Parks & Recreation

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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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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