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Canton Township announces planned 2023 road construction projects

07-28-22 Canton Road Projects Mallory

Former PHS bowling coach Richard Nicholson passes after battle with cancer

07-27-22 Former Plymouth Bowling Coach Death Hannah

Northville Art House announces new exhibit based on city architecture

07-26-22 Northville Art House Jayden

Canton Leisure Services partners with Public Safety department for National Night Out event

07-25-22 National Night Out Canton Sydney C

Plymouth Football team set to host annual Sunshine’s Football Clinic

07-20-22 Sunshines Football Clinic Andy

Friends of the Rouge presents annual Heart of the Rouge fundraiser

07-19-22 Heart of the Rouge Sydney V

Michigan Philharmonic announces schedule for 2022-23 concert season

07-19-22 Michigan Phil Season Announced Renee

Friends of the Penn takes full ownership of iconic theatre after Wilcox Foundation grant

07-18-22 Penn Theatre Ownerhip Avneet

Lineup set for Tour de Livonia bike events

07-15-22 Tour de Livonia Renee

P-CEP Physics teacher James Gell named Phys-TEC local teacher of the year

07-15-22 James Gell Phys Tech Teacher of the Year Nadia

Plymouth Library gets grant to upgrade virtual meeting technology

07-14-22 Plymouth Library Dunning Grant Simon

EMU art project sets up installations in Ann Arbor parks designed to create discussions

07-14-22 EMU Engage Differences Exhibit Andy

P-CCS seeks family input on survey to gauge transportation needs for 2022-23

07-13-22 PCCS Transportation 20222023 Mady

Plymouth’s Old Village set to host “Bumpers Bikes and Bands” fundraiser

07-13-22 Old Village Bumpers Bikes and Bands Mallory

P-CEP teacher Michelle Smiley earns spot at prestigious humanities institute

07-11-22 PCEP Teacher Michelle Smiley Honored Mady

P-CEP Choirs announce trip to Italy in 2023 in partnership with EMU

07-11-22 PCEP Choirs to Italy Nadia

Plymouth Cornhole League finds home at Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center

07-08-22 Fox Hills Corn Hole League Sydney V

Northville Fire Department offers Explorer program as youth training option

07-07-22 City of Northville Fire Explorers Jaya

CFCU Financial helps local charities with Summer of Sharing event

07-07-22 CFCU Summer of Sharing Ariel

Beaumont Student Heart Check program to hold screenings at P-CEP

07-06-22 Beaumont Heart Check Leo

New State of Michigan legislation could see student teachers get stipends

07-06-22 MI Legislation Sub Teacher Pay Chae-Eun

Local resident Monica Viola teams up with Village Arts Factory to hold 5k for Agent Orange awareness

07-05-22 Agent Orange 5K Jaya

No Newscasts 7/1 to 7/4

CFCU Financial Appoints Tansley Stearns as new CEO

06-29-22 CFCU New CEO President Anuya

Canton Police to hold safety workshop for teens and college students

06-29-22 Canton Police Teen and College Student Safety Sydney C

Art in the Park set to return to downtown Plymouth after COVID pause

06-28-22 Art in the Park Jayden

P-CCS Culinary Team members win national titles at solo cooking competition

06-27-22 PCCS Culinary Champions Sydney V

Plymouth Community United Way seeks donations for back to school supply drive

06-27-22 Plymouth United Way School Supplies Alisha

Plymouth Library hosts author night at the Penn Theatre

06-09-22 Plymouth Library at the Penn Bailey

Canton LibertyFest set to return after 2 year COVID-hiatus

06-09-22 Canton Liberty Fest Sydney C

Plymouth and Northville police employ behavioral specialist to help with mental health cases

06-08-22 Local Police Mental Health Clinician Avneet

Northville City Council votes to keep pedestrian zone in place

06-07-22 Northville Pedestrian Zone Leo

Music in the Air concert series to continue with live broadcast on 88.1 the Park

06-07-22 Music in the Air Plymouth Alia

Plymouth Library to offer STEAM learning resources for patrons

06-06-22 Plymouth Library STEAM Learning Ariel

Plymouth Community Arts Council announces 2022 Music in the Park series lineup

06-03-22 Music In The Park Hannah

EEF to auction off suites to commencement ceremonies to fund grant projects.

