade Drive as construction crews begin a resurfacing project. Beginning Monday, May 8,...

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Posted on: April 30, 2017

Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team May Traffic Campaign

April 30, 2017 - The Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team would like to remind you with the warmer weather, more children will likely be walking, riding their bicycles, or taking the bus to school. The Midland Police Department Traffic S...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Scheduled for May 6

April 28, 2017 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Loons, will host the 2017 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on Saturday, May 6. This year’s event will take place at Dow ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

City Seeks Feedback from Residents for City Manager Search

April 28, 2017 – The City of Midland invites residents to play a role in the hiring of its next City Manager! The City has posted a new survey on its online public engagement platform, E-CityHall, to collect community feedback on the traits, exp...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Students Selected for 2017 Sister City Student Exchange Program

 

(L-R: John White, Justin Witt, and Sarah Brandstadt)

April 28, 2017 – The Midland-Handa Sister City Committee has announced the selection of three Midland students who will travel to Handa, Japan for three weeks this summer for its 2017...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

April 28, 2017 – The City of Midland’s 2016 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Midland Police to Host "Coffee with a Cop" Event on May 2

April 26, 2017 -  On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, the Midland Police Department and members of the community will come together once again in a friendly, informal environment to discuss community issues, build relationships and enjoy a good cup of cof...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Yard Waste Stickers Required Beginning May 1st

April 21, 2017 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 28.  Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, M...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Get in the Swim of Summer - Swim Passes Available

April 21, 2017 – It might still be chilly outside but it is time to start thinking about the warm days of summer! 

SWIM PASSES:  Season swim passes are now on sale at the Parks and Recreation Office and will be availabl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Lane Closure Announced for Rodd Street on Thursday

April 19, 2017 – The right lane of Rodd Street will be closed on Thursday, April 20 between Jefferson Avenue and Saginaw Road for storm sewer work related to the Bayliss Street reconstruction.

Motorists traveling in the area may experience slight...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Annual Mosquito Abatement Program Begins in Midland

April 19, 2017 – This week, Midland County Mosquito Control takes to the skies to begin its annual mosquito abatement program. Residents are advised that low-flying yellow Air Tractor airplanes will be treating areas of standing water t...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Tridge Renovations Underway in Midland

April 18, 2017 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation announced today that contractors have begun renovations on one of Midland’s most iconic landmarks: the Tridge. The project, which includes re-staining, replacing the origin...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Downtown Midland Infrastructure Upgrades Begin Monday

April 13, 2017 – Underground infrastructure along Main Street in Downtown Midland will see upgrades beginning Monday, April 17 as crews will line the sanitary sewer from Gordon Street to the Poseyville Road Bridge. The project,...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Midland Community Bike Tour Announces Second Annual Community Bike Ride Schedule

April 13, 2017 – Midland Community Bike Tour has announced dates for its 2017 Community Bike Rides. These free, leisurely rides offer residents of all ages the opportunity to explore the City and enjoy outdoor exercise while promoting c...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Boards and Commissions Applications due April 21

April 13, 2017 – Midland residents interested in serving on a City of Midland board or commission have one more week to apply for any number of positions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 21, 2017.  Forms are loc...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

April 13, 2017 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses.  Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

City Hours and Services Affected by Easter Holiday

April 10, 2017  Many City of Midland offices and services will be affected by the Easter holiday.

All City offices will be closed on Friday, April 14 in recognition of Good Friday.

Residents with Friday, April 14 refuse and Frid...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team April Traffic Campaign

The Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team in collaboration with the patrol division will be focusing on distracted driving with a main focus on texting while driving during the month of April. April is recognized as national Distracted Driving Awa...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team February Traffic Campaign

February 3, 2017 - The Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team, in collaboration with the patrol division, will be focusing on stop sign violations throughout the city during the month of February.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

City Construction Projects Planned for Spring and Summer 2017

January 27, 2017 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2017 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

City Manager Announces His Resignation

January 27, 2017 – City Manager Jon Lynch has announced his resignation from the City of Midland effective April 30, 2017.

