Friday Aug 29
Scandal of the Summer : Summer of the Shed Barricade Ends, Takes Barricade With It
Summer 2014 dies softly sometime around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning when you all return to to work after Labor Day Monday off.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Grosse Pointe News Online
Kercheval meeting heats up
It was standing room only at Monday night's council meeting, as residents and civic leaders urged city officials to allow citizen input on future plans for Kercheval at the boundary with Detroit at Alter Road.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty
Guatemalan Oswaldo Ramos, 15, arrived in Detroit three months ago. He faces a hearing before an immigration judge Oct. 16. It is a constant reminder of the escalating beatings the teen endured for years before fleeing his home in San Marcos, in southwestern Guatemala.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Bicycling the green glens of Scotland
Traffic is sparse on narrow route 78, which meanders through Glen Lonan in the western Highlands of Scotland.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Detroit News
Framed paintings are diamonds in the rough
Some people have all the luck. At least it certainly seems that way among collectors, a few of whom regularly come across trash buried in basements and attics that later turns out to be treasure.
Detroit, Pointes deal is a good first step
As the Detroit City Councilman for District 4, situated on the far east side, I have the great fortune of working with and serving some of the most active, hardworking and compassionate residents in the City of Detroit, as well as residents, officials and businesses in communities neighboring the District.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Detroit, Grosse Pointe Park reach deal to remove farmers market barricade
In November, the sheds that make up the West Park Farmers Market blocking the Detroit border on Kercheval will be removed.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Specialties and homemade inventions give Mimi's Bistro personality
Bouquets of fresh flowers casually displayed atop the tables and on the counter overlooking the kitchen set the tone at Mimi's Bistro, tucked into a narrow storefront in Grosse Pointe Park, where the housemade fare is as pristine as the snapdragons and mini red carnations in Ball jars.
Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park reach deal to create 'gateway' along the cities' controversial border
Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit reached an agreement to remove a controversial farmer's market located along the cities' border and replace it with a "gateway" linking the communities, according to an agreement released Tuesday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Editorial Supports Blocking Access from Detroit to its Suburbs
Grosse Point Park, which borders Detroit, has blocked streets that connect its commercial district from the east side of Detroit.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Grosse Pointe Park stands up to blight
The farmer sheds in Grosse Pointe Park, as seen from the Detroit side, form a barrier to blight.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Vassar Public Schools will hire staff if Central American teens come to Wolverine juvenile facility
Children and teens from Central America could be housed in the Lt. Clarence Fischer Center at the Wolverine Human Services facility in Vassar.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Vassar facility could learn in September if bid to house Central American youths successful
Wolverine Human Services is unlikely to learn if its Vassar facility will house Central American youths until mid- or late September, one official says.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Vassar Council discusses unauthorized immigrants, hears lawmaker's plan to author bill
Vassar City Council members met Monday, Aug. 4, but took no action regarding a plan by a local facility to secure a federal contract to house undocumented Central American youths.
Detroit Free Press
Feedback: Less rules on marijuana will lead to more problems
Campaigns to deregulate marijuana sound reasonable on the surface, but take a look at the other side of this issue.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Detroit Free Press
100 years of serving Detroit: Junior League exhibit pays tribute
Therese Bellaimey realized when she was talking to a friend that it was time to rethink the Junior League.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Faster finish Faster finish: Boats, technology are better, but history shows randomness rules
In each of the last two years of the Mackinac Race, the marina in Mackinac Island Harbor has been filled with race boats on Monday morning.