This time, we took a trip to my hometown to feature all of its local food establishments. Parchment, the northern suburb of Kalamazoo, has several destinations with their own unique history and appeal.
34-year-old Rachel Kaiser pleaded guilty Monday to one count of embezzlement of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000, and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. She was accused of stealing more than $4,000 from the organization for personal purchases.
Less than a year after they approved it, Kalamazoo County's Ross Township is now repealing their ordinance allowing medical marijuana businesses to set up shop.
The Ross Township Board of Trustees approved Ordinance 205 in November of 2017, which allowed medical marijuana growers, processors, testers, and transporters to open for business in the township.
The Barry-Eaton District Health Department says that since 2001, West Nile Virus has shown up every year in communities around Michigan; so far in 2018 however, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that only mosquito populations in the Thumb and Midland areas have tested positive for West Nile.
This year, the City Commission approved allowing medical marijuana facilities to open up within city limits consistent with state law, and the City Clerk announced Thursday that they are awaiting those businesses. The application period runs from June 7 to June 28, and no applications will be accepted outside of that time.