Local Government

Published September 10, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — By the end of this year, Clinton Township will vote on whether or not to renew a dispatch contract with Macomb County.

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Published September 9, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township residents living in a subdivision near 22 Mile Road heard some welcoming news after petitioning for improved roads.

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Published September 9, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In an effort to pay for events and improvements to downtown St. Clair Shores, the 9-Mack Merchants Association and city of St. Clair Shores are discussing the formation of a downtown development authority in the area.

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Published September 8, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — For the first time, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett delivered his State of the City address outside, at the city’s first new park development in 25 years, Innovation Hills.

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Published September 8, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — A new look and feel could be coming to Mount Clemens.

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Published September 7, 2021

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Residents of Bloomfield Township now have fewer days to light off fireworks.

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Published August 30, 2021

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — In-person City Council meetings are returning sooner than expected in Grosse Pointe Shores.

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Published August 27, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Aug. 16 Clinton Township Board of Trustees meeting marked the first time the board met in-person since March 16, 2020.

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Published August 27, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A retail and residential development could be coming to the northeast area of Clinton Township.

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Published August 26, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — There’s power in numbers, and that seems to be behind the push by the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods to be reunited into a single legislative district again.

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Published August 26, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Continuing improvements at Blossom Heath Park, St. Clair Shores City Council voted unanimously to approve a plan to improve the fishing pier, extending it into Lake St. Clair and creating another destination for residents and visitors to enjoy in St. Clair Shores.

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Published August 25, 2021

CENTER LINE — Patrick Pockrandt is the newest member of the Center Line City Council.

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Published August 25, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Mayor Ken Siver said he gets calls from Southfield residents all the time about everyday neighborhood concerns.

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Published August 25, 2021

ROYAL OAK — During a special meeting Aug. 4, the Royal Oak City Commission voted unanimously to place a Preserving and Protecting the Royal Oak Veterans War Memorial ordinance proposed via petition on the Nov. 2 ballot.

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Published August 25, 2021

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The Grosse Pointes have presented a fairly united front when it comes to advocating for the five Pointes and Harper Woods once again being in the same legislative district.

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Published August 24, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Just as local utilities restored electricity to the last of the customers who lost power during the storms Aug. 11, a number of government and nonprofit groups publicly demanded the companies take responsibility — in some cases, monetarily — for multi-day outages.

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Published August 23, 2021

CLAWSON — During a special meeting Aug. 10, the Clawson City Council approved a resolution terminating City Manager Michael Smith.

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Published August 22, 2021

METRO DETROIT — On July 28, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the state in a case that addressed Michigan’s Headlee Amendment, which, in part, requires that roughly half of the state’s spending from state revenue sources each year be paid as aid to local governments.

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Published August 20, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights City Council recently marked the completion of a $25 million project renovating City Hall, the Police Department, the library and the 41-A District Court, all located in the same campus at Utica and Dodge Park roads.

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Published August 20, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The city of Sterling Heights recently adopted a proposal designed to clarify its restrictions on offensive odors that disturb the public.

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