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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Update

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is responsible for the death of hundreds of millions of ash trees in 30states. Ash trees make up an integral part of our island’s forest system. Without ash, naturalprocesses and cultural activities are significantly or forever...

Third Annual Great Lakes Islands Alliance Summit

Bob Anderson, GLIA Steering Committee member, submitted the following article. The Great Lakes Islands Alliance (GLIA) is a voluntary, collaborative network that brings together island leaders, residents, and advocates from across the region. The mission of the GLIA...

Shop Local First Saturday

The Beaver Island Chamber and BIC Center have a bevy of Christmas events planned for December 7: Shop Take advantage of special store openings and deals for holiday shopping: Island Treasures Resale ShopBeaver Island GalleryPowers HardwareShipwreck Shirts (1 to...

Discover Beaver Island Planning Group Meeting

Discover Beaver Island planning group held their monthly meeting November 13th.  There was good turnout.  Plans for a Local First Small Business Saturday on December 7th were discussed.  So far, the hardware, shipwreck shirts and the BIC Center are planning special...

Peaine Township November Board Meeting

The Peaine Township Board met on November 11th for their regular monthly meeting. Several board appointments were made. Noting that St. James elected to have Travis Martin fill one of their seats on the Waste Management Committee Appointment board, the board decided...

BICS School Board Meeting Highlights

At their regularly scheduled meeting, the Beaver Island Community School Board received reports from the teachers regarding student assessment data, heard reports from the standing committees, and took action on several items, including the appointment of a new board...