Friday, May 24, 2013
Readers discuss the closing of the Fenton ACO Hardware store.
Great conversations happen everyday on Patch. We love to promote community conversation on topics that are important to you. Each Friday we will share some of the best comments and conversations from the week. This week Patch reported ACO Hardware Closing 14 Stores, Including Fenton Location. stephanie pytlowanyj commented, "I am so bummed; I love the Aco store. The products are many times cheaper than the big box stores and the staff, especially the manager are wonderful." How do you feel about ACO closing? Tell us in the comments.
Check out these local homes being shown this weekend.
Are you interested in buying a home around Fenton? Or maybe you just want to know what's out there? Here's a look at this weekend's open houses. 12025 Jennings Road, Linden Information courtesy of Zillow.com and MoveInMichigan.com.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Find homes for sale in Fenton on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
ACO Home, Garden & Hardware plans to shut down under-performing stores in the region.
ACO Home, Garden & Hardware plans to close 14 local stores, including the one at 1370 North Leroy Street in Fenton. Michigan's largest independent hardware retailer announced Thursday that the plan to shut down the under-performing stores aims to "improve and strengthen the company’s financial performance." “To ensure our long term growth and sustainability, we must always strive to manage our costs and allocate resources to areas of our business that make a meaningful contribution to our financial performance," President and CEO Dick Snyder said in a news release. The company is also in the process of remodeling other stores to lure shoppers and accommodate expanded merchandise. A blow-out sale is scheduled to begin May 23 at the stores …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Henry Ford board members voted against the multi-billion-dollar deal Tuesday afternoon.
The Beaumont and Henry Ford health systems merger has been called off after "different perspectives" emerged about the $6.4-billion deal. Henry Ford board of trustees' decision Tuesday followed six months of due diligence discussions involving hundreds of Beaumont and Henry Ford team members, according to Beaumont. “We have benefited greatly from our merger discussions and have great respect for our colleagues at Henry Ford,” said Gene Michalski, president and CEO, Beaumont Health System. “However, we found through our discussions that we are not aligned on how to achieve our vision for a model health system due to differences in our structures and business models.” In a letter to employees, Henry Ford CEO Nancy Schlichting wrote the …
Henry Ford ends discussions with Beaumont.
Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System have ended discussions of a proposed merger to combine their operations into a new health system. “We have benefitted greatly from our merger discussions and have great respect for our colleagues at Henry Ford,” says Gene Michalski, president and CEO, Beaumont Health System. “However, we found through our discussions that we are not aligned on how to achieve our vision for a model health system due to differences in our structures and business models.” Today’s announcement followed six months of due diligence discussions involving hundreds of Beaumont and Henry Ford team members. “We are very grateful to our board members, physicians, nurses, leaders and other professionals who worked …
Tell us what you think of this local business by leaving a review on their Patch directory listing.
The Fenton Patch directory is filled with objective information about hundreds of local businesses, but there's also room for you to tell your neighbors – and the businesses – what you think about their services and products. Today, we're asking customers of the Mo Doggie's Bar and Grill to share a review. You'd be surprised how interested others are in what you have to say. So click the link and tell us what you think!
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Take a closer look at one of the homes currently on the market in Fenton.
This Victorian house at 213 W. Rockwell Street in the historical section of Fenton has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and is listed for sale at $189,900. It was built in 1860 and features new windows and siding, original hardwood floors, and brick patios in the back. Information and photos courtesy of Zillow.com.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Check out these local homes being shown this weekend.
Are you interested in buying a home in Fenton? Or maybe you just want to know what's out there? Here's a look at this weekend's open houses. 13318 Enid Boulevard 1315 Butcher Road 14099 Landings Way Information courtesy of AOL Real Estate.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. Check out a list of lawn services in Fenton in our directory. If you use one of the services, be sure to rate it for your neighbors! This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.