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Tiffany Henyard on the ‘brainwashed’ decision to vote against mental health referendum

By Josh BootsmaLansing JournalOriginally published March 26, 2024 It was standing room only at the Thornton Township Board of Trustees Special Meeting Monday night, as trustees heard comments from the public, approved the agenda for the upcoming annual town hall meeting, voted on a settlement agreement, and heard thoughts from[Read More…]

Public denied access to Thornton Township Board meeting

By Josh BootsmaThe Lansing JournalOriginally published Feb. 14, 2024 The February 13 meeting of the Thornton Township Board of Trustees lasted four minutes. But the public was not allowed to witness it. A man at township headquarters wearing a black sweatshirt that read “SECURITY” directed members of the public to[Read More…]

Locked out: Thornton Township Assessor no longer able to keep taxpayer info secure

By Melanie JongsmaThe Lansing Journal “My concern is, we have confidential, sensitive papers that are now in a common area,” said Thornton Township Assessor Cassandra Elston this morning (June 7). When Elston came to work yesterday, she found that the locks on her office door had been changed and her[Read More…]

Residents voice praise and concerns at Thornton Township annual meeting; supervisor accuses media of ‘defamation of character’

This story by Quinton R. Arthur originally was published in the Lansing Journal on April 13. Thornton Township held its Annual Township Meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Residents within the township were invited to participate in the meeting, and roughly 100 people filled the basement of Thornton Township’s South Holland headquarters for the[Read More…]

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