06-02-22 EEF Graduation Suite Auction Akshayapriya

P-CCS to launch redesigned website in summer 2022.

06-01-22 PCCS New Website Evie

Canton Liberty Fest seeks volunteers for upcoming festival

05-31-22Canton Liberty Fest Volunteers Nadia

Canton Leisure Services hosts River Days event to encourage spending time in nature

05-31-22 Canton River Days Jaya

P-CCS reaffirm COVID-19 mitigation policies as cases in Wayne County rise

05-27-22 PCCS COVID Mitigation Sumedha

Livonia chapter of Save Our Youth hosts 5k to educate on dangers of drugs and alcohol

05-26-22 Livonia Save Our Youth Lily

P-CCS sends letter to families reaffirming commitment to school safety in wake of nationwide shootings

05-26-22 PCCS School Safety Emma

Canton High School senior Claire Swadling named US Presidential Scholar

05-25-22 Presidential Scholar Claire Swadling Avneet

P-CEP BSU to hold forum on race relations designed to foster dialouge

05-25-22 PCEP BSU Forum on Race Alisha

P-CEP SADD chapter honored for distracted driving awareness campaign

05-24-22 PCCS SADD Chapter Honored Allie

Northville Art House prepares for annual Arts and Acts festival

05-24-22 Northville Art House Arts and Acts Festival Sydney V

P-CEP teacher Dale Palmer passes after courageous battle with cancer

05-23-22 PHS Teacher Dale Palmer Sumedha

Rotary Club of Plymouth issues call for volunteers for annual chicken barbeque

05-20-22 Plymouth Rotary BBQ Volunteers Daniel

Canton Fire Department to hold annual Memorial Day ceremony honoring local fallen servicemembers

05-19-22 Canton Memorial Day Commemoration Jayden

East Middle School Math Club wins awards in national competitions

05-19-22 East Mathletes Ariel

P-CCS to educate local realtors on advantages of district at annual realtor breakfast

05-18-22 PCCS Realtor Breakfast Sydney V

Michigan Shakespeare Festival to take up summer 2022 residence at Village Theatre

05-18-22 Michigan Shakespeare Festival Daniel

Plymouth Community Arts Council announces 2022 Damaris scholarship winners

05-17-22 PCAC Damaris Scholarship Evie

P-CCS seeks community, student, and staff input on annual district climate survey.

05-16-22 PCCS Climate Survey Elise

City of Livonia to install water detention pond near Greenmead to address flooding issues

05-16-22 Livonia Detention Pond Akshayapriya

Canton Township hires new IT head to address new tech needs.

05-13-22 Canton Hires Technology Innovation Director Emma

Canton Township Clerk’s office honored for election efficiency

05-12-22 Canton Clerk’s Office Honored Gavin

Westland’s Tattan Park to receive new splashpad and play equipment

05-12-22 Westland Tattan Park Splashpad Bailey

Still Got It Players present “Harry’s Angels” at Village Theatre

05-11-22 Spotlight Still Got It Players Harrys Angels Andy

Canton Police and Fire Departments open applications for summer youth academy

05-11-22 Canton Police and Fire Youth Academy Jonathan

City of Plymouth Police announce officers will wear body cameras

05-09-22 Plymouth Police Body Cameras Sydney C

P-CCS partner CFCU financial holds financial literacy program at Starkweather

05-09-22 CFCU Starkweather Financial Literacy Sydney V

P-CEP Choirs announce plans for trip to Alaska

05-06-22 PCEP Choir Alaska Trip Daniel

P-CCS Board of Education to hold Hate and Bias community forum

05-05-22 PCCS Hate and Bias Forum Zainub

CFCU Financial announces annual Thumbs Up for Charity grant winners

05-05-22 CFCU Thumbs Up Renee

First phase of reconstruction project to repave Canton Center road begins

05-03-22 Canton Center Reconstruction Hannah

Canton Library to hold comic and Star Wars-themed events

05-02-22 Canton Public Library Star Wars and Comics Lilly B

Canton’s Lunch and Learn speaker series to host butterfly expert

04-29-22 Lunch and Learn Butterfies Lauren

P-CCS high schools among state’s best in latest US News school rankings

04-28-22 US News High School Rankings Allie

Northville  Art House prepares to feature a pair of new exhibits

04-28-22 Northville Art House Exhibits Emma’

