Local Government

Published October 20, 2020

FARMINGTON — A new focus on pathways in Farmington aims to create a more connected community from the city’s farthest outlying subdivisions to its downtown core.

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Published October 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The COVID-19 pandemic has upended virtually every aspect of life — including vacation time.

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Published October 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As Grosse Pointe Shores’ finance officer and treasurer, Rhonda Ricketts handled everything from budgets and audits to payroll. But while she was hired for her financial skill set, she was also liked and admired by many for doing more than what her job description entailed.

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Published October 20, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — As the Birmingham City Commission gears up to start hosting meetings in person again in City Hall chambers, they’ll start with a particularly important task: finding replacements for two roles in the city manager’s office.

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Published October 20, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The first in a series of virtual master plan open houses was held Oct. 15 in Macomb Township.

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Published October 20, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple hours prior to a scheduled Macomb Township Board of Trustees meeting, it was announced that the meeting was postponed.

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Published October 19, 2020

FRASER — Former Fraser City Manager Donald Wayne O’Neal recently filed an employee discrimination lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was terminated due to attempting to bridge the pay gap between male and female city department heads.

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Published October 19, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township released a new website with added tools and a whole new design Sept. 23 to help residents more easily find what they’re looking for while on the site.

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Published October 16, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Charges were filed Oct. 13 against Roseville City Councilman Charles Frontera in relation to a police action that took place at his home Feb. 20.

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Published October 16, 2020

HARPER WOODS — Several Harper Woods leaders came together to host a public safety forum online Oct. 6.

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Published October 16, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — When it came to a plan promising unity, the Sterling Heights City Council voted in one accord.

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Published October 15, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Macomb County Public Works Office doesn’t want to be caught unaware of a problem again.

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Published October 6, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield recently became more in step with the 21st century with the implementation of a building software and assessing online permit application system. The goal of the new system is to streamline the permit application process and bring more contractual work to the city.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As a group of Grosse Pointe Shores retirees picketed outside of Shores City Hall Sept. 15 to protest changes to their health care by the Shores City Council, one passing motorist called out, “Shame on you, council.”

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The process to evaluate some of Grosse Pointe City’s remaining estate parcels and significant homes for the purpose of possibly creating historic districts has begun.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As a 15-year-old, Michael Way remembers getting a seasonal job working in Grosse Pointe Shores with former Shores master gardener Helen Bai.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — With the resignation of 15-year Grosse Pointe Park City Councilman Daniel Grano last month, the Park City Council now needs to find someone to fill the remainder of his term.

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Published October 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 28, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously appointed former City Commission candidate and Royal Oak Public Library Board of Trustees Vice President Brandon Kolo to the seat left vacant by the untimely death of Commissioner Kim Gibbs.

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Published October 5, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Some township employees will have to wait a little longer to see if pay increases are coming their way.

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Published October 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Sept. 25, Michigan congressional representatives Paul Mitchell and Elissa Slotkin released a statement after leading the Michigan delegation in a letter to the U.S. Air Force in support of locating the new United States Space Command headquarters at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township.

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