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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.

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Published April 16, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After months of anticipation that F-35s could be brought to Macomb County, an official decision was recently announced. For the second time in three years, Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township was passed over to house the aircraft.

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Published April 15, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Less than five weeks after a state of emergency was declared in Macomb County due to COVID-19, it was decided to extend the declaration.

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Published April 14, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — On April 14, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced that the Oakland County campus in Pontiac will be the county’s first non-hospital drive-thru testing site for COVID-19.

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Published April 14, 2020

After graduating from Oakland University with a nursing degree this past December, little did Tyler Sirut know that not long afterwards he would be “in the middle of a pandemic.

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Published April 14, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/GROSSE POINTE FARMS/HARPER WOODS — Saying that they feel “blessed and honored to be able to feed these people who are on the front lines,” a St. Clair Shores restaurant helped the 50 members of Boy Scout Troop 96, of Grosse Pointe Farms, provide lunch for hospital workers at Beaumont Hospital in Grosse Pointe.

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Published April 14, 2020

TROY — Police were called to TownPlace Suites by Marriott Detroit, Troy, at 325 Stephenson Highway, just before 4:30 a.m. April 5 on a report of a suspicious vehicle. 

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Published April 13, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Even while much of the world is trapped indoors, local creativity and artistic expression continue to inspire.

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Published April 11, 2020

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MOUNT CLEMENS — Originally slated to appear on the August primary election ballot, a millage request for a new jail now is being reexamined.

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Published April 11, 2020

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay at home order for Michigan through April 30, the St. Clair Shores City Council authorized city staff to work with companies that lease land or property from the city to provide them relief while their businesses are shut down.

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Published April 10, 2020

The annual Run the Plank 5K run/walk, scheduled for June 27 in Macomb Township, has been canceled due to COVID-19. The decision was announced April 8.    

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Published April 9, 2020

Warren’s 37th District Court family is remembering one of its own, lost to the coronavirus. Henry Anonick, 77, known to his friends and coworkers as “Hank,” died on April 6. A retired Detroit police officer who later worked in probate court, he most recently served as a court officer in the courtroom of Chief Judge John Chmura.

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Published April 8, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Mathew Hunt, 28, said the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic gave him a new mission, adding facial masks to the list of items his company produces — at least for now. He wants his business to “help out as much as we can” to protect frontline workers against the virus.

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Published April 7, 2020

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle during a hit-and-run on 25 Mile Road, west of Hayes Road, at approximately 7:15 p.m. April 2.

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Published April 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department and Fire Department are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a 36-year-old man Saturday night.

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Published April 7, 2020

TROY — The Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse restaurant on Big Beaver Road in Troy has donated hot and cold meals to hospital workers and a Troy School District community initiative in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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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 April 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — April is Financial Literacy Month, and what better way to invest your money than providing a better future for your children with funds to attend college?

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Published April 4, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Whether you want to learn something new, go on an adventure, or just escape reality, comics are a great place to start.

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Published April 3, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/DETROIT — In regard to confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan, Detroit has been hardest hit. With 2,858 cases and 101 deaths reported as of April 2, more than any other area in the state, a need has emerged to convert Detroit’s TCF Center into a coronavirus alternate care site. For that to happen, on March 31 and April 1, a team of 10 citizen airmen from the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township joined approximately 20 other Michigan National Guard members to assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, in creating a federal medical station at the TCF Center in Detroit.

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Published April 2, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Securing a safe source of food for your family, supplementing community food programs and lessening the burden on the regional food supply network are but a few of the benefits of growing your own fruits and vegetables and preserving your harvest for any lean times ahead.    

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