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City Turns To Tech Upgrades For Smarter Winter Response

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 14, 2018

Traverse City is turning to a number of technology upgrades to improve the city’s response to winter weather both “economically and environmentally,” according to Director of Public Works Frank Dituri – including testing out alternatives to traditional salt and sand to combat icy roads, going paperless as a department, and using GPS and live-data reporting to track truck plowing routes, speeds, and locations.

Dituri and Traverse City Streets Superintendent Mark Jones gave an overview to city commissioners this week of the department’s plan “to ensure safe streets” during the upcoming winter season. City Manager Marty Colburn said staff are responsible not only for overseeing plowing operations on city streets ...

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Man Arraigned On Felony Charges

A 21-year-old Lansing man was arraigned on two felony charges related to using computers to accost a ...

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Toys For Tots Kicks Off Saturday At Great Wolf Lodge

The 2018 season kick-off event for Toys for Tots of Northwest Michigan will take place at noon ...

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City Seeking Nominations For Sara Hardy Award

The Traverse City Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for its annual Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award.

The ...

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TC Commission Talks Marijuana, Liquor Licenses

Traverse City commissioners Monday hashed out their preferences for new medical marijuana rules for the city, scheduling ...

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Today Wednesday, November 14, 2018

1:00 PM

Homage: Inspired by Outstanding Canadian Women

This exhibition features 40 framed neckpieces created as a celebration & tribute to Canadian women, past & present ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Pangnirtung Weavings from the Dennos Museum Center's Collection

Featuring weavings from the Inuit art collection, by the artists of the Pangnirtung Weaving Cooperative. Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, 1850-1950

From the Detroit Institute of Arts, this exhibition features 40 works by late-19th & early-20th century artists capturing ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Traverse Area Camera Club Exhibition

A reception will be held on Sat., Nov. 17 from 2-4pm. More Info >>

4:00 PM

Books Program & Discussion

Featuring readings, discussions & interpretive questions with discussion leader Norm Wheeler. Includes writings by Sigmund Freud, Anton Chekhov ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

T 'N' T Create! Make a Gingerbread House

For ages 10-19. Sign up: 231-276-6767. More Info >>

5:30 PM

Traverse City Beer Week.

Nov. 8-16. Test your beverage IQ at the TC Ale Trail IPA Challenge, run a beer-themed 5K during ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

"Putting the Happy Back into the Holiday Season"

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Phil Siemer, Kathleen Wainwright, Linda Szarkowski & Dr. Heather Speaks, D.C. RSVP: 231-499-0237 ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Recreational Authority Needs Input

Residents have one final opportunity to shape the future of the Traverse City & Garfield Township Recreational Authority ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Winter Smart Commute Workshop

A free smart commute workshop for anyone interested in getting around town as the seasons change. A panel ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Sea Shanty Sing-a-long

Join in with your instrument or voice or just relax & enjoy the music. Please bring maritime sheet ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Marcin Dylla

This Polish guitarist is hailed by the Washington Post as "among the most gifted guitarists on the planet." More Info >>

Nobody Or Drug Kingpin? The Tangled Case Of Leelanau's Angela Schocko

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New Management Plans Overhaul For State Street Grille; More Restaurant, Retail News

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GT County Commissioners Approve Budget, Jail Settlement; New Event OKed For Civic Center

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TCAPS Receives Michigan State Police Grant for School Safety

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County Brush Site Closing Next Weekend For Season

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Search On For Cooney's Replacement

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Shop Your Community Day Saturday

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Petertyl Drug Store, One Of Downtown TC’s Oldest Businesses, Closes Its Doors

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TCBN Unveils One-Time Ticker Reader Special

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Recess Tonight At Grand Traverse Distillery In Downtown TC!

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Events On Tap For TC Beer Week

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Airport Traffic Up Double Digits

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Midterm Election Results

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TC Rick Is An MVP, And Not Even In The Game

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