Thursday, April 13, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
Metro Detroit companies plan to invest $7.3 million, create 105 jobs
Crains Detroit Business, April 12, 2017Industry Trends
DTE announces 9% drop in natural gas prices
Detroit Free Press, April 13, 2017

Government in Action
Robots to inspect Macomb Interceptor Drainage District, start with sinkhole area
Macomb Daily, April 12, 2017

Shelby Township Clerk’s Office implements real time communication feature
Advisor and Source Newspapers, April 12, 2017

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb Orchard Trail construction underway
Advisor and Source Newspapers, April 12, 2017

Short’s Brewing Company founder hosts beer dinner at Roger’s Roost in Sterling Heights
Macomb Daily, April 12, 2017

Macomb Sheriff’s deputies to begin wearing body cameras Monday
Macomb Daily, April 13, 2017

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, April 13, 2017

Here are top 16 auto events around Detroit in 2017 for car-lovers
MLive, April 13, 2017

OneMacomb
Women leaders share experiences with TACOM audience

Community Report, April 13, 2017

DIA masterpiece reproductions arrive in Mount Clemens, Fraser
Macomb Daily, April 12, 2017

Not my parents’ Macomb County
Make Macomb Your Home, April 13, 2017

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Department in the News
County offers tree and plant sale
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Clinton Township to sell property behind Kmart for new development
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

Could condos, park, urban beach reshape Lakeside Mall?
Detroit Free Press, 4/10/17

Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights could lose the walls under long-term plan
Macomb Daily, 4/9/17

Duluth Trading Company brings Buck Naked Underwear to Macomb Township
Macomb Daily, 4/5/17

Chesterfield Walmart to unveil free grocery pickup service
Macomb Daily, 4/11/17

Hotts Spots: Brownie’s On the Lake opens season with expanded patio and tiki bar
Macomb Daily, 4/12/17

Achatz Handmade Pie Company to raffle away Tigers tickets
Macomb Daily, 4/7/17

Opportunities
Hundreds of employers looking to hire at Macomb Community College Annual Spring Job Fair on April 19
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

Industry Trends
Michigan’s entrepreneurial landscape declining, report shows
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/10/17

Government in Action
Macomb County Health and Community Services director to retire
Macomb Daily, 4/12/17

Macomb health and community services director to retire
Detroit Free Press, 4/11/17

Macomb Sheriff’s lieutenant retires after 30-year career
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

Plans commence for county’s 200th birthday celebration
C&G News, 4/5/17

Public Works to focus on county drain maintenance
Macomb Daily, 4/7/17

Macomb County Health Department to play host to free infant safety expos
Macomb Daily, 4/6/17

Macomb Township 25 Mile Road bridge closure anticipated to last a year or more
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

‘Imagine that’
C&G News, 4/5/17

DDA announces ‘Pavilion @ Utica Junction’ competition winner
C&G News, 4/11/17

Warren forging ahead with detention basin project
C&G News, 4/11/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Renderings show splash pad design for Gene Shepherd Park
C&G News, 4/12/17

Shelby amps up for annual Clean Up Day
C&G News, 4/11/17

Shelby Community Foundation distributes community grants
C&G News, 4/12/17

New library coming to Macomb Township
C&G News, 4/5/17

Sterling Heights Clean-Up Saturdays to generate donations for Habitat’s ReStore
Macomb Daily, 4/6/17

More cleanup events announced as Sterling Pride grows
C&G News, 4/11/17

Harrison Township Fire Department’s Easter tradition returns April 15
C&G News, 4/12/17

Egg hunt hops over to new location in St. Clair Shores
C&G News, 4/12/17

Eastpointe Memorial Tree Ceremony scheduled for April 29
C&G News, 4/11/17

Nighttime glow run to return to Shelby Township golf course
C&G News, 4/10/17

McGregor Fund helps the homeless through grant to Macomb County Warming Center
Macomb Daily, 4/6/17

Fundraisers help residents, businesses affected by Fraser sinkhole
Macomb Daily, 4/10/17

Kiwanis collect shoes to recycle to help eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus around the world
Macomb Daily, 4/7/17

New MCC president discusses hiring, future objectives
C&G News, 4/12/17

Resident shines spotlight on Harrison Township
C&G News, 4/12/17

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
BAE Systems Awarded $112M Army Contract to Sustain M88 Recovery Vehicles
DBusiness, 4/5/17

MJR Universal Grand Cinema 16 to Open Friday in Warren
DBusiness, 4/4/17

Prism Plastics Acquired By Marmon Engineered Components Co.
DBusiness, 4/7/17

First look: 2018 Regal Sportback, Regal TourX station wagon
Detroit Free Press, 4/4/17

