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Police suspect alcohol to blame in death of man behind Meijer

A lawn care worker made a gruesome discovery the morning of July 29 when he came across a body behind the Meijer store at 16 Mile and Van Dyke Avenue.According to Lt. Dave Smith of the Sterling Heights Police, a contractor More..

MSU Extension asks Macomb residents to report gypsy moth signs

METRO DETROIT — While the invasive gypsy moth has not been a major problem in the metro Detroit area for years, the Macomb County Michigan State University Extension office is asking residents to keep an eye out for More..

Richmond man charged in fatal motorcycle crash

A 21-year-old Richmond man was charged with drunken driving causing the death of a Shelby Township man in a Sterling Heights motorcycle crash July 26.Sterling Heights police Lt. Dave Smith said that Nathan Heinz, 21, was More..

Cowbell Classic attempts to break world record

ROYAL OAK — What happens when you gather more than 650 people together with cowbells? A Guinness World Record is broken and, with luck, herds of cattle don’t invade the city.Everyone is invited to the Cowbell More..

From combat to car wash: former military man fixes up local eyesore

nmordowanec@candgnews.com FRASER — A long-defunct building on 14 Mile and Hayes roads has gotten a much-needed uplift, thanks to a local man in his post-military career.Matthew Reiter, born and raised in Macomb More..

HUD approves $1.76 million loan for senior center

A bigger fitness center with a walking track, an office that’s compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act and a café addition to the kitchen are all dreams that could come true for the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center now that the federal government has approved a loan to finance renovations. More..

‘We want to see captives set free’

METRO DETROIT — Prostitution is real in metro Detroit. There are men and women who work the streets out of desperation and become trapped by it. But one group is trying to earn their trust and help them find another More..

Five startup businesses receive funding through MCC

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Last May, Mahesh Lunani left his position as vice president of a large corporation to pursue the goal of starting his own company.It was a gamble, but one that is paying off.Lunani was among five More..

Local prosecutor charges Stony Creek crash survivors with alcohol possession

On July 27, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office sent out a press release stating that the Washington Township attorney issued misdemeanor warrants for the two survivors of the May 8 Stony Creek Metropark car crash that killed three of their peers. More..

Fatal crash occurs on Hayes Road

A Michigan State Police investigation is ongoing concerning a fatal car crash that occurred during the early morning July 26 on Hayes Road. More..

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Warren rededicates playground in girl’s memo...

Warren

Warren rededicates playground in girl’s memory

July 29, 2015

An act of pure evil took Deanna Seifert from the world in 1992, but her memory will live forever in the hearts of her family members and the community.The playground next to the Owen Jax Recreation Center, on Nine Mile ...Read More

Council decides to send public safety to...

Harper Woods

Council decides to send public safety to a vote

July 29, 2015

A lot has changed in the four years since the ballot proposal to amend the city charter in favor of a public safety department failed to garner enough votes among the city’s residents. ...Read More

Recycling center to reopen in 2016

Southfield

Recycling center to reopen in 2016

July 28, 2015

SOUTHFIELD — The Materials Recovery Facility at the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County is ready to reopen after a fire blazed through the building last spring. The facility, ...Read More

Voters will decide library millage renewal in No...

Troy

Voters will decide library millage renewal in November

July 28, 2015

The Troy City Council has approved language asking voters to decide whether to renew a previously authorized 0.7-mill tax to fund the Troy Public Library.The millage request that will appear on the November ballot is for ...Read More

Ferndale

HUD: Housing director’s settlement was ‘unreasonable’

July 27, 2015

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Housing Commission is withholding about half of former Executive Director Deborah Wilson’s $132,000 severance package following a comprehensive assessment from the U.S. Department of ...Read More

Fatal crash occurs on Hayes Road

Macomb Township

Fatal crash occurs on Hayes Road

July 27, 2015

A Michigan State Police investigation is ongoing concerning a fatal car crash that occurred during the early morning July 26 on Hayes Road. ...Read More

Missing Center Line teen found with convi...

Center Line

Missing Center Line teen found with convicted sex offender

July 27, 2015

Investigators have found Shelby Louise Grech, a missing 15-year-old Center Line resident, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Grech was  reported missing at around 8 p.m. July 25 in Farmington Hills with 36-year-old ...Read More

Friends to remember man killed in co...

St. Clair Shores

Friends to remember man killed in collision with patrol vehicle

July 27, 2015

Police have confirmed the identities of two motorcyclists who died in two unrelated crashes last week. ...Read More

Orchard Lake

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Orchard Lake

July 27, 2015

The Orchard Lake Police Department is investigating an accident that involved a vehicle striking a pedestrian in Orchard Lake the morning of July 27.At about 6:50 a.m., the Orchard Lake Police Department received a call ...Read More

Sterling Heights

Library stays sharp with cheesemaking class

July 24, 2015

STERLING HEIGHTS — Patrons of the Sterling Heights Public Library will learn about dairy in a day as part of an Aug. 6 Intro to Cheese Making class. ...Read More

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