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Final offer put on table
by Solvaris for Internet

Bruce Township has received what could be the last offer from a local Internet provider.
Following an exchange during the Board of Trustees' July 16 meeting, township officials and Solvaris are coming together...

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Orchards report slim
pickings for peaches

Orchards in the greater Romeo area have lost most, if not all, of their peach crops due to the devastating winter, but expect a great apple crop this year.
This winter set records for the most snowfall since...

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Bruce trustees concerned
about gas pipeline route

Bruce officials are speaking out against interrupting farming operations with a 600-mile natural gas pipeline.
The Bruce Township Board of Trustees voted 4-0 in favor of a resolution that will urge Texas-based Energy...

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Wolcott Road bridge
project begins in August

The Macomb County Department of Roads is preparing to replace a failing bridge in Ray Township this summer.
Road officials are set to begin a near $1 million project to replace the bridge on Wolcott Road in ...

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42-1 District Court to stay at Romeo location

The 42-1 District Court in Romeo will remain in place for the time being.
The results from a report by the State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) recommended that the court, located on 33 Mile Road west of ...

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O'Leary named chair of
SEMCOG transportation

Dan O'Leary, supervisor of Washington Township, has been named Chairperson of the Transportation Coordinating Council of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).
In making the appointment, SEMCOG Chair...

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HEIRLOOM QUILT. Seen below is the queen-sized, handmade quilt, dubbed "Civil War Tribute," that is the top prize for the Samaritan House's Heirloom Quilt Raffle. From left, Gloria Keenan of Shelby Township and Linda Willen, a quilter and Samaritan House board member. Keenan supplied materials for the quilt, while Willen helped put it together and choose the theme. (Read Story)

(Photo courtesy of Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

Peach Queens to cruise Woodward

The 2014 Romeo Peach Queen court is asking former queens to join them on a cruise.
On Aug. 16, 2014 Peach Queen Kaitlyn Krimmel and Runner-up Erin Snyder are heading to the Woodward Dream Cruise in the MI Trolley.
The queens are inviting former Romeo Peach Queens, Peach Queen courts or Miss Romeos to come along for the ride. Queens and court from 1973, 2003, 2005 and 2013 have already signed up.
The queens will hand out flyers and fresh peaches from Van's Valley to drum up excitement for the 83rd Annual Peach Festival.
Interested ladies can contact Jesi Foltz-Goike at

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