Schoolcraft College offers workshops to help high school seniors prepare for college

04-27-22 Schoolcraft Step Ahead Andy

Plymouth Library to host  awareness event for Samaritas Refugee Aid Organization

04-26-22 Plymouth Library Refugees Presentation Caroline

Durham School Services offers cash rewards for referring bus drivers to P-CCS

04-22-22 Durham Referral Bonus Sumedha

Canton Leisure Services wins MPARKS award for LGBTQ & Diwali programs

04-22-22 Canton MParks Recreation Award Gavin

Bills in Michigan Legislature could make it easier for P-CCS to find substitute teachers

04-21-22 Substitute Teaching Bill Elise

P-CCS set to launch redesigned district website in fall 2022

04-21-22 New PCCS Website Coming Nadia

Canton Leisure Services set to host annual Fishing Derby

04-20-22 Canton Fishing Derby Mady

Former Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page to perform at Village Theatre

04-19-22 Steven Page at Village Theatre Mady

Miracle League of Plymouth to hold wine tasting fundraiser

04-19-22 Miracle League Wine Event Evie

P-CEP Lightning Robotics advances to World Championships

04-18-22 Lightning Robotics World Tournament Nadia

No Newscast 4/15/22

PCEP NHS members help 8th grade students prepare for high school at Walk the Park event

04-14-22 PCEP Walk the Park Anuya

P-CEP culinary students perform well at state solo culinary competition

04-14-22 PCEP Culinary Student State Competition Nora

Schoolcraft College Culinary Department changes curriculum

04-13-22 Schoolcraft Culinary Changes Akshayapriya

Music in the Air concert series to return to Downtown Plymouth

04-13-22 Downtown Plymouth Concerts Ramisa

Plymouth Library to hold webinar on proper tree care

04-12-22 Plymouth Library Tree Webinar Evie

Old Village to hold annual Yard and Trunk sale

04-11-22 Old Village Yard Sale Leo

Plymouth Library offers 3-D printing classes

04-08-22 Plymouth Library 3D Printing Class Bailey

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority to hold Artisan Fair

04-08-22 Downtown Plymouth Artisan Fair Sydney C

MEEMIC Insurance Foundation holds cyberbullying awareness event

04-07-22 MEEMIC Cyber Bullying Event Ariel

Canton Public Safety to add patrols to address traffic issues at P-CEP

04-06-22 Traffic Safety near PCCS Schools Alisha

Plymouth Community Arts Council seeks volunteers to teach about Kellogg Park sculpture

04-05-22 PCAC Sculpture Training Sydney V

Northville Art House pairs photography with word art at new exhibit

04-05-22 Northville Art House Short on Words Daniel

P-CEP cheer teams to hold kids cheer clinic

04-04-22 PCCS Kids Cheer Clinic Gavin

Plymouth Cultural Center to get ADA compliance upgrades

04-04-22 Plymouth Cultural Center ADA Compliance Lilly B

No Newscast March 28 through April 1st, 2022

Friends of the Rouge holds Tanquish Creek clean up

03-25-22 Tonquish Creek Clean Up Emma

Northville Art House recognizes student work in new exhibit

03-25-22 Northville Art House Student Exhibits Avneet

P-CEP to hold blood drive with American Red Cross

03-24-22 PCEP Blood Drive Ariel

Michigan Philharmonic set to present “Ode to Joy” concert

03-24-22 Michigan Phil Ode to Joy Nora

Giving Hope Women’s Giving Circle announces latest grants

03-23-22 Giving Hope Grants Alisha

Canton Community Foundation hosts latest “Lunch and Learn” series speaker

03-23-22 Canton Community Foundation Lunch and Learn Anuya

Local libraries combat the cost of growing food with seed distribution program

03-22-22 Seed Libraries Caroline

Plymouth District Library offers behind the scenes tours to patrons

03-21-22 Plymouth Library Open House Hannah

Plymouth Community Arts Council adds spoken word to annual open art exhibit

03-21-22 PCAC Open Exhibit Nora

P-CEP invites community to annual athletics and activities extravaganza

03-18-22 PCEP Extravaganza Mady

Canton readies for a celebration of asian culture at Chinese festival.

