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Bessemer bustles with activity

 

September 25, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

Set up started Tuesday on the corner of Sellar and Sophie streets for the carnival at Pumpkin Fest 2019. The festival is Friday through Sunday and features free carnival rides all weekend.

By KIM E. STROM

kstrom@yurdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - A lot is happening in the city of Bessemer these days. City Manager Charly Loper gave the Daily Globe an update Tuesday on local projects and their projected end dates. "Our infrastructure is over 100 years old," said Loper. "It's time."

Currently the city is working on a $7 million water and sewer plan with repairs scattered around town, said Loper. "Theoretically, they should be done before snow," she said.

The $21 million water and sewer projects for 2021 will coincide with the Michigan Department of Transportation project on U.S. 2 th...



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