Category Archives: community

Building community through gardening

Gardens can be as diverse and creative as you are. Some people plant rain gardens to help filter stormwater runoff. Other gardens are planted to benefit specific wildlife, such as butterflies or bees. Many gardens are simply pretty to look … Continue reading

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How to donate to stop local hunger

Last year, the National Association of Letter Carriers collected a record 80 million pounds of nonperishable food in its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This raised the total amount of donations picked up since the food drive first started … Continue reading

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Auto show’s Charity Preview brings big giving to annual event

For over a century, in one form or another, Detroit has hosted an auto show. In 1987, the show took on a more worldly view instead of focusing only on regional collaboration, and the event became what it is known … Continue reading

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Macomb County celebrates MLK Day 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday that, technically, marks the official birthday of one of our country’s greatest civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King, Jr. But, here in Macomb County, that day means so much more. … Continue reading

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A new project takes root in Warren

Yesterday, more than 30 volunteers planted 246 plants, shrubs and trees near SMART bus stops in front of Macomb Community College and Wayne State University’s Advanced Technology Education Center in Warren as part of the Green Macomb Urban Forest Partnership. … Continue reading

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Richmond Good Old Days Festival wraps up summer of fun in Macomb County

The annual Richmond Good Old Days Festival is the highlight of summer for many people. Our festival is known for offering a wide variety of events throughout each of the four days. It was voted Michigan’s Best Small Town Festival. … Continue reading

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Macomb County Weekly Top 5

1 – SterlingFest 2016 Mark your calendars! SterlingFest returns to the city of #SterlingHeights on July 28, 29, and 30! Highlights to look forward to at this year’s event include an arts and crafts show, four stages with live music … Continue reading

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