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Grosse Pointe Farms 09/30/2015

PROST Pointe brings Oktoberfest cheer to Farms

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Local residents might assume PROST Pointe is named for longtime local cable TV show host John Prost, but it’s actually an Oktoberfest-themed beer tasting — “prost” is German for ...Read More

Grosse Pointe City 09/30/2015

Poloni to run public safety departments in Park, City

GROSSE POINTE CITY — It’s not entirely unusual for employees of one Grosse Pointe to take a job in a neighboring Pointe, but Grosse Pointe City Public Safety Director Stephen Poloni likely is the first person to ever be the police chief in ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Woods 09/30/2015

Initiative begins to name field after beloved coach

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Muriel Brock earned her reputation as a hardworking educator and coach at University Liggett School, but her influence reached far beyond those roles. The now-retired Brock — who coached girls varsity field ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/30/2015

Farms gets federal grant for bulletproof vests

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Department officers will soon have some new equipment to keep them safe. The department is purchasing 28 replacement bulletproof vests for patrol officers at a cost of $21,042 from the ...Read More

Detroit 09/30/2015

DIA’s director search yields candidate in museum’s backyard

DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts has a new director, but he’s no stranger to the museum or its art collection. Salvador Salort-Pons, the museum’s executive director of collection strategies and information, was announced as ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/23/2015

View vintage, exotic vehicles during Grosse Pointe Concours d’Elegance

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Cruising season might be over, but fans of classic and exotic vehicles have one more chance to ooh and aah over awe-inspiring automobiles. The nonprofit Grosse Pointe Farms Foundation is presenting the eighth annual Grosse ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/23/2015

A new place to find puppy love

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Families looking for cats or dogs to add to their households won’t have to travel very far to find their new best buddies. The nonprofit Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society will begin holding its bimonthly adoptions ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Shores 09/23/2015

Shores supports repeal of 2011 state fireworks law

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — To Grosse Pointe Shores resident Frank Tenkel and his neighbors, it sounded as if their community was under siege on Labor Day, as the windows on his Roslyn Road home shook from fireworks blasts about a block ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Shores 09/23/2015

New Shores leaf sweeper to roll out again this fall

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Fall officially began this week — on Sept. 23 — and besides pumpkins and hayrides, the season also brings leaves. Or, more accurately, it brings leaves down. Although they ran into a few snags last year, Public ...Read More

Detroit 09/22/2015

Bashara’s former attorneys defend decisions made at murder trial

DETROIT — Former Grosse Pointe Park businessman Robert “Bob” Bashara — convicted last December of orchestrating the January 2012 murder of his wife, Jane Bashara — turned the tables on the attorneys who represented him during ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Park 09/21/2015

Grosse Pointe Park investigators seek armed robbery suspects

At press time, police were seeking two male suspects who robbed a pair of women and a man at gunpoint in the area of Maryland and Kercheval, near the business district The Park, at 1:29 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.Park Public Safety Chief David Hiller said ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/16/2015

Grosse Pointe Theatre issues a welcome ‘Spam’ alert

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The British comedy troupe Monty Python has more than its share of diehard fans, and it turns out that more than a few of them are Grosse Pointe Theatre members. So when GPT decided to open its 2015-16 season with ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/16/2015

Farms staffers remember the late, great border collie Kate

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Twelve years might not seem like a long term of employment, but for one of the city’s most lovable employees, it was literally a lifetime. Kate, the sweet-natured border collie who captured the hearts of young and old ...Read More

Grosse Pointe City 09/14/2015

Ambulance crashes into passenger vehicle on Jefferson in Grosse Pointe City

An ambulance collided with a passenger vehicle during rush hour on Jefferson Avenue on Monday morning.Grosse Pointe City Public Safety Director Stephen Poloni said that around 7 a.m. Sept. 14, a Detroit Medical Center ambulance transporting a patient to ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Farms 09/10/2015

Bells will be ringing again at Memorial Church

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The congregation at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church is happy about the restoration of their beloved carillon — returning just in time for the church’s 150th anniversary celebration — but one woman is more ...Read More

Grosse Pointe City 09/10/2015

Artists see ‘Signs’ to color outside the lines

GROSSE POINTE CITY — In an announcement for “Signs & Symbols,” the Grosse Pointe Art Center told prospective artists that they were “completely free of constraints” for this show.With that in mind, artists got creative ...Read More

Grosse Pointe City 09/10/2015

‘Mountain’ men keep reaching new musical peaks

CITY — For years, John Denomme was a Village fixture. He owned Village Records and Tapes from 1981-93, ran the outdoor summer concert series Music on the Plaza from 1988-2012, and served as the Village Association marketing manager from ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Park 09/10/2015

Park honors resident for more than 30 years of volunteer work

PARK — He’s volunteered his time and talents to his city for more than three decades, but as of Sept. 9 — the date of the Grosse Pointe Park Parks and Recreation Commission meeting — Lou Cerre is officially retired from the ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Shores 09/10/2015

Driver arrested with sniper rifle, thousands in cash

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As local residents might know, public safety officers in the Pointes make many routine traffic stops during the course of their patrols.For motorists who get pulled over for seemingly small infractions like broken ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Park 09/10/2015

Inspection program suggested for Park

GROSSE POINTE PARK — It’s not uncommon for the Pointes to see a successful program in one of their neighbors and replicate it for themselves, and now at least one resident has suggested that the Park might want to adopt Grosse Pointe ...Read More

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Harper Woods 09/23/2015

Forum on smart meters draws large crowd

HARPER WOODS — More than 80 people attended a forum on smart meters Sept. 2, some with questions and concerns, but a representative from DTE Energy, while invited, didn’t attend. DTE Energy told City Manager Randolph Skotarczyk that it is ...Read More

Harper Woods 09/23/2015

New library director to take post

HARPER WOODS — After a search for a new leader, the Harper Woods Library Board selected Kristen Valyi-Hax to serve as the library’s new director. The City Council voted unanimously in favor of the appointment during its Sept. 9 ...Read More

Harper Woods 09/23/2015

Plante Moran presents audit report

HARPER WOODS — The city continues to struggle with its finances, according to the 2014 audit report. In recent years, the city has worked to cut expenditures and make changes that will help the city’s bottom line. Even with major cuts ...Read More

Metro Detroit 09/16/2015

Drivers reminded to stay alert now that school is back in session

METRO DETROIT — The school year kicked off Sept. 8, filling the roads and sidewalks once again with buses and children traveling to and from school.With more traffic on the roads and more children walking outside, AAA Michigan is reminding ...Read More

Harper Woods 09/09/2015

Forum on smart meters draws large crowd

More than 80 people came to a forum on smart meters Sept. 2, some with questions and concerns, but a representative from DTE Energy, while invited, didn’t attend.DTE Energy told City Manager Randolph Skotarczyk that it is no longer participating ...Read More

Harper Woods 09/09/2015

Artists continue to sign on for Artisans Market

HARPER WOODS — Detroit resident Clarence Steen is excited to once again bring his Detroit-themed photography to the Harper Woods Friends of the Library Artisans Market. Steen participated in the inaugural event last year and enjoyed the ...Read More



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