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Published March 28, 2018

Potholes have been plaguing Michigan springs for decades, but this year’s batch has been particularly wheel-breaking, according to city officials. 

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Published March 28, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees approved a contract for sidewalk work that wasn’t the lowest bid in order to avoid any potential issues with an ongoing corruption scandal in Macomb County.

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Published March 27, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger was removed from her position March 28 after a circuit court judge ruled in favor of the county in regard to Spranger allegedly lying on her election affidavit.

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Published March 27, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The search for a new site for Grosse Pointe City’s Department of Public Works is officially starting over.

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Published March 26, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The process to amend the ordinance requiring knee walls along businesses in the Harper Overlay and Central Lakefront districts of the city has begun with the approval of an amended ordinance by City Council March 19.

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Published March 26, 2018

The Eastpointe City Council held a special meeting March 19 to discuss city manager contract negotiations with Daniel Berlowitz, to whom the council offered the city manager position March 7.

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Published March 23, 2018

WARREN — A new hotel surrounded by lofts and retail spaces, accessible by a bridge from the General Motors Technical Center. Green space owned by the city where the Ridgewood Recreation Center once stood. 

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Published March 22, 2018

WARREN — It looks like a 23,000-square-foot, two-story metal shell that has sat unfinished for years at the southwest corner of Schoenherr Road and Masonic Boulevard will be torn down without further ado and without a legal battle, at least for now.

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Published March 21, 2018

Throughout Macomb Township Supervisor Janet Dunn’s State of the Township address March 16 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club, she touted the importance of leading the way.

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Published March 21, 2018

The Madison Heights City Council has put together a list of goal proposals representing its priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. 

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Published March 21, 2018

Mount Clemens officials kicked off the city’s bicentennial birthday with an invitation-only bash at the historic Emerald Theatre on March 11.

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Published March 20, 2018

CLAWSON — On March 14, the Clawson Chamber of Commerce held its annual award ceremony, during which the mayor and school board president delivered their respective State of the City and State of the Schools addresses.

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Published March 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With revenues at $26.67 million and expenditures at $17.65 million so far in the 2017-18 fiscal year budget, the city is “right on track,” according to Finance Director Doug Haag.

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Published March 15, 2018

DETROIT — Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans was joined by hundreds of local politicians, community leaders and residents for his 2018 State of the County Address on March 13.

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Published March 14, 2018

Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger and the county attorneys are going back and forth with each other in federal court as their circuit court case continues to move forward.

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Published March 14, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has established the first members of the township’s ethics advisory committee that they hope will advise the board on unethical behavior going forward.

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Published March 14, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has approved the recruitment of nine new full-time firefighters in the township to help keep all four fire stations manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Published March 13, 2018

TROY — The Troy City Council will talk about operating the library seven days a week as part of the budget process, although the council disagreed on how that would happen. 

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Published March 9, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Angered at the higher costs and delays of the relief drain project on 10 Mile Road, City Council voted 5-2 in favor of a modified contract for M-K Construction because of “boulders” encountered in the soil as workers microtunneled west.

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Published March 9, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Pothole season started early this year, and city and county road maintenance crews are working hard to stay on top of the problem.

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