Traverse City News and Events

City Talks Pipes, Projects

By Beth Milligan | Oct. 23, 2018

Traverse City could join other communities across Michigan fighting back against new state rules – the toughest in the country – cracking down on lead pipes in public water supply systems.

The legislation, passed in June, was a response to the Flint water crisis and requires Michigan communities to replace all lead service lines in public water systems. While community officials have expressed their support for maintaining the safety and quality of public drinking water, numerous cities have opposed the new rules, saying they amount to an “unfunded mandate” in which no state funding is being provided to help cities meet the new requirements. Instead, water ratepayers are expected to ...

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Here Lies Northern Michigan's Famous - And Not So Famous - Dead

The creepy graveyard haunted by restless spirits has long been a Halloween staple. Truth is, other than ...

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Free Film Screening, Panel Friday In Elk Rapids

Community environmental group Green Elk Rapids is partnering with Elk Rapids Cinema to host a free screening ...

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TCAPS Candidates Grade Schools, Answer Questions

Below The Ticker poses questions to the 10 Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education ...

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Riverside Inn Closed Indefinitely Due To Fire

The historic Riverside Inn in Leland is closed indefinitely following a kitchen fire early Friday.

Owner Kate ...

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Today Tuesday, October 23, 2018

7:30 AM

9th Annual Warm-up with Team Bob’s Coat Drive

New & gently used winter apparel of all sizes will be accepted to be donated to The Father ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

"Nature's Palette"

Featuring paintings of 12 local artists, who often paint together plein air. Runs from Oct. 1 - Dec. 1. More Info >>

10:00 AM

"It's Personal" Group Show

Featuring figurative work, from canvas to clay by Shanny Brooke & five other artists. An opening reception will ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit

Featuring over 32 artists from all over the region & world celebrating the Mexican cultural holiday known as ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Landscapes Invitational Exhibition

Runs Oct. 19 - Nov. 23. Featuring the work of Linda Beeman, Carolyn Damstra, Susana Green, Jane Kramer, Thomas ... More Info >>

11:30 AM

Friendly Garden Club Meeting

"Stewardship of The Great Lakes." More Info >>

12:00 PM

Northport Arts Association's 2nd Anniversary Members Exhibit & Sale

Held Oct. 20-27, 12-4pm. 231-386-9798 More Info >>

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

Cardiac Support Group

Share, learn, support & connect with others experiencing the effects of cardiovascular disease. 935-8560. More Info >>

6:30 PM

College Planning Workshop

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6:30 PM

Movie Night

Enjoy “The History of Future Folk,” a TC Film Festival movie & alien-folk-comedy-romance. More Info >>

7:00 PM

Dave Arcari

Enjoy this Scottish blues guitarist & songwriter. Arcari's latest album is "Live at Memorial Hall." 231-882-9510. More Info >>

7:00 PM

OTP Auditions

For "Fun Home." This musical has roles for four women, two men & three children. Tonight's auditions ... More Info >>

Save The Date: November Recess At Grand Traverse Distillery

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Ironman Update: Organizers Talk Sellout, Course Planning, Training Advice

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GT County To Pursue Opening Regional Morgue, Forensic Pathology Center

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New Grand Traverse Undersheriff Named

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DDA Co-Hosting Forum For Businesses Seeking Funding

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$700,000 At Stake For TCAPS In Funding Dispute With Department Of Education

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Big Money Arrives In Northern Michigan Politics

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Men Face Shipwreck Theft Charges

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TC Police Investigate Homeless Attack

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Taco House Closing, Harvest Moving; Other Restaurant, Retail News

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Woodmere Avenue Closures

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NMC Students Collecting Donations For Food Pantries

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Frankfort Film Festival This Week

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Boardman Trail Sculpture To Be Installed, More Art Projects On Way

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Front Street Mortgage on Facebook

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Samaritas Senior Living of Traverse City on Facebook

Samaritas Senior Living of Traverse City

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