Lynch, who joined the City of Midland as Director of Planning and Community Development in 2000 and served as the City Mana...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Winter Tax Deadline is Tuesday, February 14

January 27, 2017 – The City of Midland reminds property owners that the last day for payment of December 2016 taxes, without penalty, is Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Winter tax bills may be paid by cash or check at the Midland City Treasu...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Cram Night @ the Library

January 13, 2017 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library wants to help teens study for exams scheduled for the end of the semester.  From January 17 – 23 plan to use the Library as your study headquarters. There are study spaces i...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Midland Girls Softball League Announces Fast Pitch Spring League

January 13, 2017 – Midland Girls Softball League (MGSL), in collaboration with the Midland Parks and Recreation Department, announces spring girls' softball registration. 

The MGSL spring season is a recreational league...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

City Service Closures on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 6, 2017 – In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some City services will be closed or operating on an alternate schedule on Monday, January 16.

Residents with Monday, January 16 refuse and Monday week 3 recycling collection will be ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

City Recycling Services Postponed on January 12

January 12, 2017 – Due to poor road conditions, the City's recycling contractor has shut down its northern Michigan operations for Thursday, January 12. Recycling will not be collected in the City today.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Richardson Named New MCTV Manager

January 6, 2017 – The City of Midland has announced that Matthew Richardson has been promoted to Manager of MCTV and Library Communications. He succeeds Ron Beacom, who retired in November 2016.

Richardson has held the position of Produc...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

MCTV Winter Workshops Available

January 6, 2017 – If you’re looking to increase your organization’s visibility in the Midland community or if you’re interested in serving as a volunteer on TV productions, attend MCTV’s orientati...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Computer Classes @ the Library

January 6, 2017 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering computer classes to improve your computer skills.

Using the Mouse & Basic Internet, Thursday, January 12

Beginners are welcome here! Get started with basic mouse and Internet skil...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Founding Father Hamilton Program @ Library

January 6, 2017 – Alexander Hamilton will be the focus of the final program in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s “Our Founding Fathers” lecture series on Thursday, January 12.  Dr. Andrew Wehrman...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Adult Battle @ the Library

January 6, 2017 – The third annual Adult Battle of the Books is fast approaching. Registration has begun for teams who want to participate in the Battle of the Books for Adults.  There is a limit of 10 teams of 3-5 players per team.

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

MPD Traffic Safety Team Announces January Traffic Campaign

January 4, 2017 - The Midland Police Department Traffic Safety Team, in collaboration with the patrol division, will be focusing on moving violations that occur at or near the top five highest traffic crash intersections for the month of January....

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

February 1st Deadline for Sidewalk Requests

December 30, 2016 – Residents who would like Midland City Council to consider installing new sidewalks in a specific location where no sidewalks currently exist should submit a letter outlining their request to the City Manager&rsqu...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Tips for Proper Disposal of Christmas Trees

December 22, 2016 – When you’re ready to wrap up the holiday season, dispose of your Christmas tree by placing it at the curb on your weekly refuse collection day. 

Tree collection will begin January 3 and end January ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Let the Wintertime Fun Begin! City Forest Opens Dec. 16

December 16, 2016 – Take this opportunity to enjoy wintertime activities at Midland’s City Forest, which opens Friday, December 16.  Visit the City Forest webpage for information on available activities as well as Cit...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Apply for Community Development Block Grants

December 16, 2016 – Applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding are now available for the 2017-2018 program year.

CDBG is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. &...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Section of Washington Street to Close for Sewer Construction

December 16, 2016 – After an unforeseen delay, a previously-scheduled construction project will close a portion of Washington Street next week. Beginning Wednesday, December 21, Washington Street will be closed to through traffic between Wheeler...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

2017 Citizens Academy Applications Due Next Week

December 9, 2016 – Residents still have time to apply for the City of Midland’s 2017 Citizens Academy – a free, 10-week course that gives citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions. Appl...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

City of Midland Closings for Christmas and New Year's Holidays

December 9, 2016 – All City of Midland offices will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 in recognition of the Christmas holiday and Monday, January 2 in recognition of the New Year's holiday.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Midland Takes President’s Plaque at Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. Awards Program

December 9, 2016 – The City of Midland received statewide recognition for its beautification efforts at the 2016 Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. (KMB) Awards Ceremony in Kalamazoo.

