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It was a soggy Harvest Day

Twin sisters Lauren and Natalie Garwood,11 of Shelby Township carve pumpkins at the Kezar Branch of the Romeo District Library during Romeo Harvest Day. (Photo by Stacy Sobotka) BY STACY SOBOTKA Elle McLeod is the kids age group winner of the hot dog eating contest, eating 1 hot dog in (more…)

Sediment clogs creek

BY STACY SOBOTKA Engineers for Armada Township discovered that East Coon Creek, south of McPhall and west of North Avenue, is choked full of sediment. The Armada Township Board of Trustees learned about the condition of the creek at the board’s regular Oct. 11 meeting. The township began looking into (more…)

Have “Fun with Gourds” Oct. 22

The Greater Washington Area Historical Society will host “Fun with Gourds” 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Washington Historical Museum, 58230 Van Dyke in Washington Township. Visitors will be able to make a one-of-a-kind decorated gourd birdhouse, bowl, or uncut gourd. All materials will be provided to explore different (more…)


The Oakland Township Board of Trustees recognized Boy Scouts Troop 125 of Rochester Hills with a special proclamation for the troop’s 60th anniversary. Oakland Township Supervisor Mike Bailey, on the left, reads the proclamation to Matthew Wells, Tigran Terterian, and Michael Cichowski of the troop. Bailey said that the scouts (more…)