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9/24/20
Canton Public Library prepares to open to the public following six-month COVID-19 shutdown

09-24-20 Canton Public Library Grace

Local publishing group launches new magazine “The Rock” focusing on Plymouth community

09-24-20 The Rock Comes to Plymouth Grace

9/23/20
Eastern Michigan University launches COVID-19 dashboard online to track health of school community for students and staff

9/22/20
Eastern Michigan University schedules Virtual Homecoming 5k to benefit students facing financial hardship

09-23-20 Eastern Michigan COVID Dashboard Alyssa

09-22-20 EMU Virtual 5K Bill

9/21/20
Plymouth Township clerk’s office invests in new equipment, hires more workers to streamline vote counting for 2020 election

09-21-20 Plymouth Township Elections Jacob

Plymouth-Canton Community Education releases lineup of fall classes and programs

09-21-20 Community Ed Classes Jacob

9/18/20
Canton Township set to reopen Summit on the Park following six-month COVID-19 shutdown

09-18-20 Summit On the Park to Reopen Alyssa

M-DOT installs new traffic signals at busy Ann Arbor-McClumpha road intersection

09-18-20 Plymouth Township Traffic Light Ashley

9/17/20
Plymouth Township Police attend mental health crisis awareness training

09-17-20 Plymouth Police Crisis Intervention

P-CEP Lightning Robotics to hold informational meeting on September 22nd

09-17-20 Lightning Robotics Emma

9/16/20
New management group Local Impact Alliance to assist and advocate for local charitable organizations

09-16-20 Local Impact Alliance Formed Heather

Plymouth Township to offer residents document shredding day and electronic recycling

09-16-20 Shred Day Plymouths Lilly B

9/15/20
Plymouth High School Senior Grace Rembinski signs deal with Nashville record label

09-15-20 Grace Rembinski signs music publishing Jacob

Plymouth Township formally opens new picnic shelter named for former trustee Kay Arnold

09-15-20 Miller Family Park Ben

9/14/20
Canton Community Foundation invites area veterans and their families to annual benefit summit online

09-14-20 Veterans Summit Virtual Ashley

Canton Leisure Services re-launches fitness classes with outdoor socially-distanced offerings

09-14-20 Canton Leisure Outdoor Fitness Classes Caroline

9/11/20
M-DOT responds to Canton Township resident concerns by adding traffic light at intersection of Michigan Avenue and Beck Rd.

09-11-20 Michigan and Beck Traffic Light Emma

East Middle School recognized for third straight year as “Best and Brightest in Wellness” honoree

09-11-20 East Honored Best ad Brightest Kyla

9/10/20
Team of five Plymouth Township women band together to campaign for local government seats

09-10-20 Women for Plymouth John K

Michigan Philharmonic releases planned 2020-2021 concert schedule

09-10-20 Michigan Phil New Season Grace

9/9/20
Northville Art House welcomes annual “West of Center” juried exhibition

09-09-20 Northville Art House Kyla

Wayne Main Street invites public to annual Downtown Wayne Scarecrow Festival this month

09-09-20 Wayne Scarecrows Brady

9/8/20
P-CEP schools ranked among nation’s best by U. S. News & World Report

09-08-20 US News Ranking Lily

Plymouth Rotary Club to hold basic needs and food drive to benefit less fortunate

09-08-20 Plymouth Rotary Food and Basic Needs Drive Evie

7/31/20

COVID-19 forces cancellation of 2020 Plymouth-Canton Marching Band competition season

07-31-20 Plymouth Canton Marching Band Competitions Cancelled Ben

7/30/20

COVID-19 forces the cancellation of the 2020 Plymouth Fall Festival

07-30-20 Plymouth Fall Fest Cancelled Megan

Plymouth District Library reopens after lengthy COVID-19-mandated closure

07-30-20 Plymouth Library Reopens Alyssa

7/29/20

Plymouth DDA to hold second virtual “Music in the Air” concert broadcast on August 7th

07-29-20 Music in the Air Theo Gridiron Emma

Dr. Glenn Cerny prepares to take over as Schoolcraft College President on August 1st

07-29-20 Schoolcraft New President Dr Glenn Cerny Heather

7/28/20

Michigan Philharmonic teams up with 88.1 the Park to present a tribute concert honoring frontline workers

07-28-20 Michigan Phil An Essential Tribute Ashley

Northville Library partners with Tipping Point Theatre to present virtual script reading performance

07-28-20 Tipping Point Theatre Table Reading Karlie

7/27/20

Longtime Plymouth community volunteer Debra Madonna honored with inaugural Ruth Huston-Whipple Service Award

