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Holland eyes waterfront pedestrian promenade

Redevelopment project has approval for environmental site assessment.

May 23, 2014
A lakeshore improvement project designed to connect shoppers with the waterfront has received funding to conduct an environmental property report. Read More

Street Talk: Power plant powered by sustainability

Torch bearers.

May 23, 2014
When it comes to sustainable energy, it’s never too early to start. Read More

Holland to vie for a $5M energy-efficiency prize

Energy Prize competition is open to almost 9,000 communities.

May 2, 2014
Holland is one of more than 50 cities that have already announced they will compete for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition that challenges communities to rethink their energy use. Read More

Barista school has a pleasing blend

Coffeehouse’s classes cover technical, training and ownership matters.

April 25, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Using the success of its coffeehouse, a lakeshore-based barista school is using business knowledge and experience to train future coffee shop business owners. Read More

Worldplay Sport: inspiring kids one donation at a time

The buy-one, donate-one model for equipment is gaining steam.

April 11, 2014
A lakeshore-based company is promoting athletics and charitable giving through its business model. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Construction firm has more than 2,500 days without an incident.

April 11, 2014
Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

Small business outreach could be a model to replicate

April 4, 2014
The city of Holland has an often unappreciated richness of diversity that likely could hold some type of “best of” rank, especially for the creative class generation of millennials. Read More

Grand Angels funds more small companies

The investor group plans to invest in 10 new deals worth $2.3 million.

February 28, 2014
Grand Angels, a Holland-based investment group, made five more funding commitments to small businesses in Michigan in late 2013, including Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing in Grand Rapids, plus Ablative Solutions, ProNAi Therapeutics and Vestaron Corp. in the Kalamazoo area. Read More

Switch to gas ends coal-burning lawsuit in Holland

Sierra Club filed suit against Holland BPW in December 2008.

December 27, 2013
The five-year-old Sierra Club lawsuit against the city of Holland and its coal-burning power plant has finally ended. Read More

Auto parts maker invests $11M in equipment, jobs

November 29, 2013
An auto parts maker plans to complete its expansion in 2014 — investing $11 million and hiring about 50 new employees in the process. Read More