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Local Government

Published February 28, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe hosted its annual State of the City address at Eastpointe Manor Feb. 26. Three city leaders discussed where the city stands and what it has accomplished in the last year.

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Published February 28, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Public comment time at the Feb. 25 Roseville City Council meeting turned to angry shouts and people storming out after discussions turned heated over the future of the Community of the Sacred Heart property.

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Published February 26, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The city will soon be changing the way residents can submit service requests.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council told a developer no — again — about a rezoning needed for attached condos on a little over 1 acre on a busy stretch of Rochester Road, adjacent to Sylvan Lake Park, south of Square Lake Road.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council said yes to rezoning a quarter-acre parcel on Rochester Road, adjacent to De Etta Drive, south of South Boulevard, for an office building.

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Published February 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After three-plus years of contentious debate, a decision was made recently regarding the employment of a top official.

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Published February 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — At the Macomb Township Planning Commission meeting Feb. 18, the topic of conditional rezonings was brought up.

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Published February 26, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township wants residents to have their say on what visual image will define its future branding.

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Published February 26, 2020

FRASER — Administrators and city officials in Fraser are in the process of filling vacancies at key positions.

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Published February 25, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Feb. 24, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously selected three candidates for the position of city manager to advance to a second round of public interviews set for March 12.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Although he wasn’t named to the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council, Shores resident Sean Schotthoefer will still be playing an important role for the city.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores has a new City Council member at the table.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — To make sure that the region’s population is counted correctly and retains as much congressional representation and federal funding as possible, the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce is leading the charge to urge all residents in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods to complete their 2020 U.S. census forms.

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Published February 24, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council unanimously approved at its Feb. 10 meeting a project to replace the water main on West Troy Street while construction on “The dot” continues.

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Published February 24, 2020

FARMINGTON PRESS — Before City Council even approached the topic of the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Founders Festival at a Feb. 18 meeting, passion and tension filled the air. 

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Published February 24, 2020

TROY — Out of the 14 people who applied to fill the Troy City Council seat vacated when former Councilman Ed Pennington resigned Jan. 13, the council will interview five candidates Feb. 24 and will choose one at that meeting. 

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Published February 21, 2020

WARREN — A stretch of sandy, wet soil left underground by glaciers retreating at the end of the last “ice age” about 12,000 years ago is costing the city real money in 2020.

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Published February 18, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council unanimously approved spending up to $1 million to fund a previously unpriced portion of the fourth floor of The Development on Troy, also known as “The dot,” Feb. 10.

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Published February 17, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After a series of personnel moves, Feb. 12 was the first meeting since Jan. 22 that the Macomb Township Board of Trustees held. In those three weeks, much has happened, including the departure of the deputy supervisor, the human resources director and legal counsel was placed on administrative leave, and a memo  was sent about possible crimes involving township officials.

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Community members gathered in the early morning Feb. 12 to hear the inaugural State of the Cities addresses from Farmington Mayor Sara Bowman, Farmington Hills Mayor Vicki Barnett and Farmington Public Schools Superintendent Robert Herrera.

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