Neighbors helping neighbors at the Harold Larson Williamston Food Bank

In 2018, the Harold Larson Williamston Food Bank was able to provide 81,390 meals for 144 families who walked through their doors. Recently, they have noticed there has been an increase in the number of children per month.
The Williamston Foodbank is a pre-pack foodbank that packs based on the family that is being served. Jill Cutshaw, director of the Food Bank, said that they have an area of the food bank that is called ‘client choice.’ This allows families to fill up a bag or two depending on the number of people in their household.

Williamstown Township accepts 2019-2020 budget that includes raises for officials

More than a half an hour into the Williamstown Township Board of Trustees meeting on March 13th, the members passed the 2019-2020 budget after a long discussion.
The trustees met at the Williamstown Township Hall located at 4900 Zimmer Road in Williamston to also discuss the River Trail clean-up project.
The budget for the fiscal year did not appeal to trustee John Kane and Kevin Duffy due to the compensation commission attachment which suggested the trustees and other elected officials of the township get slight raises.

Williamston DDA to line downtown with banners purchased by local businesses

The Williamston Downtown Development Authority received 14 letters from downtown business owners who would like to hang in the banners outside their businesses. City Manager, Corey Schmidt, said the banners will be given out on a first-come-first-serve basis. In the downtown area, there are nearly three dozen businesses that entertain the residents and surrounding areas.
Williamston City Mayor Tammy Gilroy objected to the idea of first come first serve basis; as she said she would rather have more banners under the lights than just a couple of dozens.