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Published March 10, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — In the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, Rochester Community Schools has put a stop to all attendance incentives.

 

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Published March 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Dog owners in Grosse Pointe Shores are no longer allowed to let their pooches run free in Osius Park during the winter — or any other time.

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Published March 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 71, John Blakowski is arguably in the best shape of his life. He shows no signs of slowing down, especially during retirement.

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Published March 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Fans of classical and chamber music will have a chance to see emerging talent close to home. The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will present the Vera Quartet with pianist Meng-Chieh Liu at 7:30 p.m. March 13 at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published March 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Drivers may notice something new as they make their way around Grosse Pointe Park.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — Improvements to Schiffer Park finally will be on the way this year, after the Ferndale City Council unanimously approved a bid proposal for work on the site.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — The students of Ferndale High School hope to be putting on their annual spring musical in late April, a show that will be the last one directed by the school’s theater instructor.

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Published March 10, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — After a contentious campaign period, Bloomfield Township voters decided to renew an existing millage to fund police and fire services.

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Published March 10, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Voters in Southfield and Lathrup Village approved an operating millage for Southfield Public Schools March 10. 

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Published March 11, 2020

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Voters in Farmington, Farmington Hills and part of West Bloomfield cast their ballots and decided March 10 to pass Farmington Public Schools’ $98 million bond proposal. 

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Published March 10, 2020

BERKLEY — Starting this spring, 12 Mile Road from Greenfield Road to Coolidge Highway will undergo a $2.3 million project by the Road Commission for Oakland County.

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Published March 9, 2020

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WEST BLOOMFIELD — Artist Ruth Tyszka took more than a decade to carefully curate a collection of mosaic teapots.

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Published March 9, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Skye Patrick, the director of the Los Angeles County Library system, believes the role of libraries in communities is changing from a center for knowledge and media to a community gathering place.

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Published March 6, 2020

ORCHARD LAKE — The Orchard Lake Museum, home of the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society, is only open 1-4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month.

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Published March 6, 2020

PONTIAC — A local man believes that his friend’s company is onto something special with a product that combines CBD and clover honey for a tasty, therapeutic snack.

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Published March 6, 2020

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Lou’s Pet Shop, 20779 Mack Ave., will host a snake day at 4 p.m. March 13 to educate visitors about snakes and reptiles.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe is calling photographers both amateur and professional to join it for a new exhibit that will highlight the city through photos.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Several Eastpointe-area reenactors sold and traded their historically accurate clothing and equipment at a sale at the old one-room Eastpointe Schoolhouse Feb. 29.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Beautification Commission recognized the winners of its 2019 Landscape Awards at its meeting Feb. 27.

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Published March 6, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After collecting comments from several stakeholders, an impact statement was recently published that will affect the future of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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