Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Department in the News
Enhancements announced during State of the Lake
C&G News, 6/29/16

Macomb Biz in the News
New bookstore to replace former Borders
C&G News, 6/29/16

Local hospital creates county’s first PERT
C&G News, 6/29/16

Main st. Tattoo named business of the month in Memphis
The Voice, 6/24/16

The Sammies: an informal and unscientific awards ceremony for some of the best sandwiches in metro Detroit 
Detroit Metro Times, 6/29/16

Opportunities
State allows construction plans to be filed electronically for permit review
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/27/16

Industry Trends
Detroit gets approval for Next Michigan Development Corporation
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/28/16

Companies increasingly see office environments as key to worker well-being
MiBiz, 6/26/16

Government in Action
Roads are key expense in township budget
C&G News, 6/29/16

New township clerk appointed
C&G News, 6/29/16

Purchases approved for Department of Public Works
C&G News, 6/29/16

Senior center site plan approved
C&G News, 6/27/16

Two water main projects planned for 2016
C&G News, 6/29/16

Electronics recycling program reopened to all communities
Source Newspapers, 6/28/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Township fireworks set for July 6
C&G News, 6/28/16

Seniors meet and mingle at local speed dating event
C&G News, 6/29/16

Group unveils Shelby Township-themed mural
C&G News, 6/29/16

Shelby Township Beautification Award nominations sought
Macomb Daily, 6/28/16

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Chesterfield’s Prism Plastics Acquires Injection Molding Firm, Double Revenue
DBusiness, 6/27/16

United Shore baseball league expansion could add 1-2 teams for 2017
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/27/16

Rubin: A league of his own, with three home teams
The Detroit News, 6/27/

Drawings put student in the fast lane on career track
Livingston Daily, 6/26/16

Lutz Roofing earns ‘triple crown’ of industry honors
Source Newspapers, 6/24/16

Consumers Energy Launches Mobile Command Centers
DBusiness, 6/27/16

2016 Art Van Charity Challenge Raises $2.3 Million, Announces Top Ten Winners
PR Newswire (press release), 6/23/16

Opportunities
ANNOUNCEMENT ON DEVELOPING COMPANY-STUDENT TOURS DURING THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
Automation Alley (press release), 6/27/16

Minority Business Women’s Conference to be Held in Dearborn
DBusiness, 6/24/16

Business events in July: Technology summits, workshops, networking
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/25/16

Peters: MMTC helps boost Macomb County manufacturing sector
Macomb Daily, 6/24/16

Planning staff reports can be better and should be.
Michigan State University Extension, 6/24/16

Industry Trends
Big Three Research Consortium Awards $7M to Develop Lower Cost Rechargeable Batteries
DBusiness, 6/27/16

Brexit may stall business investment
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/25/16

Freedom of choice: Employers seek blended office settings to offer workers options
MiBiz, 6/26/16

Government in Action
Family resource center opens in old Mt. Clemens school
Detroit Free Press, 6/24/16

Water main projects coming to 25 Mile, Shelby roads
Source Newspapers, 6/24/16

Military tests technology to let vehicles communicate
The Times Herald, 6/23/16

Michigan Air National Guard unit helps renovate school in Latvia
MLive, 6/26/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Festival fun in Center Line
Macomb Daily, 6/25/16

Community garden continues to grow in Center Line
C&G News, 6/28/16

Armada Board and Bike project starting to skate to completion
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 6/28/16

Refugees, area residents gather for ‘Friendship Games’
Source Newspapers, 6/27/16

Stars and Stripes celebrates a decade with big music acts
C&G News, 6/24/16

Stars & Stripes Festival sets up at Freedom Hill
Macomb Daily, 6/28/16

Summerland Tour coming to Freedom Hill with Sugar Ray, Everlcear, Lit
Macomb Daily, 6/27/16

Festa Italiana Returns to Freedom Hill July 15-17
Daily Detroit, 6/27/16

Michigan Transit Museum ready for riders for 43rd season
C&G News, 6/25/16

9 Boardwalks In Michigan That Will Make Your Summer Awesome
Only In Your State, 6/25/16

Monday, June 27, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Meijer expanding curbside pick-up to 10 Detroit area stores (Roseville)
MLive, 6/27/16

Business briefs
The Macomb Daily, 6/26/16

GM, U.S. Navy to Collaborate on Underwater Vehicle Technology
DBusiness, 6/27/16

Industry Trends
Brexit: Detroit Three automakers hope for stability in Europe as stocks fall
MLive, 6/27/16

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 13 cents
Detroit News, 6/27/16

