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C&G Newspapers is pleased to have resumed publication. For the time being, our papers will publish on a biweekly basis as we work toward our return to weekly papers. In between issues, and anytime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

Business & Development

Published March 5, 2020

WARREN —  Warren-based Art Van Furniture is going out of business. The company will now move to close its stores across the Midwest and liquidate its assets, with clearance sales beginning immediately.

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Published March 4, 2020

TROY — When Michael Vissotski, one of the owners of  Vima Wealth Management, and his two partners purchased the historical building built in 1915 at 46 E. Square Lake Road, east of Livernois Road, last summer, it was pretty beaten up.

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Published March 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is currently considering a proposed ordinance change that would eliminate setback requirements for marijuana facilities.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — She may no longer run a store in the Village, but business owner and volunteer Ellen Durand, of Grosse Pointe Park, is still keeping customers fashionable.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A proposed food preparation business at 383 Kercheval Ave. is expected to be in front of the Grosse Pointe Farms City Council again during a meeting at 7 p.m. March 9 at City Hall.

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The sparkle of a local business’s generosity recently caught the eye of the Sterling Heights City Council.

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Published February 28, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Public comment time at the Feb. 25 Roseville City Council meeting turned to angry shouts and people storming out after discussions turned heated over the future of the Community of the Sacred Heart property.

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Published February 28, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — One barrier to the timely remediation of Electro-Plating Services — the source of the contaminants in the groundwater that gushed onto Interstate 696 in December — is the fact that the shuttered factory remains in the possession of owner Gary Sayers.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council told a developer no — again — about a rezoning needed for attached condos on a little over 1 acre on a busy stretch of Rochester Road, adjacent to Sylvan Lake Park, south of Square Lake Road.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council said yes to rezoning a quarter-acre parcel on Rochester Road, adjacent to De Etta Drive, south of South Boulevard, for an office building.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Local bird lovers spoke up for their feathered friends, and Charles Burke, the president and CEO of The War Memorial, said he heard them loud and clear.

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Published February 25, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Arts and Cultural Diversity Commission and the Detroit Institute of Arts want to hear from Eastpointe residents regarding what they would like to see from a new public art piece that will be installed in Eastpointe.

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Published February 24, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Nearly a year ago, in April 2019, Nissan Technical Center representatives approached Farmington Hills City Council members seeking approval of a tax abatement for a potential new crash test facility to be built on their current headquarters in the city.

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Published February 24, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Last fall, the city of Birmingham asked residents if they wanted to move forward toward replacing the North Old Woodward parking structure with a new and improved structure at the same site, along with a potential multimillion-dollar mixed-use private development.

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Published February 21, 2020

WARREN — Three years after Art Van Elslander announced plans to sell Art Van Furniture to a private equity firm, a spokesperson has confirmed that the company is “exploring a variety of options” following a recent report about its future.

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Published February 18, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY/SHORES — A local couple is helping to make sure Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, in Grosse Pointe City is on the cutting edge of technology.

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Published February 18, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council unanimously approved spending up to $1 million to fund a previously unpriced portion of the fourth floor of The Development on Troy, also known as “The dot,” Feb. 10.

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Published February 18, 2020

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BIRMINGHAM — Good news: 2020 is looking like another fabulous year for both commercial and residential real estate purchases.

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON — A fundraiser that began as a grassroots, neighborhood-funded project to bring a new playscape to Flanders Park has picked up support from the Farmington Area Jaycees and six local businesses.

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Published February 17, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Executive David Coulter outlined his agenda, “Oakland Together,”  during his 2019 State of the County address Feb. 12.

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