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Local Government

Published March 18, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — First established in 1836, Hamlin School, also known as District No. 4, was its own school district, as were the other 11 schools in the greater Rochester area.

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Published March 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — For Velan Manivannan, the Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange has been an annual part of life since he was a young child.

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Published March 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In an effort to be more business-friendly, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved a change to the zoning ordinance that will allow businesses to request the sale of outdoor seasonal goods for a period of five years.

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Published March 17, 2020

TROY — In compliance with state and county directives, the city of Troy and the Troy School District have instituted measures aimed to keep residents safe in the wake of rising numbers of people contracting the COVID

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Published March 17, 2020

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The residents of Huntington Woods have approved a ballot proposal to establish a pension and retirement system for the firefighters and police officers in the city.

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Published March 17, 2020

Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed the Public Library, Senior Activity Center, Civic Arena and Golf Course to the public as of March 16 to minimize the community spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Published March 16, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Add Macomb Township to the list of municipalities trying to be proactive in slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Published March 16, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — After the recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19, the township is asking people to exercise discretion before attending township events and facilities, as the township follows the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Macomb County Department of Health and Community Services to limit gatherings of more than 100 people.

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Published March 14, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Royal Oak and Clawson, and their public school districts, are responding to the coronavirus pandemic and taking direction from the county and state.

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Published March 13, 2020

ROCHESTER — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all public and private Michigan schools to close for three weeks starting March 16 in response to the coronavirus outbreak in Michigan.

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Published March 13, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Mayor Ken Siver has declared that the city of Southfield is in a state of emergency in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19  coronavirus. 

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Published March 12, 2020

Although the risk of the coronavirus to the general public is reportedly considered low, state, county and local governments have stepped up preparedness efforts after two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, announced late March 10. 

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Published March 11, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 10, 15,163 Clinton Township voters, or 52.6%, voted against a ballot proposal that would have allowed marijuana establishments within township limits, according to unofficial results at press time from the Macomb County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office.

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Published March 11, 2020

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP/ROYAL OAK — A Senate Business Office investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against state Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, recently concluded.

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Published March 11, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Citizens in Macomb County and all across Michigan are being implored to “Be Counted.”

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Published March 11, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Extension of Garfield Road in central Macomb Township could alleviate some traffic woes.

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Published March 11, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A public hearing will soon be held, and a local business has a little longer to implement some improvements.

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Published March 9, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY/LANSING — When a few local organizations got together to host a program for young people on careers in water — a topic that might sound dull to some — they were pleasantly surprised to find out that there was interest, and plenty of it.

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Published March 6, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With an online option for the first time in the nation’s history, a representative with the United States Census Bureau came to the City Council March 2 to address the upcoming head count.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Beautification Commission recognized the winners of its 2019 Landscape Awards at its meeting Feb. 27.

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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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