KMB awarded Midland with the President’s Award o...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide Coming Soon!

December 2, 2016 The 2017 City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide will soon be delivered to Midland residents’ mailboxes. Residents can expect to receive their new calendar during the week of December 5.

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Fall Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Season Ending

December 2, 2016 – With winter weather just around the corner, so it’s time to bring out the snow shovels. It’s also time to wrap up yard waste collection for the year. 

Bulk leaf collection within the City o...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

POSTPONED: Alexander Hamilton @ the Library

November 29, 2016 – Due to a scheduling conflict, the “Founding Fathers” lecture about Alexander Hamilton scheduled at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library for this Thursday, December 1 has been postponed. This program has been rescheduled for Thursday, Janu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Applications Now Accepted for 2017 Citizens Academy

November 23, 2016 – The City of Midland is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Citizens Academy, a free 10-week course designed to give citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions and helps shape o...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

November 23, 2016 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road:

  • Parking on streets within the city is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you’d like ...
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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Safety Tips for Holiday Lights and Decorations

November 23, 2016 – Decorating homes and businesses with holiday lights and decorations is a long-standing tradition around holidays.  Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase the chances of fire.

Based on National Fir...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Alexander Hamilton @ the Library

November 23, 2016 - Alexander Hamilton will be the focus of the next program in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s “Founding Fathers” lecture series on Thursday, December 1. Dr. Andrew Wehrman of Central Michigan Un...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Santa Will Give Kids a Jingle in the Annual Santa Calling Program

November 23, 2016 – Santa called the Midland Parks and Recreation Department and has asked the office to patch calls from the North Pole to your home on Tuesday, December 13 through Thursday, December 15.  Calls will be patched...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Midland Earns Recertification as Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

November 18, 2016 – The League of American Bicyclists has announced that Midland has received recertification as a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). The BFC program is a tool for communities to make bicycling a real transportation and recreat...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Calling All Santas: Help the North Pole Give Midland Kids a Jingle

November 18, 2016 – The North Pole has asked the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department to spread the word that Santa will be available on the evenings of December 13-15 to call Midland children.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Board Considers Principal Residence and Poverty Exemption Applications

November 18, 2016 – The Midland Board of Review will consider principal residence exemptions, poverty exemption applications, disabled veterans exemptions, and any clerical errors or mutual mistakes of fact during a meeting scheduled for Tues., December 1...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

City Office Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 18, 2016 – All City of Midland offices will be closed on November 24 and 25 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Refuse and recyclables will not be collected on Thursday, November 24 or Friday, November 25. Residents with Thursday, Nov...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

City Mails Winter Tax Bills

November 18, 2016 – The City of Midland will mail winter tax notices the first week in December.

Winter taxes are due and payable, without penalty or interest, from December 1, 2016 through February 14, 2017. Property owners who do not receive a win...Read on...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Final Round of Fall Leaf Collection to Begin November 21

November 16, 2016 – The City of Midland Department of Public Services (DPS) will begin its final round of fall leaf collection on Monday, November 21.

Collection crews will begin in Area B and then proceed through areas C, D, and A.

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Portion of N. Saginaw Road to Close for Traffic Signal Replacement

November 14, 2016 – On the morning of Wednesday, November 16, crews will close a portion of N. Saginaw Road to replace a traffic signal pole at the Jefferson Avenue cutoff. Saginaw Road will be closed to northbound traffic between Ashman Street and W. St....Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

Teens Fab Friday @ the Library

November 11, 2016 – Fab Friday at the Library! Are you ready to have a rock-n-roller coaster of a good time? Well, hang on tight! The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is looking for teens who have enough STEAM to craft a coaster of epic proportions.

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

MCTV Celebrates Its Users at Honors Night on November 17

November 11, 2016 – You’re invited to attend MCTV’s “Honors Night” on Thursday, November 17, at Creative 360. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Midland Community Television holds this event annually to recogniz...Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

Parks and Recreation Announces "A Night at the North Pole"

November 11, 2016 – Parks and Recreation has planned a festive way for children ages 5-10 to prepare for the upcoming holidays by again hosting “A Night at the North Pole” at the City Forest Chalet.

