Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Department in the News
Reconstruction set for part of M-59 in Macomb County
Detroit Free Press, 5/28/16

Cybersecurity in Macomb County: MADCAT
Macomb Business (blog), 5/31/16

Employers Needed to Inspire the Next Generation of Our Workforce, MI Bright Future Provides Local Employers with Resources
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: May 2016, 5/26/16

Macomb-OU INCubator Launches Adopt-A-Biz Program, Awards Startup Cybersecurity Company
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: May 2016, 5/26/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Utica baseball stadium part of wider Midwest expansion plan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/29/16

New baseball league at Utica ballpark opens to sunny skies, sellout crowd
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/30/16

Minor league baseball makes debut at Utica’s Jimmy John’s Field Monday
Macomb Daily, 5/28/16

Downtown Utica ready for minor league baseball crowds
Macomb Daily, 5/29/16

Fans agree on Jimmy John’s Field: ‘It’s awesome’
Macomb Daily, 5/30/16

Jimmy John’s Field has lots of food selections, but no Jimmy John’s sandwiches
Macomb Daily, 5/30/16

Video: Play ball! New baseball league gets off to strong start
The Detroit News, 5/31/16

Utica baseball league swings for fences with 1st season
The Detroit News, 5/28/16

Cosworth to expand with facility in Shelby Township
Macomb Dialy, 5/31/16

British Invasion: Cosworth to Set Up Shop in Detroit
The Truth About Cars, 5/26/16

Cosworth Is Opening a Detroit Engine Plant to Supply an Unnamed Automaker
Automotive Magazine, 5/25/16

Cosworth comes to the Motor City
AutoWeek, 5/26/16

Cosworth building a factory in Detroit
AutoBlog, 5/26/16

Mac-OU INC Expands Internship Program, Interns Secure Jobs Due to Mac-OU INC Exposure
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: May 2016, 5/27/16

Planning Commission mulling over proposed site development
C&G News, 5/28/16

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/29/16

Opportunities
Food companies sought for Aug. 22 Crain’s summit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/29/16

Nominations sought for honors banquet
C&G News, 5/30/16

Our Planning Commission has a vacancy, now what?
Michigan State University Extension, 5/27/16

Industry Trends
How metro Detroit banks are investing in digital age
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/29/16

DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT SIGNED INTO LAW
Butzel Long, 5/12/16

How is Michigan faring? It depends on who you ask
Detroit Free Press, 5/30/16

Mackinac Policy Conference kicks off today with focus on entrepreneurship, urban education, investing in future
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/31/16

Government in Action
Regional Transit Authority will seek $2.9 billion millage in November for buses, rail
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/31/16

Tax push for $4.6B Detroit area transit plan begins
The Detroit News, 5/31/16

New pump station unveiled
C&G News, 5/27/16

Warren, county partner to fix troubled roads
C&G News, 5/29/16

MDOT to host meeting on M-59 reconstruction project
Source Newspapers, 5/29/16

Parks official: Use caution on Clinton River this summer
C&G News, 5/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Fishing forecast looks good for the summer
Detroit Free Press, 5/28/16

What’s new at Stony Creek, Lake St. Clair Metroparks this year?
Macomb Daily, 5/29/16

St. Clair Shores parade thanks veterans, celebrates community
Macomb Daily, 5/29/16

Video: Metro Detroiters honor those who fought for freedom
The Detroit News, 5/30/16

Art fair returns to Mount Clemens June 4-5
C&G News, 5/27/16

#ShelbySelfie: Campaign highlights community beautification
Macomb Daily, 5/30/16

Take a selfie with a tree
C&G News, 5/31/16

City reveals Pride and Shine Month statistics
C&G News, 5/30/16

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Friday, May 27, 2016

The Department in the News
EMPLOYERS NEEDED TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF OUR WORKFORCE
Automation Alley (press release), 5/25/16

