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34th Annual Shelby Township Art Fair

August 2, 2017 – Mark your calendar for August 12 & 13 to stop by the Shelby Township Municipal Grounds for the 34th Annual Shelby Township Art Fair.  In addition to seeing some fabulous art from national, regional and local … Continue reading

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Banish boredom with these summer staycation ideas

Stay·ca·tion. Stā-ˈkā-shən. An informal noun, meaning: a vacation spent at home or nearby. The word staycation was first added to the dictionary in 2010, as more and more people began to forgo expensive trips in favor of enjoying their own … 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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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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Keeping up with the peregrines

It’s been a bit of a tough season for Hathor and Nick, Mount Clemens’ favorite peregrine falcon couple. The peregrine pair have nested on the roof of the Old Macomb County Building for nearly 10 years. In that time, they’ve … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the skies in Macomb County this summer

  I’m a student teacher and last semester I taught my class a lesson on American poetry. Before we began reading our poems, though, I asked them a simple question: “When you hear the word ‘America,’ what comes to mind?” … Continue reading

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Music to your ears at Freedom Hill this summer!

When I was 11 years old, I became obsessed with a country singer named Sara Evans. Her biggest hit, “Born To Fly,” became the soundtrack to my entire life. I would carry my portable CD player with me everywhere – … Continue reading

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