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Citizens of Bay City voice outrage about toll bridges

Citizens of Bay City voice outrage about toll bridges

By Michael Piwowarski, News Director. Bay City resident Alex Dewitt, former candidate for the city board of commissioners, is “both surprised and annoyed” by a unanimous vote to approve the implementation of toll bridges. Independence and Liberty Bridges are planned to reopen under new, private ownership in June 2024. Pricing rates include $0.50 per crossing for citizens of Bay City […]

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[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

[The Green Mile] Light up! Bay City welcomes recreational marijuana

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents are now able to purchase recreational marijuana as of Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has established its ordinance just weeks ahead, in an effort to catch up with Ann Arbor. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing […]

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Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

Bay City passes ordinance on recreational marijuana licenses

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – As Michigan residents will be able to purchase recreational marijuana starting Sunday, Dec. 1, Bay City has increased the limit of business licenses. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced that existing businesses with medical licenses that are also pursuing recreational licenses may set aside up to half their inventory […]

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The Green Mile: Bay City takes a deep dive into the marijuana business

The Green Mile: Bay City takes a deep dive into the marijuana business

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – By March 5, 2019, the 25th medical marijiuana business license was approved in Bay City. Starting in July, medical dispensaries have been opening up, including Skymint, Puff and Medical Woods. Now, with Friday, Nov. 1, being the first day of Michigan accepting recreational marijuana business licenses, Bay City could be turning even greener. […]

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Bay City mayor vetoes medical marijuana facility

Bay City mayor vetoes medical marijuana facility

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. BAY CITY – In October, the Bay City board of commissioners voted to approve opening a medical marijuana dispensary in the former Rudy’s Red Lion diner, which closed in July 2018 for unknown reasons. However, a mayoral veto on the decision was submitted three days later. At their Monday, Nov. 4 meeting, the board of commissioners […]

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Late Night Soundwave: We want to hear you

By Samuel Philpot, associate editor. Everyone has musical talent inside them. Sometimes they’ve been practicing it for most of their lives, or its a new discovery for them. Either way, plenty of places have open mic nights or karaoke nights to give you the chance to perform. Bars will bring in karaoke or open mic nights as a way of […]

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Retail Roundup: Spirit Halloween digs up a retail grave

Retail Roundup: Spirit Halloween digs up a retail grave

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. The Kmart on 4001 North Euclid Avenue in Bay City closed in November 2017 and, like many other Sears/Kmart stores, has remained abandoned for quite some time. This brings to question what exactly is going to be done with all these vacant spaces, since the age of big department stores like Sears and Kmart is clearly […]

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Top 5 for the Week

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor Serving fright by the “slice” With Halloween rearing its head, many will be diving into whatever spooky attraction they can get to. Luckily, the Slice of Fright Film Fest is coming to scare and shock horror fans from all around the Tri-Cities. Drawing in more than 30 short films, both locally and around the world, […]

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Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. BAY CITY – If you’re sick of mainstream music and recycled movie plots, you need to be at Hell’s Half Mile. The festival just finished its 14th year at the end of September. Seventy-four films played on screens scattered across downtown. 17 of the films were Michigan-made, and a handful of those were […]

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Bay City hosts a time travel adventure

Bay City hosts a time travel adventure

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Additional reporting by Billy Badour, Collegiate correspondent. BAY CITY – The annual Bay City River of Time displayed historical reenactments from many important parts of history, including the Civil War and World War II. Although the weather for the whole weekend was dreary, a little bit of mud didn’t stop the attendees as tents lined Veterans […]

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