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Week in Review: Police Seize 100 Marijuana Plants in House Raid, Motorcyclist Dies from Crash Wounds and More

New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch recaps the news of the week.

Get caught up on the latest headlines here:

  • A house in the Pleasant Meadows subdivision off 24 Mile near Gratiot was raided by the County of Macomb Enforcement Team, also known as COMET, township police said last week. The raid led to the confiscation of about 100 marijuana plants and the arrest of an unidentified man. Township police say the house was used as an elaborate pot-growing operation. 
  • After shutting doors about six months ago in light of a lengthy court battle with the state and Chesterfield, Big Daddy's Hydroponics is eyeing New Baltimore for a new location next to the police station.
  • New Baltimore city officials say they are not able to authorize a medical marijuana dispensary, such as Big Daddy's, at this time because a cultivating ordinance hasn't been finalized. City Council is to decide whether to extend an existing medical marijuana moratorium at the next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in City Hall.
  • A 24-year-old Chesterfield motorcyclist succumbed to crash injuries last weekend in a Mount Clemens hospital, police said Monday.
  • A 17-year-old St. Clair County boy died in a hunting accident in Brockway Township, according to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office.
  • New Baltimore Historical Society's annual History Fair and Civil War Days continues Sunday at the Grand Pacific House Museum and the city's downtown.
  • Readers weighed in on what they thought should replace the former car dealership on 23 Mile in our Visions for Vacancies series.
  • Our weekly Who's Hiring feature included area job openings.
  • A majority of Macomb County residents who participated in a recent survey said they are happy living in the county. Tell us what you think by taking our poll in the story.
  • L'Anse Creuse Board of Ed debated on a building-dedication policy, honored an employee for organizing a mock crash and waived community center fees for nonprofits at its last meeting.
  • Internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra had a scheduled free performance at Anchor Bay High School.
  • Spirit Halloween is haunting space formerly occupied by Kmart on Gratiot.
  • Blow-out sales are offered at Fashion Bug on 23 Mile in New Baltimore as the retailer plans to shut down in early 2013.
  • Check out out cider mill guide for places near and far for donuts, cider and much more.
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