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BULLETIN: Blissfield Parade of Lights 2013 cancelled due to snow

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14th December

Due to continuing snowfall blanketing the village of Blissfield amid a winter storm, the 2013 Parade of Lights originally scheduled for tonight (Dec. 14) has been cancelled, according to Blissfield Chief Jane Kelley.

Please spread the word to friends and family who may be planning to attend.


Village approves new village office renovation bid

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13th December

The village of Blissfield is closer to starting work on the remodeling of the new village office after council approved both the bid for the project and the mechanism to fund it at Monday’s council meeting.

The price tag was higher than the original estimate when council purchased the former KeyBank building back in July, but it was about on course for what the architects projected after looking more in-depth at the work they planned for the building.

Council awarded the bid to Van Tassel Construction Corporation from Ottawa Lake. Their bid on the basic project was $685,000 plus three potential add-on alternates including a garage addition which the council approved making the total bid accepted at $815,000 for the renovations, and furniture. The next closest bid for both the base project and the garage was $834,300. The highest bid of the … Read More »


Parade of Lights, Wassail Festival, Hot-Cha-Cha Run and more light up weekend of Dec. 13-15

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13th December

There are several Holiday related activities happening throughout the week and weekend of Dec. 13-15.

Following is a list of Christmas and other holiday activities in the community:

• The Blissfield American Legion is hosting a senior citizen party Sunday afternoon. It is a free event from 1-3 p.m. and features food and games.

• Dec. 13-15 — The Light of Christ Parish Knights of Columbus along with several volunteers will be busy sorting food and packing and delivering food baskets to families throughout the greater Blissfield and Deerfield communities. They will also wrap gifts and toys for children from the age of newborns to 12 years old. Volunteers will wrap gifts in the church basement beginning at 9 a.m. Friday morning. The sorting and packing of food donations and gifts will take place 7 p.m. Friday evening. Baskets will be delivered Sunday … Read More »