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Published December 22, 2015

We asked local kids to send us their letters to pass along to Santa at the North Pole. All kids who submitted a letter have also been entered into a drawing to win an ice-skating party. We'll announce the winner in early January, so stay tuned.

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Published December 21, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies took a 13-year-old boy into custody Dec. 19 after he led them on a high-speed chase on Metropolitan Parkway (16 Mile) with his 8-year-old sister in the passenger’s seat.

According to the sheriff’s report, deputies received a notification at 11:30 p.m. to be on the lookout for a black Nissan Altima that was reportedly driving erratically.

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Published December 21, 2015

OAKLAND COUNTY — To the homeless cats and dogs at the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center, don’t worry — Santa got your wish list.

All year round, the center accepts donations of items on its Amazon.com Wish List. Generous animal lovers can head to the Amazon website and purchase a variety of items, from dog treats to kitty litter, to be shipped directly to the nonprofit shelter.

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Published December 16, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. is in the process of crossing its T’s and dotting its I’s, growing closer to opening its new location in Clinton Township.

The brewery — which initially became popular for its beer, crafted and served at its location off Mound and Chicago roads in Warren — decided to expand to meet popular demand and have more space to brew its product.

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Published December 16, 2015

FRASER — Claude Woods is 97 years old but still sharp as a tack, talking about trekking through Normandy as if it happened last week.

Woods grew up on the east side of Detroit — on Monclair Street, near Shoemaker and Lemay streets — with his mother, father and older brother, and it wasn’t until after he graduated from high school in June 1936 that his family moved to Fraser.

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Published December 16, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Gratiot Avenue is a staple of metro Detroit, traversed by thousands every day.

With a new era of technological advancement ongoing, one group is trying to facilitate a process that will overhaul the roadway and offer better modes of transportation for both residents and visitors.

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Published December 16, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — As beer kegs continue to get tapped and liquor continues to be distilled, establishments that produce and serve alcohol are being welcomed to Clinton Township with open arms.

The only provisions revolve around the details of such establishments and whether they follow a certain set of guidelines, or a process, that will ultimately be the new standard among similar business ventures.

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Published December 16, 2015

FRASER — The Fraser Department of Public Safety and Eisenhower Elementary took extra precautions Dec. 10 after a home invasion near the school.

Fraser Lt. Dan Kolke said the DPS received a call from a resident concerning some odd behavior in one neighborhood.

“Some neighbors called on Rainbow (Road) and said that they witnessed two males in the backyard of the house,” Kolke said. “When (the concerned neighbor) went to confront them it wasn’t the neighbors.

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Published December 14, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Police are currently investigating a hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of one individual.

The incident occurred around 2:05 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 10, at Garfield Road near Eleanor Street.

Lt. Anthony Greene said a man died as a result of being struck by two separate vehicles.

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Published December 9, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township is officially aligned with the Great Lakes Water Authority.

On Nov. 16, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to assign a wholesale customer service contract in accordance with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and the Great Lakes Water Authority, or GLWA.

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Published December 9, 2015

MACOMB COUNTY — After serving as Clinton Township treasurer for 19 years and county commissioner for eight years, Bill Sowerby has decided that now is the time to make changes at the state level.

On Dec. 3, the current township treasurer officially announced his candidacy for the Michigan House of Representatives in District 31.

Marilyn Lane currently holds the position, which expires Jan. 1, 2017.

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Published December 9, 2015

FRASER — The Fraser First Booster Club recently received three donations to aid McKinley Barrier-Free Park.


One $1,500 check was from Mayor Pro Tem Michael Carnagie on behalf of United Paint, his place of employment. The second check — a $1,500 donation — was from the Fraser Honor Guard. The third check, which Fraser First Booster Club President Vania Apps called a “blot of joy,” was for $3,000 from the Fraser Paid On-Call Firefighters.

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Published December 9, 2015

MACOMB COUNTY — Health demographics are always changing, with different issues becoming progressively better or worse.

In an effort to keep services readily available to address different health concerns, the Macomb County Health Department is conducting a countywide behavioral health risk survey of 1,200 households.

The voluntary survey — which takes about 20-30 minutes — began in November and is currently underway, possibly continuing into January 2016 if the desired resident number has not been reached.

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Published December 3, 2015

MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel filled the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts with positive vibes as he presented his fifth State of the County address on Dec. 2.

Hackel, standing in front of a large video screen that flashed photos, videos and impressive stats throughout the 45-minute address, delved into the county’s achievements in recent years and its thrilling future.

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Published December 2, 2015

METRO DETROIT — The winter blast has already arrived in metro Detroit, one month before the actual season commences, and where there’s snow, there’s an individual trying to do away with the mess.

Many experts seem to agree on one thing: As long as you rid your property of snow, it doesn’t really matter how you do it.

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Published December 1, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The winter flurries have already arrived and local officials are doing their best to educate the public on the perils of the season.

The National Weather Service has predicted a slightly warmer winter when compared to last year, with the same amount or less snowfall. However, more wet snow is expected.

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Published December 1, 2015

FRASER — As Sue Bertolini-Fox continues to work in her fourth decade of making pottery, there seems to be no end in sight.

The Fraser resident became in tune with her craft in the early 1980s while attending Oakland Community College, when her children were still relatively young.

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Published November 30, 2015

METRO DETROIT — About 20 members of the Osak family, their friends and supporters packed into vans and headed to the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly last December.

They went to honor Edward John Osak Sr., the family’s patriarch, a Warren resident who had served honorably as an infantryman in the U.S. Army during World War II. Osak had remained as sharp as a tack through the years. He’d kept his wit, was spry enough to bowl and continued to be an ardent supporter of veterans until his death, just days after his 90th birthday in September 2014.

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Published November 24, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Christmastime is as good as any to recognize those who have permanently left families and friends.

Wreaths Across America is inviting the public to share in the remembrance of veterans for the sixth straight year at Resurrection Cemetery, in Clinton Township.

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Published November 24, 2015

FRASER — For the second time in nearly a decade, the Fraser High School marching band will perform at halftime during a college football bowl game.

The Ramblers will join other marching bands from around the country by performing at the Russell Athletic Bowl, which is held in Orlando, Florida.

The band last performed in 2006 during the Chic-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia, and has also participated in America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade five times.

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