Aside from being the only place in town with an espresso machine, Magic Capital Grille is doing something else that no other restaurant in Colon is doing. They are celebrating Black History Month.
Glen Oaks recently announced its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2021 Semester. Check out the complete list here.
Colon Downtown Development Authority recently announced it’s making big moves to drive visitors with a new website and branding done by Circa Design. DDA members say the milestone is a major move for Colon on its mission to bring the “Magic Capital of the World” back into the national spotlight.
A new local progressive organization called Community Equality Resources (C.E.R.) finished second in Colon’s Fourth of July parade this weekend, a feat they say is a major step in the process of “breaking down barriers” within the village and township for “members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and by extension all diverse groups of peoples within the village.”
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President Pro-Tem of the Colon Village Council Eddie Leboeuf plans to introduce a resolution tonight to officially recognize June as Pride Month in Colon, a distinction Leboeuf says is long overdue.
On this week’s episode of Spartans, Wolverines and Beards Podcast, Layne breaks down the much anticipated return of boys’ and girls’ high school hoops.
Glen Oaks Community College has announced its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2020 Semester.
At a regular meeting Tuesday night, members of the Colon Village Council voted to schedule a public hearing for a proposed ordinance that would permit medical marijuana establishments to open inside village limits. Specifically, the measure creates language to govern marijuana businesses under the village’s zoning code. The date, time, and location of the hearing are to be determined once officials can locate a suitable venue for anticipated high turnout.
In an email addressed to Zoning Administrator Doug Kuhlman, Nottawa Properties, LLC and Nottawa Gas Company announced Wednesday it is withdrawing its request for a conditional rezoning of a parcel of land along Highway M-60 in Park Township.
Neighbors are organizing in opposition to a proposed propane business on Highway M-60 near Fisher Lake. Nottawa Gas, which is currently located between Nottawa and Colon, is considering purchase of a 14-acre parcel of land on the west side of the highway between North Fisher Lake Road and Wilson Boulevard. Neighbors fear the development will negatively impact their property values and quality of life.
The Colon Village Council continued an ongoing conversation on Tuesday about a proposed ordinance that would create a permitting process for medical marijuana businesses. Village Trustee Edward LeBoeuf provided details and answered other trustees’ questions about the proposed ordinance language.
After a full season’s worth of construction, the St. Joseph County Road Commission (SJCRC) has opened a new traffic circle at the intersection of Farrand and Colon Roads just outside Colon.
Watershed Voice has called and Googled around the greater St. Joseph County area to bring you a list of what is and is not taking place on and around Independence Day. We’ve also found updates on other popular summer events in the area.
As COVID-19 continues to increase the demand for internet access, and the resources normally available to those without access to broadband internet at home are limited, partners throughout St. Joseph County are working with the Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) to establish public WiFi outdoor access points at 18 school buildings throughout the county.