November 30, 2021

Lapeer community pitches in

August 4, 2021

Bang, bang, bang. The distant echo of hammers hitting wood traveled Tuesday afternoon from 350 Hunts Corners Road in Lapeer. A day — just 15 hours, actually — after a fire left the house uninhabitable, […]

Lapeer house fire probed

August 3, 2021

The cause of a fire that severely damaged a Lapeer home Monday is under investigation, a Marathon fire official said. The call came about 1:10 p.m. for a fire at 350 Hunts Corners Road, according […]

Cortland, C-ville await feedback on solar plan

June 29, 2020

A Connecticut-based developer hopes to begin construction by the end of the year on two five-megawatt solar facilities in Cortland and Cortlandville. The $29.1 million project, first proposed to Cortland’s planning commission in February, would […]

Area’s campsites open with changes

June 8, 2020

As the country heads toward summer and people look to for ways to have fun during the coronavirus pandemic, some camping sites are opening to only seasonal residents for the time being, while others are […]

Solar projects proposed in city, C’ville

February 25, 2020

The Cortland city planning commission got a look Monday night at what could be the city’s first ground-mounted commercial solar project. The project, backed by Source Renewables, a Greenwich, Conn.- based company, would entail a […]

Man accused of neglecting 77 animals in house

January 22, 2020

The air stank. The conditions were unhealthy. The 77 miniature horses, sugar gliders, birds and dogs needed to be removed, officials said. And the Lapeer man who improperly kept those animals in his home will […]

Deal sparks growth

February 20, 2019

A firewood processing business that opened in Lapeer in 2014 has been steadily growing and redefining itself, adding 10 jobs so far and looking to hire two more after acquiring a Vermont firewood company. The […]