Tuesday, April 2, 2013
With the boating season "unofficially" underway, the Department of Natural Resources offers important safety reminders for boaters on Lake St. Clair, and other waterways.
The arrival of spring, and start of April, signals another boating season for boaters on Lake St. Clair and other waterways. With the start of the season, the Michigan Department of Resources reminds those planning to operate a watercraft this year to take a boating safety course. "Spring is a great time to get your boating safety class in, so that you start the summer boating season with safety requirements fresh in your mind,” said boating law administrator Lt. Andrew Turner of the DNR's Law Enforcement Division, said in a release. “We encourage anyone who plans on operating a watercraft in Michigan to take a boating safety course.” There are a variety of classroom and online options available for boaters. Boating safety requirements in …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
New Baltimore-Chesterfield Township Patch recaps the news from this past week.
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
The legislation, which was championed by lawmakers along Lake St. Clair received bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday allowing for $21 million from the state for 58 emergency harbor dredging projects amid record low water levels in the Great Lakes and Lake St. Clair. "As the Great Lakes State, we need to ensure the availability of our beautiful waterways to boaters to support tourism, local communities, the state economy and safe boating," Snyder said in a prepared statement. "I thank the Legislature for approving these funds in time for the boating season." Locally, legislators who represent communities along Lake St. Clair pushed for the emergency dredging legislation, including Sen Jack Brandenburg, R-Harrison Township, who called for low-interest loans for marinas. Brandenburg was joined by Republican …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The early registration ends March 31 for the June 15 event at Lake St. Clair Metropark.
Winter weather is still upon us, but Macomb County is thinking summer fun. Early registration is taking place until March 31 for the county's second annual Sprint and Splash beginning at 8 a.m. June 15, 2013 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township. The three options to participate in this event are: The Sprint and Splash aims to promote Lake St. Clair and benefits the Lake St. Clair Tourism Initiative, the Clinton River Watershed Council and Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy. People of all ages and athletic abilities are encouraged to participate. To volunteer or learn about sponsorship opportunities, call 586-469-5285 or e-mail Amanda.Priemer@macombgov.org. For more information on participation fees or to register online, …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
State Rep. Andrea LaFontaine, who represents Chesterfield and New Baltimore, praised passage of legislation in the House and Senate.
Legislation to create a low-interest loan program that would help marinas to pay for emergency dredging projects is heading to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for approval. State Rep. Andrea LaFontaine, R-Columbus Township, and Sen. Jack Brandenburg, R-Harrison Township, introduced legislation earlier this month that would form a partnership with marina owners, private lenders and the state to help in dredging project, according to Brandenburg's office. On Thursday, LaFontaine, whose district encompasses lakeside Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore, praised the House and Senate's passage of the legislation that comes as Lake St. Clair has reached critically low levels, affecting boaters and business owners in several shoreline communities. "…
Monday, March 18, 2013
New Baltimore-Chesterfield Township Patch regularly showcases listings near you.
House hunters searching for traditional charm with modern amenities need only to turn to New Baltimore's waterfront listing at 38070 Murdick Drive. The colonial built in 1947 has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a whopping 5,600 square feet of space. It is listed for $785,000, according to AOL Real Estate. Cyber shopping for more homes? Check out our previous House Hunt features here.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The measure aims to address critically low lake levels that affect the boating industry.
Pending legislation would create a low-interest loan program that would allow marinas to pay for emergency dredging projects, according to two Michigan lawmakers who represent Macomb County districts. Sen. Jack Brandenburg, R-Harrison Township, introduced legislation Thursday that would form a partnership with marina owners, private lenders and the state to help in dredging project, according to his office. The measure comes as Lake St. Clair has reached critically low levels, affecting boaters and business owners in several shoreline communities, including Chesterfield Township, New Baltimore, St. Clair Shores and Harrison Township. “Our waterways are not only beautiful, they are also a vital part of our economy, which is why this measure…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Sunday, February 24, 2013
Patch features residential real estate on the market near you.
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Sunday, February 24
Dreaming of lakeside living? This house on the market at 50000 Taylor in New Baltimore takes that concept to the extreme with 7,700 square feet overlooking Lake St. Clair, boat hoists and panoramic views of the water. It is listed for a cool $1.79 million, according to AOL Real Estate.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The state rep is scheduled to give a presentation before the Board of Trustees at the Tuesday night meeting.