“A Night at the North Pole” will be offered on two se...Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

Significant Late Leaf Fall and Collection Update

November 11, 2016 – At this time, all areas of the City have received at least one curbside collection of leaves. Due to the late leaf fall, the City will not begin the final round of leaf collection at this time but will continue doing spot curbside lea...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Crews to Restripe Main Street on November 9 for Next Phase of Downtown Traffic Control Study

November 8, 2016 – Weather permitting, contractors will begin restriping lanes along Main Street in downtown Midland on Wednesday, November 9 in preparation for the second phase of the City of Midland’s downtown traffic control study.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Midland City Manager Named Outstanding Community Administrator by Michigan Association of Planning

Jon Lynch, Midland City Manager

November 4, 2016 – Midland City Manager Jon Lynch received the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) 2016 Outstanding Community Administrator Award during the organization’s Planning Michigan Annual Conference October 26 – 28 in Kalamazoo.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Battle of the Books Kicks off Saturday, November 12

November 4, 2016 – The Battle of the Books Kickoff of the 2016-2017 season will be held in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium on Saturday, November 12. The kickoff features a presentation by Newbery Honor winner Kirby Larson, author of last yea...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities Recognizes City of Midland for Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

November 2, 2016 – The City of Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Resear...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Change Clocks and Test Life Safety Devices this Sunday, November 6th

November 2, 2016 – As the time change approaches on Sunday, November 6, the Midland Fire Department wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives: changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

"My Dearest Friend" at the Library

October 28, 2016 – A unique play about John & Abigail Adams will be the next program in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s “Founding Fathers” lecture series on Thursday, November 3. A husband and wife acting team from Gem Theatrics in Grand Rapids w...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Happy Halloween Party at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

October 28, 2016 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be hosting a Happy Halloween Party on Monday, October 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

You and your little ones are invited to come in costume and join in our Move & Groove music and dance ses...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Fall Leaf Collection Starts Monday, October 31 in Area B

October 28, 2016 – The curbside fall leaf collection program officially kicks off Monday, October 31 in Heavy Refuse Collection Area B and will proceed through areas C, D, and A.

Residents on major streets (see list below) should rake leaves onto the ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

City of Midland Recognizes Beautification Efforts

October 28, 2016 – The beautification efforts of 14 residential properties and three non-residential properties will be recognized on Thursday, November 3 at the annual Appreciation of Beautification Awards ceremony.

Scheduled for 7 p.m. in Midland C...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Deadline for Absentee Ballots for November 8 General Election

October 28, 2016 – Electors of the City of Midland who wish to receive an absentee ballot for the November 8 General Election by mail must submit their application by 2 p.m., Saturday, November 5, 2016. The Midland City Clerk’s office will be open Saturd...Read on...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Midland to Present Safe Communities America Program Results at National Conference

Team Handyman

October 26, 2016 – Kelli Jankens, Injury Prevention Specialist for Trauma Services at MidMichigan Health, will present results from one of Midland’s Safe Communities America initiatives at the national Remembering When™ Conference November 14-16 in San An...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

City Wastewater Department to Conduct Smoke Testing of Sewer Lines

Sewer smoke testing map

October 21, 2016 – Beginning Monday, October 24 through Friday, November 4, the City of Midland’s Wastewater Department will be performing smoke testing in parts of the city to survey Midland’s sanitary sewer system.

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

City of Midland to Launch Traffic Control Study on Downtown Intersections

October 21, 2016 – The City of Midland has announced plans to conduct a traffic control study on three downtown intersections to collect data as a part of its downtown streetscape redevelopment process. During the study, All-Way Stop Control (AWSC) will b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Culvert Replacement Project to Close Portion of Letts Road

October 21, 2016 – A culvert replacement project beginning Wednesday, October 26 will close E. Letts Road from Sturgeon Road to Perrine Road for approximately one week.

