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Fate of Bessemer school millage looms


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BESSEMER — A special election on Tuesday will determine the fate of a proposed continuing millage for the Bessemer Area Schools.

The district’s board of education is promoting the suggested 2.05 millage rate in order to fund long-delayed maintenance at both of its schools; as well as technological upgrades, security needs and construction of a garage to protect buses used by the district.

Polls for the election will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. in the Bessemer City Hall in Bessemer and in the Bessemer Township Hall in Ramsay.

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