07-27-20 Ruth Huston Whipple Winner Ben

P-CEP teacher Darrin Silvester named new hockey coach for Plymouth High School

07-27-20 Plymouth Hockey Coach Hired Jacob

7/23/20

Friends of the Rouge gets grant from State of Michigan to help construct rain gardens in Plymouth

07-23-20 Friends of the Rouge Rain Garden Grant Daniel

Plymouth District Library offers area kids virtual yo-yo performance and lessons

07-23-20 Plymouth Library Yo Yo Class Heather

7/22/20

P-CEP to hold drive-through commencement for 2020 senior class on July 25th because of COVID-19

07-22-20 PCEP Drive Through Grad Jacob

New Schoolcraft College President Dr. Glenn Cerny prepares to begin tenure in school’s top role

07-22-20 Schoolcraft President Dr Glenn Cerny Alyssa

7/21/20

Canton Township approves 30-day trial for Slows BBQ to park food truck in Cherry Hill Village

07-21-20 Slows Comes to Canton Amelia

Canton Public Library debuts “62 Days of Summer” virtual reading and activity program

07-21-20 Canton Public Library 62 Days of Summer Karlie

7/20/20

Carmen Johnson begins her tenure as Workman Elementary Principal following retirement of Dr. Jim Burt

07-20-20 Carmen Johnson Workmans New Principal

Yankee Air Museum opens with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.

07-20-20 Yankee Air Museum Reopens Caroline

7/17/20

Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks club cancels all events at lodge building until 2021 due to COVID-19 Pandemic

07-17-20 Plymouth Elks Events Cancelled Anna

Local nonprofit group “Keep Plymouth Leafy” seeks community help for tree maintenance event

07-17-20 Keep Plymouth Leafy Aimee

7/16/20

Plymouth Township names park picnic shelter after former trustee

07-16-20 Miller Family Park Picnic Shelter Jacob

Local artisans will have the chance to sell their work despite Art in the Park festival cancellation at PARC pop-up market

07-16-20 PARC Side Door Pop Up Evie

7/15/20

Schoolcraft College names Dr. Glenn Cerny as next President

07-15-20 Schoolcraft College Names New President – Alivia

Plymouth High School pics Darrin Silvester as new ice hockey coach

07-15-20 Plymouth Hires Hockey Coach – Lilly B

7/14/20

Construction projects that will transform Main street begin in Downtown Plymouth

07-14-20 Plymouth Road Work Amelia

Canton’s Farmers Market opens for season with social distancing protections in place

07-14-20 Canton Farmers Market Reopens Grace

7/13/20

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools officials re-start key services at E.J. McLendon Center for district families

07-13-20 PCCS District Services Reopen Lily M

Henry Ford Museum reopens its doors following COVID-19 closure

07-13-20 Henry Ford Reopns Daniel

7/10/20

P-CCS officials working on Return to Learning plan after state guidelines released

07-10-20 PCCS Learning Reentry Plan Lilly B

Award-winning P-CEP marching band returns to practice to prepare for fall 2020 season

07-10-20 PCEP Marching Band Returns Emma

7/9/20

Local environmental group fighting water runoff permit request from Arbor Hills landfill operator

07-09-20 Advanced Disposal Leachate Release Aimee

Friends of Miller woods invite visitors but ask guests to respect the environment

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7/8/20

Plymouth Historical Museum reopens its doors following COVID-19 closure

07-08-20 Plymouth Historical Museum Moussa

P-CEP field hockey team gets grant to fund new uniform purchase

07-08-20 PCEP Field Hockey Grant Megan

7/7/20 

A new children’s book honoring President Gerald Ford is set for release

07-07-20 Gerald Ford Childrens Book Released Ashley

Go “Uncruising” with the Friends of the Rouge

07-07-20 Friends of the Rouge Uncruise Lily M

7/6/20

Arab American National museum takes the popular “Yalla Eat” series virtual

07-06-20 Arab American Museum Instagram Chef Series Karlie

A new series of bike and hike trails opens on site of old Northville Psychiatric hospital

07-06-20 Northville Bike and Hike Trails Grace

7/2/20

City of Plymouth develops guide for new business development

07-02-20 Plymouth Community Development Guide Alyssa

Downtown Plymouth’s planter displays get long-overdue statewide honors

07-02-20 Plymouth DDA Planters Ryan

7/1/20

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools opens second schools of Choice window

07-01-20 Schools of Choice Reopened Evie

Coronavirus causes cancellation of Michigan Jazz Festival

07-01-20 Michigan Jazz Festival Cancelled Kyla

6/30/20

Community Financial Credit Union gives back to the community as part of the summer of sharing program

06-30-20 Summer of Sharing CFCU Sumedha

Village Arts Factory and Spotlight Players bring virtual Broadway to Canton

06-30-20 Village Arts Factory Bradway Sing Along Alivia

6/29/20

The Michigan Philharmonic launches “Pop up” concert series around Plymouth and Canton

