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Published May 22, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — During a May 19 press conference, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced plans to allocate $30 million to county cities, villages and townships. There are 62 such municipalities in Oakland County.

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Published May 12, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Although COVID-19 has rendered the fate of their own season unknown, some young local baseball players have set aside their personal disappointment in order to make a positive difference for the hospital workers on the front lines of the battle against the dangerous virus.

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Published May 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels won’t be the only military planes flying over Michigan this week.

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Published May 11, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Roseville woman is facing several charges stemming from an April incident in which she allegedly physically assaulted a grocery store employee after being asked to leave the store because she was not wearing a mask.

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Published May 7, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — With school buildings closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers have found different ways to instruct their students online.

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Published May 7, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — On April 30, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced a multi-pronged update on the county’s latest health and economic efforts in the face of COVID-19.

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Published April 29, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Whether retail or restaurant, businesses in Sterling Heights have taken drastic measures to stay ahead of the economic destruction caused by the novel coronavirus, the fear of catching it and the related government-ordered shutdowns.

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Published April 25, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Bringing the classroom home for thousands of Utica Community Schools students has been an unprecedented challenge, but a laptop lending program is helping to make it a possibility, school officials say.

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Published April 23, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Summer is typically a busy time in St. Clair Shores. The fun kicks off with the opening of the baseball season, the first Farmers Market and the Memorial Day Parade, and events continue to bring friends and family together throughout the warm months. But the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and the measures being taken to slow its spread mean that, at the very least, the beginning of the season is going to look very different in 2020.

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Published April 23, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — “The vast majority of times, if there is a violation, the people don’t know that they’re in violation of the order. The other times people call and there’s no violation. Like, they see people together on their front lawn. Well, you don’t have to social distance from your own family,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said.

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Published April 21, 2020

WARREN — When Chatterton Middle School teacher Sharon Sylvester learned local hospitals were in need of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, she immediately volunteered her time to help.

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Published April 21, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In business since 1959, Rob Kotowski said that the Lake Shore Boat Top Company had never had to lay off an employee until March 23, 2020.

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Published April 20, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In a time of uncertainty, staffers and residents at a local senior living community are offering hope.

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Published April 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Public safety officials say they are monitoring calls and incidents while Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” campaign continues to keep people at home while changing how many businesses operate.

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Published April 14, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — On April 14, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced that the Oakland County campus in Pontiac will be the county’s first non-hospital drive-thru testing site for COVID-19.

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Published April 14, 2020

After graduating from Oakland University with a nursing degree this past December, little did Tyler Sirut know that not long afterwards he would be “in the middle of a pandemic.

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Published April 14, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/GROSSE POINTE FARMS/HARPER WOODS — Saying that they feel “blessed and honored to be able to feed these people who are on the front lines,” a St. Clair Shores restaurant helped the 50 members of Boy Scout Troop 96, of Grosse Pointe Farms, provide lunch for hospital workers at Beaumont Hospital in Grosse Pointe.

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Published April 13, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The COVID-19 epidemic has shuttered schools and concert halls, but in at least one Grosse Pointe Park neighborhood, a family of local students is putting its musical skills to good use entertaining the people who live around them.

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Published April 11, 2020

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MOUNT CLEMENS — Originally slated to appear on the August primary election ballot, a millage request for a new jail now is being reexamined.

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Published April 11, 2020

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay at home order for Michigan through April 30, the St. Clair Shores City Council authorized city staff to work with companies that lease land or property from the city to provide them relief while their businesses are shut down.

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The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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