Benton Harbor

6:21 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Questions raised about contaminated Benton Harbor site

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Contamination at the Aircraft Components site was discovered in the 1990s. Environmental Protection Agency monitoring is scheduled to end in 2014, when state officials will take over.
BENTON HARBOR - People wanting to hear the latest twists in the long-standing Aircraft Components contamination saga made the most of their chance to question the officials involved.
6:41 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Benton Harbor's New Emergency Manager says he will bring different approach

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Tony Saunders II says his first goal is to return the city to local control.
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor's new emergency financial manager, Tony Saunders II, who officially begins work in the city Friday, said he has goals for the city but wants to hear from residents before he forms the specifics of a plan.
6:19 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners fail to pass resolution to limit departing Emergency Manager

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Joseph Harris' time as city's emergency manager is winding down. Tony Saunders takes over next month.
BENTON HARBOR - The Benton Harbor City Commission tried to pass a resolution Tuesday to ask the state to limit spending by the city's emergency financial manager until a new EFM arrives, but the resolution failed in a tie vote.
7:39 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners prepare for new Emergency Manager

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Proposals include city income tax, restructuring city charter
BENTON HARBOR - City commissioners are studying a priorities list they'd like to discuss with the new emergency financial manager slated to arrive in a few weeks.