A detour route utilizing Perrine Road, Airport Road, and Sturgeon Road will be post...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Residents Can Rake Now in Preparation for Fall Leaf Collection

October 21, 2016 – The autumn weather in Midland has led to a late leaf fall this year, which has delayed the start of the 2016 curbside leaf collection program. Beginning October 24, City crews will test leaf collection equipment in preparation for the C...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Final Paving Operations on Eastman Avenue to Begin October 23

October 21, 2016 – Contractors for MDOT will begin preliminary work on the Eastman Avenue resurfacing project on Friday, October 21. Final paving operations will be conducted during overnight hours and are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Reminder: Absentee Ballots Available for November 8 Election

October 21, 2016 – City residents are reminded that absentee ballots are available for the November 8, 2016 General Election. Qualified electors of the City of Midland may apply for an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office, located at 333 W....Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Taste Apples @ the Library

October 21, 2016 – Have you visited the Farmer's Market and marveled at the many different types of apples we enjoy in this area? Would you like to taste one of these apples?

Come to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Wednesday, October 26 for a pro...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Midland Announces 2016 Trick-or-Treating Hours and Safety Tips

October 14, 2016 – The Midland Police Department has announced that the City’s 2016 trick-or-treating hours will occur on Halloween, Monday, October 31, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Flood Insurance and Hazard Areas

October 14, 2016 – As a result of the City of Midland’s exemplary floodplain management programs and services, Midland is rated by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) Community Rating System (CRS) as a Class 5 community. For Midland residents, this...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

W. St. Andrews Bridge Replacement Begins Monday

October 14, 2016 – Beginning Monday, October 17, a portion of W. St. Andrews Road will undergo construction as part of a scheduled bridge replacement project. As a result, W. St. Andrews will be closed at the bridge crossing Snake Creek, which is located ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Midland Takes Top Honors at America in Bloom Symposium & Awards Program

Mayor Maureen Donker and Assistant Director of Public Services Jan Yuergens pose with Midland's America in Bloom trophy

October 11, 2016 – The City of Midland received national recognition for its beautification efforts last weekend at the 2016 America in Bloom (AIB) Symposium and Awards in Arroyo Grande, California.

AIB judges awarded Midland first place in the 30,000...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

City Performs Water Main Flushing in Townships

October 7, 2016 – On Monday, October 10, 2016 City of Midland Water Distribution crews will begin a water main flushing program in the townships that it serves. Fire hydrants throughout the townships of Homer, Larkin, Midland and Mills will be systematica...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Now Accepting Midland County Sports Hall of Fame Nominations

October 7, 2016 – Nominations for the 2016-2017 Midland County Sports Hall of Fame will be accepted at the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Office until November 15.

The Midland community recognizes leaders in the sports community through the Hall ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

October 7, 2016 – As Midland moves into autumn, the City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Fire Department Open House Cancelled

October 7, 2016 – The Midland Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House scheduled for October 15 has been cancelled due to remodeling of Fire Station 1, located at 816 E. Haley Street.

The open house is held annually as part of Fire Prevention Wee...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Reminders on Election Sign Placement

October 7, 2016 – With the November 8 General Election only a few weeks away, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of regulations regarding election sign placement.

• Election signs may be placed on private property only.
• Signs may not ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Midland Parks and Recreation Offers Discounted Detroit Red Wings Tickets

October 7, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation is offering discounted Detroit Red Wings tickets to Midland residents for select 2016-2017 games through a partnership with the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks).

Under the program, Midland...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Submit Requests for Public Improvements by November 1

October 7, 2016 – It’s that time of year again! Residents can now request public water and sewer service and paving of gravel streets in City of Midland locations that currently do not have these amenities.
If there is a public improvement project of th...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Midland Firefighters Youth Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Charity Ball

September 30, 2016 - The Midland Firefighters Youth Foundation will host its second annual Charity Ball on Saturday, October 22 at the Holiday Inn of Midland. This event helps the Foundation provide support for children in Greater Midland by assisting wit...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

"Our Founding Fathers" Series Presents: Thomas Jefferson

September 30, 2016 – Another of American history’s key players will take center stage in the next program of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s “Founding Fathers” series on Thursday, October 6. History lecturer Gregory Havrilcsak of the University of Mi...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

MDOT to Begin Eastman Resurfacing Project on Oct. 3

September 30, 2016 – On Monday, October 3, MDOT will begin a six-week resurfacing project that will restrict Eastman Avenue to one lane in each direction from Saginaw Road to Wackerly Street.

