7:20 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Demolition to Make Way for Power Plant in Holland Will Cost $1.3-Million

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Recommendation will come before Holland City Council May 14th
Demolition of the Fairbanks Avenue and Sixth Street neighborhood where the new natural gas power plant will be located could start within a couple weeks and will cost about $1.3 million.The Holland Board of Public Works Board of Directors approved a contract with Environmental Resources Management Michigan Inc. Monday.
7:14 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Prescribed Burn Conducted to Allow for Return of Native Plants

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Window of time for burns is limited
Once the afternoon burn started, people started showing up, one car after another to Window on the Waterfront - the heavy, black smoke caused by burning invasive phragmites couldn't be missed.Those looking for tall, wild flames ripping through the Macatawa Marsh were probably a tad underwhelmed, but that's why it's called a controlled or prescribed burn.
6:46 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Holland Reaches Agreement with Township to Acquire Land for New Power Plant

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Holland Township Trustees will take up matter Thursday
The Holland City Council approved a 425 agreement with Holland Township that will start the process of the city acquiring the property around the proposed location of the Holland Board of Public Works' new natural gas power plant that should be online by late 2016.
8:37 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Despite Weather, Holland Will Have Tulips for Tulip Time

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Temporary greenhouse will guarantee tulips in May
Two years ago, April 1 had an entirely different feel.There were already bright spring colors in Holland and people were wondering if it would last for Tulip Time.
6:29 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Holland Approves First Reading of Graffiti Amendment

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A final vote is scheduled for April 2nd
Holland City Councilman Wayne Klomparens was the only member of council to question a proposed ordinance that would ticket property owners who don't cover graffiti on their property within five days.The first reading of the proposed ordinance amendment from the city's Neighborhood Improvement Committee was approved Wednesday. It would declare graffiti a nuisance.