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Published September 25, 2018

CLAWSON — After a spirited discussion of chicken ownership during a Sept. 18 City Council meeting, council members voted unanimously to suspend for 90 days enforcement of violation letters that were taped to the doors of four chicken owners.

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Published September 25, 2018

As someone who grew up in Sterling Heights, Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski has seen the city’s demographics change over 47 years.  And that insight has affected how he leads the city’s Police Department.Read More

Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — After another spectacular season, the Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League team is again feeling the love and support of the hometown crowd.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — A Grosse Pointe Shores City Council member has found himself at the center of controversy after a meme he posted on Facebook went viral.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Although Grosse Pointe City officials say they’ve greatly reduced the size and increased setbacks for a proposed new Department of Public Works building on the site of the current DPW, neighbors living near the property remain unhappy with the City’s plans.

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Published September 25, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On Sept. 18, the James B. and Ann V. Nicholson Nature Center Floodplain Conservation Easement was rededicated to recognize a partnership between Clinton Township and Macomb County.

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Published September 24, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council held off on making a decision about changes to the contract for the 10 Mile Drain project, modifications that were supposed to lead to the closeout of the project.

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Published September 21, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Harrison Township Supervisor Ken Verkest dropped hints for improving local roads and boasted about the advantages of living in the lakefront community during his annual State of the Township address Sept. 14.

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Published September 19, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — A member of the Madison Heights City Council says he wants to start a dialogue on child abuse, looking at what the city can do to deter violence on city-owned property, and raising awareness to curb violence that happens behind closed doors.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe is inviting residents to attend a series of public interviews with the final round of candidates for the city manager position.  The interviews will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, and 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — In July, the bike-sharing program MoGo announced that Ferndale, Berkley and Huntington Woods were three of several cities it would be expanding to in 2019.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The Huntington Woods City Commission has rescinded an earlier decision to place a 180-day moratorium on short-term rentals. The commission had passed the moratorium in July after receiving an inquiry on whether Huntington Woods allowed Airbnb rentals.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — At the beginning of the summer, trash hauler Green for Life Environmental Inc. promised better service, but as fall draws nearer, residents and city officials are continuing to express concerns about the company.Read More

Published September 17, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Since 1984, the Oakland Literacy Council has been helping adult residents learn basic English language skills they need to thrive personally and in the workforce.

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Published September 14, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — More than 30 water main breaks have hit St. Clair Shores since the start of September, according to the director of the Department of Public Works, Bryan Babcock.

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Published September 14, 2018

ROSEVILLE — The vote to accept a grant benefiting the Roseville Fire Department turned contentious with the addition of a controversial provision at the Roseville City Council meeting Sept. 11.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees have declined paying additional services fees to the designer of the upcoming public safety building at the corner of 23 Mile Road and Alma Drive.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park city officials made a commitment last year to support efforts to make their city friendlier to monarch butterflies, an important pollinator.

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Published September 7, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Ever wonder how close the plow is to your street in the middle of a snowstorm?

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Published September 5, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — For over a year, the Commission on Senior Adults has been on a mission to designate Southfield as an Age Friendly Community.  The commission will host its third community conversation to address the needs of seniors 6-8 p.m. Sept.Read More

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