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C&G Newspapers is pleased to have resumed publication. For the time being, our papers will publish on a biweekly basis as we work toward our return to weekly papers. In between issues, and anytime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

Parks & Recreation

Published May 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The COVID-19 pandemic means Grosse Pointe Park residents won’t be able to enjoy many amenities at their parks over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Published April 6, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Kayakers along the Clinton River will soon have a spot to take a break, eat some lunch and charge their phones.

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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 18, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This July, Brian Kay will have spent six years within the Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department.

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Published March 16, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Utica Parks and Recreation will bring families together for a new type of fun night out that will be full of memories.

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Published March 13, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — When today’s leaders were kids, getting outside and playing, either with organized sports or just pickup games with friends, was commonplace.

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Published March 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The metroparks’ new Pass Trade Up program allows park visitors to trade in their daily park passes for discounts off a 2020 annual pass. 

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — Improvements to Schiffer Park finally will be on the way this year, after the Ferndale City Council unanimously approved a bid proposal for work on the site.

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Published March 3, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Director Frank Pizzo will be retiring March 27 after about 32 years of working in the department.

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Published February 25, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MOUNT CLEMENS – More than two years after a regional nature center was originally announced, a couple of local communities are hoping to get the project moving in their direction.

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON — A fundraiser that began as a grassroots, neighborhood-funded project to bring a new playscape to Flanders Park has picked up support from the Farmington Area Jaycees and six local businesses.

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Published February 14, 2020

WARREN — The map for the state’s Iron Belle Trail is closer to completion.

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Published February 11, 2020

FRASER — A couple of city parks are on the agenda for upgrades this calendar year.

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Published February 5, 2020

TROY — Splash pads, trails, concerts, shows, exercise and family activities topped the list of what those surveyed want for parks and recreation activities in Troy.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 27, the Royal Oak City Commission voted 5-2 to move forward with the proposed Glade A design for the 2-acre downtown park, which will be located where the current City Hall and Police Department stand.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — In a 6-1 vote Jan. 27, the Royal Oak City Commission approved a 10-year, $500,000 sponsorship agreement with Henry Ford Health System for the new downtown park.

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Published January 29, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 15, the Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority unanimously voiced support for Glade A as the preferred concept plan for the proposed 2-acre downtown park to be located where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published January 29, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — It’s never too early to sign up for Clinton Township Parks and Recreation programs.

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Published January 27, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — They might not be getting much attention now, but the parks in Ferndale, Berkley, Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge soon will after the winter season ends.

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Published January 21, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Spring and summer are already on the minds of Royal Oak and Clawson officials in terms of parks and programming.

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