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Posted inCommunityPolice and fire

Lakeside Children’s Parade Getting Police & Fire Escort

Kids who join the Lakeside children’s parade will have an escort worthy of visiting dignitaries; both Mount Pleasant police and South Shore Fire will accompany the procession with full lights and sirens. Children who live in the Lakeside neighborhood are invited to dress up; done the costume of a favorite profession or superhero; trick out their […]

Posted inCommunityPolice and fire

COP Officer Sees Positive Changes in Mount Pleasant Neighborhood

Mount Pleasant police Officer Nicole Schiro has only been the Lakeside/east side’s COP officer for a little over 18 months, but the difference she sees in the neighborhood is remarkable. “Residents trust law enforcement more, and there’s a real connection between the officers who patrol here and the neighbors,” Schiro said. “Two years ago, that […]

Posted inCommunity

Generosity Shines with Battle Raffle Donations

Battle of the Badges is more than just fun bouts of boxing that pits officer against officer or firefighter against firefighter. This first-time outing is about raising awareness and money for the fight against autism. In addition to five different matches, Battle of the Badges also features a silent auction and some pretty great bucket […]

Posted inCommunityEvents

Lakeside Neighborhood Clean-Up Saturday

  Neighbors from the Lakeside neighborhood and beyond are invited to a special clean-up event Saturday. Sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Police Department and several local businesses and organizations, this first Lakeside clean-up is being organized to bring residents together to improve the neighborhood, one block at a time. Neighbors will meet at 9 a.m. […]