Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
2016 Sterling Heights Regional Chamber Officers and Directors Announced
Automation Alley (press release), 12/22/15

Chrysler commemorates role as WWII tank maker
Detroit Free Press, 12/29/15

Downtown Mount Clemens expands New Year’s Eve offerings for kids
Macomb Daily, 12/29/15

Opportunities
Oakland County business calendar
The Daily Tribune, 12/29/15

Worksite wellness in progress: Part one
Michigan State University Extension, 12/29/15
 

Industry Trends
Jobless rates drop in 14 of 17 major Michigan labor markets
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/30/15

Promoting walking and walkable communities: Part one
Michigan State University Extension, 12/29/15

Government in Action
Macomb moves forward on sidewalk program
Macomb Daily, 12/29/15

Make Macomb Your Home
CMPL North Branch expansion still in development
Macomb Daily, 12/29/15

Library book club celebrates its 30th year
C&G News, 12/30/15

Center Line selects ‘Light Up the Sky’ winners
C&G News, 12/30/15

Community helps Goodfellows mark successful giving season
The Voice, 12/29/15

20 new penguins land at the Detroit Zoo
The Detroit News, 12/29/15

20 gentoo penguins arrive at Detroit Zoo via FedEx
Detroit Free Press, 12/29/15

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The Department in the News
Mac-OU INC Raises Nearly $300K to Launch a Unique Cyber-Security Initiative
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: December 2015, 12/18/15

The Velocity Hub: Home to MADCAT
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: December 2015, 12/18/15

Macomb Biz in the News
The Velocity Hub: Strategic Plan for Success
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: December 2015, 12/18/15

Oakland University Criminal Justice Majors Intern with Mac-OU INC
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: December 2015, 12/14/15

Baker Aerospace Tooling & Machining, Inc. Adding 3D Metal Printing Capabilities
PR Newswire (press release), 12/22/15

Angling business prepped for first big freeze
C&G News, 12/26/15

Kuhnhenn Brewery owners give update on opening
C&G News, 12/28/15

Video: Brothers help keep downtown Mount Clemens alive
Click On Detroit, 12/27/15

Hotts Spots: The Top 5 local entertainment stories of 2015
Macomb Daily, 12/23/15

Mount Clemens Coney Island launches pay it forward plan
Macomb Daily, 12/28/15

New Winning Futures board members named
C&G News, 12/23/15

Opportunities
How Can You Utilize the Velocity Hub of the Michigan Cyber Range?
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: December 2015, 12/18/15

2016 Book of Lists a resource for businesses, students, job seekers
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 12/28/15

A history of wetlands in Michigan: Part 1
Michigan State University Extension, 12/22/15

Industry Trends
Ford receives record number of patents in 2015
Detroit Free Press, 12/22/15

As auto sales plateau, service jobs will drive Michigan economy
MiBiz, 12/21/15

Manufacturers rely on new products, talent development strategies to navigate industry challenges
MiBiz, 12/21/15

Michigan venture capital, private equity firms mirror rise of state’s investment industry
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/27/15

Michigan mead-makers looking for a way to change laws
Detroit Free Press, 12/28/15

10 things to watch for in 2016
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/27/15

Government in Action
Downtown Mount Clemens transforms with county government changes
Macomb Daily, 12/25/15

Sewer project to close portion of Garfield Road
Macomb Daily, 12/28/15

Armada East Main payment concerns alleviated
Macomb Daily, 12/28/15

Communities weigh cost of upgrades to Hall Road
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/22/15

Sterling Heights passes law requiring rapid entry system for businesses
Macomb Daily, 12/28/15

City to wrap up streetlight replacement project
C&G News, 12/22/15

Fire department considers possibility of fifth station
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/23/15

Michigan’s beach testing faster but expansion uncertain
The Detroit News, 12/25/15

Michigan economic development on track, leaders say
Detroit Free Press, 12/21/15

State offices to reopen, clean-up work follows Michigan winter storm
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/29/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County has you covered for NYE 2015
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog (blog), 12/23/15

Ring in 2016 in The Clem
C&G News, 12/23/15

Location of future New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Mount Clemens up in the air
Macomb Daily, 12/27/15

New Baltimore Lions Club seeks to add massive flag pole to park
Macomb Daily, 12/24/15

Memphis Lions Club marks banner year as membership soars
The Voice, 12/28/15

Inductees announced for first SCS Sports Hall of Fame
C&G News, 12/24/15

Unusual weather drives golfers to Macomb courses for Christmas
Macomb Daily, 12/25/15

