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MDOT hosts public meeting to discuss Old US-27 construction near DeWitt

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss a construction project in 2018 to improve Old US-27 and the Stoll Road intersection near DeWitt. The public is invited to stop by at any time during the three-hour meeting to learn more about the project

Michigan Releases Draft Plan to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality

State leaders today shared Michigan’s draft Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie—a targeted approach for improving water quality and helping to prevent algal blooms, making it safer for people and aquatic life.

Stormwater Management & Water Quality Stakeholders Open House

Local Stakeholders are invited to the first in a series of three public meetings to provide input to help shape the future of stormwater management and water quality protection in the City of Traverse City.

Public open house to discuss proposed I-475 reconstruction between Carpenter Road and Clio Road

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss work planned on I-475 from Carpenter Road to Clio Road in Mt. Morris and Genesee townships. This project includes reconstruction of the roadway and redesign of the Saginaw Road interchange, and is planned for 2018-2019. MDOT staff are seeking public input on the proposed improvements and the construction staging.

Schuette: South East Michigan Man Enters Guilty Plea for Role in Mortgage and Debt...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that Pasquale Longordo, 39, of Birmingham, and his company Modify Loan Experts, LLC, pleaded guilty to two felonies and 27 misdemeanors for stealing money from Michigan residents who were facing mortgage foreclosures or needed help managing their credit card debt

State of Michigan Schedules Auctions for Tax-Foreclosed Properties

More than 350 properties, in four Lower Michigan counties, two Northern Michigan and two Upper Michigan counties, will be auctioned off during State of Michigan Tax-Foreclosed, Real Property Auctions on August 23rd and 24th. Registration for interested bidders will begin at 9:00 a.m., each day, with auctions scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.

Envision 8th Street Public Kick-Off meeting April 20

The Charrette process, identified as “Envision 8th”, is an opportunity for residents and the City to establish a vision, and ultimately, design solutions for Eighth Street, as well as surrounding land uses. The design for Eighth Street will be approached through several methods including transportation planning and engineering, streetscape design and developing regulations for building types and land uses along the street

Open house on April 20 to discuss future improvements in downtown Kalamazoo

The public is invited to participate in a public open house to help determine future improvements within the downtown Kalamazoo Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study area, which includes segments of Stadium Drive, Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo Avenue, Michikal Street, Riverview Drive, and Douglas Avenue.

Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Flint Water Crisis on Thursday,...

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission (the Commission) today announced the first public hearing on claims of discrimination and racial bias in the Flint water crisis will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2:30 pm, at the Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Center West in Flint, Michigan.

New Flint water resource distribution sites to open in Wards 1, 3 and 6

Additional locations for bottled water, filters opening in neighborhoods April 12. Flint residents will have improved access to clean water resources as new distribution sites are established in city neighborhoods to provide bottled water, filters and testing kits.

Country music singer Jimmy Wayne to keynote Building Michigan Communities Conference

Country music singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne, whose songs, story and walk halfway across America continue to raise awareness of the plight of foster children and the homeless, will deliver the luncheon keynote speech April 25 at the 2016 Building Michigan Communities Conference at the Lansing Center.

Demolition to Begin at Former Lake Terrace Shopping Center in Gentilly

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, demolition of the former Lake Terrace Shopping Center at 1532 Robert E. Lee Blvd. in the Gentilly neighborhood will begin. Last month, the City of New Orleans announced that after years of aggressively pursuing action against the property’s former owner, DMK Acquisitions and Properties LLC (DMK), the property would be redeveloped by local developer Kenneth Lobell.

Water Response Teams Visit More Than 11,000 Homes Today State Continues To Provide...

Water response teams continued their door-to-door efforts, today visiting another 11,144 homes providing free bottled water, filters, water replacement cartridges and water testing kits

Water Resource Site Information for Flint

Five water resource sites are now available in Flint where residents can pick up bottled water, water filters, replacement cartridges and home water testing kits.

City of Jackson and MDOT host public meeting to discuss two-conversion in downtown Jackson

The City of Jackson and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss the proposed two-way conversion on I-94 Business Loop (BL), Louis Glick Highway and Washington Avenue, in downtown Jackson. The public is invited to stop by any time during the two-hour meeting to learn more about the proposal and provide comments.

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease Arby’s Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net lease Arby’s Restaurant located at 3100 E Holland Road in Saginaw, Michigan for $741,935. The 2,028 square foot Arby’s is strategically positioned along East Holland Road (M-46) with excellent visibility. East Holland Road (M-46) is an east-west state highway that experiences traffic counts in excess of 22,700 vehicles per day.