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Local Government

Published May 10, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights officials say they are succeeding where it counts — namely the 2020 census.

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Published April 30, 2020

Over two months after a decision was made to terminate a township employee, a special hearing was held.

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Published April 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A man known for his love of family and the city he called home, Peter Rubino, died April 27. 

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Published April 23, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Summer is typically a busy time in St. Clair Shores. The fun kicks off with the opening of the baseball season, the first Farmers Market and the Memorial Day Parade, and events continue to bring friends and family together throughout the warm months. But the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and the measures being taken to slow its spread mean that, at the very least, the beginning of the season is going to look very different in 2020.

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Published April 23, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 situation, Macomb Township business carried on at a recent board meeting. 

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Published April 17, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On April 13, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved an employee agreement with city manager finalist Paul Brake, the city manager of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Published April 15, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Less than five weeks after a state of emergency was declared in Macomb County due to COVID-19, it was decided to extend the declaration.

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Published April 11, 2020

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay at home order for Michigan through April 30, the St. Clair Shores City Council authorized city staff to work with companies that lease land or property from the city to provide them relief while their businesses are shut down.

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Published March 30, 2020

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PLEASANT RIDGE — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, also known as SEMCOG, recently announced that it has awarded $6.5 million in Transportation Alternatives Program grant funding for 12 projects.

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Published March 27, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — As mandated by the Constitution, the United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790. This will be the 24th count, but the first time residents can submit online.

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Published March 23, 2020

On March 18, Macomb Township Supervisor Janet Dunn declared a state of emergency exists within Macomb Township due to the “unprecedented” COVID-19 situation. That came just days after the same announcement was made for Macomb County. 

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Published March 23, 2020

FRASER — On March 17, Fraser Mayor Mike Carnagie signed a state of emergency as the coronavirus outbreak continues to leave cities and residents with more questions than answers.

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Published March 20, 2020

UTICA — Following the recent announcement of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the city of Utica has taken precautions to stop the spread of the virus.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed its 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 20, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — Massive national concern over the spread of COVID-19 continued to resonate throughout the region March 19. Warren Mayor Jim Fouts announced a state of emergency for Michigan’s third-largest city, set to begin March 23.

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Published March 20, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — It was only a matter of time before the coronavirus crisis made its way into local courts.

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Published March 20, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens City Manager Don Johnson originally thought City Hall wouldn’t have to close. That was March 16, but due to the fast-evolving coronavirus situation, Mount Clemens officials had to make the decision to shut down City Hall.

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Published March 19, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park City Hall and all of its departments are closed until April 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, while their windows are closed to the public, these same departments will still be receiving calls and emails from the public as necessary.

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Published March 19, 2020

CLAWSON — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Reese Scripture declared a state of emergency in the city of Clawson, effective March 17, which will allow the city to use state and federal resources to directly address the public health emergency.

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Published March 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — All city-run events and activities have been postponed or canceled in Madison Heights until April 12, following a state of emergency declared by Mayor Brian Hartwell.

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