Traverse City News and Events

Frankfort In The Spotlight With Film Fest This Week

Oct. 19, 2021

This week is the 13th annual Frankfort Film Festival, featuring 17 films on the big screen at the historic Garden Theater. The festival runs October 21-24, ... Read More >>


"Demand Up 300 Percent": Local Builders Share Their Backlogs, Advice

By Craig Manning | Oct. 19, 2021

Traverse City’s homebuilders have never been busier. The area’s red-hot housing market – combined with limited inventory of homes for sale – have construction companies ... Read More >>


City To Vote On Hiring Firm To Monitor Dam, Adopting Healthier Drinking Culture Plan

By Beth Milligan | Oct. 18, 2021

With the FishPass project on hold due to ongoing litigation, Traverse City commissioners will vote tonight (Monday) on hiring an engineering firm for nearly $135,000 ... Read More >>


From Labor To Race Relations To Grasshoppers, Traverse City Had A Rough Time 100 Years Ago

By Ross Boissoneau | Oct. 17, 2021

Were things actually “better back then” in Traverse City? On the next several Sundays, The Ticker takes a look back at the town’s history during ... Read More >>


Driver Shortage Now Causing Drastic Measures At TCAPS

Oct. 16, 2021

The shortage of school bus drivers has worsened so much that Traverse City Public Schools now says the district has reduced routes, lengthened ride times, ... Read More >>


This Realtor Can't Find Enough Houses To Sell. So He's Building His Own.

By Ross Boissoneau | Oct. 16, 2021

Realtor Sam Flamont calls himself a numbers guy. And the numbers he saw weren’t promising, as the inventory of homes for sale continued to diminish. ... Read More >>


NMC Tabs Its New VP For Strategic Initiatives

Oct. 15, 2021

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) has promoted from within for its first Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, a newly-created executive position. Jason Slade will take the position ... Read More >>


Stakes Get Higher For Short-Term Rental Debate

By Craig Manning | Oct. 15, 2021

A way to protect private property rights, or a death blow to Traverse City’s neighborhoods and local economy? Such is the debate over pending legislation ... Read More >>


Crew Lands Annual Honor From TART Trails

Oct. 14, 2021

Eric Braverman, David Dean, Dave Fisher, Dick Kelley, Gary MacAulay, Dave Monstrey and Chuck Percy, all crew volunteers working on the Leelanau Trail, are the ... Read More >>


Schools' Mask Mandate Debate Lands In Courtroom

By Craig Manning | Oct. 14, 2021

The debate over masking requirements at local schools is headed for the courtroom. Judge Thomas G. Power of the 13th Circuit Court heard from lawyers ... Read More >>



Garfield Township To Vote On 216-Unit Apartment Complex, Medical Clinic

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Two Lawsuits Could Shape Future of Recreational Marijuana, Building Heights

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TCPD Appoints New LGBTQ Liaison

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Pride Week Coming To TC This Week

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Making Connections: City Completes $7.7 Million In Sidewalk Work In Five Years

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Stalled Construction Projects See New Signs Of Life

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14th Annual Freshwater Summit Coming To Traverse City This Month

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From 10 Cents To $5 Million: Healthy Eating Grows Beyond Traverse City

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Yen Yoga & Fitness To Reopen Inside Delamar Traverse City

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Tonight: Exotic Cars, Prizes & More At Recess!

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Peninsula Township Rejects Settlement Agreement In Winery Lawsuit; WOMP Reacts

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Citizen-Submitted Map Chosen To Set New GT County District Lines

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TC Planning Commissioners Support Allowing Schools Downtown; Hearings Set On Marijuana Testing Facility, Fourteenth Street Development

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County Commissioners Approve Resolution Supporting Free Press, Funding For Acme Connector Trail

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