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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 2, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will demolish the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over Maple Road, closing Maple Road in both directions of the roadway under I-75 from 9 a.m. April 3 through 5 a.m. April 5. 

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Published April 1, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Northbound Interstate 75 traffic will be reduced to one lane between Eight Mile Road and Interstate 696 to allow crews to shift two lanes of north- and southbound traffic to the southbound lanes beginning at  7 a.m. April 4. 

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Published March 31, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — The doctors, nurses and medical personnel at local hospitals taking care of COVID-19 patients will now have more supplies thanks to a recent donation from local school districts.

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Published March 31, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — Helping America overcome the COVID-19 pandemic is an all hands on deck effort.

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Published March 31, 2020

DETROIT/ST. CLAIR SHORES — “The support of the community is really what’s keeping the staff going right now,” said Lisa Caradonna, an executive assistant at Ascension St. John Hospital.

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Published March 30, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — On March 30, Oakland County Executive David Coulter again stressed the importance of stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic during a press conference to announce a new interactive case map.

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Published March 30, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — If the COVID-19 virus crisis has taught us anything about the Birmingham community, it's that you can keep folks inside, but you certainly can’t keep them down. 

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Published March 30, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — A couple days after he was formally arraigned on 10 felony charges, Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith has resigned, effective immediately.

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Published March 30, 2020

TROY — Troy police on patrol took to social media to uncover information about toilet paper police found strewn across John R Road, north of Wattles Road, near Athens High School, at approximately 7 a.m. March 30. 

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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 30, 2020

FARMINGTON — After Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-9, temporarily closing theaters, bars, casinos, and several other places of public accommodation, and limited restaurants to carry-out and delivery only, many Farmington businesses have been grappling with what that means for their establishment. 

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Published March 29, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The coronavirus outbreak has shuttered local institutions, and calls for social distancing have most people holed up at home, but that doesn’t mean the only options for entertainment are video games and television.

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Published March 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights city officials recently moved fast to get a local business help with its goal of manufacturing hand sanitizer, city officials said.

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Published March 27, 2020

WARREN —  “The Arsenal of Democracy” is retooling to launch a mission of mercy. In a move reminiscent of the massive and critical American industrial contributions that helped defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II,  General Motors Co. on March 27 announced a series of initiatives geared toward fast-tracking the production of medical and personal protective equipment needed to safe lives and battle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Published March 27, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — In an attempt to offer some relief to small businesses struggling under shutdown orders due to COVID-19, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced a $3 million Small Business Stabilization Fund March 26.

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Published March 26, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will demolish the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over Livernois Road — which will close Livernois Road in both directions of the roadway under I-75 from 9 a.m. March 27 through 5 a.m. March 30. 

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Published March 25, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Throngs of shoppers stocked up on toilet paper and tissues ahead of state-ordered COVID-19 shutdowns, leaving store shelves empty across the country.

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Published March 25, 2020

ROSEVILLE — A 30-year-old Detroit man is accused of assaulting an employee at a local store after police say he attempted to remove several items from the store without paying for them.

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Published March 24, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Macomb Public Library branches are closed through at least April 5, but that doesn’t mean patrons will be left in the dark.

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Published March 24, 2020

METRO DETROIT — All “non-critical” businesses in Michigan were ordered to close by midnight in an executive order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer March 23.

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