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Millsap garden planned
to open later this summer

The memory of April Millsap will ring throughout Armada, thanks to a bell that was purchased in her honor. The bell will be placed in a garden that will be planted in her name as well.
Friends of April and...

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Postal carriers bring in
7,800 pounds of food

Romeo area postal carriers and residents came together again to produce another record number of donations during the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) event is...

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2015 film challenge to
include amateur category

A film festival planned this year by Michigan Community Media (MiCM) and WBRW-TV will include an amateur category and a time sensitive challenge for the making of the films.
In the past, the festival has been ...

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Relay for Life has
another successful year

The weather didn't stop people from attending the 2015 Relay for Life Carnival of Hope Saturday, May 16, at Barnabo Field.
The day started out gloomy, but the sun broke through the clouds in the afternoon ...

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OT held State of
the Township address

Oakland Township Supervisor Terry Gonser delivered his second annual State of the Township Address at Oakland Christian Church on Monday, May 11. Independence Township Supervisor Patrick Kittle served as the MC.

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Seven vie for vacant
Oakland Twp. seat

Seven potential candidates for the position of township trustee gave presentations to the Oakland Township Board of Trustees at their meeting Tuesday, May 12.
Each candidate is hoping to fill the vacant position ...

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Click It or Ticket zones

In an effort to increase seat belt use and save lives, police departments, sheriff's offices and the Michigan State Police will conduct seat belt enforcement zones statewide, May 18-31, as part of the annual Click...

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Jennifer Millsap, April's mother, and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel revealed the photo of the April Millsap Memorial Garden, which will be located off Fulton Road and along the Macomb Orchard Trail in Armada. The garden is expected to be completed by the end of the summer. A large bell, shown above, which was purchased by a family friend, will be included in the garden for passersby to ring in remembrance of April. (Read Story)

(Observer photo by Debi Martone)

Fundraiser for Coach Dubiel

Mark Dubiel, the tennis coach at Romeo High School, suffered a stroke on Saturday, May 9.
A potluck get-together and fundraiser will be held at the Romeo tennis courts from noon-3 p.m., Saturday, June 13. The courts will be available to play tennis.
Anyone wanting to bring a dish to pass and/or drinks is encouraged to do so. A few coolers with ice will be available. Power outlets are available for warming food, etc.
A go fund me account has been set up to help with the medical bills. It is available at

Memorial Day 2015 closings

Macomb County government business offices and the courts will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.
The Village of Romeo, and the townships of Bruce, Washington and Ray will also be closed on Monday, as well as the Secretary of State offices.
The Romeo-Washington-Bruce Parks and Recreation Department will suspend the regularly scheduled programs on Monday to observe Memorial Day.
Both branches of the Romeo District Library will be closed Monday, May 25.
Samaritan House will be closed Friday, May 22, and Monday, May 25. They will reopen on Wednesday, May 27.
The Romeo Observer will also be closed on Monday.... (more)

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