Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Department in the News
Year in Review: Macomb Business’ biggest and best blogs in 2016
Macomb Business Blog, 12/29/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Small, medium manufacturer legislation brings Peters face to face with local manufacturers
The Peninsula, 12/28/16

Entrepreneur to appear on HSN to introduce Smart Diet Scale
Source Newspapers, 12/28/16

Stay hungry, more restaurants and bars coming in 2017
The Detroit News, 12/28/16

Employees of two businesses partner to provide comforters to nursing home
The Voice, 12/28/16

Industry Trends
Michigan retailers optimistic about holiday sales, business in 2017
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/29/16

The year in Michigan business: Food economy, company towns, U.P. innovation and more
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/29/16

Remembering 2016: Crain’s Food Summit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/28/16

Government in Action
Richmond city officials look to enhance downtown
The Voice, 12/29/16

New Haven to focus on image, growth in 2017
The Voice, 12/29/16

Sterling Heights leader named Building Official of the Year
Source Newspapers, 12/28/16

Fraser sets up website on sinkhole project
Macomb Daily, 12/28/16

Make Macomb Your Home
No-stress New Year’s Eve in Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 12/28/16

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
AtWork Group opens office in Warren
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/27/16

PBS ‘American Masters’ film to focus on Cranbrook’s Eero Saarinen
Oakland Press, 12/26/16

American House Foundation’s holiday initiative provides time and gifts to lonely seniors
Macomb Daily, 12/23/16

Industry Trends
Substitute teacher shortage challenges Michigan schools
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/27/16

Auto-tech convergence reshaping industry shows
The Detroit News, 12/28/16

Holiday shopping boosts Mich. retailer spirits for ’17
The Detroit News, 12/28/16

Second Stage: Local companies that met challenges of business growth
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/28/16

Government in Action
Development to highlight 2017 in Armada
The Voice, 12/27/16

Make Macomb Your Home
New Year’s Eve gala in Mount Clemens to be even more fun for kids
Macomb Daily, 12/27/16

New Year’s Eve Party Guide 2016 
Detroit Metro Times, 12/28/16

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Opportunities
YOU ARE YOUR OWN BRAND
Automation Alley (press release), 12/22/16

Business events in January: Networking, auto show, economic forecasts
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/27/16

Industry Trends
Michigan’s auto plants seek bright future amid change
Detroit Free Press, 12/27/16

Government in Action
Airmen bolster base security force
Defense Video Imagery Distribution System, 12/20/16

Selfridge Airmen double CCAF degrees
Defense Video Imagery Distribution System, 12/20/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Center Line announces winners in annual ‘Light up the Sky’ contest
C&G News, 12/22/16

A Guide to 6 Metro Detroit Winter Festivals
Visit Detroit (blog), 12/26/16

Macomb Community College names new president
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/22/16

$1 million gift gives Detroit’s tigers something to roar about
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/22/16

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Hotts Spots: Top 5 local entertainment stories for 2016
Macomb Daily, 12/21/16

108 jobs to be lost when defense contractor closes Michigan facility in 2017
MLive, 12/19/16

Opportunities
Citizens Bank to Add Digital Lending Capability for Small Business Customers
DBusiness, 12/21/16

Industry Trends
Voices: California dreaming…of Detroit
Metromode, 12/22/16

Government in Action
Harrison Township seeks to transform downtown into a walkable destination
Metromode, 12/22/16

Shelby approves new sidewalk construction to close gaps
C&G News, 12/21/16

Township converting paper records to digital
C&G News, 12/21/16

Township expands Nixle alert system to keep residents in the know
C&G News, 12/21/16

100 airmen deploy from Selfridge Air National Guard Base to Southwest Asia
Click On Detroit, 12/21/16

Selfridge deploys again to southwest Asia
C&G News, 12/21/16

Snyder: I’m warming up to business incentives
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/21/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Macomb County
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 12/22/16

New Year’s Eve events in Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 12/21/16

Eastpointe transforms city park into ‘Winter Wonderland’
Metromode, 12/22/16

DNR award allows for bike and hike trail expansion in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 12/21/16

8 ways to get out and enjoy Metro Detroit this holiday break
Metromode, 12/22/16

MCC goes in-house for selection of new president
Macomb Daily, 12/21/16

Volunteers help those homebound for the holidays
C&G News, 12/21/16

Residents help out kids in foster care
C&G News, 12/21/16

OneMacomb
New DIA exhibit featuring food sculptures debuts Friday
MLive, 12/16/16

