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Above, Tom and Eileen Offer of Romeo stand in front of their 1849 Gothic Revival home that was chosen to be commemorated as the 17th edition of the Romeo Village Series holiday ornament. The ornament is sold by the Romeo Historical Society as a fundraiser. (Read Story)
(Observer photo by Chris Gray)
County address on
radio and online
Macomb County residents can catch the County Executive Mark Hackel's State of the County address online and on the radio.
The annual address will take place at 6 p.m. at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. The theme of this year's address is "Vision to Reality," and will show how the county has developed in the past year.
Highlights of the speech will be posted on the county's Twitter account and WDET-FM (101.9) will air the speech with a tape-delayed broadcast at 8 p.m. on Dec. 4.
A live stream will be available at www.macombgov.org. An embedded code will allow organizations to run the speech in real time.
More trees for
sale at Oct. Hse.
The historic 1860 Loren Andrus Octagon House in Washington Township will be open from noon-4 p.m., Sundays, Dec. 8 and 15, to welcome visitors to see the home in full holiday decor.
Guests may tour the home at their leisure and are encouraged to purchase and take home a fully-decorated artificial Christmas tree, wreath or swag.
"We have a wonderful group of volunteers who decorate trees each holiday season," said Susan DiPace, president of the Friends of the Loren Andrus Octagon House. "This year, they decorated 250 trees, ranging from tiny table-top versions to a few that will fill a room. We have sold quite a few already,... (more)