MACOMB COUNTY SEES LARGE INVESTMENTS IN FIRST QUARTER
Automation Alley (press release), 5/26/16

Kick off the warm weather season with the 5th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 5/27/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Cosworth to expand into Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 5/26/16

Legendary engine builder Cosworth to open plant in Michigan
MotorAuthority, 5/25/16

COSWORTH WILL OPEN DETROIT PLANT TO SUPPLY AN UNNAMED AUTOMAKER
MotorTrend, 5/25/16

Cosworth Expanding Into Michigan
MFRTech (press release), 5/25/16

Regional development news round-up for May
Metromode, 5/26/16

AEW PRESIDENT/CEO ROY ROSE RECEIVES ASCE “MICHIGAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR” AWARD
Automation Alley (press release), 5/25/16

New Michigan minor league baseball teams to kick off season on Memorial Day
MLive, 5/27/16

Hotts Spots: Brownie’s hosts biggest party on Lake St. Clair
Macomb Daily, 5/25/16

Wanna rage on Memorial Day?
Detroit Metro Times, 5/26/16

How to get as many free Slurpee drinks as you want this Memorial Day weekend
MLive, 5/27/16

Opportunities
Seven Ways to Manage Stress in the Workplace
Corp!, 5/26/16

Identify and Nurture Talent for Succession Planning
Corp!, 5/26/16

Industry Trends
Auto industry drives rising creative class in Southeast Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 5/26/16

Long-Suffering Michigan is Finally Enjoying Below-Average Unemployment
The Wall Street Journal, 5/20/16

Ford Announces Job Training Program For People With Autism
Daily Detroit, 5/26/16

Government in Action
Macomb’s rep on Great Lakes Water Authority says rate hike not necessary
Macomb Daily, 5/26/16

Metro authority OKs 4.3% water rate hike
The Detroit News, 5/26/16

Metro Detroit Is Finally Getting A Regional Master Transit Plan On May 31
Daily Detroit, 5/25/16

Washington Township homeowners could become responsible for private roads
Source Newspapers, 5/26/16

Funds for Michigan’s community colleges will rise slightly in budget
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/26/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 5/26/16

Macomb County has numerous Memorial Day events
Macomb Daily, 5/26/16

Annual parade to honor veterans, military members on Harper May 29
C&G News, 5/25/16

Memorial Day ceremonies set in Memphis, Richmond
The Voice, 5/26/16

Fun mode: What to do this weekend (May 27, 2016)
Metromode, 5/25/16

The Friday 5 — May 27-30
C&G News, 5/25/16

Macomb County farmers markets are open for business
Macomb Daily, 5/26/16

Recreation authority to hold science and art classes for kids
C&G News, 5/25/16

Library adds programs for adults
C&G News, 5/25/16

Stalled skatepark project back on track in New Baltimore
The Voice, 5/26/16

Tree City USA: Planting ceremony held in Sterling Heights
Source Newspapers, 5/26/16

Clinton Township seeking host families for Japanese sister city visitors
Macomb Daily, 5/26/16

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Art Van launches fundraising competition for nonprofits
ClickonDetroit.com, 5/22/16

Industry Trends

Michigan moves to lead driverless car testing
Detroit News, 5/26/16

Army to test driverless vehicle technology on I-69 in Lapeer, St. Clair counties
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/26/16

Applications for U.S. jobless benefits fell last week
Detroit News, 5/26/16

How Detroit landed $95 million Flex-N-Gate deal
Detroit Free Press, 5/26/16

Google to open self-driving car development center in Novi
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/26/16

Will Google’s move be the end of payday loans?
Detroit Free Press, 5/26/16

Government in Action
Big Three county execs weigh In: Evans, Hackel and Patterson drill down on region
Michigan Chronicle, 5/26/16

Detroit suburbs to pay 4.3% more for water under new rate structure
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/26/16

Some feel Macomb Township needs a full-time fire department
The Macomb Daily, 5/25/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Nearly 1.2M in Mich. to travel for Memorial Day
Detroit News, 5/26/16

