BRIDGMAN — All Bridgman schools are closed and after-school activities cancelled today through 7 p.m. Sunday due to the high number of students with influenza-like illnesses, Superintendent Shane Peters said Thursday.

He said district officials started noticing a high number of absences at the district’s three school buildings, starting Monday, and they have been working with officials from the Berrien County Health Department all week.

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