Follow Us

Contact Us

Advertiser Times

Birmingham - Bloomfield Eagle

C&G Newspapers

Farmington Press

Fraser - Clinton Township Chronicle

Grosse Pointe Times

Macomb Township Chronicle

Madison - Park News

Mount Clemens - Clinton - Harrison Journal

Rochester Post

Roseville - Eastpointe Eastsider

Royal Oak Review

Shelby - Utica News

Southfield Sun

St. Clair Shores Sentinel

Sterling Heights Sentry

Troy Times

Warren Weekly

West Bloomfield Beacon

Woodward Talk

Published April 17, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Earth Day is a single day each year devoted to helping clean up and protect the Earth. The city of Harper Woods is aiming a bit higher and wants to expand it to a whole week through its Clean Up, Paint Up and Fix Up Week.

Read More

Published April 14, 2017

DETROIT — For 37 years, “This Old House” on PBS has been showcasing how to take run-down or dilapidated houses and turn them into fresh, livable homes. This spring, the show is featuring Detroit.

Read More

Published April 13, 2017

The Harper Woods Department of Public Safety is searching for a suspect involved in the robbery of an occupied home at approximately 7:15 a.m. April 11 in the 19300 block of Old Homestead Drive.

A 94-year-old woman who resides in the home awoke to discover a man walking around inside the residence. She confronted him.

Read More

Published April 12, 2017

LANSING — Michigan’s roads, bridges and sewer infrastructure need a little TLC. That much we can agree on.

On April 3, Gov. Rick Snyder signed an executive order that will create a pilot program to provide “recommendations for implementing a comprehensive statewide asset management system,” billed by his office as “one of the essential cross-cutting recommendations” outlined in the governor’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission report.

Read More

Published April 12, 2017

DETROIT — Growing up in Lansing, Oakland University graduate Devin L. Price remembers singing along to Motown classics on the radio.

“I would ride in my grandparents’ car and listen to the soul station,” recalled Price by phone from Indianapolis.

Read More

Published April 5, 2017

DETROIT — The Hantz Foundation, a Detroit-area nonprofit, is inviting residents from Detroit’s east side to join the foundation for its annual 5K run/walk and tree planting initiative May 6.

Proceeds from the run/walk will benefit three local schools: Southeastern High School, Detroit Enterprise Academy and Hutchinson Elementary-Middle School. The day is designed to improve the areas around the schools and increase a feeling of community.

Read More

Published April 5, 2017

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting the public for a night of thrilling music as it hosts the Phil Hale Jazz Trio.

The trio consists of keyboardist Phil Hale, bass player John Barron and drummer Djallo Djakate, three Detroit-area jazz musicians who have been impressing audiences for several years.

Read More

Published April 4, 2017

With an abundance of shoreline, lakes and wetlands, Michigan is a popular pit stop for thousands of birds as they make their way north each spring. 

Whether you’re a seasoned birder hoping for a rare sighting, or you’re a novice backyard bird-watcher wanting to learn more about some of the species passing through, spring migration brings plenty of birding benefits.

Read More

Published April 4, 2017

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Lions Club is inviting the public to join the club for its spring pancake breakfast April 9 to raise money for the organization and increase public togetherness.

The breakfast has become an annual tradition for many in Harper Woods and is one of the Lions’ biggest fundraising events. There will be giveaways and raffles that accompany the breakfast.

Read More

Published April 4, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Since July of 2016, residents and municipal employees in Harper Woods have been working to formulate a plan to improve the city. On March 16, that plan was officially unveiled and the process of putting it into action began.

The meeting at which the plan was unveiled took place at the Harper Woods High School auditorium and was led by Tyrone Hinton, who is leading the project.

Read More

Published March 31, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Since 2012, the city of Harper Woods has levied a tax assessment to supplement its budget to support its police and fire services. As a state requirement, the city must hold public meetings ahead of the vote to renew the assessment for another year so that the public can ask questions and voice concerns about the matter.

Read More

Published March 30, 2017

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Several city officials and representatives from contracting firm Tetra Tech led a public meeting at the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center March 29 to inform citizens about the repair and refurbishment work on the Milk River Water System and answer questions from the community.

The Milk River Water System is the biggest means of water drainage for Harper Woods, as well as areas of St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe Woods. It has been 20 years since the last major overhaul of the system; according to state mandates, updates and repairs are due.

Read More

Published March 22, 2017

DETROIT — More than 100 people attended an event at the Bayview Yacht Club Feb. 25 and raised more than $50,000 to benefit efforts to fight pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Sheila Sky Kasselman founded the Sky Foundation, the nonprofit that organized the fundraiser.

Read More

Published March 22, 2017

DETROIT — Students from all over the metro Detroit area are invited to submit their applications for scholarships that will be awarded at the 35th annual Michigan Youth Day event on Belle Isle this July. 

Since 1990, the Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation, which organizes Michigan Youth Day, has given away $1,000 scholarships to students from all over southeastern Michigan.

Read More

Published March 22, 2017

HARPER WOODS — A community meeting is being hosted at the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center to discuss the upcoming work on the Milk River water system.

The Milk River system is the city of Harper Woods’ primary storm drain system. Without the Milk River system in place, the city would flood during almost every rain.

Read More

Published March 22, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Tyrone Elementary School in Harper Woods has earned an emerald green status from Wayne County for the fourth year in a row for its efforts toward being an environmentally conscious school.

Read More

Published March 21, 2017

HARPER WOODS/GROSSE POINTES — Although its glory days may have been behind it, the recent closure of Macy’s at Eastland Center in Harper Woods comes with more than a little sadness for those who shopped or worked at this community institution.

The store was one of 68 Macy’s locations nationwide — four of them in Michigan — that were slated to close this spring because of declining revenues.

Read More

Published March 16, 2017

DEARBORN — Metro Detroit residents crowded into the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn March 7 to hear Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans present his State of the County address for 2017.

Evans presented a vision of the county as on the right track for improvement, but said it still faces a number of challenges as it heads into the future.

Read More

Published March 16, 2017

DETROIT — Henry Keith Johnson, a 55-year-old Detroit resident, has been charged with five counts of first-degree felony murder following a fire on the city’s east side that authorities have concluded was arson.

On the afternoon of March 8, Detroit firefighters responded to a call at an apartment complex on Whittier Avenue, near Beaconsfield Street. The building held eight apartments with an undetermined number of residents living there.

Read More

Published March 9, 2017

Due to the severity of the power outages in metro Detroit, many communities are opening shelters where residents without power can go to warm up.

WARREN

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts announced that the city would operate an emergency shelter, set to open at 6 p.m. March 9 inside of the Warren Community Center at 5460 Arden, south of 14 Mile Road and west of Mound.

Read More

Upcoming Events

Berkley
Read to a Dog program
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Berkley Public Library
Utica
Appetite for Art
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Jacqueline K. Noonan Riverwalk park
Warren
'Nunsense' performance
7 p.m.
Warren Community Center
Royal Oak
'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' performances
2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Baldwin Theatre
Rochester Hills
Performances of 'Macbeth'
8 p.m.
Rochester College

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.