The scope of the project will include joint repairs, curb...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Access User Position Available on Cable Access Advisory Commission

September 30, 2016 – Midland City Council is accepting applications to fill a position on the Cable Access Advisory Commission.

The commission is looking for a Midland Community Television (MCTV) Access User to fill a position that will expire June 30...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Time to Remove Decorations from Midland Cemetery

September 30, 2016 – In preparation for the fall and winter months, families maintaining plots at the Midland Cemetery should remove annual flowers, artificial decorations and their receptacles from cemetery plots by October 3.

Beginning October 4, c...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Absentee Ballots Available for the November 8 General Election

September 26, 2016 – Absentee ballots are available for the November 8, 2016 General Election. Qualified electors of the city of Midland may apply for an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office, located at 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Monday throu...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Fall Free Yard Waste Collection Begins October 3

September 23, 2016 – The City of Midland will offer Fall Free yard waste collection beginning October 3 through the remainder of the yard waste collection season. During this free period, 40-cent per bag stickers and annual yard waste bin stickers are not...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Upcoming Chat & Chew Book Club @ the Library

September 23, 2016 - The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library has a book club for 4th and 5th graders called “Chat & Chew.” On Wednesday, September 28 from 4:15-5:30 p.m., the book club will chat about the Disney thriller “Serafina and the Black Cloak” by Ro...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

October 11 Deadline for Registering to Vote in November 8 General Election

September 16, 2016 – The deadline for registering to vote in the November 8 City General Election is Tuesday, October 11 at 5 p.m.

Persons may register to vote at any Secretary of State office or at any county, city, village, or township clerk’s office...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

“Our Founding Fathers” Program Series at the Library Starts September 22

September 16, 2016 - Join the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library this fall as it pays tribute to several of the larger-than-life personalities and events that shaped our country with a series of four free programs. The series, entitled “Our Founding Fathers,” ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Beautification Advisory Committee Seeking New Members

September 16, 2016 – The Beautification Advisory Committee is looking for new members to serve the community and promote the beauty of Midland.

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at City Hall. Members mus...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Kiwassee Lake in Stratford Woods Park to Close for One Day

September 9, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department will close Kiwassee Lake in Stratford Woods Park on Monday, September 12.

To combat weeds in Kiwassee Lake at Stratford Park, Parks and Recreation will be starting herbicide ap...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

New E-CityHall Topic Asks for Public's Input on City Council Elections

September 9, 2016 – The City of Midland has posted a new survey that is open for comment on E-CityHall, the City’s online public engagement platform. The two-question survey asks for input on a proposed change to move City Council elections from odd-year ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Summer Taxes Due Mid-September

September 1, 2016 – Summer tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest, through September 15, 2016, to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four percent (4%) penalty is assessed to payments or unpaid balances aft...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

City Still Seeking Midland's Best Photos for Calendar Contest

September 1, 2016 – Fire up your cameras for Labor Day weekend, because the Community Photo Contest deadline is coming up fast!

Residents have until Wednesday, September 7 at 5:00 p.m. to submit their photos online or by mail for the annual contest. W...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

MCTV Fall Workshops Begin September 10

September 1, 2016 – Have fun and serve your community and your organization by getting involved at Midland Community Television. Attend one of MCTV’s orientation/studio workshops this fall!

Midland Community Television offers workshops on the second S...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Plymouth Pool to Reopen Today for Labor Day Weekend

September 1, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation has announced that Plymouth Pool will reopen today following minor repairs. The pool will be available beginning at 11:45 a.m. for lap swim.

Plymouth Pool will close for the 2016 season on Monday, Septe...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Open on Sundays

September 1, 2016 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will open again on Sunday afternoons, beginning on September 11. The Library will be open from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Road in Midland.

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Plymouth Pool to be Closed Through September 2

August 29, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation has announced that Plymouth Pool will be closed through Friday, September 2 for maintenance and repairs.

