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Washington voters asked to approve police millage


by JERRY FRAEYMAN
Among the items on the Nov. 4 ballot, Washington Township voters will be asked to approve a police millage intended to double the number of patrolmen servicing the community.
The millage would increase the number...

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RCS proposes $7m
athletic bond on Nov. 4


by CHRIS GRAY
Residents will determine if Barnabo Field will receive upgrades through a bond proposal.
Romeo Community Schools is asking voters on Nov. 4 to decide on whether they would approve of a $7 million bond to fund ...

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Village manager ordinance passes with 4-3 vote


by CHRIS GRAY
A near-split vote has determined that the Village of Romeo will create a village manager position.
On Oct. 20, the Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to adopt an ordinance that will assign duties and responsibilities ...

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Candidate questionnaires for
the Nov. 4 election



Voters will select a number of candidates during the Nov. 4 election.
Positions representing Macomb County that will be on the ballot include the 10th district congress representative, district 8 state senator, district...

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Candidate questionnaires for
the Nov. 4 election - Romeo



Voters will select a number of candidates during the Nov. 4 election.
Positions representing Macomb County that will be on the ballot include the 10th district congress representative, district 8 state senator, district...

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Malzahn alleges Lee misused taxpayers' funds


by CHRIS GRAY
Village of Romeo President Mike Lee is accused of using public funds to fuel his campaign after remarks he made during a Village Council meeting.
The president argues, however, that he was only clearing the ...

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Brown to face Quinn for District 7 Macomb County Commissioner spot


by CHRIS GRAY
The contenders for the District 7 Macomb County Commissioner position are looking to address infrastructure if elected.
District 7 County Commissioner Don Brown will face off against challenger Jerome Quinn Sr. during...

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Venturing Crew leader earns Silver Award


by CHRIS GRAY
The president of Venturing Crew 87 of Bruce Township has earned herself the top award for her services and leadership.
Sierra Okoniewski, 18, of Bruce Township has received the Venturing Silver Award, the highest...

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MSP arrest four suspects for Ray Twp break-in


by CHRIS GRAY
Michigan State Police troopers arrested four male suspects for allegedly breaking into and stealing property from a home in Ray Township.
Around 10:50 a.m. on Oct. 6, troopers were dispatched to the area of Hartway...

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HOMECOMING 2014. Seen above are 2014 Homecoming king Noah Daniel and queen Mackenzie Verellen. (Read Story)

(Observer photo by Mike Nicley)

Coffee with a Cop on Oct. 30

Officers from the Armada Police Department and troopers from the Michigan State Police and community members will meet in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee.
The event begins at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Creek Center Banquet Hall located at 72025 North Avenue in Armada.
The community is invited to attend. For information contact Lt. Michael Shaw at 248-584-5788 or shawm4@michigan.gov.

Letter to the Editor correction

In a letter to the editor printed in the Oct. 29 edition, Don and Kathy Edwards wrote that the new village manager ordinance in the Village of Romeo would take away the voting privileges of residents to choose the clerk/administrator position.
The clerk position will continue to be elected, and the administrator position will remain as an appointed position. The public has not chosen the administrator through an election.
The village manager ordinance will instead allow the Board of Trustees to hire a village manager to potentially handle some of the duties of the clerk, administrator and treasurer.
The board has yet to... (more)



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