Benton Harbor

7:33 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Benton Harbor library officials want Benton Township voters to approve tax

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Benton Township trustees ended their contribution to the library because of dwindling revenue
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor library officials want Benton Township voters to support a library tax. The Benton Harbor Library Board is facing a more than $300,000 drop in revenue in the next fiscal year because Benton Township is dropping its annual contribution.
6:27 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Nonprofit conservancy to manage Benton Harbor parks

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Commissioners say agreement will provide jobs to local residents
BENTON HARBOR - City commissioners Monday agreed to hand over management of city parks to a nonprofit conservancy. "I've been the big voice against the parks conservancy," Commissioner Trenton Bowens said before the vote.
9:13 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

Benton Harbor's future debated

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New developments welcomed by some as improvement. But others question lack of revenue from projects
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor is a "cash-strapped" city.
12:13 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor sees more members with new buildings

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Officials say quality programming and room at new facilities bringing in more members
BENTON HARBOR - The Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor has seen its numbers explode since the doors opened on its two new facilities in 2012.
6:37 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Benton Harbor ten years after riots

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Some community leaders point to improvements, others lament lack of change in last decade
BENTON HARBOR - Trenton Bowens was 14 when, he says, years of bottled-up frustrations exploded on the street where he lived.