STERLING HEIGHTS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES THAT 22 BUSINESSES JOINED THEIR ORGANIZATION DURING THIS PAST MONTH OF MARCH
Automation Alley (press release), 4/3/17

MACOMB COUNTY CHAMBER WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
Automation Alley (press release), 4/6/17

HOWARD REALTY GROUP JOINS MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR’S EXPERTS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Automation Alley (press release), 4/4/17

DEVELOPING WEB STRATEGIES FOR THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
Automation Alley (press release), 4/4/17

BROWN & BROWN OF DETROIT TEAMMATES SUPPORT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Automation Alley (press release), 4/3/17

Opportunities
EAT AT THE CREEK GRUB WALK
Automation Alley (press release), 4/4/17

With Hall repairs, chamber’s grub plans move to the Creek
C&G News, 4/5/17

Sixth annual local food conference hosted in Macomb County
Michigan State University Extension, 4/3/17

Macomb Community College to host Spring Job Fair
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/5/17

WHY APPRENTICESHIP IS A SMART BUSINESS INVESTMENT
Automation Alley (blog), 4/5/17

Industry Trends
Metro Detroit’s Office Market Sees 19th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Absorption
DBusiness, 4/7/17

Government in Action
Macomb County Mental Health outlines new federal rules
Macomb Daily, 4/2/17

M-53 bridge work to cause delays on M-59 in Macomb County
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/3/17

Shelby Township officials seek grant for new pocket park
Source Newspapers, 3/31/17

Shelby Township Master Plan draft available for review
Source Newspapers, 4/3/17

Rezoning allows for new gas station, housing in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 4/5/17

City’s property value stats outrank most Mich. cities
C&G News, 4/7/17

Community leaders see positive future for northern Macomb
Source Newspapers, 4/7/17

GM puts fuel-cell Colorado in U.S. Army’s hands
The Detroit News, 4/11/17

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 4/9/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Have an Egg-Citing spring in Macomb County this April!
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 4/5/17

McLaren Let’s Move Festival of Races to include OU 5K in Mount Clemens
Oakland Post Online, 4/4/17

Food for Thought: Macomb County libraries fight hunger
The Voice, 4/5/17

New activities to be unveiled at Stony Creek, Lake St. Clair Metroparks
Macomb Daily, 4/2/17

14 Features of the Proposed Splash Pad in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 4/6/17

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Department in the News
FINAL DAYS to pre-order for the Spring Tree, Shrub and Plant Sale!
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 3/30/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Macomb food entrepreneur lays groundwork for growth
Macomb Business Blog, 3/29/17

Report says Ford to unveil major investment at Romeo Engine Plant
Macomb Daily, 3//27/17

Ford to Invest $1.2B in Three Michigan Facilities, Includes New Ranger and Bronco
DBusiness, 3/28/17

Ford ups investment in Michigan plants by $350M
The Detroit News, 3/27/17

Ford to invest $1.2 billion in Michigan plants
Detroit Free Press, 3/28/17

Clean Planet Foods in Clinton Township Names New President
DBusiness, 3/27/17

Weingartz Supply, Ball Equipment to combine e-commerce operations
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/27/17

Weingartz and Ball Equipment Announce Joint E-Commerce Venture
DBusiness, 3/28/17

Microbreweries setting sail in St. Clair Shores
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/23/17

DETROIT AGENCY RELEASES NEW GUIDE: INTERNET MARKETING FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
Automation Alley (press release), 3/28/17

STOWE CARGO SYSTEMS RETAINS AQABA TECHNOLOGIES FOR SEARCH MARKETING.
Automation Alley (press release), 3/29/17

MACOMB FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 ATHENA NOMINEES
Automation Alley (press release), 3/23/17

Opportunities
Anchor Bay Chamber extends outreach efforts
The Voice, 3/26/17

THE MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR EDUCATES ENTREPRENEURS ON STATE OF MICHIGAN PROGRAMS
Automation Alley (press release), 3/28/17

THE MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
Automation Alley (press release), 3/23/17

THE ART OF NETWORKING
Automation Alley (press release), 3/23/17

ISRAEL DEFENSE MISSION RECEPTION AT ANDIAMO’S
Automation Alley (press release), 3/28/17

Global Detroit Summit to Address Immigrant Potential
DBusiness, 3/29/17

Army’s tank center looks to auto industry for help
The Detroit News, 3/29/17

U.S. Army Seeking New Technology Partners for Combat Vehicle Prototype
DBusiness, 3/23/17

