Parks & Recreation

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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Published October 21, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township celebrated the groundbreaking of a barrier-free playground in one of its parks Oct. 14.

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Published October 14, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township is adding to the walkability of the township this year through the installation of thousands of feet of new sidewalks.

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Published October 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Big Bird Run, one of the Eastpointe and Roseville community’s longest-running traditions, is returning.

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Published October 8, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Deer dart across the roadway all year in Michigan, but for the next three months, officials are asking motorists to be extra cautious.

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Published October 2, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Officials are revising the township’s parks and recreation master plan and want residents’ input to help shape goals, objectives and potential projects for the next five years.

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Published October 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores’ practice of allowing residents to let their dogs roam Osius Park without a leash during the winter may soon be a thing of the past.

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Published October 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A proposed dog park at Patterson Park sparked intense debate during a Sept. 23 Grosse Pointe Park City Council meeting.

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Published October 1, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 25, Mayor Michael Fournier and Huntington Woods-based artist Daniel Cascardo unveiled a mural at Eagle Plaza to celebrate the 200th anniversary of territorial Gov. Lewis Cass naming the city of Royal Oak.

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Published September 30, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland County Parks and Recreation system is always dreaming up new fun activities for residents to enjoy, like the new archery range, the upcoming off-road vehicle park and family-friendly programming.

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Published September 30, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township held a grand opening celebration for its new activity and senior center Sept. 28.

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Published September 24, 2019

FERNDALE — A little more sun has been hitting the grounds of Garbutt Park recently as a number of trees had to come down due to, as of now, unknown reasons.

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