‘There are so many opportunities’
C&G News, 12/28/15

DIA to screen Martin Luther King Jr. doc
Detroit Metro Times (blog), 12/28/15

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Department in the News
Macomb Names New Planning and Economic Development Director
DBusiness, 12/21/15

Macomb Biz in the News
Kuhnhenn Brewery new site takes another step forward
Macomb Daily, 12/21/15

Moran Chevrolet buys Summit Place Kia dealership building in Clinton Township
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/18/15

McLaren Macomb Healthcare Foundation names Rallis-Wibbelman director
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/18/15

Macomb County health care gets federal grant
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Nino Salvaggio, Forgotten Harvest deliver Christmas dinner donations | Grey Ghost Detroit’s Hamtramck pop-up | Sister Pie recognized by Bon Appetit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/22/15

Mount Clemens restaurant offering free breakfast to feed hungry
C&G News, 12/18/15

Opportunities
City seeks sponsors for Cultural Exchange
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/21/15

MSU Creates Center Aimed at Helping Cities Improve their Fiscal Health
DBusiness (blog), 12/18/15

Industry Trends
Working waterfronts – a national context: Part 2
Michigan State University Extension, 12/21/15

For economic growth, just add water
Michigan State University Extension, 12/21/15

Manufacturing Jobs Need Perception Makeover
DBusiness (blog), 12/18/15

Michigan Cyber Range: Saving the virtual world
Second Wave Media, 12/16/15

Ford in talks with Google to build self-driving cars
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/21/15

Taking stock of the Michigan malting barley industry
Michigan State University Extension, 12/18/15
Government in Action
Sterling Heights, Utica consider ‘green’ infrastructure improvements
Macomb Daily, 12/19/15

Audit report bears somber news for city
C&G News, 12/21/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Officials formally open Shelby-Utica trail connection
C&G News, 12/21/15

Shelby Township designated as a Purple Heart community
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/21/15

Library mixes fashion contest, ugly sweaters
C&G News, 12/21/15

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

MCC awarded $300,000 grant to study success/failure of transfer students
Macomb Daily, 12/21/15

Delivering Christmas cheer to senior citizens
C&G News, 12/20/15

New Baltimore Goodfellows mark 75th year
The Voice, 12/21/15

Optimist Club collects suitcases for foster kids
Macomb Daily, 12/21/15

AT&T donates $2,000 to Sterling Heights Kiwanis Club
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/21/15

A new year brings in new cars at auto show
C&G News, 12/21/15

Friday, December 18, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
Larry Herriman named interim executive director of Macomb-OU INCubator
News at OU, 12/17/15

Handmade: Machine knitter shares fast knitting skills
The Detroit News, 12/17/15

Country Strong Gym brings training, fitness to downtown Memphis
The Voice, 12/18/15

Macomb County offers lots of holiday fun options for those on college break
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog (blog), 12/18/15

Anton Art Center to expand its art educational programming
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Turning Point helping those in need this Christmas
C&G News, 12/17/15

Opportunities
HELPING CITIES BECOME FISCALLY FIT
Michigan State University Extension, 12/18/15

Government in Action
Portion of Main Street in Mount Clemens to close over weekend
Macomb Daily, 12/17/15

Chesterfield Township Board postpones vote on water rate hike
The Voice, 12/18/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Memphis news briefs
The Voice, 12/17/15

Photos: ‘Downton Abbey’ fans dress the part for Clinton Township screening
The Detroit News, 12/18/15

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
Township approves permits for new brewery on Groesbeck
C&G News, 12/16/15

St. Clair Shores diner to have cruising theme
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

New philanthropic district in place, portions of Ford estate rezoned
C&G News, 12/16/15

St. Clair Shores Company Develops Reusable, Microfiber Cleaning Towel
DBusiness, 12/16/15

FCA US Sterling Stamping Plant Earns World Class Manufacturing Bronze Award
3BL Media (press release), 12/16/15

General Dynamics Awarded $92 Million for Abrams Tank Production
PR Newswire (press release), 12/16/15

Lockheed drops protest of $6.7 billion Tacom vehicle contract, will go to court
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/16/15

Diversity award winners announced
C&G News, 12/16/15

Romeo-Washington Chamber marks 40th anniversary, 14th annual EMMA Awards
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/16/15

