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Published April 19, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — In a split 4-3 vote, the Sterling Heights City Council approved deals April 2 that will transfer received grant money to Lakeside Mall’s ownership to resolve real estate negotiations needed to get the Lakeside area’s redevelopment process moving forward.

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Published April 22, 2024

CENTER LINE — When studying the Industrial Revolution of the 1700s and 1800s, students in Jaime Bellos’ world history classes at Center Line High School were able to place themselves among the innovators of the time.

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Published April 19, 2024

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MACOMB COUNTY — On April 16, Macomb County Commissioner Mai Xiong won the race for a partial term of office representing the state’s District 13 in the Michigan House of Representatives.

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Published April 19, 2024

WARREN — Democratic Macomb County Commissioner Mai Xiong defeated Republican Ronald Singer in the April 16 special election to fill the District 13 seat in the Michigan House of Representatives left vacant when Lori Stone was elected Warren’s mayor in November.

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Published April 19, 2024

WARREN — Three people arrested during the seizure of cocaine, fentanyl and guns were charged with the possession and manufacturing of narcotics during their arraignments on April 10 in the 37th District Court in Warren.

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Published April 19, 2024

WARREN — Mayor Lori Stone gave her first budget presentation on April 8 at the Warren Community Center’s auditorium before nearly 200 in attendance. Those gathered included one councilman, residents, city department heads and members of the media.

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Published April 18, 2024

KEEGO HARBOR — Residents continue to persevere in their fight to save Roosevelt Elementary School, which prior to closing in 2022 was the longest continuously operating school building in Oakland County and is more than 100 years old.

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Published April 18, 2024

NOVI — A rollover semitruck crash that occurred at around 1:25 a.m April 18 will result in the closure of eastbound Interstate 96 near Beck Road this evening.

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Published April 19, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — Tucked between the homes and shops of bustling Gratiot Avenue is a lot at what would be 17 Gratiot, just off the road’s northbound stretch. Grass and statues and little else stand there now, but it will not be long until the land becomes the Macomb Cultural and Economic Partnership’s pollinator park.

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Published April 20, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — A new chapter for St. Mary’s Catholic School began on April 16 as the first Mass was held in the school’s new chapel.

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Published April 18, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — A 25-year-old Clinton Township mother pleaded no contest to an involuntary manslaughter charge in the death of her son on April 15.

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Published April 19, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — The wait is over. Around four months after its prior director left, the Anton Art Center announced on April 5 that Matt Matthews was selected to serve as the new executive director.

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Published April 18, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens city commissioners approved the sale of a city-owned parcel on April 15 to help with the construction of a new apartment complex.

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Published April 18, 2024

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At the Clinton Township Board of Trustees meeting on April 15, some residents made it known that they wanted to keep the wood chipping service the township provided.

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Published April 18, 2024

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — At one time they were the knights of the skies, and soon they will be teachers from the ground.The Selfridge Military Air Museum, at Selfridge Air National Guard base, is restoring two historic planes: a Vought F4U Corsair, and a Curtiss JN-4 Jenny.

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Published April 20, 2024

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Board of Trustees, at its April 15 meeting, OK’d the reallocation of funds from vehicle purchases to the purchase of eight traffic cameras for the Police Department’s special investigations unit to use.

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Published April 19, 2024

HAZEL PARK/MADISON HEIGHTS — Enhancements to Hazel Park’s main street and new park lights in Madison Heights are among 15 projects in Oakland County set to receive federal funds.

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Published April 18, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — Last year, three places in Madison Heights were renamed in honor of prominent community members. That effort will continue this year, now that the City Council has approved recommendations by the Historical Commission for even more places commemorating key figures from the city’s past.

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Published April 18, 2024

METRO DETROIT — From testifying at the O.J. Simpson civil case in 1996 to offering his perspective in the Chappaquiddick incident that involved Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne in 1969, Werner Spitz was widely known for providing his expertise on the witness stand.

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Published April 17, 2024

NOVI — A Novi teenager won the local round of the 55th annual America and Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, with an essay depicting his grandmother as his hero.

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