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Bruce Twp. considers
drilling moratorium


by CHRIS GRAY
With its southern neighbors dealing with potential drilling operations, Bruce Township is investigating how to regulate such occurrences within its borders.
At the Sept. 17 meeting, the Board of Trustees began discussions...

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New WT waste hauler
service begins Oct. 1


by JERRY FRAEYMAN
Washington Township (WT) residents will begin receiving trash pickup from the township's new waste hauler, Rizzo Services, starting Oct. 1.
In preparation for the change, residents received a letter last week ...

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Village trustees examine
uses for vacant buildings


by CHRIS GRAY
Dancers and the outgoing village clerk have lit a fire under the Village of Romeo Board of Trustees to find ways of utilizing village facilities.
The board voted 4-0 on Sept. 15 to permit the Romeo High School...

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Watchdog week has huge
impact on students


by JERRY FRAEYMAN
IncreĆ­ble trabajo Romeo.
Spanish for "amazing job, Romeo," that's how Debra Bruno might have described what took place at Romeo High School (RHS) and throughout the community last week.
Equally amazing is...

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County officials leery
about water authority


by CHRIS GRAY
Local and county officials are not thrilled with a deal that would create a regional authority to handle water and sewer services.
A memorandum of understanding was signed by officials from Detroit and the counties...

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Cases move ahead for
defendants in RPD video


by CHRIS GRAY
Subjects seen being arrested in a video online by Romeo officers had their second day in court.
Keith Domanski of Romeo and Isadora Jones of Rochester Hills appeared at the 42-1 District Court on Sept. 16 on ...

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County commissioners
OK equal rights policy



The Macomb County Board of Commissioners passed a Human Rights Policy Thursday, Sept. 18, with an 8-5 vote that extends equal rights to Macomb County workers based on sexual orientation and gender expression.
"This...

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Annual Barn Tour

Three familiar downtown Romeo barns, as part of a seven-barn tour, were highlighted on the Romeo Historical Society's Barn Tour Sept. 20. Pictured above is the 1840 Douglas House barn, currently owned by Thom and Kelley Stephens, seated on a bench in front of the barn that her husband spent the last three years restoring. At right, Mariana and Dimitri Sandulescu of Shelby Township took great interest in the history of the Clyde Craig Blacksmith Shop during the tour, as told by RHS trustee and blacksmith, Stuart Walters. (Read Story)

(Observer photos by Debi Martone)

Bruce to hold
recycling event

Bruce Township is hosting a free shredding and electronics recycling event Sept. 27.
The event will be held 9 a.m. to noon at the Township Hall, located at 223 East Gates St. Residents from both Bruce and Washington townships are invited to make use of the services, which include document shredding and recycling of electonics such as TVs, computers, phones, microwaves and printers.
For more information, call 586-752-4585.

Calling all
chili cooks

The area is invited to participate in a chili cookoff to be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, during Bruce Township's 4th Annual Open House.
Registration for chili entries is open until 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3. The judging will be held at 11 a.m. Contestants must be present during the cookoff.
Awards will be given for Judge's Choice and People's Choice. Judging will be based on aroma, appearance and taste.
For information call Romeo-Washington-Bruce Parks and Rec at 586-752-6543.



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