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Esker Landing Park opens to the public

Local families can now enjoy lakeshore views, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing — all without leaving Delhi Township.

The Delhi Township Parks and Recreation Department officially opened Esker Landing Park to the public in late August. The new park, nestled on the northern end of Cedar Lake, features a canoe and kayak launch, spots for fishing, and benches for visitors looking for a quiet escape into nature. “We think it’s going to be … Continued

Thompson’s Garage

Finding new meaning in customer service

Thompson’s Garage can handle anything that it takes to keep your car up and running: engine trouble, oil changes, clutch work, tire sales, more. But take one look at the shop’s 1957 Chevy pickup out front, the eclectic vintage decor and the four small kiddos running around, you can see that this is no ordinary … Continued

Construction on Esker Square development forges ahead

For the past two years, the Esker Square team has been hard at work making sure all the details are just right for the new development on Cedar Street. The Gillespie Company is hoping to restart construction this fall. “What I wish the residents of Delhi Township knew is how hard we’ve been working to … Continued

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Gravity Smokehouse

Holt’s newest restaurant is open for business

Last fall, Our Town spoke with Bruce Kring of Gravity Smokehouse about his new restaurant location set to open on Cedar Street. At the end of August, Kring and his crew officially opened their doors and began serving their beloved BBQ classics: brisket, chicken, pork, turkey ribs and specialty mac and cheese. Gravity Smokehouse originally … Continued

Esquire Barber stands strong after almost 100 years in business

Classic barbershops have long served the social hub of tight-knit communities. Esquire Barber in Holt is no exception. The barbershop has been a mainstay of the community since the 1920s. Though it has changed locations and owners many times during its almost 100 years in business, it has remained a key gathering place where Delhi … Continued

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Calling all volunteers!

Help Delhi Township organizations serve our community by volunteering your time, talents and resources. Whether it’s a one-time event or an ongoing commitment, there is an opportunity for everyone to serve the Holt community! Check out our Holt Volunteer Bureau Facebook page or website to learn more about volunteer opportunities in our community! facebook.com/HoltVolunteerBureau volunteerinholt.org

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Chisholm Hills offers beautiful facilities all year round

For Steve Ramey, owner of Chisholm Hills Golf and Banquet Center, there’s never truly an off-season. “There’s a constant battle in maintaining the property and striving to improve,” Ramey said. The rolling terrain 18-hole golf course welcomes golfers year-round. But even when frigid Michigan winters get cold enough to deter devoted golfers, the Chisholm Hills … Continued

Feldpausch Cleaning keeps community in focus

For Mike Feldpausch, owner and president of Feldpausch Cleaning, it’s all about investing in his community. “We’re a family-owned business,” he said. “I don’t pay franchise fees to a corporation in another state. All the money stays here. All the employees are right here, and I have a vested interest in the community.” Mike launched … Continued

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New and improved Holt Fest receives largest ever attendance!

Approximately 5,000 people came out to downtown Holt on August 17 to enjoy Holt Fest, formerly known as the Holt Hometown Festival. Now in its 20th year, the festival kicks off with a parade and features live music, great food and plenty of family-friendly activities. This year’s Holt Fest was held on Cedar Street at … Continued

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