Traverse City News and Events

Here's Your First Look At Road Construction Season 2018

By Ross Boissoneau | March 21, 2018

As winter winds down, Michigan’s other season is getting set to begin, and there are a number of road construction projects on tap. The Ticker attended an overview meeting last night hosted by the Traverse Transportation Coordinating Initiative (TTCI, formerly TC-TALUS) and Networks Northwest.

In Traverse City, there are nine pavement preservation projects scheduled for 2018; most are considered minor, with minimal inconvenience to drivers. The three major projects are South Garfield from Centre to Hannah; East State from Hope to South Garfield; and Hastings from Boon to East Eighth. The roads in question will be undergoing various means of reconstruction, from milling and overlay work to aggregate conditioning.

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Traverse City To Join Opioid Lawsuit

Traverse City commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to join other municipalities - including Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties - in ...

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Boardman Death Under Investigation

Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play in the case of a man found ...

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TCAPS Board To Consider Expanding Investigation Contract

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) board members will hold a special meeting tonight (Tuesday) at 6pm ...

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NMC Student Named Top Community College Student In Michigan

A Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) student has been named Michigan's 2018 New Century Scholar, the top community ...

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Today Wednesday, March 21, 2018

9:00 AM

Celebrating Young Artists at GAAC

Featuring the work of young creatives with an exhibition by Glen Lake Elementary School sixth graders & the ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Molly Phinny: Works in Cloth 2015-2017

A small survey of fiber constructions by Leelanau County artist Molly Phinny. Runs through April 8. 231-334-6112. More Info >>

9:00 AM

Youth Art Show

Featuring artwork by students in grades K-12 from schools throughout the Grand Traverse region. March 12-31. More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Arntson, Seman, Voytenko"

Featuring the paintings of bodies of water by Amy Arntson, the photography of Greg Seman, and the abstract ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Lines of Light: Craig Tandy - Monofilament Sculpture"

Canadian artist Craig Tandy constructs complex sculptures with monofilament nylon that illustrate the properties of projected light, with an ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Great Lakes Photography: A Sailor's Perspective

Featuring work by photographer & sailor on the Great Lakes, Michael Diduch. An opening reception/Meet the Artist ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Tutankhamun: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh's Tomb

From the artisans of the Pharaonic Village in Egypt & the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this exhibit features ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Fiesta Gives Back for World Down Syndrome Day

Twenty percent of sales (with vouchers) will be donated back to the local group (DSANM). More Info >>

12:00 PM

Grand Traverse Art Bomb

This collaborative art show featuring talent from around northern MI gives artists an opportunity to showcase their talents ... More Info >>

12:30 PM

The Glory of Having a Railroad

Presented by Wexford County Historical Society Docent Richard Kraemer. Advanced registration required: 922-4911. More Info >>

4:00 PM

Food & Farming Network Farm Route to Prosperity Summit

See what's been going on over the year within the local food system. More Info >>

6:30 PM

Plant-Based Lifestyle TC's Learning & Tasting Event

"The Dangers of Dairy" & "Faux Cheese & Dairy Alternatives" tasting theme. Register: More Info >>

7:00 PM

"Mary Poppins"

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7:00 PM

Compassion Circle

Share & receive support around communication challenges. Also explore how to identify emotions, & learn skills to manage ... More Info >>

8:00 PM

Lifetree Cafe

Featuring a film about dangerous foods & a discussion. More Info >>

East Front Street Closed Tuesday

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Good Bowl Opening Downtown; Restaurant Spring Break Closings

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Busy St. Patrick's Day Weekend For Police

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Your Staycation Guide For Spring Break

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Traverse City To Consider Joining Opioid Lawsuit

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Hazardous Waste Dropoff Events Set For 2018

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Driver Cited After Rollover Accident

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Grandview Parkway Lane Closures

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Local Robotics Teams Prep For World Championships

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DDA To Talk New High-Frequency Bus Line, Farmers Market Changes

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New Downtown Developments Planned

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