Little lemonade stand helps homeless students in a big way
The Macomb Daily, 5/26/16

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Cosworth expects to create 50 jobs, invest $30 million in Shelby Township facility
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/24/16

Council OKs special land use for proposed storage facility
C&G News, 5/23/16

City changes liquor license ordinance
C&G News, 5/25/16

Children of original owners hope to restore Gaudino’s to greatness
C&G News, 5/25/16

Movie theater to undergo renovation
C&G News, 5/25/16

Special events to be part of Jimmy John Field’s opening
Macomb Daily, 5/24/16

5 Reasons to Visit Jimmy John’s Field
Visit Detroit (blog), 5/24/16

Students partner with local nursing center for virtual trip
C&G News, 5/25/16

Opportunities
Attention food companies: Here’s a chance to make your pitch
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 5/24/16

Weeklong entrepreneurship event launching in Detroit
WNEM-TV, 5/22/16

Automotive Cybersecurity Summit to be Held in Detroit
DBusiness, 5/24/16

Industry Trends
Attention Businesses: The Defend Trade Secrets Act Demands Your Attention
DBusiness (blog), 5/24/16

State Employment Survey Shows High Demand for Local Graduates
DBusiness, 5/24/16

Government in Action
Sheriff launches two-week seatbelt campaign
C&G News, 5/23/16

Shelby approves DDA plan for increased tax capture
C&G News, 5/25/16

Sterling Heights attorney hired as new assistant city manager
Advisor Newspapers, 5/24/16

Bahorski picked to become assistant city manager
C&G News, 5/24/16

City announces intentions to enforce fireworks rules
C&G News, 5/23/16

Center Line to consider ‘status quo’ budget on June 6
C&G News, 5/24/16

Bruce Township’s costs for 33 Mile Road ramp project approved
Source Newspapers, 5/24/16

Eastpointe plans fewer street repairs, more sewer work
C&G News, 5/24/16

U.S. Army using Michigan interstate to test driverless vehicle tech
MLive, 5/24/16

Snyder declares energy emergency over fuel
The Detroit News, 5/24/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Food drive nets 500,000 pounds of food
C&G News, 5/24/16

Summer fun in Macomb starts
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 5/24/16

Roseville library prepares for summer programming
C&G News, 5/23/16

City adds color to park with painting events
C&G News, 5/24/16

Sculptures coming to township
C&G News, 5/25/16

Annual parade to honor veterans, military members on Harper May 29
C&G News, 5/25/16

Memorial Day service set to honor lives lost
C&G News, 5/25/16

Bath City Roller Girls host derby for Girl Scouts
Advisor Newspapers, 5/24/16

Photos: Strike Out Hunger: Tournament dedicated to Romeo Goodfellows
Advisor Newspapers, 5/24/16

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
City Sneakers offers a walk/run through Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 5/23/16

Photos: Thumbs Up Wine Trail hosts Wines of the Thumb Taste Fest
Source Newspapers, 5/23/16

Salvation Army Thrift stores hold Memorial Day sale
Macomb Daily, 5/23/16

Opportunities
Pure Michigan Talent Connect: Ways to ace your next job interview
WXYZ Detroit, 5/23/16

MICHIGAN ISRAEL BUSINESS BRIDGE, MEDC ANNOUNCE MICHIGAN ISRAEL CONNECT PROGRAM
Automation Alley (press release), 5/23/16

Michigan, Israel companies to boost supply chains through pilot match program
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/23/16

Industry Trends
Comcast Installs 700 Outdoor Wi-Fi Hotspots in Southeast Michigan
DBusiness, 5/23/16

Comcast installs 700 outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots in Southeast Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/23/16

Comcast installs nearly 700 outdoor Internet hotspots
Detroit Free Press, 5/23/16

Sports Authority shutting down with giant going-out-of-business sale
Detroit Free Press, 5/23/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Memorial Day fun for people who love the outdoors
Detroit Free Press, 5/24/16

