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Romeo candidates take questions during forum


by CHRIS GRAY
Candidates on the ballot for Romeo elected positions went before their potential constituents at a candidate forum held Oct. 16.
At the Bruce Township Hall, residents put faces with the names they'll see on ...

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Athletic bond proposal
to be on Nov. 4 ballot


by STACY SOBOTKA
A community forum to discuss the upcoming athletic bond proposal for Romeo Community Schools was held at the Romeo High School Media Center Thursday, Oct. 16.
The $7 million athletic bond, which will be on the...

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Bruce trustees deny six-acre Mentz rezoning


by CHRIS GRAY
Bruce residents applauded the denial of rezoning nearly six acres on Oct. 15, but officials fear it may lead to legal action against the township.
A motion to approve of rezoning 5.89 acres on Mellen Street from...

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MSP looks into sexting at RHS


by CHRIS GRAY
The Michigan State Police are investigating "sexting" incidents involving several Romeo High School students.
Lt. Mike Shaw acknowledged that there is an investigation, but declined to comment further on the details.» Read the Full Story

RCS earns 'yellow' in
state's annual scorecard


by CHRIS GRAY
The latest report cards from the Michigan Department of Education has Romeo Community Schools seeing yellow.
The state released its annual MI School Accountability Scorecard report as well as its Top to Bottom rankings,...

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Oakland Twp. manager resigned; interim to fill in


by STACY SOBOTKA
A major shakeup in Oakland Township occurred recently with the resignation of Ann Capela as township manager.
She resigned at a special meeting of the Oakland Township Board of Trustees on Monday, Sept. 29.
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BRFD purchases new tanker



The Bruce-Romeo Fire Department will replace its 1976 tanker with federal dollars.
The Bruce Township Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to purchase a new tanker for a total cost of $259,557 from Custom Fab and Body.» Read the Full Story

HOMECOMING COURT. Seen above are the Class of 2015 members of the Romeo High School Homecoming court. Top row, from left: Kyle Grzegorzewski, Tommy Schneider, Noah Daniel, Oliverio Villagomez and Chris Rashid. Bottom row, from left: Jessica Tibboles, Bree Sorenson, Amanda Arendts, Josie Hare, Maddy Bara and Mackenzie Verellen. (Read Story)

(Observer photo by Chris Gray)

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Trevor Check

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser has been planned for Trevor Check, a junior at Romeo High School. He has been diagnosed with keratoconus eye disease, a progressive and degenerative condition that causes loss of vision. Currently there is no cure for the disease but there is a procedure to help stabilize the progression and possibly restore vision that has been lost.
Trevor, 16, is the youngest of four children of Steve and Tammy Check.
The fundraiser will be held from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at Capital Banquet Center in Romeo.
For information contact theirishtornad@hotmail.com or 586-764-4800.





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