NOT A PAINTING

NOT A PAINTING. But this photo taken along Lone Oak Lane in Ray Township could be one. A warm spring has woken trees and flowers, along with the frogs at night, from their winter nap a little early this year. (Photo by Larry Sobczak) (more…)

Rezone public owned property?

BY STACY SOBOTKA The Washington Township Planning Commission heard plenty of input regarding a township owned property at their meeting April 13. The 43 acre property, located at Jewell Road between 27 Mile and 28 Mile, was purchased by the township in 2009 for $250,000. Originally a community center was (more…)

Construction begins on Armada’s skatepark

Greg Ezzo, Jacob Gritzinger and Tyler Ross performed a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Armada Skatepark on April 3. (Photo courtesy of Armada Board and Bike Skatepark) BY STACY SOBOTKA Armada’s skatepark will soon be under construction. The Armada Township Board of Trustees met workers from Spohn Ranch Skatepark at their (more…)

Serious injury in M-53 crash

The Michigan State Police closed M-53 at Van Dyke in Bruce Township for two hours on Thursday, April 20 to conduct a crash scene investigation. State Police spokesman Lt. Mike Shaw said that one person was seriously after three vehicles collided at the intersection which is just south of 34 (more…)

Two area robotics teams go to championships

Members of the Armada High School Fighting Pi FIRST Robotics team pose with the Chairman’s award. (Photo courtesy The Fighting Pi) Teams from both Romeo High School and Armada High School are competing in the national FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis today through Saturday. Armada’s team, known as The (more…)

Romeo High School girls track team

Payton Klein ties the school record in the High Jump at 5’7”. (Photo by Lilly Grochowski) BY LILY GROCHOWSKI The Romeo High School girls track team is starting off the season strong. On Tuesday, April 18, they faced off against Grosse Pointe High School South. The second meet of the (more…)