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Published June 26, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At the June 29 Clinton Township Board of Trustees meeting, Township Supervisor Bob Cannon is expected to introduce a resolution urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to immediately open all remaining closed businesses.        

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Published June 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms officials are expecting to send out more than twice as many absentee ballots for the Aug. 4 primary election than they did for the March primary.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — Due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and hoping to support the continued decline of the disease in Michigan, the organizers of the Ferndale Pride festival and the DIY Street Fair have canceled the events for 2020.

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Published June 23, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The silence along Evergreen Road June 14 was deafening.

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Published June 23, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Cars lined J.L. Hudson Drive June 15 as drivers waited to get tested for COVID-19 from the comfort of their vehicle.

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Published June 23, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — It’s been a long few months, and the staff at the Southfield Public Library is ready to welcome back their patrons.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order March 23, there were 40,000 items checked out of the Troy Public Library.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick, who pleaded guilty to bribery and was sentenced to serve 30 months in federal prison in January 2019, has requested an emergency motion for a transfer from a residential reentry center to his home due to COVID-19.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — Fireworks for the nation’s birthday this year will last longer than they have in previous years — following the same rules as last year.

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Published June 23, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — For the past nine months, Farmington Hills parents Bill and Megan Ormerod have been faced with a burden no parent should have to bear.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER — The city of Rochester is hoping to get grant funding from the state to update the tot lot playground, near Ludlow Avenue, in Rochester Municipal Park.

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Published June 25, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — As the COVID-19 crisis disrupts normal life across the nation, the Oakland University libraries are working to document and preserve southeast Michigan’s experiences with the pandemic.

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Published June 23, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — After months of waiting, salons and barbershops across Michigan were given the green light by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reopen June 15.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER — A new development could soon take the place of Rochester’s oldest business, the Rochester Elevator Co., at the corner of University and Water streets in downtown Rochester.

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Published June 23, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — By this point in the summer, community members would have perused through almost 100 arts and craft vendors at the 11th annual Art on the Grand fair. Summer concerts series — Stars in the Park, Rhythms in Riley Park and Lunchbeats — would have been entertaining live music lovers Wednesday afternoons, and Thursday and Friday nights.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Dequindre Road is under construction for a widening project, and anyone can watch the progress online, thanks to a new work zone camera.

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Published June 23, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — While many of Michigan’s economic sectors received the green light to reopen, entertainment establishments across many of Michigan’s regions — with the exception of regions six and eight under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s MI Safe Start Plan — remain in the dark as to when they may be able to reopen.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods residents who utilize the Grosse Pointe Woods Aquatic Facility at Lake Front Park, located on Jefferson Avenue, will be glad to know the pool will open July 1.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Just in time for what is traditionally the steamiest portion of a Michigan summer, municipal pools are beginning to reopen in the Grosse Pointes. However, like almost everything else in the COVID-19 era, this won’t be a typical summer for recreation.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK/DETROIT — A crowd of more than 100 gathered near the intersection of Kercheval Avenue and Alter Road June 12 for a peaceful demonstration calling for an end to systemic racism, police brutality and racial injustice.

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