A birdseye view shows the city-owned Brady Street lot, looking roughly northwest along the riverfront and out over the city. (Photo provided)
The city of Allegan will be working exclusively with developer CL Real Estate over the next nine months to create a mutually beneficial plan to develop the vacant 101 Brady St. lot. After nine months, the city will decide whether to sell the lot to the developer or not.
This aerial shot of Dawson Elementary School in Allegan shows the area in red—at the south end of the building—where the roof will be replaced. The blue areas were bid but the district decided against doing the work at this time. (Graphic provided)
An aging section of roof atop Dawson Elementary School will be replaced soon, the first of a series of projects paid for through the district’s new “sinking fund.” At their meeting Monday, March 11, Allegan school board members approved an $89,000 bid from Myers Construction in Kalamazoo for the work.
A request for proposals from qualified realtors to market and sell the iconic Allegan City Hall was approved at the city council meeting Monday, March 11. Another request for proposals from realtors to market and lease excess office space in what will be the new city hall was also approved.
This tree was recently cut down along 115th Avenue west of L.E. White Middle School. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
The Safe Routes to School project will not, as previously supposed, require Allegan township and city to front the cost of the sidewalk work. At the Allegan Township board meeting March 4, supervisor Steve Schulz corrected what he had announced. “I’ve learned that it is not a reimbursement grant,” he said.
State Representative Steve Johnson invites residents of the 72nd House District to join him during local office hours Monday, March 18, at Big Boy, 1180 W. Superior St., Wayland, from 8 to 9 a.m.
Above, Dr. Tim Dickinson is shown in last year’s performance of “Seven Little Girls (sitting in the backseat).”
As it turns out, last year was not the last hurrah for the Cabaret Band Show in Allegan. The 34th show will be March 15-16 and 22-23 at Griswold Auditorium.
A birdseye view shows the city-owned Brady Street lot, looking roughly northwest along the riverfront and out over the city. (Photo provided)
This aerial shot of Dawson Elementary School in Allegan shows the area in red—at the south end of the building—where the roof will be replaced. The blue areas were bid but the district decided against doing the work at this time. (Graphic provided)
This tree was recently cut down along 115th Avenue west of L.E. White Middle School. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
Above, Dr. Tim Dickinson is shown in last year’s performance of “Seven Little Girls (sitting in the backseat).”

Sports

Hamilton’s Bria Schrotenboer (22) drives past a pair of Edwardsburg players during a Division 2 regional semifinal. Schrotenboer scored a game-best 22 points in the Hawkeyes’ win. (Photo by Jessilyn Rockhold
Different season. Same result.
That was pretty much the storyline of the Division 2 girls’ basketball regional semifinal between Hamilton and Edwardsburg on Monday, March 11.

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