Local Government

Published March 30, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Green, stinky and ruining whatever it touches: That has been the calling card of the algae terror of Lake St. Clair, known so far only as Lyngbya.

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Published March 22, 2023

GROSSE POINTE CITY — He might be fresh from having been named the Grosse Pointe City Public Safety Department’s Officer of the Year, but Detective Michael Narduzzi isn’t resting on his laurels.

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Published March 22, 2023

ROCHESTER — The city of Rochester recently installed two new dual-port electric vehicle chargers downtown, which officials said is an important step toward the city’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting sustainable transportation options.

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Published March 22, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — A recent action by the Sterling Heights City Council took another step toward making it easier for police to track suspects’ license plates.

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Published March 22, 2023

WARREN — If you are a Warren resident living in a single family home, chances are your home was built prior to 1978. You may be exposed to lead-based paint, which can have dire effects on the brain development in small children and the babies of pregnant women exposed to it.

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Published March 22, 2023

TROY — The Troy City Council unanimously approved a request from the Police Department to purchase several ALPR Flock System cameras, which will be placed throughout the city later this year, at its meeting March 13.

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Published March 22, 2023

UTICA — The city of Utica is in the process of updating its master plan and would like the public to help shape it.

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Published March 22, 2023

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 13, the Clinton Township Board of Trustees tackled a dilemma presented when two youth football programs requested the use of the same city-owned practice fields.

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Published March 22, 2023

MOUNT CLEMENS — It was transportation night at the March 6 Mount Clemens City Commission meeting as commissioners agreed on two items related to the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation, the region’s bus transit services provider.

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Published March 22, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Fire Department named Battalion Chief Jason Groth as the township’s Firefighter of the Year at the Monday, March 13, Board of Trustees meeting.

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Published March 22, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Arts Board is exploring options to bring a stage to Civic Center Park, something that officials say could be used at events like Trail Tunes, and by local groups that want to hold their own performances, plays and presentations.

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Published March 22, 2023

MACOMB TOWNSHIP —The Macomb Township Board of Trustees passed a resolution in support of applications for two Michigan Department of Natural Resources grants at its March 8 meeting.

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Published March 22, 2023

ROSEVILLE — Once a month, members of the Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber of Commerce meet for a “coffee hour” to network and share information.

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Published March 22, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — On March 6, the St. Clair Shores City Council voted 6-0 to adopt the ordinance that would approve the Downtown Development Authority Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan.

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Published March 21, 2023

WARREN/MOUNT CLEMENS — Time is ticking away for the court to decide if Warren Mayor James Fouts will be allowed to run for another term or if his time in office has reached the voter-approved limit.   

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Published March 20, 2023

ROYAL OAK — Back in February, the Royal Oak City Commission directed the city administration to continue work with Municipal Parking Services on changes that could be made to the downtown’s parking network.

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Published March 20, 2023

ORCHARD LAKE — From the perspective of Orchard Lake City Services Director Gerry McCallum, his community is a “great” one, and for the most part, he wants to maintain the status quo.

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Published March 17, 2023

EASTPOINTE — The latest event in a long line of controversies involving Eastpointe’s mayor has her facing a fraud charge in district court.

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Published March 9, 2023

NOVI — The city of Novi held open houses Feb. 25 and March 2 to get the community’s input on the city’s update to its master plan for land use, as well as to discuss updating the active mobility plan.

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Published March 8, 2023

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Echoing a sentiment likely held by other financial professionals, Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Ted Kedzierski — a certified public accountant and attorney — declared, “It’s always the highlight of the year,” when the city’s auditors appeared in front of the Shores City Council Jan. 17.

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