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Record summer for Holt Farmers Market!

Despite the challenge of this pandemic-era summer, the Holt Farmers Market saw record attendance at their Saturday markets. Since their May 30 opening, the market has seen an estimated 9,700 customers, with an average of 607 visitors per week. While only about 50% of vendors were able to return to allow for social distancing, many … Continued

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Esker Square scheduled to restart construction this spring

Construction on Esker Square — the $12 million mixed-use development that will house apartments, retail, and office space — is set to begin construction this coming spring. “We are looking forward to getting everything going again,” said Scott Gillespie, owner of The Gillespie Company, the company constructing Esker Square. Progress was halted this past spring … Continued

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DDA “Back to Business” Digital Marketing Program

Local Success Stories

Last spring, the DDA launched the “Back to Business” digital marketing support program, allowing all businesses in Delhi Township the opportunity to take advantage of digital marketing support services completely funded by the DDA. Digital marketing provides an opportunity for businesses of virtually any size or industry to speak directly to a captive digital audience. … Continued

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Scooters Pro Cycle says goodbye to founder and friend

Holt lost a community fixture this past summer. Bill Barrows, former owner and founder of Holt Pro Cycle passed away in July. Seeing a need for a community bike shop, Bill opened up Holt Pro Cycle in 1979 in Holt. Current owner Mark Dunn was just a kid when the shop first opened and recalled … Continued

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Snyder’s Auto Repair

A modern twist on old-fashioned customer service

For couple Mattie Rickman and Rosco Snyder, a car is a lot more than just an engine and four wheels. “A car is a personal thing,” Mattie said. “It helps you get to work. It keeps your kids safe. We like our customers to be informed about their cars so they can make an informed … Continued

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Ardha Moon Yoga

Finding peace, restoration and connection

If there’s one thing we could all use right now, it’s a little bit of zen.  Restoration, peace and connection is exactly what Ellen Larson hopes people achieve when they attend a class at Ardha Moon Yoga.  “Everyone is so busy and so overscheduled and they really forget about taking care of themselves,” she said. … Continued

Building Twentyone reopens to Greater Lansing and Delhi teens

As schools launch virtually this year, Building Twentyone Teen Center is working hard to establish ways to safely and effectively open their doors to Holt and Mason students grades 7-12. They officially reopened their doors on September 14.  “Now more than ever, families and students have the need for tutoring services, student-driven programs, and a … Continued

Historical Holt — A Growing Community!

A circa 1911 view of Holt Road just east of Cedar Street

Fascinating period details about our community can be gleaned from this image. In the foreground, the tracks for the interurban electric railway can be seen across a dirt Holt Road. Adjacent to the tracks is evidence of an infrastructure project.  These three homes belonged to prominent Delhi families. The third house was the home of … Continued