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Published July 16, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — In the mid-1800s, domestic work and clothing were undergoing a revolution thanks to the availability of the sewing machine, which was invented in 1755 but took more than a century to become a practical item.

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Published July 16, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — Claudia Hall Stroud, of Bloomfield Township, remembers the time as a girl when she joined her mom on a tour of an old sewage plant near her house. Her parents, along with some other folks, had a big idea to turn that plant into an art center.

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Published July 16, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — For those looking to explore art in their community, Birmingham Next is offering art classes and a gallery of pieces created in the classes.

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Published July 16, 2018

UTICA — Utica will host a Park It movie night beginning at 6 p.m. July 24 at Grant Park, 8243 Hahn St. in Utica.

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Published July 16, 2018

UTICA — Get inspired while making a difference at the annual Appetite for Art festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 21 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22 in Utica.

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Published July 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe is looking for residents to be part of the newly re-established Parks Commission, according to a press release from the city July 9. 

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Published July 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — An Eastpointe man has been named the Father of the Year after being nominated by his mother in the 2018 Better Made Snack Foods Father of the Year contest.

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Published July 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Music duo Bob and Carl, who performed at the Music in the Plaza concert series July 11, are no strangers to the Eastpointe community. 

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Published July 13, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With a bill that frees schools from liability if they choose to allow students to bring sunscreen to school, state Rep. Kevin Hertel said students will be able to protect themselves on the playground or during sporting events.

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Published July 13, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Herman Carl Hilgendorf was born in Bremen, Germany, in 1879. In 1884, his family came to the United States.

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Published July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A local entrepreneur with operations in Sterling Heights says his business is continuing to stay in shape by offering a new spin on its main fitness product.

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Published July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Stevenson High School science teacher took some summer school of his own this month at a Detroit workshop to guarantee that he has the right stuff to teach lessons about materials scien

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — In his role as Lt. Governor, Brian Calley has advocated for special needs individuals in an effort to showcase their strengths, rather than their disabilities.

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — Denny Norman began spinning his wheels at age 13 when he got his first bicycle.

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Published July 12, 2018

ORCHARD LAKE — Apple Island once again lives up to its namesake, thanks to fundraising efforts by the West Bloomfield School District. 

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Published July 12, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield community groups came together once again to give kids the chance to experience art.

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Published July 12, 2018

PERU — A West Bloomfield student is set to travel to Urubamba, Peru, this summer to volunteer in the local community. 

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Published July 12, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A woman who has dedicated her career to the West Bloomfield School District is saying goodbye after 29 years.

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Published July 12, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — The celebration of the city’s and the county’s 200th birthday continues on July 22 with the Crocker House Museum Bicentennial Garden Gala.

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Published July 12, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Be prepared to get inspired during the Harrison Township Beautification Commission’s annual Inspirations Garden Tour on July 21.

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