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Hart-Montague Trail On TrackTo Renaming

Hart-Montague Trail On TrackTo Renaming

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2013

Senate unanimously approves Hansen bill to rename Hart-Montague trail after William Field

LANSING--The Michigan Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to rename the Hart-Montague Trail after the man who was the driving force behind its creation, the late William Field.

Senate Bill 154 will officially rename the Hart-Montague Trail the William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail.

The measure was sponsored by Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart.

“Bill Field was a tireless advocate and a true champion for his idea of turning the out-of-use Oceana County rail service into a recreational trail for the community,” Hansen said.

Hart-Montague Trail renamed after the late William Field

 Hart-Montague Trail renamed after the late William Field

 

Committee unanimously approves Hansen bill to rename Hart-Montague trail

 

LANSING--The Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee unanimously approved a measure to rename the Hart-Montague Trail after the late William Field. Senate Bill 154 was sponsored by committee chairman Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart.

Michigan senators, including Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, look at a book of media clippings related to Senate Bill 154, which was being debated before the Senate Committee on Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. Hansen, the committee chairman, sponsored the measure that would rename the Hart-Montague Trail after the late William Field.

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Include Montague and Whitehall on your Color Tour

Include Montague and Whitehall on your Color Tour

The Whitehall/Montague area offers much in the way of interesting things to see and many acres of beautiful trees in the fall with all their many colors. Put these two places on your color tour list this fall.

Did you know that Montague has the world’s largest weathervane, located at the corner of Dowling and Water Street?  This is a functioning weathervane, 48 ft. tall with an arrow 26 ft long. A very unique and interesting artifact.

Whitehall has an 1875 lighthouse, now used as a museum that offers the opportunity to see what life was like around the Great Lakes of Michigan. There are many interesting items to see inside.

Montague Hydrant Flushing

Montague Hydrant Flushing

From: http://www.cityofmontague.org

The Department of Public Works will be flushing fire hydrants between 9 AM and 3 PM, tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20. Weather conditions could cause these dates to change; watch the Montague Downtown Development Authority sign board at Water Street and Dowling Street for the confirmed dates.

Water customers are advised to not do laundry during the hours that hydrants are being flushed. If a temporary discoloration of the water is noticed, you should run cold water for about five minutes until it clears. If you have any questions or concerns about the flushing program or the City's water, contact the DPW Maintenance Garage at 231-893-2235 weekdays between 7 AM and 3:30 PM.