In an E-mail read aloud, Williamston resident Jennifer Chisholm expressed her skepticism of the special city council meeting being held the night of, Dec. 19, 2007,
“I am all for new businesses in this town. We need the infrastructure if we are going to remain solvent. However holding a ‘special’ meeting for ONE business that hosted your OWN fundraiser is extremely suspect.”
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The Williamston Board of Education will change its long-standing double semester year at Williamston High School to a trimester year starting in the 2008-2009 school year.
The Board said the switch is an effort to better prepare its students and give them a higher quality of education.
Under the current schedule of two semesters a school year, students attend six one-hour long classes a day and receive six credits a year.
The new trimesters will only have five classes a day, but for a longer period of time and students will receive 7.5 credits a year.
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Within the small township of Williamstown, four different school districts serve 1,416 families (2000 U.S.Census). Williamston Community Schools services the majority of the townshipfollowed by Haslett Public Schools and Perry Public Schools while Okemos PublicSchools serves the least. Continue reading Williamstown Twp. School Districts
Two new projects were announced at January’s Williamston City Council meeting aimed at improving downtown Williamston.
The council agreed to start construction of a band shell in McCormick Park and to request a quote of the cost of renovating the Middle Street parking lot.
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