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07/22/15: The City of Clare is currently experiencing the demise of many beautiful ash trees around town – both on city property and on private property.  We have been working diligently to remove the trees located in city right-of-ways before they become a public safety hazard. Department of Public Works (DPW) crews have already removed 22 dead ash trees and identified a number of additional trees that have power lines running through them.  We are working with Consumers Energy for the removal of these trees and anticipate they will be removed this fall. Learn more.

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The Clare City Commission met Monday, August 17.

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07/28/15: The DAV, Disabled American Veterans, now has a new Department Service Officer in a new location in Clare. Chris Hubbell will be available on Thursdays from 8am to 4pm beginning August 6, 2015. I am located inside and downstaris in the Pere Marquette District Library located at 185 E 4th St in Clare. I can be reached five days a week at 989-538-0172 As a service officer Chris will be assisting veterans and/or family members file claims with the Department of Veteran Affairs for service-connected disability compensation, non-service connected pensions, survivor's benefits and a variety of other benefits to include Aid & Attendance for nursing home/in-home care for incapacitated individuals and education benefits for family members. You don't have to be an amputee, for some benefits you're not even required to serve during a wartime period Another big issue are women veterans. Women who served in the armed forces ARE veterans. We just want to get the word out and help the hundreds of thousands of Michigan veterans that are eligible for benefits but aren't collecting them.


06/23/15: Waste Management's 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day will be held on Wednesday September 16. On this occasion, various hazardous items not typically accepted for household waste will be collected for safe disposal free of charge. To learn more about the event and the specific items that you can drop off that day, please view this flyer.


06/20/15: The Clare Police Department is now a drop-off location for expired and/or no-longer needed prescription medications. They can be dropped off in the yellow collection bin at the CPD offices during regular lobby hours. The CPD is located within the Clare Public Safety Building at 207 West Fifth Street.


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