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Lane closures for M-86 resurfacing in Centreville

Posted July 8, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) reports that lane closures for resurfacing will be in place through late August on eastbound and westbound M-86 (Main Street) in Centreville from Nottawa Street to Shimmel Road. MDOT says to expect a single-lane closure for road resurfacing from July 8 to August 30.

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Centreville celebrates with ‘Covered Bridge Days Festival’

Posted June 22, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Centreville wrapped up its ‘Covered Bridge Days Festival’ on Saturday with a wide variety of events focused in the downtown area. Activities included a Classic Car Show, Antique Tractor Show, Craft Vendors on the Courthouse lawn, entertainment featuring ‘Spike and the Bulldogs’, and a parade.   Saturday also brought recognition of Wendy Parker as Centreville’s […]

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Centreville to celebrate summer and Langley Covered Bridge with ‘Covered Bridge Days Festival’ Friday and Saturday

Posted June 20, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Centreville invites you to “Come celebrate the Langley Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in Michigan” during the Covered Bridge Days Festival! This year’s festival, marking the 126th anniversary of the bridge, will feature two days of activities – Friday and Saturday (June 21 and 22). Here’s the lineup: Friday: Rummage Sale at St. Paul’s […]

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Business owner withdraws offer to purchase Centreville Industrial Park property eyed for compost operation

Posted June 5, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The owner of Premium Compost Company has withdrawn an offer to purchase property in the Centreville Industrial Park for developing a compost operation. For more on the story from the Sturgis Journal, click on the following link:  Business owner withdraws proposal in Centreville

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Busy Saturday ahead at St. Joseph County Grange Fairgrounds in Centreville

Posted April 19, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The St. Joseph County Grange Fairgrounds in Centreville will be bustling with a variety of activities on Saturday (April 20). The lineup includes: Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. with proceeds going to the St. Joseph County United Way Home Show & Garden Expo from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Household Hazardous Waste Collection […]

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Expansion project underway at Yoder’s Country Market in Centreville

Posted January 11, 2013 by Bruce Snook

An expansion project is underway at Yoder’s Country Market in Centreville.  You can learn more about it via a Sturgis Journal article written by Jef Rietsma.  To access the story, on the following link:  Owner excited about on-site bakery. You can also learn more about Yoder’s Country Market through the store’s Facebook page.  To check […]

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Centreville updates

Posted November 10, 2012 by Bruce Snook

For the latest information from Centreville, use the links below to access the latest Village Voice newsletter from the Village of Centreville, the Centreville Downtown Development Authority News, and the November 2012 Calendar. Centreville Village Voice – November 2012 Centreville DDA News – November 2012 Centreville Calendar – November 2012

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2012 Centreville Trick or Treat and Costume Contest set for October 27th

Posted October 23, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The 2012 Centreville Trick or Treat and Costume Contest is scheduled for Saturday (October 27th). Trick or Treat hours will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Snacks will be served at the Centreville Elementary gym at 7 p.m. and the Costume Contest will take place at 7:30. Age groups are:  0-3, 4-7, 8-12, 13-18, […]

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Lori notes Safe Routes to School grant awarded to Centreville schools for sidewalks, education

Posted September 21, 2012 by Bruce Snook

State Rep. Matt Lori Friday (September 21) said a $416,281 Safe Routes to School grant has been awarded to Centreville Elementary and Centreville Junior/Senior High schools to encourage students to walk and bike safely to school. The schools will work with the village of Centreville to install sidewalks and crosswalks on Charlotte, John, Railroad and […]

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MDOT announces Safe Routes to School grants to six schools in four Michigan counties – Centreville included

Posted September 19, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Wednesday (September 19) announced that six schools in four counties will receive Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grants to encourage more students to walk and bicycle safely to school.  Centreville is among the grant recipients. Federal SRTS funding enables schools to make infrastructure improvements and offer educational activities, such […]

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St. Joseph County United Way launches fundraising campaign with Donut Drive in Centreville

Posted August 20, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The St. Joseph County United Way is off and running with its 2013 fundraising campaign. The effort kicked off Monday morning (August 20) with Donut Drive activity from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in downtown Centreville. Volunteers from the United Way handed out donuts to passing motorists.  Among the volunteers were Rick and Sara Daniels of […]

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Parade caps Covered Bridge Days Festival in Centreville

Posted June 24, 2012 by Bruce Snook

A late afternoon parade on Saturday (June 23) marked the conclusion of this year’s Covered Bridge Days Festival in Centreville, a celebration focused in the downtown area and on the front lawn of the Historic St. Joseph County Courthouse. Among the parade participants was 81-year-old Lewis Shears, Jr., 2012 Citizen of the Year.   The […]

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Covered Bridge Days Festival in Centreville Friday and Saturday

Posted June 22, 2012 by Bruce Snook

It’s time to celebrate in Centreville! The community that serves as the county seat for St. Joseph County invites everyone to “Come celebrate the Langley Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in Michigan,” with a host of activities Friday and Saturday (June 22 and 23) during the Covered Bridge Days Festival. Friday’s lineup will be […]

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Lane shift on M-86 in Centreville

Posted June 8, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Michigan Department of Transportation reports there will be a lane shift on M-86 at Industrial Drive in Centreville from 3 p.m. Friday (June 8th) through 5 p.m. Monday (June 11th) for water main repairs. One lane will be open in each direction. Source:  News release from Michigan Department of Transportation

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Centreville ‘Village Voice’ newsletter for June available now

Posted May 23, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The June edition of Centreville’s Village Voice newsletter is available now. This issue reports on the selection of Lewis Shears, Jr. and Craig Brueck as Centreville’s 2012 Citizens of the Year, Barb Parker’s resignation as village president and the selection of Eric Weis as the new village president, and information about Covered Bridge Days 2012. […]

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M-86 reconfiguration project in spotlight during MDOT open house in Centreville

Posted December 10, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Plans for a $425,000 M-86 reconfiguration project in Centreville were in the spotlight during a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) open house Thursday afternoon (December 8th) at the Centreville Village Hall. For more on the story from Jef Rietsma and the Sturgis Journal, click on the following link:  Main Street work detailed.

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MDOT open house in Centreville Thursday to discuss M-86 reconfiguration project

Posted December 5, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced plans for an MDOT open house in Centreville to an M-86 reconfiguration project. The open house will be to discuss a planned 2013 project to add a left-turn lane on M-86 from Nottawa Street to Shimmel Road in Centreville.  A copy of the plans will be available […]

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