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TCAPS Extends Mask Mandate Another Month; Will Allow Volunteers In Schools Again

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 28, 2021

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) board members voted Monday to extend the district’s universal mask mandate by another month, with plans to revisit the policy again at the board’s October 25 meeting. Several trustees said that while they didn’t believe in masking students indefinitely, they either wanted to see improved local numbers before dropping the mandate or wait until students ages 5 to 11 have the option to be vaccinated. The board also approved allowing volunteers back in school buildings again for the first time since March 2020, including military and college recruiters, dental and vision exam administrators, and classroom volunteers with principal/teacher approval.

Trustees voted 6-1 to continue ...

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Mortgage Rates Low, But Will That Last?

As anyone who has had even a passing interest in the housing industry has noticed, for the ...

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Don't Forget The Health Crisis Before COVID. Chris Hindbaugh Certainly Hasn't.

“Running on fumes.” That’s how Chris Hindbaugh, CEO of Traverse City’s Addiction Treatment Services (ATS), describes the ...

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Still For Sale In Acme

You can’t drive through Acme without noticing that two large and prominent former retail properties — totaling ...

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Here's Why You Can't Get An Uber From Cherry Capital Airport -- And Possible Workarounds

In a bigger city, it’s easy to get off a plane at an airport, grab your baggage, ...

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Today Tuesday, September 28, 2021

7:00 AM

Red Wings Training Camp

Sept. 23-28. Red Wings players, prospects & tryouts will be divided into teams that will practice & scrimmage ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

"Everyday Objects"

This exhibition explores the new & unexpected aesthetic possibilities in mundane objects – as art-making materials, & as ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Paper Constructions: Denise Samuels

Samuels exhibits sculptural, geometric constructions with recycled papers – cereal boxes, common cardboard & other heavier fibers she ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Fly Fishing Art

By Stacy McKellip. On display through Sept. Closed on Sundays. 231-331-4318. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Nature Through Pastels

Four regional artists exhibit their pastel paintings through Oct. 29. Leelanau artists Julie Avery, Chris Nettleton & Jan ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

The Art of Lori Sikkema

Stop by the Visitor Center & view the fabric collage artwork of Lori Sikkema, on display through Oct. ... More Info >>

10:30 AM

Outdoor Preschool Story Time, Suttons Bay Bingham District Library

Weather permitting, story time will be held under the big tree by the beach in Suttons Bay. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Artists for Wings of Wonder Exhibit

The 3rd annual community fundraiser exhibit, which features over 30 artists, with Raptor themed artwork, all in an ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

This exhibition explores off-reservation boarding schools in its kaleidoscope of voices. Visitors will explore photographs, artwork, interviews, interactive ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Birds Fly In: A Human Refuge

A cross-cultural art collaboration focusing on themes related to Migration & Intuition. Artist Ellie Harold was surprised by ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Close to Home: Contemporary Anishinaabek Artists

An exhibit of works from Anishinaabek artists in the region, supplemented by objects in the Dennos Museum Center’s ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Flora & Field

This exhibition features works created by wife & husband painters Colleen & Justin Shull. Colleen brings her bold ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Foreword: Solo Exhibition by Patrick Earl Hammie

Through portraits & allegories, Hammie explores the complexities of identity, emotion, & family. Hours: Tues. - Fri.: 11am-5pm; ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Harvest Days

Sept. 1-30. Presented by the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Experience what it’s like to be a wine club ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Lustron Stories: Americans at Home

The subject of the “Great American Dream” is explored through photographer Charles Mintz’s series, “Lustron Stories.” Lustron Corporation ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

September Art Show at City Opera House, TC

Klaus Lehrer & Linda Frank will show their oil paintings, watercolor paintings & collages during Sept. More Info >>

4:00 PM

Delbert Michel: "Sixty Years of Making Art"

Celebrating six decades of creative expression, artist & retired art professor, Delbert Michel, hosts a retrospective of his ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Auditions for "All Together Now!"

This global event celebrating local theatre has roles for people ages 10 & up. Auditionees must prepare 16 ... More Info >>

Disciplinary Hearing Scheduled For City Manager

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DNR Euthanizes Black Bear Roaming Traverse City

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Peninsula Township Updates: Winery Lawsuit, More Deputies, Bluff Road/Erosion Issues

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Garfield Township, Traverse City Embrace Housing Tools

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Impact100 TC Awards Three $110K Grants To Local Nonprofits

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Munson To Mandate Vaccines For Employees

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Commissioners Approve City Manager Salary Increase, Drinks For Open Space Event, PILOT Agreement, Treasurer Termination

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Former Norte Director Issues Statement Following Removal From Organization

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Lake Avenue Closure Starts Monday

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Craft Beer Gaining On Northern Michigan Wines

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Trail Closures Planned Starting This Week

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Fall Restaurant Guide

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City Commissioners To Consider Tax Break For Housing Project, Treasurer Termination

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DDA Moving Forward On East Front Street Redesign, Tree Management Plan

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