Should the repair take longer than initially anticipated, Midland Parks and Recreation will provide ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Residents Reminded to Obey 'Road Closed' Signs

August 26, 2016 – As the construction season winds down, the City of Midland reminds residents to obey all posted construction signs, particularly road closure signs along Main Street between Jerome Street and Orchard Drive. Midland Police Department has ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Bridge to Close August 29 for Final Bridge Work

Map of new detour for Jefferson Street overpass

August 26, 2016 – The US 10 overpass at Jefferson Avenue will be closed from August 29th through 31st as MDOT completes final bridge work. This construction will also affect lane closures on US 10 at that location.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

City Offices to be Closed on Labor Day

August 26, 2016 – The Labor Day holiday weekend is just around the corner. In recognition of the holiday, all City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, September 5.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse and Week 1 recycling collections shoul...Read on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Law Enforcement Torch Run/Walk for Special Olympics

August 24, 2016 – Runners/walkers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, in Midland. The event is not a race, but a leisurely run/walk to bring ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

UPDATE: Surface Treatment Program Begins Final Stages August 22

August 19, 2016 – Following an unforeseen delay, the final phase of the 2016 Surface Treatment Program will begin on Monday, August 22. The application of a fog seal, which involves spraying a light coat of oil on the road surface, takes about an hour to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Access to Bulk Water Station to Be Limited During Construction

August 19, 2016 – The City of Midland Water Plant’s bulk water station will be occasionally unavailable in the coming weeks as construction begins on a driveway resurfacing project. The project is set to begin in Fall 2016.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Wastewater Division to Conduct Inspections on Main Street Today

August 19, 2016 – Beginning today, the City of Midland Wastewater Division will be conducting inspections on all sanitary and storm sewers along Main Street from Cronkright to Jerome Streets. The project is expected to be completed by the end of next week...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Midland Becomes 1st Michigan City to Receive Safe Communities Accreditation

August 17, 2016 – After a year-long accreditation process, the City of Midland has received designation as a Safe Community through the National Safety Council’s Safe Communities America® program. The City becomes just the nineteenth community in America ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Surface Treatment Program Begins Final Stages August 18

August 17, 2016 – Crews have completed the initial phase of this year's Surface Treatment Program and plan to begin applying a fog seal to several residential streets on Thursday, August 18. The fog seal, which involves spraying a light coat of oil on the...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Currie Golf Course Participates in World's Largest Golf Outing

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August 5, 2016 – One hundred and seventeen golfers hit the links at Currie Golf Course in Midland on Monday to participate in the World’s Largest Golf Outing, an annual nationwide benefit to support military veterans and their families. Every year on the ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Bridge to Close for MDOT Construction

Map of detour for Jefferson Ave construction

July 1, 2016 – Beginning Wednesday, July 6, MDOT will close the US 10 overpass at Jefferson Avenue for bridge deck repairs and overlay. This construction will also affect lane closures on US 10 at that location.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

City of Midland Issues Reminders on Election Sign Placement

July 1, 2016 – With the August 2 primary election only a month away, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of regulations regarding election sign placement:

• Election signs may be placed on private property only.
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Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw/Woodlawn Intersection to See Closures for Sewer Construction

July 1, 2016 – Two lanes of northwest bound Saginaw Road will be closed on Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7 at the Woodlawn Street intersection for storm sewer construction. Northwest bound traffic on Saginaw will use the center turn lane. Woodlawn ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw Road, Wheeler Street to See Closures on July 5

July 1, 2016 – Beginning Tuesday, July 5, N. Saginaw Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Eastman Avenue to Tucker Street for street reconstruction. In addition, Wheeler Street will be closed in both directions from Tucker Street to Sag...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Dial-A-Ride to Offer Sunday Bus Service During Trial Period

June 21, 2016 – City of Midland Dial-A-Ride will begin offering Sunday bus service beginning Sunday, July 10, 2016, as part of a 12- to 18-month trial service expansion. Following the end of the trial period, Dial-A-Ride will evaluate usage rates and pass...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Midland DDA Announces Redevelopment Design Review Sessions

June 17, 2016 – Having completed its first round of public input sessions earlier this month, the Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invites community members to review initial design concepts and provide feedback for the downtown streetscape re...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Guyer Joins City of Midland as Communications Coordinator

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Katie Guyer has joined the staff this week as Communications Coordinator.

