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Record Eagle covers our first Third Coast Conversation

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An event billed as a Third Coast Conversation brought about 60 people to Traverse City’s Hagerty Center Thursday evening to discuss cultural, social, historical and environmental factors that connect them to the water. Those gathered read poetry and prose, looked at historical photos and paintings, and discussed what feelings were evoked. Read more in Third […]

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All-volunteer crew on the schooner Madeline share their experience in the Record Eagle

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The schooner Madeline operates under an all-volunteer crew. After completing spring training and joining seasoned crews throughout the summer, trainees can return as deckhands for the next sailing season. From there, those who put in enough time and effort can earn the title of mate and, eventually, first mate. Members of the crew reflect on […]

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Record Eagle Forum celebrates new M-22 pedestrian access

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“After years of planning and lobbying, we saw the completion of a project last month that installed a crosswalk and removable pedestrian island between the Discovery Center and Pier on M-22 in Greilickville that is designed to safely connect people across the road to the water.” – John Noonan, Forum: A big change in our […]

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Anglers look forward to deep-water access, says Record Eagle editorial

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“For years as anglers, we have tried to find a place for shore anglers to access deeper water on West Grand Traverse Bay. The opportunity that Rotary and the Discovery Center have opened up at the Discovery Pier has done just that and so much more.” – Ryan Matuzak, Looking forward to Elmwood Township Amenities

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Record-Eagle Editorial Supports Sale of Coal Dock to Rotary

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Editorial: Taxpayers are the winners in coal dock deal They say money talks, and in the debate over whether to sell Traverse City’s unused, underused coal dock properties, one group is speaking through a megaphone. Three months ago, Rotary Charities officials put their money where their mouth is by … http://www.record-eagle.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-taxpayers-are-the-winners-in-coal-dock-deal/article_821f3d58-8663-5561-9237-bc1d39d67597.html