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Brian Louwers

C&G Staff Reporter – Warren Weekly


Staff Writer Brian Louwers covers the cities of Warren and Center Line. He has worked for C & G Newspapers since 1998 and is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. In his free time, he participates in the Michigan State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program and conducts interviews with military veterans for the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Published April 20, 2018

WARREN — Two suspects in the robbery of a Speedway gas station earlier this month were arrested after the circulation of a physical description that included a reference to the “bright blue eyes” of one of the alleged perpetrators.

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Published April 20, 2018

WARREN — If anything in this world can prepare you for the heat of a comedic roast at your expense, it just might be a baseball locker room. The language is salty, the humor is dry, and the level of discomfort rises with each brutal jab, as the lines between ribbing and ripping are blurred in waves of laughter — or worse, awkward silence.  

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Published April 20, 2018

WARREN — Employees at Five Guys Burgers and Fries near 12 Mile and Mound roads told police they were robbed by an armed man who slipped into the building quietly just after 10 p.m. April 19.

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Published April 18, 2018

WARREN — Two suspects in the robbery of a Speedway gas station earlier this month were arrested after the circulation of a physical description that included a reference to the “bright blue eyes” of one of the alleged perpetrators.

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Published April 18, 2018

WARREN — A confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food service worker at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Warren resulted in an inspection by the Macomb County Health Department, which issued a statement and cleared the restaurant to reopen April 17.

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Published April 16, 2018

WARREN — A combination of wind and ice brought down a high-voltage power line that started a fire and torched 10 vehicles on a dealer lot April 15.

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Published April 13, 2018

WARREN — Making needed infrastructure improvements, continuing an array of city services and shoring up the city’s commitments to its retirees were the focal points of the proposed budget presented by Warren Mayor Jim Fouts April 11.

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Published April 13, 2018

WARREN — Comedy 4 Cancer will celebrate its second anniversary by returning for a show at the Warren Community Center to benefit a New Haven teen battling a rare and aggressive form of the disease.

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Published April 13, 2018

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Those tasked with managing your residential garbage pickup say there are many benefits to using the uniform, 96-gallon trash bins. On that list is better rodent control.

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Published April 13, 2018

CENTER LINE — It’s fitting that in the space once home to Our Dad’s Place, Dan Snyder hung photos of his own dad and grandfather, both veterans of the U.S. Navy, in a “Hall of Heroes” along the back of his new cafe.

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Published April 12, 2018

WARREN — A medical marijuana operations and facilities ordinance approved by the Warren City Council April 9 has been vetoed by Mayor Jim Fouts.

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Published April 6, 2018

WARREN — If they brew it, will they come? It’s a good bet they will, given the list of long-celebrated and up-and-coming Macomb County breweries on board to support Warren’s second annual Big Brew Fest April 28 at Halmich Park.

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Published April 6, 2018

CENTER LINE — Books. Programs for children and adults. Resources for exploration and learning. The support provided by the Friends of the Center Line Library over its 25 years in existence has been immeasurable.

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Published April 5, 2018

WARREN — Citing concerns over existing infrastructure and projected costs, a local church leader wants to “take control” of the impending demolition of a structure that has sat unfinished for years on the southwest corner of Schoenherr Road and Masonic Boulevard.

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Published April 5, 2018

METRO DETROIT — In late March, Michigan Department of Transportation officials laid out more details of this year’s massive project aimed at improving all 28 miles of Interstate 696 in Macomb and Oakland counties.

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