Local Government

Published June 14, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A fiscal-forward meeting of the Macomb Township Board of Trustees was held on the evening of June 12 with officials approving the upcoming year’s budget and a slew of other financial matters.

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Published June 14, 2024

METRO DETROIT — The lime green trucks picking up refuse in your neighborhood will soon be yellow.

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Published June 14, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — Besides the fate of the presidency, Congress, and some state and local offices, another big decision will be on the Nov. 5 ballot in Sterling Heights – whether to approve a 15-year, 0.95-mill tax for recreation, sustainability and more.

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Published June 14, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has approved a wide-ranging update to the zoning ordinance that will diversify land uses in the city, including more housing options.

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Published June 13, 2024

HAZEL PARK — The Hazel Park City Council recently approved a budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year that features a slightly lower city tax rate yet higher revenues due to growing property values and increased development around town.

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Published June 12, 2024

BINGHAM FARMS — The community is invited to gather for a presentation by an FBI Detroit Field Office agent to learn about the current scams and fraudulent activity that is  plaguing all communities and victimizing residents, according to a press release from local Mobile Watch groups.

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Published June 11, 2024

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — Carmella Sabaugh, who spent decades serving the public as the Macomb County clerk/register of deeds, is being remembered for her public service and tireless work ethic.  A family press release was issued June 10 stating Sabaugh died on June 8 at the age of 85.

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Published June 5, 2024

TROY — The 2024 State of the City Address celebrated Troy through acknowledging those who serve the community, and the new amenities and improvements the city has been able to implement, while also previewing some potential new projects that Troy may see in the future.

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Published June 5, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — There is a new approach to sound enforcement in Macomb Township.

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Published June 5, 2024

ROCHESTER — A packed room of community members gathered at The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm May 20 to hear Mayor Stuart Bikson share a positive outlook for the city in his State of the City address.

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Published June 4, 2024

FRASER — After several meetings, the Fraser City Council passed its 2024-25 budget at a May 14 special meeting.

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Published June 3, 2024

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — The Macomb County Public Works Office announced May 20 that their use of artificial intelligence and drones for critical underground infrastructure inspections will save the county millions of dollars and hours in staff time.

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Published June 3, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — A trio of heroes were given their due at the May 20 Mount Clemens City Commission Meeting as city commissioners and state legislators commemorated three Priority Waste trash collectors.

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Published June 3, 2024

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville City Council sped through its May 28 agenda in just over 15 minutes.

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Published May 31, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — It has come to “bee”: The Sterling Heights City Council voted in May to introduce and then formally approve a pair of ordinances that allow regulated hobby beekeeping in the city.

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Published May 31, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Some residents have been expressing concerns about whether or not items that they put out to be recycled are going where they are supposed to be.

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Published May 31, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — A controversial proposal for a new gas station and convenience store in Madison Heights has been denied special approval by the City Council.

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Published May 30, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — While the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 in Madison Heights features a lower millage rate, officials say that most residents can expect a slight increase in taxes due to rising property values.

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Published May 23, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Beauty can be found in everything; it just needs someone to capture it.

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Published May 22, 2024

NOVI — In a turn of events, the Novi City Council reconsidered its previous decision and unanimously voted to fully subsidize the costs of People’s Express transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities during its regular meeting May 6.

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