Hastings Launches Campaign for Hammond Hill Multi-Use Trail
Hammond Hill Multi-Use Trail will open up 76 acres of one of Hastings' most beautiful parks for cycling, hiking, snowshoeing, and more. With help from MEDC-MSHDA Public Spaces Community Places, the new trail will benefit local and regional residents as well as businesses. Read more.
Kzoo PlacePlan: Asian Restaurant Wins Competition for Lease
A Vietnamese restaurant will open in Kalamazoo after local developers won the "Fare Games" competition designed to help revitalize the Edison Neighborhood area. More than $200,000 was invested in the neighborhood's renovation by the city, the League, and others. Read more.
State Awards Marshall Redevelopment Ready Certification
MEDC has awarded the City of Marshall cerfitication in its Redevelopment Ready Communities program as a signal the city has removed barriers to make it attractive for investment. Marshall joins 7 other Michigan communities deemed "thoroughly prepared." Read more.
FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked
A federal judge halted the implementation of a federal administrative rule to extend mandatory overtime for employees making less than $47,500 per year. He also issued a nationwide injunction to stop the scheduled change from taking effect on Dec. 1. Read more.
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