Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Dr. Jim Jacobs, a renown economist, delivered his annual address Wednesday in Chesterfield Township.
Dr. Jim Jacobs delivered his 29th annual Macomb County Economic Forecast in Chesterfield Township. Jacobs' speech, which was overall positive, noted that the county was expected to fare better in growth and recovery than the national economy in 2013. County officials, who attended the speech, reacted to the forecast with enthusiasm. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel said Jacobs' points, such as strides in the housing market and labor force, are "encouraging to know." New Macomb County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Flynn said, "I think that community leaders and elected officials need to have cautious optimism and understand that our recovery is going to be steady but incremental." Commissioner Kathy Vosburg, who previously served…
Monday, October 22, 2012
Macomb County Board of Commissioners presented the New Baltimore Farmers Market with a Declaration of Tribute at their October 11, 2012 meeting.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The county committee is the latest in a string of government officials to take a stand against Spice, a designer drug that's been sold throughout the state.
The Macomb County Board of Commissioners’ Justice and Public Safety Committee passed resolutions Tuesday against K2, also known as Spice. The resolutions—in support of a state Senate bill banning the designer drug and encouraging residents to oppose K2—will go before the full board Thursday night in Mount Clemens for approval, according to the county. “These substances have shown to be a hazard to public health and safety, and it is clear that they need to be regulated in our community and beyond,” Commissioner Phil DiMaria, who chairs the Justice and Public Safety Committee, said in a prepared statement. Macomb County officials signed a public health order Monday that prohibits businesses from selling K2. The county also launched a public…
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Citizens who dedicated their time in places across the county will be honored June 23.
The Macomb County Board of Commissioners will honor 55 outstanding volunteers June 23 in Mount Clemens. Citizens who are expected to be recognized by the board have volunteered hundreds—even thousands—of hours to churches, schools and organizations across the county. Among the places they've spent time working in are Chesterfield, Clinton, Macomb and Shelby townships, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights and Mount Clemens. The board accepted nominations for volunteers and is expected to present awards during its meeting, with a reception slated to take place afterward. “Each year that I am involved with the volunteer awards, I come away with a deep appreciation for the people who so generously give of their time in this county,” Board …