Business & Development

Published February 26, 2024

WARREN — Although inflation has decreased in recent months, “I don’t know if we’re out of the woods,” said Thomas Alongi, a partner with the UHY accounting firm, in Sterling Heights.Read More

Published February 21, 2024

NOVI — New pickleball courts and parking lots will soon be seen at Meadowbrook Commons and Wildlife Woods Park.

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Published February 21, 2024

TROY — A Troy-based business that owns several local restaurants has been fined by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division for improperly employing minors.

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Published February 20, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The city of Utica and the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development held a visioning meeting Feb. 7 at the Utica Public Library to look at potential ways to improve the city and increase the population density, which is at the top of city leaders’ priority list.

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Published February 20, 2024

FARMINGTON — In recent years, Farmington has been making some noise when it comes to being recognized for economic development.

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Published February 16, 2024

CENTER LINE — After nearly 50 years in business, the owners of the Butternut Bakery in Center Line are preparing to close after the Easter holiday.

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Published February 16, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Despite differing reasons for entering the medical field, women have long played a role in the advancement of medicine.

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Published February 13, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — An agenda item scheduled to come before the Farmington Hills Planning Commission has captured the attention of some residents trying to save local wetlands.

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Published February 9, 2024

EASTPOINTE — A section of Nine Mile Road between Kelly Road and Gratiot Avenue will undergo a transformation.

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Published February 7, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Planning Commission Jan. 9 unanimously approved a special land use and site plan that will allow the city’s animal shelter to relocate from its current location at 1515 North Edgeworth Ave. to 2005 Bellaire Ave., near East 12 Mile Road.

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Published February 7, 2024

FERNDALE — Ferndale has been without a community center since 2020, but the city hopes to make significant progress on a new building this year.

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Published February 6, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The downtown parking situation has been affected ever since the beginning of COVID-19, resulting in an automobile parking fund deficit and negative working capital as of June 30, 2023, which required the City Commission to take action on a deficit elimination plan for the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Published February 6, 2024

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The proposed route for the 2025 Jan Roncelli Safety Path program in Bloomfield Township achieved unanimous approval from the Board of Trustees Jan. 22.

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Published February 6, 2024

ROSEVILLE — After a self-storage company that once promised to have the bells of the former Sacred Heart church ringing pulled out of the deal, the Roseville City Council voted Jan. 23 to rezone the property from R-1 to B-3 in an attempt to make it more marketable.

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Published February 2, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — A plan to add up to five new development sites for tenants at The Forum at Gateways Shopping Center recently pleased Sterling Heights Planning Commission members.

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Published February 1, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — Faced with the prospect of costly litigation, a divided Madison Heights City Council has approved additional cannabis licenses for two companies that were previously denied.

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Published February 1, 2024

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP — Willow Run Airport in Van Buren Township is receiving $2.2 million to construct an 8,617-foot parallel Taxiway to eliminate the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway

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Published January 26, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — E.W. Grobbel has been in the Detroit area for about 140 years and recently added to its manufacturing capability with the purchase of a facility in St. Clair Shores.

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Published January 25, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Elected officials, the owners of the business and esteemed guests broke ground on a new development along Jefferson Avenue on Dec. 19.

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Published January 24, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — Southfield resident Tracey Overstreet, 69, enrolled in the Women to Work program at Gesher Human Services last fall, looking for a fresh start after retiring from Chrysler and then holding positions at a glass factory and as a nanny for the past 11 years.

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