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Parks & Recreation

Published January 17, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Two members of the Madison Heights City Council have announced a plan to improve quality of life in the city. The plan has five categories — parks, library, programs, arts and environment — and there are five goals in each category, to be completed within five years.

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Published January 14, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores City Council voted to approve a memorandum of understanding between the Southeast Macomb Sanitary District and the Macomb County Public Works Office to pave the way for the relocation of a boat ramp at Chapaton Retention Basin canal so that more capacity could be added to the basin.

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Published January 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — At the Dec. 18 Macomb Township Board of Trustees meeting, some residents made their voices heard regarding Whitney Park, a proposed development at the northeast corner of 24 Mile and Foss roads.

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Published January 6, 2020

UTICA — Dog owners will soon have a new, fun place to take their little family members to play in Utica. Pioneer Park, a new park that is located on land to the north of Eppler Junior High School, where Hahn Street ends, is nearing completion and is slated to be opened sometime in June this year.

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Published January 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A few months after the departure of the coordinator of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center, a new leader is in place.

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Published December 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is asking the public to weigh in on proposed amendments to its community recreation plan.

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Published December 27, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 18, Detroit-based landscape architect MKSK provided an update to the Royal Oak Downtown Park Task Force regarding the new 2-acre park to be located where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published December 23, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A plan for an inclusive playground is officially in motion in Clinton Township.

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Published December 17, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — In looking to improve the state of its parks, the city of Huntington Woods worked earlier this year to make changes at Peasley Park.

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Published December 16, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A grand opening celebration for the bathhouse under construction at Blossom Heath Park will likely be pushed back until spring to wait for the installation of concrete and landscaping, said Community Development and Inspection Director Chris Rayes at the Dec. 11 meeting of the Tax Increment Finance Authority, or TIFA.

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Published December 13, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Officials from the Recreational Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe are looking for public feedback regarding their upcoming recreation master plan.

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Published December 13, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At press time, at least eight vents were in the midst of being installed at Prince Drewry Park, located on Quinn Road in Clinton Township, as a method to alleviate methane gas.

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Published December 11, 2019

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Residents were invited to an open house recently to speak their mind on what they would like to see in the future of Lathrup Village’s parks and recreation offerings.

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Published December 10, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Thanks to approximately $550,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding, four Royal Oak parks will soon see improvements.

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Published November 22, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — When the Jolly Old Elf visits the Macomb Township Recreation Department Dec. 3 for the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, he’ll be sitting in comfort and style, thanks to Matthew Mertens.

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Published November 5, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — If you’ve wandered by the Costick Activities Center gymnasium on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning, or a Tuesday afternoon, you might have seen a group of seniors playing a racquet sport you don’t recognize.

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Published October 28, 2019

FRASER — Another year of grant writing has led to more good news for the Fraser community.

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Published October 28, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township family is holding memories of their son close, as they said goodbye to him Oct. 10 at just 11 years old.

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Published October 25, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The charitably funded, community-built, state-of-the-art playscape at one of Hazel Park’s most centrally located green spaces recently had its official dedication ceremony, although its various amenities — among them slides, a climbing wall, a mirror maze and more — have been open to children and their families since midsummer.

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Published October 22, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Halloween can be a bit creepy for some, which is why a recent event focused on creating a family-friendly atmosphere.

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