Despite an uncommon number of contested races on this year’s Three Rivers city ballot, there will be no new faces on the city commission in 2024.
The following is Watershed Voice’s candidate questionnaire for November’s contested Three Rivers City Commission races. We will run all completed questionnaires in the order they’re received prior to Election Day. Torrey Brown filled out our questionnaire, these are his answers.
A group of over 40 people gathered Monday night at the Huss Project to discuss concerns about the state of the water supply in Three Rivers.
Marijuana consumption lounges will not be coming to a downtown Three Rivers storefront near you, at least not any time soon. The Three Rivers City Commission voted 4-2 against an amendment to the city’s marijuana ordinance Tuesday that would have allowed such an establishment in the central (B-3) business zoning district following a public hearing.
Bryann Books is a full-time Pivotal social worker who has recently been added to the department as the “Mobile Crisis Clinician – TRPD Liaison,” and will assist officers with individuals experiencing mental health crises in the community.
Three Rivers City Commissioners received an update Tuesday evening from the Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) regarding the July 7 force main break at the Constantine Street Lift Station. The break spilled approximately 500,000 gallons of untreated wastewater from the WWTP at the intersection of Constantine Street and Broadway Street near the St. Joseph River.
Those in attendance at the third annual Watershed Voice Artist Showcase were treated to three-and-a-half hours of poetry and spoken word, rap, hip hop, gospel and folk/Americana music to raise money for local, independent journalism. See photos from Saturday’s festivities here.
The third annual Watershed Voice Artist Showcase returns this Saturday, July 15 at 6 p.m. at The Huss Project (1008 8th St.) in Three Rivers. Eleven artists from across the midwest will captivate audiences with live music, poetry, and stand-up comedy. Here is a closer look at the performances and acts set to take the stage Saturday night.
A change in the regulation of street parking in Three Rivers could be coming soon following discussions at the Wednesday evening Three Rivers City Commission meeting.
The Three Rivers city commission met Tuesday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting. Items on the agenda for the night included a presentation for the 2023 Citizen of the Year, a public hearing for a Special Exception Use (SEU) license for the city’s first marijuana transport facility, and proposed user fee rate increases.
The third annual Watershed Voice Artist Showcase returns this summer on July 15 and will feature a wide range of music, poetry, and standup comedy. Watershed Voice is proud to officially announce the 12 acts performing in the 2023 Artist Showcase.
Three Rivers city commissioners received an update from City Manager Joe Bippus Tuesday regarding the city’s search for a new finance director.
First District Commissioner, Third District Commissioner, At-Large Commissioner, and Mayor are all on the ballot this fall, all of which come with two-year terms.
At-Large Commissioner Lucas Allen’s outbursts and expletive-laden threats lodged at Mayor Tom Lowry during Tuesday’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting were allegedly a continuation of erratic behavior Allen displayed over the weekend.
With a growing number of vacancies across most city boards, the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday discussed a variety of options to encourage more involvement from the community.
Folks from Kalamazoo, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Centreville and other surrounding communities were treated to two-and-a-half hours of poetry and spoken word, rap, hip hop, gospel and folk/Americana music to raise money for local, independent journalism.
The Watershed Voice Artist Showcase will return this Saturday, July 30 with nearly twice as many acts as last year, with 11 scheduled to perform. The second annual showcase will include poetry, rap, hip-hop, gospel and folk/Americana music, with some comedy thrown in for good measure.
A poem by Torrey Brown titled “June 19th, 1865” about Juneteenth: Freedom Day.