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K. Michelle Moran

C&G Staff Reporter – Grosse Pointe Times

Published May 14, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park City Manager Dale Krajniak has worked on his final budget for the municipality.

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Published May 14, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Military service personnel, from new enlistees to veterans, will once again be honored during a series of community events leading up to Memorial Day at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published May 7, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — As a teacher and a mother of three, Carolyn Gross, of Grosse Pointe Park, knows how busy most teenagers are. So with One Voice, the new, nonprofit choral group she’s launching for girls ages 13-18, Gross and fellow co-founders Tammy Palazzolo and Melody VanArragon have tried to establish a manageable series of rehearsals and performances to enable young women who love singing to be able to fit it into their calendars.

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Published May 7, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Families looking for a fun way to spend an evening with the kids will soon have a new entertainment option in the neighborhood.

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Published May 7, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Officers and civilians alike were honored for exceptional work in 2018 when the Grosse Pointe Park Public Safety Department presented its annual awards during an April 8 Park City Council meeting.

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Published May 7, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Following more than a week’s worth of steady rain and near-record lake levels, the Grosse Pointes appear to have emerged at least a bit drier than neighbors on either side of them. But with more rain in the forecast for this week, it’s not clear if that will remain the case.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — A dip in the stock market or one’s bank account is usually a bad thing, but when it comes to crime, a reduction is positive. And a double-digit percentage drop is even better. So, Grosse Pointe City residents and officials have a lot to celebrate, given the results of the recently released 2018 public safety report, which shows that Index Crimes/Part I crimes — classified as more serious offenses — dropped by 21% between 2017 and 2018, falling from 105 reported incidents in 2017 to 82 last year.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As Grosse Pointe Shores officials work on the budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, they’re celebrating a special honor they recently received for their 2018-19 budget.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE SHORES — She’s a longtime Grosse Pointe Woods City Council member who has been active in a number of other organizations in the Grosse Pointes and elsewhere, but it was a recent high honor that Vicki Granger received at her workplace that led to her recognition by the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — With U.S. border security consistently in the news, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters made sure to address the issue when he met with local leaders April 26. Peters, a Democrat, was the guest speaker at the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast at the Lochmoor Club. He was introduced by Chamber Chair J. Theodore Everingham, who provided a bit of background on the senator.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — If there’s an emergency, Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety officer Tony Spina is a person you want in your corner. Spina, who has been saluted for multiple lifesaving efforts, work on fire scenes and more, was recognized with the 2018 Director’s Award by Shores Public Safety Director John Schulte during an April 16 City Council meeting.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Local officials are hoping that an upcoming event will help protect residents in the ongoing battle against identity theft. Shred Day will take place from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. May 11 at Osius Park in Grosse Pointe Shores. It’s an opportunity for residents of all five Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods to safely dispose of personal documents such as old taxes, receipts and bills.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — It’s been said that Michigan has two seasons — winter and road construction — and now Grosse Pointe City officials are gearing up for the latter. During an April 15 City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously in favor of a low bid from Shelby Township-based Florence Cement Co. to undertake 2019 roadwork.

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Published April 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Summer might be coming soon, but if you were thinking about spending the season setting off fireworks, you’re going to need to revise those plans if you’ll be in Grosse Pointe Shores. The city is one of many throughout the state — including Grosse Pointe City and Farms — to have adopted a more restrictive fireworks ordinance after the state Legislature made such an ordinance possible in December 2018.

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Published April 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Arbor Day in Grosse Pointe Shores is always a “tree-mendous” celebration, but as the city marks its 16th anniversary as a Tree City USA, city leaders hope even more residents will get involved.

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