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Posted on: October 19, 2018

VIDEO: New Kiwanis Park playground officially open

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The community gathered at Kiwanis Park for a ribbon cutting and official unveiling of the park's new playground equipment. 

It was made possible by the The Kiwanis Club of Jackson, Michigan and several community partners. 

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Bagged leaf pickup starting Oct. 27

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The City of Jackson is starting its Bagged Leaf Pickup Program on Saturday Oct. 27. The last day of collection is Saturday Dec. 8. 

The city has contracted with United Waste to collect bagged leaves along street curbs.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Neighborhood watch group on city's northeast side holding meeting Oct. 22

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A neighborhood watch group from the northeast side of Jackson is holding a meeting to educate neighbors on how they can keep the community safe. The A1 Neighborhood Watch Group has a meeting scheduled for Monday Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting location i...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

VIDEO: Jackson firefighters train inside vacant elementary school

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Local firefighters and police officers are using the vacant Cascades Elementary School for training over the next two months. Watch this video of firefighters from the City of Jackson and Summit Township training on Oct. 17. 

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Jackson first responders using closed school building for training

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Jackson Police and Fire Services are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to train in a school building. Starting Wednesday Oct. 17, the Jackson Fire Department will work with the Summit Township Fire Department to train in and around Cascades Elementar...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Human Relations Commission honors local volunteers

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The City of Jackson Human Relations Commission awarded two local volunteers at the Harold White Sr. Volunteer Awards Breakfast.  The annual event was held Wednesday Oct. 17 at Cascades Manor.  Fran Adams of the First United Methodist Chu...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

VIDEO: 4th St. roundabout construction update

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Here’s a look at the latest progress on the new roundabout at the intersection of 4th Street and the entrance to Ella Sharp Park. New sidewalks are in place, along with curbs for the new roadway. Work is underway to build the center of the round...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council meeting Oct. 9

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Watch this video to see what the Jackson City Council voted on at the Oct. 9, 2018 meeting:  

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

2 questions on Nov. ballot in City of Jackson

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When City of Jackson voters go to the polls for the November 6th election, they will be asked two questions.

These questions were placed on the ballot by the Jackson City Council based on a recommendation from the City of Jackson Charter Review Committee. ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

VIDEO: New disc golf course at Ella Sharp Park officially open

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Watch this video to learn more about the new disc golf course at Ella Sharp Park.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

SCAM ALERT: Water customer approached by fake water employee

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The City of Jackson Water Department is warning customers about a scam that could be going around the area. On Friday Oct. 5, a water customer was approached by an unknown male pretending to be a City of Jackson Water Department employee. The male advised...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Road repairs start Oct. 8 in west side neighborhood

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The City of Jackson is continuing efforts to repair pothole plagued streets in neighborhoods. On Monday Oct. 8, crews will begin a major resurfacing project in a neighborhood on Jackson’s west side.  

Workers are first targeting Grinnell...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

West Ave. closed for water main replacement, pavement resurfacing

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A busy roadway in a neighborhood on Jackson’s southwest side is closed for water main replacement and pavement resurfacing. West Avenue between Bloomfield Boulevard and Crescent Road was closed to through traffic the morning of Monday Oct. 1. Cr...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Video: Mayor Dobies honors Alopecia Awareness Month

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Did you know there are more than 700 people in the City of Jackson living with Alopecia Areata? Mayor Derek Dobies presents Ebony Dicks, a local alopecia awareness advocate, with a proclamation that honors Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. Watch this video...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

City and business leaders unveil new downtown development

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The future of downtown Jackson was unveiled Friday morning, as city officials and local business leaders debuted The 200, a new mixed use development that will continue the private investment and growth in the downtown area.

The special event culminated in...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Video: Community builds new playground at Kiwanis Park

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Watch this video to see the new playground at Kiwanis Park take shape. 

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

No PFAS detected in test of Jackson's drinking water

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City officials are pleased with the results of a recent water test from the state.

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