Local Government

Published May 1, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Sashaying across the stage with a team of ’80s-style dancers in tow, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett wowed the sold-out crowd with his flashy 13th annual State of the City address.

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Published April 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The site of a proposed senior housing community is now rezoned.

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Published April 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Planning Director Patrick Meagher submitted a resignation letter to the Board of Trustees April 18.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — A dip in the stock market or one’s bank account is usually a bad thing, but when it comes to crime, a reduction is positive. And a double-digit percentage drop is even better. So, Grosse Pointe City residents and officials have a lot to celebrate, given the results of the recently released 2018 public safety report, which shows that Index Crimes/Part I crimes — classified as more serious offenses — dropped by 21% between 2017 and 2018, falling from 105 reported incidents in 2017 to 82 last year.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As Grosse Pointe Shores officials work on the budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, they’re celebrating a special honor they recently received for their 2018-19 budget.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE SHORES — She’s a longtime Grosse Pointe Woods City Council member who has been active in a number of other organizations in the Grosse Pointes and elsewhere, but it was a recent high honor that Vicki Granger received at her workplace that led to her recognition by the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — With U.S. border security consistently in the news, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters made sure to address the issue when he met with local leaders April 26. Peters, a Democrat, was the guest speaker at the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast at the Lochmoor Club. He was introduced by Chamber Chair J. Theodore Everingham, who provided a bit of background on the senator.

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Published April 30, 2019

CLAWSON — Guardian Angels Catholic Church is set to begin a parking lot improvement project in June.

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Published April 30, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville City Council is considering an ordinance to require some businesses to meet standards for camera and surveillance equipment.

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Published April 30, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville City Council approved the distribution of its 2019 Community Development Block Grants at its regular meeting April 23.

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Published April 29, 2019

FERNDALE — In front of a crowd at the Rust Belt Market, Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter delivered his eighth and final State of the City address Tuesday, April 16. Coulter announced at the end of his speech that he will not seek reelection for mayor at the end of the year.

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Published April 24, 2019

TROY — Restoration work on the Niles-Barnard House will proceed on a smaller scale than an earlier estimate.

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Published April 24, 2019

ROCHESTER — Rochester residents, business owners and city officials gathered at the Royal Park Hotel April 15 for Mayor Rob Ray’s second State of the City address. Doug Bills, the chaplain of the Rochester Fire Department, kicked off the evening with an invocation.

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Published April 23, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township pathway gap closure program continues on.

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Published April 23, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees held a workshop meeting April 17 to review a proposed ethics ordinance.

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Published April 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Summer might be coming soon, but if you were thinking about spending the season setting off fireworks, you’re going to need to revise those plans if you’ll be in Grosse Pointe Shores. The city is one of many throughout the state — including Grosse Pointe City and Farms — to have adopted a more restrictive fireworks ordinance after the state Legislature made such an ordinance possible in December 2018.

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Published April 23, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council is considering a proposed budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year presented to it at its April 2 meeting by City Manager Joseph Sobota.

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Published April 23, 2019

MICHIGAN — On Oct. 1, 2020, everyone flying in the United States, even on domestic flights, will have to have a certain type of identification to travel. 

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Published April 23, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Loyalty Day, or Law Day, observance in Macomb County will run from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, on the first floor of the Macomb County Administration Building, 1 South Main St. in Mount Clemens.

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Published April 19, 2019

FERNDALE — At the end of his State of the City address April 16, Mayor Dave Coulter announced that he would not seek reelection at the end of his term later this year.

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