How to keep kids happy over winter break
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog (blog), 12/17/15

Mall runs food, clothing drives for schools, food program
C&G News, 12/16/15

Art Van Holiday Blood drive coming up
Fox 2 Detroit, 12/15/15

Opportunities
Macomb officials conducting survey on Mt. Clemens space
Detroit Free Press, 12/16/15

Detroit Auto Show Revs up to Wow!
Corp! Magazine, 12/17/15

Competition seeks to boost links between Michigan cities
Detroit Free Press, 12/16/15

Impact investors swing the hammers that are building the new economy in southeast Michigan
Metromode, 12/17/15

Small farm business and marketing presentations for beginning farmers archived
Michigan State University Extension, 12/16/15

Overlay zoning districts can be a valuable tool
Michigan State University Extension, 12/15/15

Industry Trends
Is Southeast Michigan set to go over to retirement cliff?
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 12/17/15

Interest rate hike not expected to hurt car, home sales
The Detroit News, 12/16/15

Government in Action
Gratiot Ave. overhaul could be on 2016 ballot
C&G News, 12/16/15

Archer Street bridge now open to traffic
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

Township aims to better address concerns related to alcohol-serving establishments
C&G News, 12/16/15

Shelby approves $1.1M transfer for court, community center building renovations
C&G News, 12/16/15

Audit report shows good news for township
C&G News, 12/16/15

Army may slow down procurement of new light reconnaissance vehicle
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 12/17/15

TACOM LCMC in 2015: A year in review
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 12/17/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Officials celebrate opening of Clinton River Hike and Bike Trail
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/16/15

$100,000 grant recommended for barrier-free park in Fraser
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

Fraser to get $100K grant for park
Detroit Free Press, 12/16/15

Township applies for historic designation from federal program
C&G News, 12/16/15

Tons of toys, food collected for families in need
C&G News, 12/16/15

Goodfellows brave weather, traffic to help others
C&G News, 12/16/15

Business leaders in the news
Detroit Free Press, 12/13/15

Hotts Spots: Comedians and crooners fill Andiamo Showroom’s winter lineup
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

‘Little Mermaid’ makes a splash at Clintondale Community Theatre
Macomb Daily, 12/16/15

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Department in the News
Chinese delegation tours Macomb County
Macomb Business (blog), 12/16/15

Macomb Biz in the News
Auto supplier Tweddle Group moves to downtown Detroit
Detroit Free Press, 12/14/15

Sterling Heights’ AMC 30 feeds Star Wars frenzy with marathon Thursday
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Hangover 2 Bar & Grill hosts fundraiser for homeless
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Opportunities
Michigan Clean Water Corps leads the way in helping individuals protect and manage water resources
Michigan State University Extension, 12/14/15

40 Vehicle Reveals, Luxury Vehicle Dinner Planned for 2016 Auto Show
DBusiness, 12/15/15

Manufacturing in America Returns to Detroit March 2324, 2016
Automation Alley (press release), 12/15/15

Pinterest to open up promoted pins to all U.S. businesses
Detroit Free Press, 12/15/15

Industry Trends
GM to invest $1B in Michigan after credits amended
Detroit Free Press, 12/15/15

Michigan Restaurant Association names Justin Winslow president, CEO
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/15/15

Government in Action
Vets offered transportation to VA Medical Center appointments
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Warren Council overrides Fouts’ veto on used car lot
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Clinton-Macomb pays tribute to Mount Clemens library
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Chesterfield Township Historical village to add Kolping chapel
Macomb Daily, 12/15/15

Friday, December 11, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
Memphis Drugs expansion features Essential Health Store
The Voice, 12/10/15

Tweddle Group opens connected car office in Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/10/15

Opportunities
PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE COURSE OFFERED AT THE MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR
Automation Alley (press release), 12/10/15

Industry Trends
Dow Chemical, DuPont announce $130 billion merger
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/11/15

In last decade, metro Detroit communities take big steps to address regional problems
Metromode, 12/10/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Photos: Sights of the Season: Utica welcomes Santa for tree lighting ceremony
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 12/10/15

Warren may host Sinatra tribute concert in the spring
Macomb Daily, 12/10/15

Entertainment calendar
The Detroit News, 12/10/15

Welcome Mat: Home news, events around Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 12/10/15

Resurrection Cemetery to host wreath ceremony
Macomb Daily, 12/10/15

Many metro Detroit cookie walks are set for Saturday
Detroit Free Press, 12/9/15