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Aquapalooza 2015 sees record attendance

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The only local concert on the water happened at “Poor Man’s Beach” in Harrison Township last weekend, and according to one organizer, the annual event attracted a record number of More..

Tip uncovers stolen motorcycles

A half-dozen stolen motorcycles were discovered at a home in the 21000 block of Elaine Street following a tip called in to the Macomb Auto Theft Squad. More..

Firefighter injured in early morning blaze

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A West Bloomfield firefighter suffered smoke inhalation while battling a fire in the 3800 block of Pinnock Avenue, near Green Lake Road and Upper Straits Boulevard, at around 1:20 a.m. July 30. More..

Police suspect alcohol to blame in death of man behind Meijer

STERLING HEIGHTS — A lawn care worker made a gruesome discovery the morning of July 29 when he came across a body behind the Meijer store at 16 Mile and Van Dyke Avenue.According to Lt. Dave Smith of the Sterling More..

More outdoor seating, mini golf course planned for Nautical Mile

ST. CLAIR SHORES —It’s well past the time for spring cleaning, but summer seems to be the season for businesses on the Nautical Mile to make plans for improvements.Several restaurants located on Jefferson Avenue More..

MSU Extension asks Macomb residents to report gypsy moth signs

METRO DETROIT — While the invasive gypsy moth has not been a major problem in the metro Detroit area for years, the Macomb County Michigan State University Extension office is asking residents to keep an eye out for More..

Richmond man charged in fatal motorcycle crash

STERLING HEIGHTS —A 21-year-old Richmond man was charged with drunken driving causing the death of a Shelby Township man in a Sterling Heights motorcycle crash July 26.Sterling Heights police Lt. Dave Smith said that More..

Cowbell Classic attempts to break world record

ROYAL OAK — What happens when you gather more than 650 people together with cowbells? A Guinness World Record is broken and, with luck, herds of cattle don’t invade the city.Everyone is invited to the Cowbell More..

From combat to car wash: former military man fixes up local eyesore

FRASER — A long-defunct building on 14 Mile and Hayes roads has gotten a much-needed uplift, thanks to a local man in his post-military career.Matthew Reiter, born and raised in Macomb County in a military family, has More..

HUD approves $1.76 million loan for senior center

A bigger fitness center with a walking track, an office that’s compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act and a café addition to the kitchen are all dreams that could come true for the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center now that the federal government has approved a loan to finance renovations. More..

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Sterling Heights

Two Sterling Heights homes catch on fire during severe storms

July 30, 2015

They say lightning never strikes twice. Well it did during heavy storms July 29 in Sterling Heights, resulting in two homes catching on fire.The afternoon storm resulted in the Sterling Heights Fire Department responding to ...Read More

Man dies after running onto Interstate 9...

Harper Woods

Man dies after running onto Interstate 94

July 30, 2015

An 18-year-old Grosse Pointe Woods resident died after being struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 94 in Harper Woods at about 5 p.m. July 29. ...Read More


Police investigate early morning shooting involving repo man

July 30, 2015

Officers are examining an early morning shooting that involved a repo man.According to Deputy Chief Nick Loussia, the incident began at around 5:30 a.m. July 30 in the 22000 block of Chatsford Circuit.A 69-year-old ...Read More

Warren rededicates playground in girl’s memo...


Warren rededicates playground in girl’s memory

July 29, 2015

An act of pure evil took Deanna Seifert from the world in 1992, but her memory will live forever in the hearts of her family members and the community.The playground next to the Owen Jax Recreation Center, on Nine Mile ...Read More

Council decides to send public safety to...

Harper Woods

Council decides to send public safety to a vote

July 29, 2015

A lot has changed in the four years since the ballot proposal to amend the city charter in favor of a public safety department failed to garner enough votes among the city’s residents. ...Read More

Recycling center to reopen in 2016


Recycling center to reopen in 2016

July 28, 2015

SOUTHFIELD — The Materials Recovery Facility at the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County is ready to reopen after a fire blazed through the building last spring. The facility, ...Read More

Voters will decide library millage renewal in No...


Voters will decide library millage renewal in November

July 28, 2015

The Troy City Council has approved language asking voters to decide whether to renew a previously authorized 0.7-mill tax to fund the Troy Public Library.The millage request that will appear on the November ballot is for ...Read More


HUD: Housing director’s settlement was ‘unreasonable’

July 27, 2015

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Housing Commission is withholding about half of former Executive Director Deborah Wilson’s $132,000 severance package following a comprehensive assessment from the U.S. Department of ...Read More

Missing Center Line teen found with convi...

Center Line

Missing Center Line teen found with convicted sex offender

July 27, 2015

Investigators have found Shelby Louise Grech, a missing 15-year-old Center Line resident, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Grech was  reported missing at around 8 p.m. July 25 in Farmington Hills with 36-year-old ...Read More

Friends to remember man killed in co...

St. Clair Shores

Friends to remember man killed in collision with patrol vehicle

July 27, 2015

Police have confirmed the identities of two motorcyclists who died in two unrelated crashes last week. ...Read More


Just a junior, Bloomfield Hills’ Titus pit...

Bloomfield Hills

Just a junior, Bloomfield Hills’ Titus pitched his way onto 2015 baseball Dream Team

July 30, 2015

ORCHARD LAKE — These are 23 of the absolute best baseball players in the state, and whether it’s a sort of unspoken tradition or not, the annual Dream Team is usually one filled with seniors. That was the case ...Read More

Petry named D-2 Coach of the Year after leading ...

Orchard Lake

Petry named D-2 Coach of the Year after leading Eaglets to state title

July 30, 2015

ORCHARD LAKE — When he took over five years ago, Matt Petry knew what he was in for. A school with an overwhelming tradition of athletic success, the Orchard Lake St. Mary’s baseball program was in need of a ...Read More

Coaches tout conference's strength during sec...

Macomb Township

Coaches tout conference's strength during second annual MAC media day

July 29, 2015

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Coaches from each of 36 football teams in the six divisions of the Macomb Area Conference converged on Macomb Dakota July 28 in advance of the 2015 season for the second annual MAC Media Day to share ...Read More

Little League baseball in full swing in Harper W...

Harper Woods

Little League baseball in full swing in Harper Woods this week

July 27, 2015

HARPER WOODS — Since 1947, the Little League World Series has been a summer staple for anyone who grew up playing and loves the game of baseball.Locals who are fans of Little League baseball can be a part of the 2015 ...Read More

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