Category Archives: community

Public help needed at local park cleanup

Spring has officially sprung here in Macomb County! Buds are sprouting, flowers are blooming and just about everything is turning a lovely emerald green color. All of this activity makes it a wonderful time of year to get outside and … Continue reading

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Loyalty Day and Law Day offer opportunity to recognize the heritage of America’s freedom

On May 1, Americans across the county will celebrate both Loyalty Day and Law Day, holidays that recognize the heritage of America’s freedom and the brave men and women that protect and serve our nation. Locally, the Veterans of Foreign … Continue reading

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April is National Volunteer Month. Here’s how you can give back in Macomb County.

It seems that there’s a day or month to mark every occasion. National Ice Cream Day, National Siblings Day, National Barbeque Month; the list goes on and on. But this month, April, celebrates something very important – volunteering. The act … Continue reading

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How you can help prevent invasive species in the Great Lakes

We’ve all read news articles about various invasive species that have entered the Great Lakes ecosystem – but do many of us know how to prevent their spread? According to representatives from the Lake St. Clair Cooperative Invasive Species Management … Continue reading

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Metro Detroit celebrates Pi Day with specials, activities

Tomorrow is the official celebration of Pi Day, a holiday centered on the numerical figure 3.14. To mark the occasion, restaurants across Metro Detroit are offering specials and promotions tied to the number. The Detroit Free Press recently listed several: … Continue reading

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No weekend plans? Visit the vendor and resource expo at Macomb’s Celebration of Black Excellence

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further than OneMacomb’s first-ever Celebration of Black Excellence, presented by Consumers Energy! This daylong event will honor the long history and contributions of Macomb County’s black community and it all goes … Continue reading

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Update: How our community came together to help rescued dogs

Hardly a week has passed since I first received the call from the Sterling Heights Police Department alerting me that dozens of dogs – 52 in total – were on their way to Macomb County Animal Control. The animals, which … Continue reading

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