Local Government

Published February 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Visitors to Grosse Pointe Farms’ municipal website in recent weeks have no doubt noticed some big changes.

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Published February 26, 2021

UTICA — The city of Utica has decided that it will resume the sending of the occasional informational newsletter in the form of an email to residents.

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Published February 24, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — Officials with the Madison Heights Department of Public Services anticipate that the remainder of this winter will be fairly mild where snowfall is concerned, but they are reminding residents to watch out for snow emergencies and promptly move their vehicles off the streets in the event of one.

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Published February 24, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Election inspectors in Clinton Township recently received some extra gratitude, in the form of a couple hundred dollars.

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Published February 24, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS/SHORES — While the image that many people have of the Grosse Pointes is one of wealthy people living in mansions, the cities are much more economically diverse than that.

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Published February 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A Ku Klux Klan flag displayed in the window of a Grosse Pointe Park home has sparked outrage in the community.

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Published February 23, 2021

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe is welcoming a new assistant city manager, Mariah Walton.

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Published February 23, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council voted to extend contracts with several large companies, stating that the terms being offered were likely better than any they would receive through the bidding process.

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Published February 23, 2021

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MOUNT CLEMENS — Skip Maccarone paints a less than favorable picture of the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Published February 22, 2021

CLAWSON — The “little city with a big heart” likely will not forget Howie Airriess, who made a big impact on the 2.2-square-mile city of Clawson, Michigan.

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Published February 22, 2021

HAZEL PARK — What defines Hazel Park? According to city officials who reflected on the question while crafting a new city logo, the answer is a vibrant and growing town, home to a welcoming blue-collar community.

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Published February 21, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — According to a second-quarter budget report by Finance Director Laura Stowell, the city is slightly ahead of revenues and on track with expenditures when compared with recent years.

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Published February 20, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A new tool to help residents connect with city services has launched — the My SCS City app and web portal.

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Published February 19, 2021

LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of a $220 million deposit into the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund raised questions for some about recent bipartisan legislation that would temporarily extend unemployment benefits for new filers.

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Published February 17, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — Anthony Forlini has been Macomb County’s Clerk/Register of Deeds for just over one month, leaning on employees to invoke long-term changes on the office’s benefit.

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Published February 14, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — As work continues to study the possible historical significance of some structures in Grosse Pointe City, a moratorium to block demolition of homes or the construction of new homes in certain areas has been extended.

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Published February 13, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Despite challenges from COVID-19, Grosse Pointe City’s finances and its financial records remain on solid ground. That’s according to the team of Plante Moran auditors who delivered their review of the City’s 2019-20 financial books during a Dec. 14 Grosse Pointe City Council meeting over Zoom.

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Published February 11, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak City Commission tasked staff in July with inventorying greenhouse gas emissions in the city to establish a baseline, and on Jan. 25, unanimously approved a resolution committing the city to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 while striving to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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Published February 10, 2021

CLAWSON — On Jan. 19, the Clawson City Council accepted the resignation of recently hired Clerk Lynn Henry, of Swartz Creek, and authorized interim City Attorney Renis Nushaj to negotiate a separation agreement between her and the city.

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Published February 10, 2021

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park has a new council member to help shape its policies. Luke Londo, 32, has lived with his wife in Hazel Park since late 2016.

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