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Chesterfield Motor Inn demo near completion; sign could be next
Macomb Daily, 12/19/16

Major upgrades planned for former Edsel Ford estate and mansion
MLive, 12/20/16

2016 Top Restaurants in Metro Detroit for Business
DBusiness, 12/2/16

Chocolate and beer for the holidays? Of course!
Detroit Free Press, 12/19/16

Business owner helps for the holidays
C&G News, 12/17/16

Opportunities
Apprenticeship programs: How they work and why they’re crucial to Southeast Michigan workforce
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/20/16

Industry Trends
Detroit auto show: A rundown of vehicle unveilings
MLive, 12/21/16

Walgreens, Rite Aid to sell 865 stores to Fred’s
Detroit Free Press, 12/20/16

Can the private sector solve Metro Detroit’s infrastructure woes?
Metromode, 12/21/16

Government in Action
Shelby, Utica tackle snowy weekend
C&G News, 12/20/16

Roseville to work with All About Animals Rescue
C&G News, 12/20/16

Heller brings small businesses to table
The Voice, 12/20/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Shelby FOP delivers Christmas cheer to seniors
C&G News, 12/20/16

This Macomb resident’s bird photos are going viral for a very good reason
Detroit Metro Times, 12/20/16

Gold coin makes Christmas bright
C&G News, 12/16/16

10 things to do on your holiday break in metro Detroit
C&G News, 12/20/16

OneMacomb
Two East Detroit High School students unveil music-inspired mural
C&G News, 12/20/16

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Department in the News
Community and business leaders join together for $150 million vision to Innovate Mound Road
Macomb Business (blog), 12/16/16

Richmond seeks public input for master plan update
The Voice, 12/17/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Lipari Foods gets $1.9 million tax capture for expansion of Warren site
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/20/16

Business briefs
Macomb Daily, 12/16/16

Burtek Enterprises in Chesterfield Township to close operations
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/19/16

Esdel and Eleanor Ford House Announces Plans for Estate Renovation
DBusiness, 12/19/16

Opportunities
2017 MACOMB COUNTY ECONOMIC FORECAST ISJANUARY 11
Automation Alley (press release), 12/19/16

Healthy Food Connect offers educational series
Michigan State University, 12/15/16

Government in Action
Urgent Behavioral Healthcare Center opens in Macomb County
Macomb Township Patch, 12/16/16

Smart911 helps first responders help south-Macomb residents
Macomb Daily, 12/17/16

Grant propels Chesterfield Township paddle park project
The Voice, 12/16/16

Warren OKs $53 million bond issue to combat flooding
Macomb Daily, 12/17/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Wonderful lights to be seen in Warren
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 12/20/16

Macomb County Warming Center Hours And Locations
St. Clair Shores Patch, 12/15/16

Giving Capuchin a helping hand a Freedom Hill
Macomb Daily, 12/19/16

Miller donates office computers to Turning Point
Macomb Daily, 12/18/16

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Department in the News
Bootlegging to Ghost Hunting
DPTV, 12/19/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Q&A: With Utica success, sports entrepreneur looks to add 4th USPBL team in 2017
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/19/16

Industry Trends
GM to start production of self-driving cars in Michigan by early 2017
MLive, 12/19/16

GM to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Manufacturing and Testing
DBusiness, 12/19/16

What we know so far about the 2017 Detroit auto show
MLive, 12/19/16

From sliding sales to an aging workforce, disruption looms for auto economy
Crain’s Detroit Business, 12/19/16

Ten best innovations in auto tech
Detroit News, 12/19/16

Stores push deals for holiday stretch
Detroit News, 12/19/16

Chevy to show all-new Traverse SUV at Detroit auto show
Detroit News, 12/19/16

GM inventory at 8-year high; will reduce car production
Detroit News, 12/19/16

Government in Action
Mount Clemens commissioners shelve city manager search
Macomb Daily, 12/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Michiganders give 3% of their income to charity, and 5 more facts
MLive, 12/19/16

Former Macomb Daily reporter makes it as a top-selling author
Macomb Daily, 12/19/16

Wreaths laid at graves to remember and honor veterans
Detroit Free Press, 12/19/16

Thousands of wreaths keep memory of veterans alive

OneMacomb
Sterling Heights citizens, businesses awarded for diversity efforts
Macomb Daily, 12/19/16