BREAKING NEWS

Road commission upgrades signage, considers rumble strips after fatal crashes

Orange warning flags have been added to the stop signs at the north- and southbound approaches to the Wood School

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D&S Machine Repair expanding

D&S officials (from left) Vince Wolf, Sam Stout Jr., Michael Stout, Y.H. Kim (Simpac), Stephan Robertson (Simpac), Jeffrey Stout, Rafael

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Municipalities take 'wait and see' approach to marijuana

Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

Most Barry County area municipalities have, at least temporarily, opted out of allowing recreational marijuana businesses.

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City council endorses Royal Coach project

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

The City of Hastings is moving decisively in the direction of affordable housing downtown – although it

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Fast facts about Royal Coach Planned Unit Development

General location

400 E Mill St.

This parcel contains 8.21 acres.

Principal and accessory uses

• Forty-five one-bedroom units within existing building.

• Nine two-bedroom

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Kmart store to close by end of year

The Kmart store at 802 W. State St. in Hastings is among eight in Michigan expected to close later this

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Royal Coach development moves forward

This drawing shows the proposed site plan for the property on East Mill Street.

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

Downtown housing in Hastings

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Planning commission keeps riverfront development flowing

Doug VanderLaan

Contributing Writer

With their unanimous support Tuesday night of two rezoning requests for property along the Thornapple River,

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