Monthly Archives: June 2017

Plans underway for Macomb County’s bicentennial celebration

Next year, Macomb County celebrates its 200th birthday! Macomb County has a rich history. Many know about our bath house era right here in Mount Clemens, but there is so much more to learn, explore and share. For example, did … Continue reading

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Democracy and hamburgers: more alike than you think

When I was a kid, celebrating the Fourth of July was simple. In the morning, my family would drive to our cabin and spend hours grilling hamburgers while blasting country music on our ancient stereo. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins … Continue reading

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Get away at On the Bay Customs

On the Bay Customs feels like a boutique you’d find on a boardwalk in Florida. It’s full of hand-carved anchors, souvenir mugs and nautical T-shirts. But instead of “Sunshine State,” you’ll find “New Baltimore” stamped all over these items. Owner … Continue reading

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Resources for caregivers at upcoming Senior Fun Festival

According to the U.S. Census, an estimated 12 percent of Macomb County’s population is above the age of 65. While the “golden years” can be a wonderful time for retirees who are able to travel, spend quality time with grandchildren … Continue reading

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Calling all hopeless romantics, reality TV-lovers and eligible singles!

This June, get ready to experience love, travel, adventure … and maybe just a little bit of drama. The Bachelor and The Bachelorette—two reality TV shows where 25 strangers compete to win the affections of one contestant—are holding open casting … Continue reading

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Can fishflies be a good sign?

Oh no, they are back, and they keep multiplying. Mayflies, better known as fishflies, are all over and landing on everything – the light posts, the sign at 7-11 and the sidewalks. But in reality, having all these fishflies around … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is on the way!

In some parts of Germany, men celebrate Father’s Day by drinking at beer gardens and taking adventurous wagon trips with their sons. In Thailand, people celebrate by doing good deeds: donating blood and liberating captive animals as an act of … Continue reading

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