Macomb County’s farmers market season arrives
Macomb Daily, 5/20/16

Sterling Heights named ‘Vietnam War Commemorative Partner’
Source Newspapers, 5/23/16

Monday, May 23, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Henry Ford sells closed Warren hospital for development purposes
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/20/16

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/22/16

Celebrate music in Macomb County
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 5/20/16

Sports Authority to close all stores, including 4 in Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/21/16

Sports Authority closing all stores; four are in Mich.
The Detroit News, 5/20/16

Grand opening of Jimmy John’s Field set for May 30
Source Newspapers, 5/20/16

Seidel: Baseball players keep chasing the dream in new Utica league
Detroit Free Press, 5/19/16

Edsel & Eleanor Ford’s 100th anniversary wedding eventCouples invited to renew their vows and celebrate at the estate
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

Habitat for Humanity pushing need for mowers
C&G News, 5/23/16

Salvation Army rehab center director to retire after expanding programs, stores
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/22/16

Healing Metro Detroit’s Children Through Music
Daily Detroit, 5/20/16

Industry Trends
GM’s Car-sharing Service Expands to More Major Cities
DBusiness, 5/20/16

GM expands Maven ‘mobility’ service as Detroit and Silicon Valley continue to team up
MLive, 5/20/16

Michigan continues to drive Comerica’s bottom line
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/22/16

Regular folks are putting cash into startups
The Detroit News, 5/22/16

Government in Action
Macomb County commissioners to be voting electronically
Detroit Free Press, 5/22/16

City imposes freeze on new pawn shops
C&G News, 5/23/16

Aircraft from Selfridge Air Base to fly all over Michigan early this week
MLive, 5/21/16

Low-flying aircraft advisor in effect Tuesday
Macomb Daily, 5/20/16

Selfridge planes to conduct low-level flights next week
The Detroit News, 5/20/16

Make Macomb Your Home
It’s time to Make Macomb Your Home!
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 5/20/16

Senior Fun Fest held at Gibraltar Trade Center
Macomb Daily, 5/21/16

Volunteers work to clean part of Lake St. Clair’s shoreline
Macomb Daily, 5/22/16

It’s time to celebrate summer on wheels
C&G News, 5/23/16

Warren Farmers’ Market opens for the season
Macomb Daily, 5/22/16

Items sought for Warren veterans display
C&G News, 5/23/16

Fraser pool hosts aquatics water safety fair Saturday
Macomb Daily, 5/20/16

Celebrate ‘Sterling Heights Night’ at Jimmy John’s Field
The Source, 5/20/16

‘An event 100 years in the making’
C&G News, 5/21/16

DIA Acquires New Works by African-American Artists
DBusiness, 5/20/16

Friday, May 20, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
GM says it’s first to weld steel to aluminum
The Detroit News, 5/18/16

Tennyson Building opens in downtown New Baltimore
The Voice, 5/19/16

St. Clair Shores minor league hockey team unveils name, logo
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

Opportunities
‘Catapult’ initiative to give Southeast Michigan nonprofits a boost
Crain’s Detroit Business, 5/19/16

Government in Action
Bus stops adjusted in New Baltimore
The Voice, 5/18/16

Macomb County Sheriff’s Office recognizes outstanding effort
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

Jurors cash in for their service at Macomb court
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

Railroad crossing set to close Friday, other crossing will be opened
Macomb Daily, 5/13/16

Metro Parkway lanes to be closed Friday
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

Grants sought to complete sidewalks for safer routes to school in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 5/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Memorial Day ceremony to be held in Bruce Township
Source Newspapers, 5/19/16

The Friday 5 — May 20-22
C&G News, 5/19/16

Macomb Community College faculty members receive award for excellence in teaching
Macomb Daily, 5/19/16

The Detroit Institute of Arts gets kid-friendly
Detroit Metro Times, 5/19/16