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Grosse Pointe, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Grosse Pointe, MI include 48236, 48230, and 48224. The median home price in Grosse Pointe is $309,000 which is roughly $138/per square foot. More Grosse Pointe information.

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13 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Trolley helps 'big change in attitudes' at Grosse Pointe Park border

Ron Collins, left, and Tim VandenBoom shine a trolley that now runs along the Detroit-Grosse Pointe Park border.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Woman hits attacker with baseball bat

A woman walking in the 600 block of Lakeland, between Waterloo and Charlevoix, used an aluminum baseball bat to beat back an assailant shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10. "An unknown man came from behind and grabbed her throat," said a City of Grosse Pointe public safety officer.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Detroit News

Motorist arrested after police pursuit ends in crash in Detroit

Detroit -- One person was arrested after a police pursuit ended with the suspect crashing into a utility pole early Tuesday morning on the city's east side.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

MLive.com

Metro Detroit home selling prices rise for 17th straight month; overall sales down

The median selling price of homes in Metro Detroit rose 18.2 percent to $152,200 year-over-year in July, according to figures released Monday by Realcomp, the Farmington Hills-based Multiple Listing Service for Southeast Michigan.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Hi, I'm white. Can we talk about race?

I'm white. I grew up in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan -- which was 100% white in the 1960s when I was living there.

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WJRT

Remains identified as missing Michigan man

Remains found in rural northeast Kentucky have been identified as those of a Michigan man reported missing a decade ago.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Water nightmare

Cars splash through on Vernier in Grosse Pointe Woods Monday night. More than 6 inches of rain fell in parts of Metro Detroit, closing freeways, roads and businesses.

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Grosse Pointe News Online

Voters will pay for roads

Few people like paying higher property taxes. But, results of the municipal millage election, Aug. 5, indicate more City of Grosse Pointe voters prefer paying an extra 2.5 mills for smooth roads than to endure rough rides and automotive repair bills caused by pot holes.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Scholarship winners

Grosse Pointe Theatre awarded six scholarships to high school students. Scholarships for either performance and technical abilities were awarded following two monologues performances or presentation of technical portfolios before three GPT adjudicators.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Restoring the art

A black tie gala at Central Library tops off a series of free events meant to bring awareness to more than $1.5 million pieces of art in Grosse Pointe Public Library's Central branch, the Marcel Breuer-designed building and support the newly-formed Breuer Preservation Fund.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Detroit News

Voters turning down Wayne County school millage in early returns

In early returns, 15 out of 43 communities in Wayne County had voted against the countywide millage to raise $80 million a year for school districts.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Flooding shuts St. Clair Shores streets as heavy rains rake metro Detroit

Numerous neighborhoods in St. Clair Shores were flooded and swam in inches of standing water Monday evening following thunderstorms earlier in the day.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Detroit/Park border work questioned

It was standing room only Monday night as supporters and opponents of the new design for Kercheval involving market sheds and a traffic roundabout told city officials exactly what they thought of the project.

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The Detroit News

Editorial: Assess millage renewals on performance

Typically, voter approval is automatic for such requests. But voters should treat renewals the same way they would a request for new taxes -- weigh the merits and assess how well the money has been used in the past.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Metro Times

Zumiez skateboarding championships come to Detroit

Footage from the Gathering of the Juggalos set to clips of Morgan Freeman's narration from March of the Penguins? Kind of forced, but also kind of beautiful.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Detroit News

For Wayne County Commission

Without careful deliberation and prudent decision-making, the county could follow Detroit's path into bankruptcy.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Letters to the Redford editor

If that's true, it's only because of legal necessity. In 1994, Proposal A slashed property taxes and set baseline funding for schools.

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Grosse Pointe News Online

Learning the rules of safety early

Louie, the lightning bug, and DTE's electrical safety instructor Maya Rich teach kindergarteners and first graders about electrical dos and don'ts.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Theater hands out awards

Far left, Dianne and Dale Pegg of Grosse Pointe Woods. Left, Marie and Tim Reinman of Grosse Pointe Farms.

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