03-18-22 Canton Chinese Festival Simon

Canton Leisure Services announces summer camp lineup

03-17-22 Canton Leisure Services Summer Camps Evie

Livonia Chamber of Commerce holds luncheon series promoting civil political discourse

03-16-22 Livonia Chamber Civilty Project Gavin

Canton’s Village Arts Factory receives grant from MASCO corporation

03-15-22 Village Arts MASCO Grant Nadia

P-CCS Board of Education hosts community forum at Emagine Theatre in Canton

03-14-22 PCCS Community Forum Avneet

Livonia Spree will return after two year absence due to COVID-19 pandemic

03-14-22 Livonia Spree Returns Elise

Plymouth-Canton Music Boosters to hold Spring Arts & Crafts show

03-11-22 PCMB Spring Arts and Crafts Show Lauren

P-CCS Adaptive Physical Education Teacher Merrill DeRose wins excellence award

03-11-22 PCCS Adaptive Physical Ed Teacher Honored Zainub

Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce to hold Business Showcase

03-10-22 Plymouth Chamber Showcase and Taste of Plymouth Andy

Northville Art House hosts young artists fair

03-10-22 Northville Art House Young Artist Fair Daniel

Plymouth Community Arts Council releases Demaris Fine Arts Scholarship details

03-09-22 PCAC Demaris Fine Arts Scholarship Akshayapriya

Plymouth Community Arts Council to spotlight Japanese art at Spring Break Art Camp

03-09-22 PCAC Spring Break Arts Camp Jaya

New eatery Bakehouse 46 to open Downtown Plymouth location

03-08-22 Bakehouse46 Opening Leo

East Middle School Chess Team wins state championship

03-08-22 East Chess Champions Ava

No Newscast March 7th

Spotlight Jr. Players to present Moana Jr. at Village Theatre

03-03-22 Moana at Spotlight Jr Players Alia

Canton’s Village Arts Factory accepting submissions for Art in Bloom show

03-01-22 Village Arts Factory Art in Bloom Lilly B

Canton High School graduate Steve Price lands job on new FOX competition show

03-01-22 Canton Alum Domino Masters Ben

P-CCS announces change in mask policy on district buses after new CDC COVID guidance