Does metro Detroit have a drive for more car condos?
Detroit Free Press, 6/27/16

GE Digital to hire 300 over next two years
Detroit Free Press, 6/27/16

Government in Action
Macomb County Family Resource Center opens in Mount Clemens
The Macomb Daily, 6/26/16

Financially ailing Wayne looks to join taxing authority
Detroit Free Press, 6/27/16

Southeast Michigan navigates smart roads, but financing remains uncertain
Crain’s Detroit, 6/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Refugees, local residents gather in Sterling Heights for ‘Friendship Games’
The Macomb Daily, 6/26/16

New Baltimore Bay-Rama Festival comes to a close
The Macomb Daily, 6/26/16

Mount Clemens Rotary helps charities continue their mission of helping others
The Macomb Daily, 6/26/16

55 couples renew vows at Ford House
Detroit Free Press, 6/27/16

Friday, June 24, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Macomb County businesses offer tourist amusement
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 6/24/16

Zap Zone expansion means room for more attractions
Source Newspapers, 6/23/16

GM works with Navy on underwater fuel-cell drones
Detroit Free Press, 6/23/16

2017 Detroit Auto Show to Feature Outdoor Track as Part of New Mobility Exhibit
DBusiness, 6/23/16

3 auto companies, 4 suppliers take first spots at 2017 AutoMobili-D
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/23/16

Jimmy John’s Field inspires restaurant opening
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Ridgecon Construction seeks help with votes for winner of new roof
Macomb Daily, 6/23/16

Shelby Township retailer hosts cooking camp
Macomb Daily, 6/23/16

Industry Trends
Obama to encourage world entrepreneurs to think U.S.
The Detroit News, 6/24/16

Britain votes to exit European Union: A quick guide to the overnight news
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/24/16

Government in Action
Fraser City Council passes budget, avoids city shutdown
C&G News, 6/22/16

Township approves specialty funding for drug court
C&G News, 6/22/16

Watering policy to continue through Labor Day in Sterling Heights
Source Newspapers, 6/23/16

First-ever driverless vehicle test rolls down Michigan interstate
MLive, 6/23/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Festivals in Utica, New Baltimore, Center Line and Macomb Township this weekend
Macomb Daily, 6/23/16

Talent by the River includes 13 bands this summer
The Voice, 6/24/16

A guide to all the fireworks shows you can see in metro Detroit
Detroit Metro Times (blog), 6/23/16

The Friday 5 — June 24-26
C&G News, 6/23/16

Romeo AAUW requests donations for used book sale
Source Newspapers, 6/23/16

USPBL’s Hoppers snap the Beavers’ 6-game winning streak
Hometown Life, 6/23/16

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
SVS Vision grows into optical retail juggernaut
Metromode, 6/23/16

Pierogi for all: Polish markets expand into Detroit’s suburbs
Metromode, 6/23/16

These 8 Restaurants Serve The Best Frozen Custard In Michigan
OnlyInYourState, 6/22/16

Tubby’s offers pizza at new Riverview location
The Detroit News, 6/22/16

Tubby’s Gets Into The Pizza Game, Will Roll Out First At New Riverview Store
Daily Detroit, 6/22/16

Community Choice Credit Union adds branches as it grows
Metromode, 6/23/16

Loaner closet aims to help those with rare degenerative disease
C&G News, 6/22/16

Opportunities
Small Business Lending Platform to Commit $5M to Fund Entrepreneurs in Michigan
DBusiness, 6/22/16

L.L. Bean aims to hire 100 with job fair at The Mall at Partridge Creek this weekend
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/22/16

L.L. Bean to host job fair for first Michigan store set to open this summer
MLive, 6/22/16

Animals and students benefit from MCC’s Vet Tech Career Academy
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Industry Trends
Report: GM Leads Top 10 Study of Most American-Made Vehicles
DBusiness, 6/21/16

Is ‘Leveraged Recapitalization’ Option for Owner Transition?
Corp!, 6/23/16

Government in Action
County clerk to provide service Thursday at Secretary of State branch in Sterling Heights
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Utica Road resurfacing added to county 2016 project list
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Updated Master Plan approved in Bruce Township
Source Newspapers, 6/23/16

Army testing driverless-enabling tech on I-69
The Detroit News, 6/23/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Census: Minority population grows in Oakland, Macomb
The Detroit News, 6/23/16

Macomb County Weekly Top 5
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 6/22/16

Macomb County gets jump on Fourth of July with weekend fireworks shows
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Mount Clemens fireworks, concert fly solo this year
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Officials: June 24 fireworks show to be biggest yet
C&G News, 6/22/16

Storytellers Church in Chesterfield Township gets state recognition
The Voice, 6/22/16

Step back in time at Chesterfield Log Cabin eventSunday
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Map: 2016 metro Detroit farmers market guide
Detroit Free Press, 6/22/16

