Benton Harbor

7:09 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Benton Harbor Public Safety Director sues Emergency Manager

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Roger Lange's lawsuit also names city
ST. JOSEPH - A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that retaliation for whistle-blowing was behind Benton Harbor Emergency Manager Tony Saunders' decision to suspend public safety Director Roger Lange.
7:20 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Actor Danny Glover says Benton Harbor is example of what's happening in nation

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Movie star spoke at event Saturday night
BENTON TOWNSHIP - The financial crisis in Benton Harbor is an example of what is happening in cities throughout the nation, actor and activist Danny Glover said at the BANCO Justice Fund Dinner on Saturday.
6:45 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Benton Harbor officials say drop in crime linked to stricter code enforcement

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City officials say it's part of changing mind-set
BENTON HARBOR - A sharp spike in citations issued by the Benton Harbor Inspections Department for chipped paint and uncut grass has led to a decrease in burglaries and fires, the city's emergency manager says.
6:57 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Benton Harbor income tax will be on November ballot

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Voters will be asked to impose 1% tax on residents and corporations and .5% tax on non-residents who work in city
BENTON HARBOR - Applause exploded in the standing-room-only audience after the Benton Harbor City Commission approved the city income tax ordinance 6-2 with one abstention. City voters will decide whether to impose the tax.
6:42 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Benton Harbor vote on income tax expected in November

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Impact study on income tax expected in two to three weeks
BENTON HARBOR - After some doubt about the timing, Benton Harbor residents are once again expected to be able to vote on the city income tax in this November's election.