06-29-20 Michigan Phil Pop Up Concerts Heather

The Plymouth District Library begins curbside pick up service as part of a phased reopening plan

06-29-20 Plymouth Library Curbside Lilly B

6/25/20

Canton Township launches plans for virtual July 4th celebration

06-25-20 Canton Drive By Flag Display Ashley

Local historians celebrate Plymouth’s state champions 100 years later

06-25-20 1920 Plymouth Debate Team Alivia

6/24/20

Canton Police ask residents to follow the rules amidst an uptick in firework use

06-24-20 Canton Police Fireworks Megan

Plymouth’s popular Music in the Air concert series goes virtual this week.

06-24-20 Summer Concerts Go Virtual

6/23/20

P-CCS names Carmen Johnson as Workman Elementary’s new principal

06-23-20 Workman New Principal Daniel

6/22/20

Plymouth Kiwanis prepares for modified Independence Day celebrations because of COVID-19

06-22-20 Plymouth Kiwanis House Decorating Contest Ben

6/18/20

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools officials gauge community opinions on a return to in-person learning

06-18-20 Return to Learning Survey Alyssa

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Food & Nutrition Services Director, Kristen Hennessey named Michigan’s Director of the Year

06-18-20 Kristen Hennessey Honored Heather

6/17/20

Plymouth Township makes a decision on Golfview Park

06-17-20 Plymouth Twp Golfview Park Owen

The Michigan Philharmonic speaks out about racial injustice

06-17-20 Michigan Philharmonic Racial Injustice Statement Karlie

6/16/20

PCCS opens second schools of choice window with applications due by July 17th

06-16-20 PCCS Schools of Choice Window Reopens Ben

PCCS continues food pickup services for district families on June 17th and 24th

06-16-20 PCCS Food Pickup two more weeks Daniel

6/15/20

Investors jump at the chance to buy in to the first 2020 PCCS school improvement bond offering

06-15-20 PCCS Bond Sales Jacob

6/12/20

Salem High School names former Canton football coach Tim Baechler as its newest permanent Athletic Director

06-12-20 Baechler appointed AD at Salem Owen

6/9/20

P-CCS officials reaffirm commitment to health and safety when students return to school in wake of statewide study highlighting teacher concerns over COVID-19

06-09-20 PCCS Health and Safety of Staff Bridge Survey Karlie

Giving Hope Women’s Giving Circle goes virtual to lend a helping hand during the age of COVID-19

06-09-20 Giving Hope Sip Serve and Support Sydney

6/8/20

P-CCS Board of Education President Anupam Chugh Sidhu named to Governor Whitmer’s Return to School Advisory Council

06-08-20 Anupam Chugh Sidhu named to Governors Council Bill

6/5/20

Northville Art House plans 7th Annual Chalk Festival

06-05-20 Northville Art House Chalk Festival Megan

Friends of the Rouge pledge commitment to inclusion and diversity as they examine the environmental impact of systemic injustices against people of color

06-05-20 Friends of the Rouge Statement Karlie

6/4/20
Protest in Plymouth’s Kellogg Park brings over 500 people downtown.

06-04-20 Plymouth Protest Ben

6/3/20
The Canton Police Department releases a statement on the death of George Floyd.

06-03-20 Canton Police Release Staement Daniel

6/2/20

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools officials propose 2020-21 budget that reflects COVID-19-related reductions.

06-02-20 PCEP Budget Ben

6/1/20
Plymouth District Library virtual presentation brings Lincoln to life on Thursday June 4, at 7:00 p.m.

06-01-20 Lincoln at Plymouth Library Daniel

6/1/20
Calvary Baptist Church in Canton starts “Blessing Box,” a shed filled with food and other supplies.  The Shed is open to members of the community that need food and other help.

06-01-20 Calvary Baptist Blessing Box Heather

5/29/20
The Penn Theatre starts curbside concessions available on Friday and Saturday nights from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

05-29-20 Penn Curbside Concessions Bill

5/27/20
St. Joseph Mercy Health System resumes some elective health procedures following COVID-19 stoppage.

05-27-20 St Joes Resumes Services Ben

5/19/20
Workman Elementary Principal Dr. Jim Burt retires after nearly 50 years with Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.

05-19-20 Dr Jim Burt Retires Ben

5/15/20
Eriksson Elementary First Grade Teacher Freda Hastings retires after a 40+ year career with the district.

05-15-20 Freda Hastings Retires Ashley

5/13/20
Plymouth High School Media Specialist Charlie Jones retires after a 44 year career with the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.

05-13-20 Charlie Jones Retires Ben

 

 

 

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