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Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s somewhat hard to imagine in the United States that someone would breed and train a dog just for two years of life, then dispose of it by hanging, abandonment or throwing it in a well once its usefulness is over.

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Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — There has been somewhat of a “beer tradition” at 25113 Jefferson Ave. in St. Clair Shores since the mid-1930s.

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Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Public school students will be off for spring break the first week in April, but local children needn’t fear being bored if they don’t have any vacation plans — the St. Clair Shores Public Library is adding programming for the week.

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Published March 22, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights will bring big-name rock acts to the state during this summer’s Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair.

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Published March 22, 2019

WARREN — You know what they say about all good things. The Good n’ Plenty Resale Shop, located on Van Dyke Avenue south of Nine Mile Road in Warren, will most likely come to an end by the end of March. Owner Melodee Wieske is retiring, and the exact future use of the property remains uncertain.

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Published March 22, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The work done to improve the kitchen area at the Tucker Senior Center in Harrison Township has gotten mixed reviews. Some have made complaints about issues such as a busted garbage disposal, freezing water pipes, unfinished walls and countertops, mismatched tiles, and rust and burn marks on a new stainless steel restroom grab bar.

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Published March 22, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Mount Clemens Foundation and the Anton Art Center recently received an $18,500 grant award from the DTE Foundation to invite Artspace to the city to conduct a feasibility study for potential future art and life expansion.

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Published March 21, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees will soon finalize the language for two proposals that residents will vote on this summer: a safety path millage renewal, possibly with a small increase, and a public safety millage replacement that covers 70 percent of the community’s police, fire and paramedic services.

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Published March 21, 2019

WALLED LAKE — A shy black Labrador retriever, Champ, walked the red carpet March 12 at Mary Helen Guest Elementary School, 1655 Decker Road, to a welcoming song sung by the elementary choir.

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Published March 21, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Thanks to a generous donation from the Sutar-Sutaruk-Meyer Foundation, Scout Park will be fully renovated this summer, with a design informed by community feedback.

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Published March 20, 2019

TROY — Kitchen designer Sara Fithault, of EW Kitchens, based at the Michigan Design Center, believes great design is in the details that you don’t notice.

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Published March 20, 2019

TROY — Rick Forrest has been birding with his friend Vic Dorer for 43 years, since they were in their mid-20s.

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Published March 20, 2019

FARMINGTON — With over 20 years of teaching under her belt, Farmington High School teacher Mary Sheltrown, also the school’s athletic director, has touched the lives of countless students.

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Published March 20, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Several residents voiced their opinion on whether or not Macomb Township should move forward to purchase land for a nature preserve park in the township’s northeast corner.

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Published March 20, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The North Branch of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library in Macomb Township has partnered with the Detroit Institute of Arts for “Through Her Eyes: Women Artists in the DIA’s Collection.”

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Published March 19, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A pair of Clinton Township parks may see increased funding for recreational purposes, depending on the actions of the state Senate.

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Published March 19, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Katie Fahey was just a woman in her mid-20s, living in the Grand Rapids area, working a job in sustainable business. Then, one social media post changed everything.

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Published March 19, 2019

ROCHESTER — This is the residence of Dr. B.C.H. Spencer, located on the west side of Main Street, between Fourth and Fifth streets, now University Drive. Before Spencer occupied the home in the 1910s, it belonged to Dr. Jesse Wilson and his family, who purchased the property in the 1860s. The original section of the home dated back to the 1830s, when it was occupied by Almon Mack.

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Published March 19, 2019

ROCHESTER — Oakland University student Ciara Sosnowski is hoping to bring an art and music festival to Rochester this summer. Sosnowski, 19, a recent graduate of Rochester Adams High, created the Rochester Fringe Fest — a nonprofit art and music festival for students — last year.

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Published March 19, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A safety path along the northwest side of Gallagher Road is closer to completion after township officials recently approved an engineering study for the project. The 1.1-mile pathway is slated to begin at the entrance of the Goodison Place neighborhood, on Silverbell Road, and will travel down Gallagher to the Paint Creek Trail.

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