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A town in disarray: Benton Township officials claim foul play

Disputes over firing, back pay have divided municipal workers

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BENTON HARBOR — Benton Township prides itself on running a smooth operation.

Township officials say they treat taxpayer money like it’s their own, and their biweekly board meetings are efficient, rarely running over 20 minutes long.

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A Benton Township board meeting is held Tuesday night. Township officials have not seen eye to eye on personnel and back pay issues over the past 12 months.

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