Features

Published February 5, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Dining out — indoors, in a restaurant — is back, but with limitations and restrictions.

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Published February 6, 2021

CENTER LINE/WARREN — On Feb. 1, Michigan’s bars and restaurants welcomed patrons back to limited indoor dining for the first time since state officials shut it down in November.

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Published February 10, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The inauguration of a new president is always a historic event. Lending to the air of pageantry and patriotism is the U.S. Marine Band — an elite group of musicians who perform for the commander in chief and in hundreds of public performances each year. And one of its members hails from Sterling Heights.

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Published February 9, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — At a time when many are cooped up inside due to the pandemic, hitting the open road astride a motorcycle is an exciting and socially distant way to explore the world — and bikers like Franz Hoffer can’t wait for spring to arrive so they can ride again.

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Published February 5, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Public Library has not been collecting late fees on overdue materials since the pandemic started last year.

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Published February 8, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — Birthday parties, grad parties, family gatherings, retirements and more can now be hosted at the two park buildings in Madison Heights, following a vote by the City Council to make them available for rental.

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Published February 8, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With the new year in full swing, communities across the country are hoping to see a return to normalcy as the vaccine rollout continues and society slowly becomes safe enough to fully reopen.

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Published February 4, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — It has been more than five years since Sterling Heights resident David Lomasney made a decision that changed not only the course of his life, but possibly thousands of others.

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Published February 6, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For local residents, perhaps one of the best resources for escape and entertainment during COVID-19 has been the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Published February 4, 2021

The Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has launched the Love the Lakes Shop and Dine Local Campaign in an effort to support nearby businesses.

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Published February 10, 2021

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — It may be cold. It may be windy. It may be snowing. It may be all three, come Feb. 27, but Joe Warne thinks it’ll be worth it.

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Published February 9, 2021

C&G Newspapers

FRASER/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A couple of area libraries are using the state’s Feb. 1 mandate to either loosen some restrictions or provide additional services.

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Published February 8, 2021

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — For those in Michigan living in senior care facilities, the pandemic has often meant isolation from family.

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Published February 4, 2021

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Over four miles of M-59 in eastern Macomb County are set to be reconstructed.

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Published January 29, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY/PARK — This month, Stephen Poloni embarked on a new career, leaving the world of law enforcement to become the city manager of Grosse Pointe Shores, where he started Jan. 26.

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Published January 30, 2021

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — The bar and restaurant industries have been some of the hardest hit in the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurant owners have had to adjust hours and switch solely to carryout in order to keep business afloat.

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Published January 27, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Chamber Music Society of Detroit President Steve Wogaman describes chamber music as intimate and extremely pleasing to people who know music.

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Published January 29, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Ja’Laaiyah Gordon has spent her college career working to make people from all walks of life feel more comfortable.

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Published January 26, 2021

TROY — All Recreation Director Elaine Bo and Assistant Recreation Director Brian Goul want is to fully reopen the Troy Community Center to its members.

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Published January 27, 2021

TROY — A few changes will be taking place at the Troy Fire Department come February, namely to the position of fire chief.

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