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Kara Szymanski

C&G Staff Reporter – Shelby-Utica News

Published September 16, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Scarecrow Contest has returned, and its organizers are looking for the best-looking and most creative scarecrows.

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Published September 16, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Gardeners Club recently hosted its biennial flower show at the Shelby Township Library, and it was full of creativity, blooms and bright colors.

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Published September 16, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was recently approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to import to Michigan a critically endangered black rhino that he shot in Africa.

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Published September 16, 2019

UTICA — The Fork and Cork Festival will return to downtown Utica Sept. 20-22 for a second year of good times and good music.

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In an ongoing effort to raise awareness and prevent bullying, a local foundation is inviting the community to attend a presentation on cyberbullying at its annual fall luncheon Oct. 4 in Shelby Township.

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Local veterans at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 129 in Shelby Township are asking why someone would want to vandalize their garden after discovering that it had been vandalized Aug. 26.

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Published September 9, 2019

UTICA — A Utica man was sentenced Sept. 4 to at least two years in prison, with the possibility of up to 10 years, after being arrested for his 14th drunken driving offense in Utica June 8.

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident is releasing a new film focused on sex trafficking, called “A Parent’s Worst Nightmare,” in hopes of raising awareness and donations for survivors.

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — A group of volunteers in Utica hopes to make child hunger a thing of the past throughout Utica Community Schools.

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — Already home to one well-established car show, the city of Utica is looking into adding a second, different type of car show to the downtown’s events next year.

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — The city of Utica has agreed to partner with another mural artist to create a mural on a second building in downtown Utica.

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Published August 26, 2019

UTICA — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel hosted a kayaking and canoeing event Aug. 21 at Heritage Park in Utica to highlight the progress being made in revitalizing the Clinton River.

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Published August 26, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A complaint was filed on May 24, 2018, at the Macomb County Circuit Court against Shelby Township by a resident and his attorneys from two law firms, Kickham Hanley and Joelson Rosenberg, that challenges the water rates and the sewage disposal rates that are charged to residents by the township.

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Published August 26, 2019

UTICA — The Utica community recently came together to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation after donations were stolen during a break-in at Dave & Buster’s in Utica Aug. 14.

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Published August 19, 2019

UTICA — After a successful Junk in the Trunk flea market in June, another two rounds of flea markets will be returning to downtown Utica.

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