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Published June 11, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — An agreement for a parcel of land with limited access is on the verge of being finalized.

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Published June 11, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Is Grandma’s glass bowl a kitschy classic or a source of cash? Is that old painting in the attic a masterpiece masquerading as discount store décor? Get the answers to questions like these during Treasure Uncovered, an appraisal event from 3 to 7 p.m. June 20 at The Helm at the Boll Life Center in Grosse Pointe Farms. Attendees are invited to bring up to three items to be evaluated, at a cost of $7 per item, with proceeds supporting the work of the nonprofit Helm, formerly Services for Older Citizens.

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Published June 11, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Before it became a famous men’s magazine, did you know that Playboy was actually Playboy Motor Corp.? Cars from the failed automaker — which was in existence from 1947 to 1949 — are among the unique vehicles that will be on view during EyesOn Design, a car show that takes place on Father’s Day — June 16 — from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.

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Published June 11, 2019

BERKLEY — Berkley’s slate of summer events is scheduled to kick off this week, and events will continue into August. The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department’s annual SummerFest event series will begin Thursday, June 13, with seven events over the next three months.

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Published June 11, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Arts, Beats & Eats, the four-day Labor Day festival now in its 22nd year, will return to the heart of downtown Royal Oak Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLAWSON — During the May 21 Clawson City Council meeting, Clawson Police Chief Scott Sarvello presented Officer Steven Haley with the 2018 Officer of the Year pin and certificate.

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Published June 11, 2019

DETROIT — To those who knew him, Jerome Adams, of Eastpointe, was the kind of man who was always there with a smile to give and a hand to lend … and if that hand included one of his refreshing cocktails, it was all the better.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Stating that a new bond would address needed improvements without increasing taxes, Lakeview Public Schools has begun the process needed to bring a bond issue before voters in November.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Daniel Ainsworth has pledged to bike at least 500 miles during the month of June while raising money for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund through the fifth annual Great Cycle Challenge USA.

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Published June 10, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Summer is a time of year when fireworks are in heavy use, lighting up the skies in spectacular displays that many find patriotic, but that others find distressing.

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Published June 10, 2019

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WEST BLOOMFIELD — When Bloomfield Hills sculpture artist Nanci LeBret Einstein finished her latest multimedia installation — a large and intense collaboration with her husband — she said she needed to take a breath.

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Published June 10, 2019

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FERNDALE/TROY/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After winning 32 consecutive times on the TV game show “Jeopardy!,” James Holzhauer finally lost on his 33rd episode that aired on Monday, June 3.

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Published June 10, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Breaking news alert: Summer is truly, actually and finally here. After such a long winter and a soggy spring, Birmingham is ready to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. The city’s annual In the Park summer concerts and Movies Under the Stars series return to Shain Park beginning this weekend.

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Published June 10, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Each time we pour a glass of water from our tap or run our toothbrush underneath or even fill up the kiddie pool, all we see is something clear and refreshing. But beneath the spigot, Michigan’s water infrastructure is crumbling and the inland lakes we enjoy are being polluted — that’s the part we as consumers don’t often see.

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Published June 10, 2019

UTICA — Looking to find that awesome bargain or new treasure? Get ready for a communitywide garage sale right in downtown Utica this weekend. Woman’s Life Chapter No. 911 Macomb Angels is bringing the city together to hold the first Junk in the Trunk community flea market.

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Published June 10, 2019

UTICA — Utica’s Weekend Unwind has returned once again for its third year of fun and live music. On Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. through Sept. 13, the Weekend Unwind will take place at Jacqueline K. Noonan Riverwalk Park/Memorial Park, 7530 Auburn Road, next to the Utica Public Library in downtown Utica. The first night of free, live music took place June 7.

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Published June 10, 2019

WARREN — Candidate names were on the ballot, off for a few days, and now back on. As the Warren Weekly went to press on June 6, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 to reverse a decision that the names of four candidates for the Warren City Council will appear on the August ballot.

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Published June 7, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Liftoff nears for the Sterling Heights Public Library’s space-themed summer reading program. Every year, the library encourages residents and patrons to invest their time in a book — preferably a bunch of books — while they have more vacation or free time.

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Published June 7, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The community is coming together to build something special at Scout Park — and more volunteers are needed. At press time, the installation of the new playground at Hazel Park’s most centrally located green space was set for June 10-15.

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Published June 7, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe is revving its engines as it welcomes the 21st annual Cruisin’ Gratiot.

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