Traverse City News and Events

City Lawsuit Updates: What’s Next For Building Heights, Recreational Marijuana?

By Beth Milligan | Jan. 27, 2022

Two lawsuits could bring significant changes to Traverse City in 2022 and beyond, including a new federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a city charter amendment requiring a public vote on buildings over 60 feet tall and litigation surrounding recreational marijuana rules. The Ticker looks at the latest updates in both cases and the potential impacts they could have on Traverse City in the months ahead.

Building Heights
Following a November ruling in which Judge Thomas Power determined that all components of new buildings must be under 60 feet in Traverse City to avoid triggering a public election – a change in previous city precedent that excluded features like elevator ...

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Group Launches Fundraising Campaign To Build New Pickleball Courts At Bowers Harbor Park

A committee of local community members, affiliated with the Traverse Area Pickleball Association (TAPA), is seeking to ...

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Offers Free School Programs

Students across the state can learn what watersheds are and how they can help keep them healthy ...

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NMC, Munson Face Familiar Challenges To Four-Year Nursing Degree Legislation

Officials at Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) think they could solve northern Michigan’s nursing shortage. They just need ...

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City Commissioners To Pursue Master Plan Rewrite, Land Acknowledgement Policy

Traverse City commissioners agreed Monday to seek proposals for a consultant to help rewrite the city’s master ...

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Traverse Wine Coast Wineries Win Big At San Francisco Wine Competition

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ZZ Top To Play National Cherry Festival

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Homelessness Up North

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Armored Vehicle Back On County Agenda

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From Bubba To Left Foot: What's In A Name (Part Two)

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Traverse City Light & Power Names Next Executive Director

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DDA To Consider Parking Changes, Hiring Firm To Study Future Direction For Downtown

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National Cherry Festival Combines Heritage, Junior Royale Parades Into New Parade

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100 Local Scholarships Now Available

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Code Blue: How Cold Weather, COVID, And Short-Staffing Are Straining Traverse City's Homelessness Resources

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Rachel Johnson Named NMC's Board Chair For 2022

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"We're Pushing Through": Munson's Matt Wille On Running The Hospital

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'A Massive Opportunity': Ty Schmidt Talks New Organization, TCAPS Health And Wellness Initiative

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Disability Network Offers COVID-19 Vaccines For Homebound Individuals

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