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

MCC hires firm for presidential search
Macomb Daily, 6/22/16

Best young fishermen in state to compete in Michigan B.A.S.S. state tournament
C&G News, 6/22/16

Registration open for Metro Detroit Youth Day
Detroit Free Press, 6/22/16

Kresge reveals 2016 winners of $25,000 Detroit artist fellowships
Detroit Free Press, 6/23/16

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Department in the News
Companies sought for Manufacturing Day tours
Macomb Daily, 6/21/16

Macomb Biz in the News
GM grows autonomous team, builds test track in Warren
The Detroit News, 6/20/16

Wayne State to host new Michigan Cyber Range hub
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/21/16

Opportunities
Macomb Community College hosts Employer Information Session about its expanded apprenticeship program
Macomb Business (blog), 6/21/16

L.L. Bean to host job fair at Partridge Creek
The Detroit News, 6/21/16

Crain’s unveils Michigan Women’s Directory: An effort to get more women on boards
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/21/16

Industry Trends
Suzanne Shank talks infrastructure, women in business at Inforum’s annual meeting
Crain’s Detroit Business, 6/21/16

Vibrant downtowns are perfect fits for technology firms
Detroit Free Press, 6/20/16

Detroit jumps into top 3 for ‘increasing walkability’ in national ranking
MLive, 6/21/16

Government in Action
Repaving of 19 Mile Road in Clinton Township to beginMonday
Macomb Daily, 6/21/16

Washington Township board OKs bid package including parking lot work
Source Newspapers, 6/21/16

Utica to use reserves to balance next fiscal year budget
C&G News, 6/22/16

Make Macomb Your Home
OneMacomb celebrates National Immigrant Heritage Month
Make Macomb Your Home (blog), 6/21/16

Classics on Gratiot a success, officials say
C&G News, 6/21/16

Polish festival promises plenty of pierogi, fun
C&G News, 6/21/16

Chef shows ‘Farm to Fork’ cooking is do-‘Able’
C&G News, 6/22/16

Garden Club seeks homes for 2017 walk
C&G News, 6/22/16

Fishflies back just in time for Bay-Rama in New Baltimore
Macomb Daily, 6/21/16

Rotary run returns to New Baltimore Bay-Rama Festival
Macomb Daily, 6/21/16

Eagle Scout project aims to boost park usage in New Baltimore
The Voice, 6/22/16

Macomb County native to play on Big Brother reality show
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 6/22/16

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Department in the News
MACOMB COUNTY SEEKS HOSTS FOR MANUFACTURING DAY 2016
Automation Alley (press release), 6/17/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Center Line ‘Independence Festival’ starts Friday
Macomb Daily, 6/20/16

Business briefs
Macomb Daily, 6/17/16

Credit union celebrates being named in Macomb Daily Best of the Best with free shaved ice
Macomb Daily, 6/20/16

Find apple orchards to wines at new Michigan website
Detroit Free Press, 6/20/16

20 Michigan craft brews to start your summer right (ranked)
Detroit Metro Times (blog), 6/20/16

Opportunities
Kellogg’s creates fund to back food start-ups
Detroit Free Press, 6/20/16

Seven deadly sins of entrepreneurship
Michigan State University Extension, 6/17/16

Glowacki gets a job; many others with autism ready to work
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 6/21/16

‘Transformers’ prepping to film in Detroit, seeking extras
Detroit Free Press, 6/20/16

How to spot a spot zoning
Michigan State University Extension, 6/17/16

Industry Trends
Michigan-Based Program To Encourage More Fresh Food Purchases And Support Local Growers Expanding Across US
Daily Detroit, 6/19/16

Metro Detroit Ranks Third In Nation For Walkability Development, Says Study
Daily Detroit, 6/20/16

Government in Action
Water rate remains steady in New Haven
The Voice, 6/21/16

City Council allows ballpark fireworks for another month
C&G News, 6/20/16

Bridge replacement, road repairs scheduled in Sterling Heights
Source Newspapers, 6/20/16

Gov. Snyder unveils priorities of 30-year water plan
C&G News, 6/18/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Classic cars hit Eastpointe strip for annual Cruisin’ Gratiot celebration
C&G News, 6/19/16

‘Beautiful day … beautiful cars’ at Cruisin’ Gratiot
Macomb Daily, 6/18/16

2016 Riverwalk Festival to be held June 23-26 in Utica
Macomb Daily, 6/20/16

Second annual Guns ‘N’ Hoses softball game on tap
C&G News, 6/20/16

‘Art in the Park’ event inspires creativity
Source Newspapers, 6/17/16

Be good to your selfie
C&G News, 6/20/16