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Published May 7, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Several Roseville High School students teamed up with Department of Public Works employees to commemorate Arbor Day and Earth Day by planting trees in the community April 30.

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Published May 7, 2021

WARREN/YPSILANTI — In 1974, while in speech class at Eastern Michigan University, Bennie Zizio left class to use the restroom.

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Published May 7, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — After a year where life has been precarious and unpredictable for many, Sterling Heights resident Anthony Leonard recently celebrated reaching the age of 103.

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Published May 7, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — While normalcy after COVID-19 might not be here quite yet, drive-in movies are returning to Freedom Hill County Park starting this May.

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Published May 7, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — When the Madison Heights Animal Shelter first found Riley, she was running loose on the streets with a large tumor on her right front elbow. The blue-and-white pit bull was timid but sweet, and in need of immediate care.

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Published May 8, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Many books have been written and movies made about people who have chosen to buck the conventional route in favor of pursuing a dream.

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Published May 6, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Through the magic of books, the Rochester-based Authors in April program has been connecting children with famous authors and illustrators for over 38 years — even if this year it’s taking place in May.

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Published May 8, 2021

TROY — International Academy East junior SoEun Park’s nonprofit, Stairway For Ballet, began like many other entrepreneurial ventures do: from personal experience.

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Published May 7, 2021

TROY — Troy Athens High School student council members made another big impact for a Macomb County nonprofit that supports local foster kids.

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Published May 5, 2021

TROY — A new partnership initiative between the Troy Police Department and Families Against Narcotics was announced April 27 to help compassionately combat the opioid epidemic and those dealing with substance use disorder or opioid use disorder.

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Published May 7, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — For restaurants around the country, increasing the amount of space permitted for outdoor dining has been a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published May 6, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After more than a year of uncertainty, fear and loss, the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce hopes to host an event this summer that will bring back smiles and fun, as well as a needed boost to local businesses and artists.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Driving through Grosse Pointe City, motorists might notice well-kept older homes, yards and mature trees. Even with losses from devastating tree killers like the emerald ash borer and Dutch elm disease, the City has maintained an impressive canopy.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms officials honored victims of COVID-19 while also marking Arbor Day this year.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — One of the many issues the Grosse Pointe Public School System has faced during the pandemic is whether or not to open schools in-person full-time, in a hybrid format or in a virtual format.

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Published May 5, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Pollen is in the air and the sound of lawn mowers revving up for the first time can be heard around subdivisions everywhere.

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Published May 5, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — Last fall, the Birmingham Museum made sure visitors didn’t miss the chance to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They moved the milestone exhibit outside for guests to safely explore.

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Published May 3, 2021

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Chief Noel Clason doesn’t need to look at the calendar to determine when spring has sprung.

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Published May 5, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Local festivals usually include entertainment, rides, a beer tent and more, but sometimes the best part of a local event is the food.

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Published May 3, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Organizations that help local seniors, children, the homeless and more will benefit from money allocated to different public service organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program administered by St. Clair Shores.

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