Business & Development

Published December 16, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Six municipalities across Oakland County are set to receive grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA.

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Published December 8, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council has approved a moratorium on small box discount stores that will last 180 days.

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Published December 8, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County has been informed by Simple Recycling that they will be suspending their bagged clothing collection services due to health, safety and business concerns related to COVID-19.

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Published December 8, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Keego Harbor resident David Emmings, 61, and his wife’s last worry in the midst of this pandemic has been their bi- or tri-weekly trip to the supermarket for groceries.

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Published December 8, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This is the roughest year in Mary Skiba’s 41 years as a small business owner.

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Published December 8, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The Village business district is making shopping and dining local this year safe and fun for customers.

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Published December 8, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on small businesses across the United States all year, but some local establishments have been seeing increases in patronage recently.

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Published December 8, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A Macomb Township resident has plead guilty to one count of bank fraud related to the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP.

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Published December 4, 2020

WARREN — Will it be boom or bust for Warren and the marijuana dispensary business?

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Published December 4, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While some local restaurants would welcome diners to celebrate Thanksgiving at their tables and others would be open for the “biggest bar night of the year,” 2020 changed all that with government shutdowns of indoor drinking and dining over a three-week period that included the Nov. 26 holiday.

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Published December 3, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The lives of five local women recently took a dramatic turn when they were given the opportunity to move into a renovated home in Pontiac via an outreach of Grace Gospel Fellowship Church in Pontiac.

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Published November 20, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council has approved a purchase agreement with Contour Companies of Bloomfield Hills for the majority of the former Northland Center property.

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Published November 20, 2020

FARMINGTON — The economic climate for businesses has certainly shifted since the start of the pandemic, but arguably no other sector has been shortchanged more than small businesses and local shops, who rely heavily on local foot traffic.

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Published November 20, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Oct. 31, the city of Royal Oak and Oakland County partnered to offer walk-throughs at the future site of Normandy Oaks Park, 4234 Delemere Blvd., near Crooks and Normandy roads. Several families made the stroll in Halloween costumes.

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Published November 20, 2020

ROCHESTER — Indoor dining has been temporarily banned across Michigan in an effort to curb COVID-19, leaving local restaurateurs with no other option but to get creative to retain business.

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Published November 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Future developers will now be able to create smaller condominiums and apartments in certain parts of Grosse Pointe City.

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Published November 20, 2020

FERNDALE — The Development on Troy, called “The dot,” is closer than ever to officially opening, though it needs to pass one big hurdle to do so.

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Published November 20, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ringwald Theatre, a well-known entertainment venue in downtown Ferndale, will be vacating its space at the end of the month.

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Published November 20, 2020

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council approved two resolutions related to the project at the former Our Lady of La Salette School at its Nov. 16 meeting.

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Published November 19, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on small businesses, including how they handle hiring employees.

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