Local Government

Published February 15, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — The Madison Heights City Council has approved a resolution urging the state of Michigan to enroll in a federal program that reimburses cities for medical transport services for Medicaid recipients.

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Published February 13, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — An agenda item scheduled to come before the Farmington Hills Planning Commission has captured the attention of some residents trying to save local wetlands.

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Published February 8, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The city’s tree planting program is back for the spring season, and the registry for a tree to be planted on your property is open.

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Published February 7, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — The residents of Woodridge Apartments in Southfield really love to cook, according to the state fire marshal, and their culinary skills are a little safer thanks to a new safety program.

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Published February 7, 2024

ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Many snowbirds have headed to warmer climates for the winter, which is creating a hurdle for many local clerks who are looking for election inspectors.

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Published February 7, 2024

During a Jan. 10 Sterling Heights Planning Commission meeting, the commission voted 8-1 to recommend city approval for a planned unit development involving a new apartment complex, Marketplace Cove Apartments. Commissioner Gerald Rowe was the lone no vote.

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Published February 7, 2024

CLAWSON — An online survey taken in the fall of 2023 logged the feelings and opinions of Clawson residents.

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Published February 7, 2024

FERNDALE — Ferndale has been without a community center since 2020, but the city hopes to make significant progress on a new building this year.

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Published February 7, 2024

WARREN — Warren residents expressed their ideas and concerns about public safety at the second stop of the “listening tour” Jan. 22 at the Van Dyke Public Schools Career and Technical Education Center.

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Published February 6, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The downtown parking situation has been affected ever since the beginning of COVID-19, resulting in an automobile parking fund deficit and negative working capital as of June 30, 2023, which required the City Commission to take action on a deficit elimination plan for the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Published February 6, 2024

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Businesses calling for emergency services in Clinton Township may be in for a shock soon.

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Published February 6, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — Love was in the air during a special Jan. 30 Sterling Heights strategic planning session at the Sterling Heights Community Center.

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Published February 5, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — After around two years of prep work, the core set of ideas that will guide how Sterling Heights plans to operate for the next 10 to 15 years was finally revealed during a Jan. 30 strategic planning meeting.

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Published February 5, 2024

HAZEL PARK — Can an artificial intelligence show racial bias? It’s possible, depending on the dataset used to train it, and it’s one of the intriguing issues that a new state committee will study.

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Published February 5, 2024

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The first public hearing for the North Blom Drive and Cloverleaf Street special assessment district was held at the Jan. 22 Harrison Township Board of Trustees meeting.

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Published February 1, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — Faced with the prospect of costly litigation, a divided Madison Heights City Council has approved additional cannabis licenses for two companies that were previously denied.

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Published February 1, 2024

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Another year, another chance to tout the township’s accomplishments. On the morning of Jan. 26, Clinton Township Supervisor Robert Cannon took the podium at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library’s main branch and delivered his State of Clinton Township address.

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Published January 26, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office announced on Jan. 25 that its Hate Crimes Unit, established in 2022, received an $800,000 grant.

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Published January 25, 2024

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — We reached out to some of our previous sources, seeking updates on some of our favorite pieces.  

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Published January 25, 2024

ROYAL OAK — In a unanimous vote at the Jan. 8 City Commission meeting, the commission decided to create a local officers compensation commission to review the compensation that city officials receive.

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