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Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


Rish Witty prints that were sold during the Fourth of July raised $1700 for the Drum and Bugle Corps. (Courtesy photo) Well, another Harbor Springs Alumni Reunion has come and gone and it was a very good day. For those of you who are not familiar,… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading […]

Letter to the Editor

Better locations for substation To the Editor: The city plans to locate an electrical substation in the small green space adjacent to the school sports complex and bike path. According to city council minutes, “This project will require substantial r… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


photo caption: Former Harbor Springs mayor Jean Jardine (center, seated) celebrated her 94th birthday surrounded by friends and family. (Courtesy photo) Last week I had the opportunity to attend The Young Americans show at The Highlands. When I wo… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


Jim Whitman You know one of my favorite things about this time of year? Being able to walk down a country road and munch on some wild raspberries or, if you are really lucky, find some of those extra delicious little wild strawberries. Grab some w… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading […]

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


I’m sure it is too clichéd to talk about how quickly summer is racing by, but we’re through the 4th, Blissfest is over and July is closer to the end than the beginning. Hope everyone is enjoying their summer, so far. I have to do a little bit of n… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to […]

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


You know one thing that I really miss? Who am I kidding, there are a plethora of things that I really miss, but one specifically is how newspapers used to be much more “newsy”. When you pull up an old Harbor Light or Petoskey News Review online, they… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to […]

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


Let’s talk good and bad about the past 4th of July holiday weekend. Good first, of course. The weather was great and I’m probably one of the few who appreciated the downpour right before the fireworks; it kept all of the “other” fireworks to a minimu… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading […]

Farmers Market Report

We had a record-setting week at the Farmers Market! Town was bustling and many vendors were completely sold out by the end of the day. Wednesday was our first Data Day of the season. Thank you everyone for your patience using designated entrances. Th… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local […]

Letters to the Editor

City police protection is important To the Editor: As one moves around our beautiful little town whether in a car, on a bike, on foot at the farmers market, or street music our police department is often very visible either in a marked vehicle,… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local […]

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Musings, memories & news about you


Mary Ellen Hughes holding her new namesake great granddaughter. (Courtesy photo) Once again, love-hate season has arrived for many of us. We know we need the commerce but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to drive without fear of death or find a park… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your […]


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