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Published July 7, 2020

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — If you ask Bloomfield Hills Schools Superintendent Pat Watson, residents will benefit from the school millage proposal on the Aug. 4 ballot whether they have students enrolled in the district or not.

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Published July 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The novel coronavirus pandemic has, without a doubt, forced many sectors of Michigan’s workforce to adapt and change how they operate.

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — More than three months after closing its branches’ doors, the Farmington Community Library board of directors have announced their  plans to reopen the library in a series of phases.

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — There’s no ignoring the economic impacts COVID-19 has had on businesses across Michigan, but as county, state and national relief funds begin to disperse funding to small and big businesses, one industry — startup ventures — is particularly being left out.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROYAL OAK — For the last several weeks, construction crews have been back at work at the future site of Normandy Oaks Park, 4234 Delemere Blvd., near Crooks and Normandy roads.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On June 22, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously granted approval for Girl Scout Troop 76249, based out of Oak Ridge Elementary School, to place its Little Free Pantry on city property.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Since 2007, the Royal Oak-based Here to Help Foundation has been distributing personal grants to give individuals who are down on their luck a hand up in a time of need.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — For this year’s Aug. 4 primary, three residents — Leon Drolet, Karen Goodhue, and Brianna Kirk — are running to be Macomb Township treasurer, a four-year term.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A pair of Republicans are running for Macomb Township clerk, a four-year term. Incumbent Kristi Pozzi will be on the Aug. 4 primary ballot against Francesca Biondo.  

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — By speaking about the Korean War, Milt Miller is doing his part to ensure it’s not forgotten. Known as the “Forgotten War,” positioned in American history between World War II and the Vietnam War, the Korean War began 70 years ago, on June 25, 1950.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The need to get out of the house and explore may be more prevalent than ever this summer. For 7-year-old Christopher Lutzenkirchen, of Macomb Township, that means hitting the open road in a new camper.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — With Macomb Township Supervisor Janet Dunn not seeking reelection, a new leader will be sworn into office later this year. A pair of Republicans — Mark Grabow and Frank Viviano — are on the Aug. 4 primary ballot, looking to become the next Macomb Township supervisor, a four-year term position.

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Published July 7, 2020

UTICA — Woman’s Life Macomb Angels Chapter 911 is hosting a fundraiser to support and show appreciation for Macomb County law enforcement agencies through its first Operation Back the Blue fundraiser.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —  A group of five bills that were signed into state law by the governor June 25 are intended to remove barriers and improve access to health care via telemedicine.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Library has decided to go digital with its summer reading program this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Published July 7, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Public Library’s summer reading program is back, and if you’re looking for some fun that will keep you busy during the next few weeks, you might want to check out the program.

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Published July 7, 2020

UTICA — If you’re looking for a reason to get out and get some fresh air, the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out program has made Utica one of its homes for the summer. As of July 2, six high-quality reproductions of works of art from the DIA’s collection have been installed for visitors to admire.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Local gyms were forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak in March and were possibly to reopen June 25, but due to decisions by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Michigan gyms were ordered to stay closed just before they were to open.

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Published July 7, 2020

UTICA — Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, more and more people are opting to vote through mail instead of going to the polls. The city of Utica is already seeing a high volume of absentee ballots being mailed in ahead of the Aug. 4 primary election.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Tensions are high in Shelby Township as protests have been occurring often. The protests began last month after the Shelby Township police chief, Robert Shelide, was put on paid administrative leave after the discovery of concerning social media posts connected to him.

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