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Kara Szymanski

C&G Staff Reporter – Shelby-Utica News

Published July 26, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Recently, Kids around the country were asked to participate in a contest that required them to create a story of their own that incorporated certain popular German hand-painted animal figurines and accessories.

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Published July 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Stony Creek Metropark Art Fair, a brand-new fair that combines fine art by artists from across the country with the park’s beautiful scenery, will make its debut at the park’s Baypoint Beach July 24 and 25 in Shelby Township. 

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Published July 16, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Angel Favazza, of Shelby Township, who is an Advanced Placement literature/composition and writing center teacher at Stevenson High School in the Utica Community Schools district, released her newest young adult fiction book this month.

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Published July 15, 2021

UTICA — A local charity golf outing was able to raise funds successfully for a few local charities, including the Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township June 13.

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Published July 14, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/ UTICA — The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is moving forward on proposed projects at Stony Creek Metropark being submitted to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreation Grants program, and visitors will soon begin seeing the construction of an off-leash dog park.

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Published July 12, 2021

UTICA — After nearly 18 years on the job, the Utica Public Library director retired June 30.

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Published July 12, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — A new all-inclusive playground has made Shelby Township its home with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting that took place at 11:30 a.m. July 1 at River Bends Park, 5700 22 Mile Road.

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Published July 2, 2021

UTICA — Utica soon will be seeing a new garden project coming together downtown for the local community to enjoy and participate in as it brings more beauty to the city.

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Published July 1, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — After a one-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shelby Township Downtown Development Authority Independence Day Fireworks are back July 1 at Ford Field Central Park at 7460 23 Mile Road.

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Published July 1, 2021

UTICA — The Utica woman who repeatedly threw her puppy in a river, causing it to nearly drown Jan. 4, was sentenced to six months in jail and probation June 23 in Macomb County Circuit Court after her request to move her case to Macomb County Mental Health Court was rejected.

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Published June 30, 2021

METRO DETROIT — During a year of many changes for everyone, the housing market also saw some major changes, and it shows no signs of cooling down anytime soon.

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Published June 25, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Elizabeth Mulvaine, an 18-year-old Shelby Township resident and graduate of Utica High School, was beyond excited when she heard that she was receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award for a project that she planned and put together to help those who feel isolated due to their sibling’s health challenges.

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Published June 24, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The pandemic was tough on everyone, and for the youth, the pandemic really shook things up and challenged them.

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Published June 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — School is out, and now that children and their families have more time, parents are seeking ways to keep their children active and engaged.

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Published June 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — The annual Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township 5K Pennant Race will return in September.

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