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Local Government

Published March 11, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 10, 15,163 Clinton Township voters, or 52.6%, voted against a ballot proposal that would have allowed marijuana establishments within township limits, according to unofficial results at press time from the Macomb County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office.

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Published March 11, 2020

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP/ROYAL OAK — A Senate Business Office investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against state Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, recently concluded.

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Published March 11, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Citizens in Macomb County and all across Michigan are being implored to “Be Counted.”

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Published March 11, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Extension of Garfield Road in central Macomb Township could alleviate some traffic woes.

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Published March 11, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A public hearing will soon be held, and a local business has a little longer to implement some improvements.

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Published March 9, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY/LANSING — When a few local organizations got together to host a program for young people on careers in water — a topic that might sound dull to some — they were pleasantly surprised to find out that there was interest, and plenty of it.

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Published March 6, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With an online option for the first time in the nation’s history, a representative with the United States Census Bureau came to the City Council March 2 to address the upcoming head count.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Beautification Commission recognized the winners of its 2019 Landscape Awards at its meeting Feb. 27.

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Published March 6, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY— A new office that will provide legal defense counsel and representation for people unable to afford it has launched in Macomb County.

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Published March 6, 2020

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park is flourishing through a combination of low crime rates, growing business, community projects and volunteer involvement, according to Mayor Mike Webb in his annual State of the Cities address, which this year took place Feb. 28 at House of Shamrocks.

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Published March 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Madison Heights Mayor Brian Hartwell highlighted his town’s ever-evolving business scene at the annual State of the Cities address, organized by the Madison Heights/Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce and held Feb. 28 at House of Shamrocks in Hazel Park.

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Published March 4, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council appointed Rebecca Chamberlain-Creanga to serve a 5 1/2-month term Feb. 24. The term was  made vacant when Councilman Ed Pennington resigned Jan. 13.

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Published March 4, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Since June, not much has been said about an investigation regarding a top Macomb County official.

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Published March 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — During public comment at the Madison Heights City Council meeting Feb. 24, a resident asked the mayor and several others on the council about contributions their campaigns received from people affiliated with the marijuana industry.

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Published March 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is currently considering a proposed ordinance change that would eliminate setback requirements for marijuana facilities.

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Published March 3, 2020

FARMINGTON — Farmington City Council members beat the 60-day clock to fill a vacancy left by former Council member Bill Galvin by unanimously appointing a new council member Feb. 18.

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Published March 3, 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 March 3, 2020

CLAWSON — On Feb. 18, Clawson Deputy Clerk Jennifer Perkins officially swore in Catherine Kristian, of Highland Township, to the position of Clawson city clerk at a salary range of $63,000-$66,000.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — The Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce has a bright future ahead of it.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods City Councilman George McMullen made a “very difficult decision” this past weekend when he submitted his letter of resignation March 1.

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