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Published February 13, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Robert Novitke has served on the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council for 42 years. He was first elected by the public in 1977 as a councilman and was appointed mayor in 1990. He ran for mayor in 1991 and has been re-elected in every election ever since. The mayoral election takes place every four years.

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Published February 13, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS —  The theater students at University Liggett School are forever developing their performance skills through hard work, passion, collaboration and more. The public will have the opportunity to watch them showcase their talents over the next few weeks both on television and live onstage.

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Published February 13, 2019

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DETROIT — An evening of rootsy music by a popular local band will raise funds for a historic performing arts venue. 

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Published February 12, 2019

TROY — A majority of Michigan voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana for those ages 21 and older, but what will that mean in the workplace?

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Published February 12, 2019

TROY — Troy resident John Ruth plans to bring his 1941 Ford Coupe to Autorama when it roars into Cobo Center March 1-3.

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Published February 12, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is giving the public a chance to keep cabin fever at bay with a month full of historical programs.

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Published February 12, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Four of the Royal Oak Police Department’s 79 sworn police officers are women, and the department is looking to change that.

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Published February 12, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Historical Society Museum volunteers are hard at work preparing their latest exhibit, “A Woman’s Work is Never Done.”

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Published February 12, 2019

It’s time to break out the dancing shoes and take a step back to the 1950s for the 20th annual Macomb Township daddy-daughter dance.

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Published February 12, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — One of the parks in Huntington Woods will be seeing some upgrades in the near future.

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Published February 12, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — One of the parks in Huntington Woods is looking to add a little bit of shade for the children on the playgrounds.

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Published February 11, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — It took the better part of a year for the Bloomfield Township Police Department to coax three construction workers to come by for a cup of coffee and a handshake after their heroic acts last spring.

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Published February 11, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Mike Palmer, the owner of Premier Pet Supply stores around metro Detroit, knows everything there is to know about pets. It’s his business. Well, there’s one thing he didn’t know until recently.

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Published February 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Have you ever wondered how animals survive in Michigan’s freezing weather? The Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center will offer people the opportunity to spend a few hours appreciating the beauty of the wintry outdoors while also learning all about the animals that survive in the cold during its winter hike event from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 inside and outside the center in Shelby Township.

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Published February 11, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library recently purchased a new book collection called VOX Books to make reading possibly more fun for children while also making learning to read and understanding a story easier. VOX Books are books that read to you when you press a button, and all you have to do is turn the page. No need for CDs, bags or containers.

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Published February 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local church in Shelby Township recently lent a helping hand to a shelter in need during the dangerous temperatures late last month. With temperatures reaching as low as 15 degrees below zero, Shepherd’s Gate Church members stepped into action and donated money to help find those who are less fortunate somewhere to stay so that they could keep warm.

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Published February 11, 2019

UTICA —  The Utica community and many animal lovers from other communities came together for a candlelight vigil Feb. 10 at Grant Park in Utica after a recent tragedy at the park. After members of the city heard about Sterling, a dog who was stabbed to death and left in the park in January, they jumped into action to get their voices heard to prevent animal abuse.

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Published February 11, 2019

A pair of C & G Newspapers staff writers were honored recently for their reporting.

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Published February 11, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville resident Mary Spear celebrated her 100th birthday Feb. 6 at the American House Senior Living Community.

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Published February 11, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe hosted its 2019 State of the City luncheon Feb. 7 at Eastpointe Manor. There, city leaders discussed the accomplishments of 2018 and looked forward to the challenges of the new year.

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Upcoming Events

Troy
February movie nights
7 p.m.
First United Methodist Church of Troy
Ferndale
'Death of a Salesman' performances
8 p.m.
The Ringwald Theatre
Birmingham
Project Kidsight vision screenings
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Baldwin Public Library
Sterling Heights
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
7:30 p.m.
Warren Consolidated Schools Performing Arts Center
Farmington Hills
'As Bees in Honey Drown' play
8 p.m.
Farmington Players Barn Theatre

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