Guyer brings more than 10 years of marketing and communications expertise to the position, including experience wi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Parks and Recreation’s L.E.A.P. Set to Start

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 20.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City’s efforts to ensure the safety...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Parks with Water Features Open

June 3, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season.

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for families looking to spli...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Pay City Parking Tickets Online or by Phone

May 20, 2016 – City of Midland parking tickets can now be paid online or by phone. To pay online, visit www.parkingticketpayment.com/midland. To pay by phone, call 1-855-352-9605. A $3.50 convenience fee is charged for these payments. Parking ticket p...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 20, 2016 – Beginning Sunday, May 29, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 11.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 20, 2016 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

The committee is accepting nominations for the annua...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Overpass Detour Planned as MDOT Schedules Local Bridge Work for Summer

May 13, 2016 – Midland motorists will want to plan routes accordingly as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) gears up to begin work in July on three US-10 bridges and overpasses at Eastman Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and Waldo Road.
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Posted on: May 19, 2016

“Jazz Up” Your Summer with Walk Midland

May 20, 2016 – Take a step towards better health with the annual Walk Midland program.

Walk Midland hosts two-mile walks at various locations in Midland. Walks are free of charge and take place on Mondays at City Forest (meet at the trail head); Tues...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Sign up for MCTV’s Summer Video Camp

May 6, 2016 – It’s hands-on and fun! Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV) Summer Video Camps.

Applications are now being accept...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 6, 2016 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow any dog, wheth...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Recreational Tennis Lessons for the Whole Family

April 29, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Greater Midland Tennis Center, is proud to announce the 2016 Tennis Lessons Program. Tennis lessons will take place at the Tennis Center.

Registration for 2016 lessons begins Monda...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

April 22, 2016 – On Monday, April 25, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning May 2

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 29. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 2.

Yard waste is collec...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Park Elementary School, formerly Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first se...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

April 15, 2016 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses. Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules.

Rummage/Yard Sale Signage: Secti...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Reminders about Parking in the City

March 31, 2016 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 9 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the city.

There is a multitude o...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Get in the Swim of Summer – Swim Passes Available

April 8, 2016 – It might still be chilly outside but it is time to start thinking about the warm days of summer!

SWIM PASSES: Season swim passes are now on sale at the Parks and Recreation Office and will be available at the pool on Wednesday, June ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

City of Midland Seeks Boards & Commissions Members: Application Deadline April 22

March 24, 2016 – City residents interested in the Midland community, get involved! The City is accepting applications to fill positions on various City boards and commissions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016. Forms...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

City Videos: Lots to Watch!

Check out the many videos we have of past board and commission plus City Council meetings, our award-winning "City in 15" show, and special programming - all produced through MCTV. Enjoy!

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

City Hall News: E-newsletter About Your City Government

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Midland Recognized for Developing Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

For the sixth year in a row, Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study. The study, conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innova...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

Above & Beyond: City Recognitions and Achievements

Learn more about the many ways your City government goes above and beyond for the community.

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City Construction Projects Planned for 2015

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March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

Major street projects that could affect citizens’ travel routes are described b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Submit Requests for Public Improvements by November 1

October 2, 2015 – It is that time of year again – time to request public water and sewer service and paving of gravel streets in city of Midland locations that currently do not have these amenities.

If there is a public improvement project of this nat...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

City of Midland Recognitions & Achievements

Discover the many ways your municipality and its employees go above and beyond to provide excellent service, achieve efficiencies, and bring value to the city of Midland.

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City Construction Projects Planned for 2015

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March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

Major street projects that could affect citizens’ travel routes are described b...Read on...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

City Public Services Crews Continue Flood Collection Efforts

June 28, 2017 – The City of Midland’s Public Services crews continue to hit the streets this week to assist residents with removal of flood-damaged items during a special heavy item collection.

On Thursday, June 29, DPS crews will be co...

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