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Published June 21, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a grueling four-hour session, the City Council heard from candidates for city manager from as near as Center Line and as far away as Des Plaines, Illinois.

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Published June 21, 2019

WARREN — Those yearning for major change in Warren politics may soon get their wish.

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Published June 21, 2019

When day after day of rain hits Sterling Heights, the Sterling Relief Drain plays a key role in sweeping the water away. 

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Published June 19, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — At the June 12 Board of Trustees meeting, it was unanimously approved for Supervisor Janet Dunn to gather names of potential outside legal counsel to offer an investigative opinion on a grievance.

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Published June 18, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A gas renewal program by DTE Energy is continuing this summer in Grosse Pointe Park. Representatives from the utility company addressed the Park City Council during a meeting June 10 to update residents and officials about progress so far and plans going forward.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak City Manager Don Johnson recently announced his retirement from the city after nearly 14 years. He has held the position of city manager for the past decade, and before that, served as the finance director.

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Published June 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — For many American women who have enjoyed the right to cast their ballots at the polls, it may seem hard to believe that such a right was only introduced 100 years ago.

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Published June 17, 2019

UTICA — Utica residents will be seeing a hike in their water bills as soon as July 15. A plan has been put into place to eliminate the current deficit in the city’s water and sewer fund within the next few years.

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Published June 12, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council postponed moving forward on the construction of gateway signs to the city for a second time amid concerns that the signs look dated.

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Published June 12, 2019

TROY — With the road construction season underway and without any evidence that a cement contractor was part of any wrongdoing, the Troy City Council awarded DiLisio Contracting a hefty contract while still waiting for the results of a forensic audit.

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Published June 12, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Almost one year after a petition was submitted, Macomb Township received some welcomed news.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Downtown Development Authority has renewed its tax increment financing, or TIF, plan.

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Published June 11, 2019

FERNDALE — At a town hall meeting on Monday, June 3, in Ferndale, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer reaffirmed her commitment to the LGBTQ community a day before she and other lawmakers announced legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights in the state.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLAWSON — On June 4, the Clawson City Council unanimously approved recommended water and sewer rates, effective July 1.

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Published June 11, 2019

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MOUNT CLEMENS – Further light has been shed as to what was removed as part of two searches earlier this year.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Candidates from as near as Center Line and as far as Illinois will be considered for the position of city manager of St. Clair Shores during public interviews June 15.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Approving a lower millage rate than the one that was levied in 2018-19, the City Council voted to approve the approximately $40 million 2019-20 budget June 3.

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Published June 10, 2019

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Macomb County has close to 32 miles of coastline along Lake St. Clair.

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Published June 10, 2019

WARREN — Candidate names were on the ballot, off for a few days, and now back on. As the Warren Weekly went to press on June 6, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 to reverse a decision that the names of four candidates for the Warren City Council will appear on the August ballot.

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Published June 7, 2019

WARREN — Plans for a new downtown in the Civic Center area near City Hall — on Van Dyke Avenue, north of 12 Mile Road — are moving forward. That was one of many topics that Warren Mayor Jim Fouts discussed during the State of the City address held June 5 at Andiamo restaurant in Warren.

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