Community Focus

Community Focus – March 13, 2024

The Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council has been making a difference English as a Second Language learners in Canton and Plymouth for nearly 40 years.  88.1 the Park’s Mihir Shastry spoke with PCCLC Program Director, Andrea Hug.  They talked about the council’s history, work in the community, and impact on English language learners.


Community Focus – February 28, 2024

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools will host the P-CCS Early Middle College Family Information Night on Wednesday March 6, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Plymouth High School in room 401.  P-CCS representatives will be joined by the district’s partner colleges, Schoolcraft and Washtenaw Community College.  This will be an open house format with the opportunity to speak with college representatives to learn more about their program.   Students apply for the EMC in the spring of their 9th grade year.  88.1 the Park’s, Fahad Arif, spoke with P-CCS Early Middle College Coordinator, Amanda Pelukas, about the program and information night.



Community Focus – February 21, 2024

A proposed wastewater treatment facility in Salem Township has drawn the attention of Friends of the Rouge because of the impact it will have on the environment, especially Fellows Creek and the Rouge River.  88.1 the Park’s, Anya Read, spoke with the Executive Director of Friends of the Rouge, Marie McCormick about he proposed plant, Friends of the Rouge and their work in the community, and what drew her to environmental advocacy.


Community Focus – February 14, 2024

88.1 the Park will host the station’s annual Record, CD and Music Memorabilia Show on Saturday February 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Early admission begins at 9:00 a.m. for $10 and regular admission begins at 10:00 a.m. for $5.  Proceeds from the record show benefit the student radio station for Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.  88.1 the Park’s, Leia Riley, spoke with 88.1 Station Manager, Bill Keith, about this year’s record show.


Community Focus – January 31, 2024

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools’ residents will have the opportunity to vote on a long-standing Non-Homestead millage renewal, that would continue to generate operating revenue that is essential for our district, over the next 20 years.  The election is on Tuesday February 27.  This is an appeal to continue at the same funding level that has been maintained since 1994. The millage applies only to local business, industrial, and commercial property, and property that is not the owner’s primary residence.  88.1 the Park’s Assistant Manager, John Kreger, spoke with P-CCS Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monica Merritt, about the millage renewal election.


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Advanced Orthodontics – Canton
Neehee’s Indian Vegetarian Street Food – Canton
JDog Junk Removal and Hauling
Plymouth Rotary
Community Financial Credit Union
Michigan Army National Guard
7-Eleven – Canton
Choice Insurance Agency – Westland