Local Government

Published June 19, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — What do hockey players, senior citizens, those dealing with cancer and those with housing problems have in common? They will all benefit from federal Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, dollars distributed by St. Clair Shores for the 2018-19 budget year.

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Published June 19, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Despite receiving a lower bid from an out-of-state company, City Council voted to continue using Printwell in Taylor, Michigan, to print the city calendar for the next three years.

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Published June 18, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — How fascinating it would be to take an adventurous journey to an unknown land, like Japan.

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Published June 18, 2018

FRANKLIN — The businesses of Franklin Village Plaza have been open for several weeks amid work by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

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Published June 18, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica approved the site plans for two summer events that will take place in downtown Utica in July and August during the June 12 City Council meeting.

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Published June 15, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The Roseville City Council voted 7-0 during its June 12 meeting to repeal the city’s ordinance, which had been approved two weeks earlier, to create a Department of Public Safety after an outpouring of comments and concerns from the Roseville Fire Department, firefighters&rsRead More

Published June 15, 2018

WARREN — Mayor Jim Fouts can be deposed by legal counsel representing the city’s “first African-American police officer” as part of an ongoing federal lawsuit over alleged civil rights violations.

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Published June 13, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — At a recent meeting, the Southfield City Council discussed possibly turning over the city’s emergency dispatch services to Oakland County.  The topic was discussed at the council’s June 4 Committee of the Whole meeting.Read More

Published June 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — After discussing four proposals provided by four firms, all members of the Eastpointe City Council June 5 voted in favor of GovHR USA to oversee the search for a new Eastpointe city manager.Read More

Published June 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council voted 3-2 to rescind the city’s water shut-off policy during its June 5 meeting at Eastpointe City Hall.Read More

Published June 13, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has approved the launch of a new volunteer litter pickup program called “Pick the Heights Clean.Read More

Published June 13, 2018

HAZEL PARK — Slavery still exists in the United States.  Every day, people are bought and sold in secret, used for forced labor and sexual servitude.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

METRO DETROIT — At press time, former Clinton Township Trustee Dean Reynolds had rejected a plea deal in relation to an array of charges he faces as a result of a Macomb County corruption probe, according to court records.

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Published June 12, 2018

FRASER — About nine months after a Macomb County commission approved signatures to recall former Fraser Mayor Joe Nichols, a judge has nixed the ruling.

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Published June 12, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Supervisor Bob Cannon views parks and recreation as a quality of life issue, so it’s no surprise he jumped on board when new property was available.

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Published June 11, 2018

DETROIT — With chants of “No justice, no peace” and “We’re fed up, we’re fired up,” community leaders and supporters commemorated June as Gun Violence Awareness Month in front of the Spirit of Detroit statue June 1.

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Published June 11, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department will be upgrading its 911 system after the Shelby Township Board of Trustees approved the purchase of a new system and equipment.

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Published June 8, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/ST. CLAIR SHORES — With the turquoise blue waters of Lake St. Clair gleaming behind them, local officials discussed the health of the lake at MacRay Harbor June 6, and announced an initiative to protect the resource.

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Published June 6, 2018

LATHRUP VILLAGE — In the great battle over road funding, Oakland County commissioners said they have secured thousands of dollars for road repairs in several communities, including Lathrup Village.Read More

Published June 6, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Rain beat down on the roof of the Southfield Public Library May 21 during an informational session on local water infrastructure.Read More

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