Art Van seeking nonprofit groups for fundraising competition
Detroit Free Press, 3/27/17

SEMCOG event to feature transportation technology presentations
Macomb Daily, 3/28/17

Industry Trends
Report: Solar Jobs in Michigan Increase as Communities Benefit From Alternative Energy
DBusiness, 3/28/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County has places to go during spring break
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 3/29/17

OneMacomb
Selfridge salutes creators of ‘nose art’ for its planes
The Detroit News, 3/28/17

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
$1 billion investment by GM gives Warren the region’s highest industrial property values
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/23/17

Duluth Trading Co. to open first Michigan stores in Macomb, Oakland counties
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/22/17

Duluth Trading Co. set to open 1st Michigan store
Detroit Free Press, 3/21/17

Hotts Spots: More breweries headed to St. Clair Shores
Macomb Daily, 3/22/17

Take the work out of finding a work vehicle
C&G News, 3/22/17

Sowing the seeds of summer
C&G News, 3/22/17

Packard Proving Grounds wedding show to feature four seasons theme
C&G News, 3/22/17

Industry Trends
No More Free Ride: Uber and Lyft Now Regulated Under State Law
DBusiness, 3/22/17

Government in Action
House approves $3 million for Fraser sinkhole
Macomb Daily, 3/23/17

Shelby planners were busy in 2016
C&G News, 3/22/17

Meeting highlights future township work
C&G News, 3/22/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County libraries provide bookmarks in childhood reading (Part 3)
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 3/23/17

Macomb DPW honors students who contribute to county art projects
Macomb Daily, 3/23/17

Go Ape! Zipline and Treetop Adventure to be added to Stony Creek
Source Newspapers, 3/22/17

Preparations underway for Eastpointe Memorial Day Parade
C&G News, 3/22/17

Friends of the Eastpointe Memorial Library to celebrate 30th anniversary
C&G News, 3/22/17

Table set for ‘Taste of Hope’ as Summerfest transitions
C&G News, 3/22/17

Antique appraisal coming to Blossom Heath Inn
C&G News, 3/22/17

OneMacomb
Selfridge Military Museum and Air Park open April 1
Macomb Daily, 3/22/17

Dr. Seuss classics to be performed March 24-25
C&G News, 3/22/17

DIA Inside|Out to return to SCS this summer
C&G News, 3/22/17

Tickets on sale
The Detroit News, 3/22/17

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
Commission approves revamped boat launch, restaurant at Stony Creek
Source Newspapers, 3/22/17

Board approves 16,000-square-foot expansion of DTE center
C&G News, 3/21/17

SERAPID TO EXHIBIT AT THE AIA NATIONAL CONVENTION IN ORLANDO
Automation Alley (press release), 3/21/17

Joe Muer Seafood owner sues Muer cousin to stop using family name
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/21/17

Opportunities
MEDC, NEI launch $4.2 million fund for tech startups
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/21/17

Government in Action
County board authorizes bonding for sinkhole
C&G News, 3/21/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Ex-Poison frontman Bret Michaels to headline Sterlingfest 2017
Macomb Daily, 3/21/17

10 Amazing Flea Markets In Michigan You Absolutely Have To Visit
Only In Your State, 3/20/17

20 farmers markets every Detroiter should visit this summer
Detroit Metro Times, 3/20/17

OneMacomb
‘Grease’ is the word
C&G News, 3/21/17

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Department in the News
It’s time to think spring! The Spring 2017 Tree, Shrub and Plant Sale has begun!
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 3/21/17

SME Education Foundation’s PRIME program fills skills gap
Macomb Business Blog, 3/17/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Chesterfield Township CEO wins National Association of Women Business Owners’ award
Macomb Daily, 3/20/17

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/19/17

Mount Clemens magic shop revives Easter Bunny event
Macomb Daily, 3/20/17

New look at St. Clair Shores Burger King
Macomb Daily, 3/18/17

Government in Action
Enhanced 911 starts at Macomb Sheriff’s dispatch center
Macomb Daily, 3/17/17

Macomb County official named to child lead exposure panel
Macomb Daily, 3/21/17

Hall Road reconstruction project begins
C&G News, 3/17/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Briefly around Sterling Heights, Romeo, Utica and Shelby, Washington and Bruce townships
Source Newspapers, 3/16/17

Macomb Community College dedicates new Veteran and Military Services office
Macomb Daily, 3/21/17

OneMacomb
Sterlingfest art show will include works by children
Macomb Daily, 3/21/17

Grant will support Macomb Symphony Orchestra’s youth education concerts
Macomb Daily, 3/21/17