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Kara Szymanski

C&G Staff Reporter – Shelby-Utica News

Published January 13, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — After one long and strange year, the final farewell to 2020 is in the past and a fresh new year lies ahead. Local officials, including the Utica mayor and the Shelby Township supervisor, are gathering their goals and resolutions for their communities to implement over the next 12 months.

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Published January 12, 2021

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Two Utica Community Schools high school students have been selected through a national art competition to show their photographs in a prestigious national photography exhibit.

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Published January 12, 2021

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Two Utica Community Schools seniors have been honored for their commitment to the college application process by the College Board.

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Published January 11, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department was able to arrest a suspect in July who allegedly had been videotaping shoppers inside women’s restrooms in multiple local jurisdictions.

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Published January 11, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Both directions of Schoenherr Road were closed Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads in Shelby Township for emergency road repairs after a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant and caused a sinkhole.

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Published January 11, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department is searching for a suspect who was recorded on surveillance video robbing a bank in Shelby Township Dec. 28.

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Published December 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Six Utica Community Schools student musicians have received All-State honors from the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association for the 2020-21 school year.

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Published December 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Twenty Utica Community Schools district theater students joined more than 500 other theater students across Michigan at this year’s Michigan Thespian Festival, which was held virtually Dec. 4-6, and eight of the Utica Community students received scholarships from colleges.

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Published December 19, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township police cadet earned his badge as an officer with the Shelby Township Police Department Dec. 4 after graduating from the police academy.

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Published December 17, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was among four community members who were recognized Nov. 15 as Distinguished Volunteers on National Philanthropy Day by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter for their dedication to Ascension hospitals in southeast Michigan.

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Published December 17, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An argument between two women in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Shelby Township resulted in shots being fired Dec. 12.

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Published December 17, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township business recently made a donation of more than $150,000 in personal protective equipment to local organizations in need and is looking to help even more that may be in need during the pandemic.

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Published December 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Christmas Grinches have arrived in Shelby Township and made a visit to a few residences, and now Shelby Township police are searching for suspects who were caught on camera cutting strings of Christmas lights during the night.

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Published December 7, 2020

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — A Utica Community Schools junior high school counselor is among 13 counselors who were selected for a program focused on post-secondary student success.

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Published December 7, 2020

UTICA — A Shelby Township business and a Utica nonprofit recently collaborated to collect items that are necessities and make them available to those who may not be able to afford them.

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