SUMMER BEGINS

Calm waters and a thick layer of fair weather clouds greeted visitors to Stony Creek Metropark in Washington Township at least one day over the Memorial Day weekend. The weather cooperated long enough on Saturday to allow a drone to photograph activity on Stony Creek Lake. Volunteers cleaning and decorating (more…)

Signal upgrades M-53 safety

BY STACY SOBOTKA In a month marred with a tragic traffic collision on northbound M-53 at 32 Mile Road, Bruce Township officials received good news about a new traffic signal. Trustee Paul Okoniewski announced at the township board’s regular May meeting that it received engineering approval for a traffic light (more…)

Siglow: Mitt.TV contract is not performing

BY LARRY SOBCZAK EDITOR Romeo Village President Tadd Siglow was critical of the Mitt.TV at the Romeo Village Council meeting earlier this month. “They are not performing,” he said. The village contracted with the Romeo-based company in December to video record public meetings and to place them on the Internet (more…)

May 25 crash injures four people

BY LARRY SOBCZAK EDITOR A commercial dump truck-trailer driven by a 55-year-old Detroit man crashed into a vehicle stopped at the traffic signal on northbound M-53 (Van Dyke Highway) just south of 32-Mile Road on Thursday, May 25 according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies reported four people were (more…)

Preliminary exam set for murder suspect

BY LARRY SOBCZAK EDITOR A preliminary exam has been scheduled for July 19 in the murder trial of Ray Township resident Andrew Fiacco. Visiting Romeo 42-1 District Court Judge Richard McLean scheduled the preliminary exam following a probable cause conference held last week. The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office alleges that (more…)

MAJOR FIELD

The Romeo High School Varsity Baseball team had the opportunity to play on major league-caliber turf on May 17 at Jimmy John’s Field in Utica. The team is pictured here before defeating Henry Ford II High School by a score of 11-6. The bus ride to the field and food (more…)

RHS Boys Varsity Baseball

The Romeo High School Boys Varsity Baseball team won 11-1 at home against Oxford High School on Monday, May 22. #25 Alex Randall stretching to reach the ball at home. (Photo by Mike Nicley)   #22 Nathan Rinke sliding headfirst into scoring the first run of the game. (Photo by (more…)

RHS Girls Varsity Softball

On Tuesday, May 23, the Romeo High School Girls Varsity Softball team won 5-0 in the first game against St. Clair High School but lost the second game 11-1. #20 third basewoman Madisyn Collins in position. (Photo by Mike Nicley)   #19 Taylor Jones safely tagging second base after she (more…)