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Chicken ordinance debate in Parchment heads to zoning board
Parchment city commissioners, sharply divided on whether to keep abreast of a trend toward allowing city dwellers to keep chickens as pets, sent the debate winging its way to the Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday for the next leg of the hen habitation hubbub.
Former juvenile delinquent describes how Kalamazoo County program turned him around
Jose Silvas was 13 when he was arrested for domestic violence. At 14, he was busted for drug possession.
Hope still alive: Family, friends of Teleka Patrick gather to pray for her safe return
But despite that she's been missing 11 days and leads have been few and far between, family and friends of the missing Kalamazoo medical resident haven't lost hope.
Winter weather advisory continues into Saturday night in Kalamazoo area
Up to six inches could fall on the Kalamazoo area Saturday, as a winter weather advisory continues through the day and into the evening.
City to raze Bellisle store building on Parchment land considered prime for redevelopment
The city intends to raze the former Bellisle's Cut Rate Store that was also home to the first Harding's Market grocery store in order to make way for a new development in what is considered a prime location in the center of Parchment.
Wassailing, lighting of displays to kick off holiday season in Parchment
From carolers to a Christmas tree decorating contest, this year's Parchment Wassailing promises something for everyone who comes out for the Dec. 4 festivities.
Parchment commission deadlocks on allowing backyard chickens, proposed ordinance fails
The Parchment City Commission voted 3-3 on the initial reading of a proposed ordinance allowing residents to keep up to three chickens on their property.