Tag: summer

Secure entry, air ionizers among summer improvements planned by Kalamazoo schools

KALAMAZOO, MI — Parents and students should expect to see more construction at Kalamazoo school buildings this summer, funded through the bond issue approved by voters in 2018.

The summer to-do list for Kalamazoo Public Schools includes another $2.4 million in campus improvements, including new school buses, a new secure entryway and remodeling at multiple buildings. The Board of Education approved the purchases at a meeting Thursday, March 25.

Gary Start, deputy superintendent of business and finance, presented the purchases to the board, stressing the importance of taxpayer-funded bonds to pay for district-wide improvements.

“I want to express my appreciation

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If you’re planning a staycation in the UK this summer, here’s what to pack

We've got you covered for your staycation from beachwear to walking boots and everything in between: iStock/The Independent
We’ve got you covered for your staycation from beachwear to walking boots and everything in between: iStock/The Independent

Having spent the past three months in lockdown, when the prime minister announced that hotels, caravan parks and campsites can reopen from 4 July, it was a welcome change to our new normal.

Whether you’re getting cabin fever or are sick of working from home with much less social interactions than usual, we’ve never needed a holiday more.

As sunny weather and blue skies are making a more frequent appearance, take a few days off and book a staycation to explore some

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