Mount Pleasant

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Mount Pleasant,

city (1990 pop. 23,285), seat of Isabella co., central Mich., on the Chippewa River; settled before 1860, inc. as a city 1889. The city grew after oil was found nearby in 1928. Oil wells and refineries are there, and machinery is manufactured. Mount Pleasant is the seat of Central Michigan Univ. The Saginaw Chippewa reservation, with a casino and resort, is to the east.
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In a rather ill-favoured and ill-savoured neighbourhood, though one of its rising grounds bears the name of Mount Pleasant, the Elfin Smallweed, christened Bartholomew and known on the domestic hearth as Bart, passes that limited portion of his time on which the office and its contingencies have no claim.
The father of this pleasant grandfather, of the neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant, was a horny-skinned, two-legged, money-getting species of spider who spun webs to catch unwary flies and retired into holes until they were entrapped.
Mike Palmer and Mark Mattison of Bridge Commercial represented the landlord, BH Office LLC, in the lease of 6,008 square feet of office space at 1501 Belle Isle Ave., Mount Pleasant, to Tallo Inc.
There's some $40 million worth of water-utility projects already underway in Racine County, as crews work to improve the county's infrastructure in preparation for the massive factory Foxconn Technology Group is building in Mount Pleasant.
IN 2009, KIM and Jim Mahoney bought a one-acre parcel of land in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, and began designing a home from scratch.
The owners of the largest swath of private land left near the massive factory Foxconn Technology Group is building in southeast Wisconsin are suing to prevent the village of Mount Pleasant from seizing a sliver of the land for a road-expansion project.
Living without electricity and even running water, residents of Upper and Lower Mount Pleasant were experiencing conditions that for most had been consigned to history - but which would continue for them for many years to come.
Derek's and Evelyn Arthur, grandson "We came from London straight to Mount Pleasant. My father had to move because he suffered from bad health, he had bad legs from the war and where we lived you would have to climb a lot of stairs," said Joyce, now 76.
"I want to get kids thinking like creators," said Jackson, executive principal of three schools that serve 1,200 students in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, an hour south of Nashville.
HISTORIC cottage is for sale in one of Greater Manchester last remaining 'factory villages.' AThe Grade II listed weaver's cottage is situated in Mount Pleasant, in Nangreaves, just two miles north of Bury.
Mount Pleasant, MI: Jerome Schwind, President of Isabella Bank announced the promotion of Peggy Wheeler to Chief Operations Officer.