02-28-22 PCCS Bus Mask Change Hannah

Michigan Philharmonic presents Night at the Tropics concert

02-25-22 Michigan Phil Tropics Lauren

Plymouth Township to offer residents free trees as part of nature program

02-24-22 Plymouth Twp Tree Program Emma

Canton’s Lead Like a Girl program to host march to honor women’s history month

02-24-22 Canton March for Women and Girls Sydeny C

Schoolcraft College offers P-CEP seniors college readiness workshops

02-23-22 Schoolcraft Learning Workshops Caroline

Plymouth Library offers database to translate books for young readers

02-23-22 Plymouth Library LOTE Database Gavin

Plymouth Historical Museum debuts new Connecting at the Speed of Life exhibit

02-22-22 Plymouth Historical Museum Connecting Exhibit Mady

Plymouth Library re-opens creative lab

02-22-22 Plymouth Library Creative Lab Sumedha

No Newscast February 17th through February 21st

P-CCS hosts Early Childhood Learning open house for district families

02-16-22 Early Childhood Open House at Allen Evie

P-CCS seeks community input on budget process through online survey

02-15-22 PCCS Community Budget Survey Alia

88.1 the Park Celebrates 50th Anniversary

02-14-22 WSDP 50th Anniversary Nora

P-CEP athletics teams with MHSAA, ROTC to offer leadership conference

02-14-22 PCEP Athletic Leadership Conference Ben

Community Choice Foundation offers scholarships to Class of 2022 students

02-11-22 Community Choice Foundation Scholarship Anish

Local Author to visit Gallimore and Field schools

02-11-21 Author visits PCCS Emma

P-CEP student to hold sock drive for less fortunate in community

02-10-22 NHS Sock Drive Lily M

No Newscast February 9th

P-CCS Board of Education passes resolution on safe firearm storage

02-08-22 PCCS Fire Arm Storage Resolution Jaya

P-CCS offers district families free COVID-19 tests

02-07-22 PCCS COVID Test Kit Pickup Ariel

P-CCS Board of Education Approves Schools of Choice Seats

02-07-22 PCCS School of Choice Seats Brady


Longtime Plymouth candy store Kemnitz candies set to close

02-01-22 Kemnitz owners retire Lilly B

P-CEP students win distracted driving PSA video awards

01-31-22 Distrcted Driving Video Award Nora

Canton Leisure Services opens online reservations for park pavilions

01-31-22 Canton Pavillion Rental Ariel


P-CEP counseling department releases details for 2022 P-CEP shadow days

01-25-22 PCEP Student Shadowing Eden

Salem junior Jack Leyden publishes new book offering advice on positive mental health

01-25-22 100 Days Book Leyden Caroline

Village Arts Factory to offer handmade Valentines Day cards to fundraise for programs

01-21-22 VAF Valentines Cards Daniel

Plymouth-Canton Civitan Clubs release annual essay contest details

01-21-22 Civitan Essay Contest Gavin

Canton Partnership for the Arts seeks volunteers for Village Arts factory

01-20-22 Partnership for the Arts Volunteers Evie

P-CCS partners with Wayne County Health Department to offer vaccine clinic

01-19-22 PCCS Covid Vaccine Clinic Ava

Friends of the Rouge offers rain garden workshops for area residents

01-19-22 Friends of the Rouge Master Gardener Class Anuya

Northville Art House to highlight mosaics in new exhibit

01-18-22 Northville Art House Mosaics Zainub

Wayne County to install new traffic signal at intersection of Denton, Ridge, and Saltz Rd.

01-18-22 Canton Traffic Light Ramisa

Schoolcraft College professors win awards for classroom excellence

01-14-22 Schoolcraft Excellence Award Alia

Schoolcraft College culinary program to showcase students and staff at fundraiser

01-14-22 Schoolcraft Culinary Extravaganza Mady

Iconic Detroit restaurant Slow’s Barbeque opens ghost kitchen for DoorDash orders

01-13-22 Slows Ghost Kitchen Emma

Plymouth Community Arts Council to hold student workshop honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01-12-22 PCAC I Have a Dream Akshayapriya

Inspire Theatre in Westland presents production of “Rumors”

01-07-22 Village Theater Exhibition Daniel

Local Impact Alliance announces applications for class of 22 scholarships

01-11-22 Local Impact Alliance Scholarships Emma

Village Theatre hosts exhibition of botanical art from local artists

01-07-22 Village Theater Exhibition Daniel

P-CEP teacher Ann Espinoza recognized for work with students at Scholastic awards

01-07-22 Ann Espinoza Recognized Hannah

Plymouth Library to host events for community during Plymouth Ice Festival

01-07-19 Ice Fest Library Lilly

Plymouth Library introduces software to auto-renew checked out books

01-06-22 Plymouth Library Auto Renewal Avneet

Plymouth City Commission approves new five-year plan for city

01-06-22 Plymouth Five Year Plan Ben

Livonia to launch new “Code Red” emergency awareness software system

01-04-22 Livonia Cod Red Alert Evie

Canton Hall of Fame inducts three new members for services to community

01-04-22 Canton Hall of Fame Nadia

City of Plymouth opens applications for 2022 Ruth Huston Whipple service award

01-03-22 Ruth Huston Whipple Award Ariel

MEEMIC insurance releases details for 2022 student art contest

01-03-22 MEEMIC Art Contest Lilly B

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