Category Archives: community

A Saturday well spent volunteering for Meals on Wheels

Like many people, I use my weekends to run errands, catch up on sleep and get together with loved ones. But late this summer, I decided I could do more with my time off. Perhaps support an organization in need … Continue reading

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Three reasons to shop local in Macomb County this holiday season

The holidays are upon us once again! And if you’re like me, your list of people to buy gifts for just keeps on growing. I need something for my parents and siblings, a gift for my in-laws, presents for my … Continue reading

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24 immigrants become U.S. citizens during naturalization ceremony in Macomb County

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”  (“The New Colossus,” Emma Lazarus) … Continue reading

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Oakland University and Mount Clemens launch food drive to benefit the Macomb Food Program

No one should struggle with food insecurity, but it’s closer than you think. Your neighbor, child’s classmate or even a co-worker may all be effected by this issue.  Especially vulnerable are children. For instance, a family of four dealing with … Continue reading

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New interactive map allows users to virtually explore land and water trails in Macomb County and beyond

We’ve all used Google Street View to check out housing, restaurants and tourist sites – but what if you could use it to preview a trail or waterway? Take a peak before you begin a trek or a kayaking trip? … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” wows local audience

For one night and one night only Broadway came to Macomb County. In front of a sold out crowd at the Macomb County Family Resource Center, actors from the Mobile Unit of the Public Theater of New York put on … Continue reading

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Help create a vision for Macomb County parks and natural places!

When we ask people why they love Macomb County, we are often met with a variety of answers. Sometimes it’s our great school districts. Other times it’s our quaint downtowns. But most frequently, the answer is our beautiful parks and … Continue reading

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