Business & Development

Published July 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights City Council showed its faith in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles July 7 by unanimously voting to grant it a tax abatement deal for leasing a new building at Sterling Enterprise Park.

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Published July 17, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Bars and restaurants are places where people come together to eat, drink and be merry — and they are among the industries that have been hit hardest by the pandemic.  

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Published July 17, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The cleanup operation at Electro-Plating Services, or EPS, will begin a new approach in August.

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Published July 17, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — On July 10, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order requiring mask use in all indoor public spaces and when in crowded outdoor spaces.

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Published July 16, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — When some think about the kind of businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, they may focus on places such as restaurants and movie theaters.

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Published July 13, 2020

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — On July 8, Macomb County announced the second round of business sustainability grants, totaling $5 million for businesses with 50 or more employees.

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Published July 9, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Officials with The War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms, are looking forward to unveiling revised plans for renovations and an addition to Farms officials and the public.

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Published July 7, 2020

LATHRUP VILLAGE — In an effort to make the city more pedestrian-friendly, the city of Lathrup Village recently received a grant from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments for a new bike path.

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Published July 7, 2020

TROY — Alchemie, a Troy tech company, was among 58 companies selected by the state’s tech startup stabilization fund from 214 applications for a direct investment to help during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Published July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — City leaders across Michigan are taking steps to make it easier for local restaurants and retailers to serve their customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON — Farmington Public Schools’ Maxfield Training Center has changed hands.

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS —  Plans for Farmington Hills’ new community center, The Hawk, just got a little more creative.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — No date has been set for when movie theaters in southeast Michigan may open, but that hasn’t stopped one local chain from having a plan in place.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Local gyms were forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak in March and were possibly to reopen June 25, but due to decisions by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Michigan gyms were ordered to stay closed just before they were to open.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council approved at its June 22 meeting an interfund loan that will cover the costs of a previously unpriced portion of the Development on Troy, also known as “The dot.”

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — Heading into the spring of 2020, the city of Ferndale was expecting to tackle improvement projects for two of the city’s parks.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — To help local businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, both the Ferndale and Berkley city councils passed resolutions for temporary outdoor seating and sales programs.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a new sign of the times, picnic tables and tents are popping up outside of restaurants all over town in an attempt to create a safer space for dining out.

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Published July 1, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — After a couple years of construction, an area hospital recently opened a new trauma center. The six-story Northwest Tower, featuring the Wayne and Joan Webber Emergency and Trauma Center, opened in June on the campus of McLaren Macomb, located at 1000 Harrington St. in Mount Clemens. Its first patient was treated June 15.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The spectacularly colorful mural adorning all four walls of the Jaycee shelter building at Civic Center Park was a huge boon for Madison Heights, garnering statewide attention that made the local Arts Board a finalist in the Michigan Municipal League’s statewide Community Excellence Awards in 2019.

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