Friday, March 22, 2013
The clinic will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, 14900 Metropolitan Parkway in Sterling Heights.
It is a well-known fact that though adorable, pets are expensive. To help Macomb County pet owners better care for their four-legged friends, the Macomb County Animal Shelter and nonprofit All About Animals Rescue have partnered to offer a low-cost vaccine clinic this weekend. “We want to make sure that the shelter is a positive resource for the community,” said Jeff Randazzo, animal care and control manager of the Macomb County Animal Shelter, in a statement. "This is part of our ongoing effort to promote animal safety and welfare.” The clinic will be held on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, 14900 Metropolitan Parkway in Sterling Heights. Vaccines available are DHLPP (for dogs) $10, Distemper-Pan-…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Peter Cottontail will be available for hugs and photos in the Food Court through March 30.
The Easter Bunny is in the building. Peter Cottontail will make his grand entrance Saturday, March 9, in the Food Court at Lakeside Mall. The floppy-eared Easter legend will be available for photos Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from noon until 6 p.m. However, he will take periodic carrot breaks throughout the day. Shoppers can visit the Easter Bunny at the Food Court through March 30. Photo packages will be available for purchase. Lakeside is located in Sterling Heights at 14000 Lakeside Circle. For more information, call 586-247-1590 or visit www.shop-lakesidemall.com.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
James Brown faces four counts of first-degree murder, four counts of disinterment and mutilation of a dead body, one count of arson of real property, and one count of arson of personal property.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Shelby Township-based Ridgecon will install a free roof for a Sterling Heights resident in need.
The 2012 recipient of Ridgecon's "No Roof Left Behind" contest is Geraldine “Geri” Walsh of Sterling Heights. Jay Elie, who along with his brother Matt are co-owners of Ridgecon Construction in Shelby Township and directors of the No Roof Left Behind program. The brothers announced that Walsh, 48, who was one of the four finalists in the online competition, and garnered 46 percent of the votes cast. The No Roof Left Behind program annually installs a free roof for a Macomb County family or individual in need. “Geri’s story obviously touched people’s hearts and that translated into the vast majority of votes being cast for her,” said Elie. “She has been through a lot in her life, being diagnosed with and beating cancer seven times since…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Chesterfield Township police said the 55-year-old man took responsibility for five Macomb County robberies, including one in the township.
A 55-year-old man, formerly of Chesterfield Township, who is accused in a slew of armed robberies was arraigned today in New Baltimore, police said. Sign up for the Patch daily newsletter and follow us on Facebook. Steven Champine had a video arraignment at 42-2 District Court from Macomb County Jail. Champine is being held in lieu of a $200,000 bond for a Chesterfield armed robbery. He also faces multiple other charges for robberies throughout Macomb County. His preliminary hearing in the New Baltimore district court is set for 1:30 p.m. July 30. He faces up to life imprisonment if convicted. Police said he has confessed to the recent Dry Cleaning H.Q. robbery on Gratiot near 21 Mile Road as well as four other crimes in the county, …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Police said Tuesday it appears the same man is responsible for the crimes.
An armed robber who struck Monday in Utica appears to be the same man who held up a Chesterfield Township dry cleaners Saturday, according to township police. “It appears that it is very likely the suspects are one in the same," Chesterfield Detective Sgt. Deron Myers said Tuesday. Investigators from both departments compared notes on the robberies and concluded it's highly plausible the suspect is responsible for both crimes. Utica police also said the man is suspected of similar crimes in Sterling Heights and Roseville. Utica police said the man entered the Dollar Tree at 13477 Hall Road around 4 p.m. Monday. Just before approaching the teller, the man covered his face with a handkerchief and then pointed a black pistol at the cashier …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Sterling Heights received the honor of being fourth least romantic city in the entire U.S., according to Foursquare users. Do you agree?
Cupid appears to have missed the hearts of Macomb County Foursquare users. The social network lists Sterling Heights as the fourth least romantic city in the entire United States of America. Foursquare based its results on more than 1.5 billion check-ins at romantic places such as French restaurants, flower shops and lingerie stores. The title of most romantic city went to Lake Buena Vista, FL—home to Walt Disney World, while Beaverton, OR—home to athletic mega-brand Nike—was named the least romantic. Although Shelby Township and Utica did not make either of the lists, Shelby has bragging rights to the home of the most romantic restaurant in Macomb County. Metropolitan Cafe, which is located at 52969 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township, …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The regulation field is projected for completion by June off Morelli Drive near Chesterfield Road.
Blueprints are expected to materialize to an outdoor little league field on the grounds of an indoor baseball business this summer. Spring Training, which has a 20,000-square-foot softball and baseball facility on Morelli Drive near Chesterfield Road, has site plans before the township Planning Commission to build a regulation little league field. The 225-foot field, slated for vacant land adjacent to the business' parking lot, would accommodate women, girls and boys under 12, said co-owner and lead instructor Jeff Damore of Macomb Township. "They're so eager for me to put this up," Damore said of Chesterfield officials. "We're not just building a field, we're building a state-of-the-art facility." The Planning Commission is expected to …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Ten restaurants within a 2 mile radius participated in the Spring 2011 edition of the Grub Crawl, which is conjunction with the Macomb Restaurant Week.
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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Ever been on a pub crawl? You know - those events where a group walks, stumbles, and eventually crawls from bar to bar over the course of an evening. For the past several years, Macomb County together with the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber has organized a Grub Crawl twice a year. The Spring edition featured ten restaurants from the brand new Sterling's Bistro to Sherwood Brewing spanning across Sterling Heights, Clinton Township, Macomb Township, and Shelby Township. "We've come out to the Grub Crawl for the past couple of years and had a fantastic time," says Michael Height, "So we decided to take grandma out for her eightieth birthday." A return customer and a special occasion? There isn't a better endorsement than that. …