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Northville Art House set to host Paint with Paws art event for dogs and their owners

09-15-21 Northville Art House Painting with Paws Alisha

Michigan Philharmonic seeks community volunteers for upcoming concert season

09-15-21 Michigan Phil Volunteers Akshayapriya

Canton Township’s PORCH program holds monthly gatherings to help area seniors socialize

09-14-21 PORCH Gathering Avneet

Spotlight Productions to present “Little Shop of Horrors” at Village Theatre

09-14-21 Spotlight Players Little Shop of Horrors Lilly B

Canton Partnership for the Arts holds golf outing to raise funds for Village Arts Factory

09-13-21 Partnership Golf Scramble Brady

Canton Township offers $2.50 per hour raise to workers in an attempt to fill 19 open positions

09-13-21 Canton Wage Incentive Daniel

Michigan Philharmonic Music Director Nan Washburn wins award from Crain’s Detroit Business

09-10-21 Michigan Phil Washburn Honored Emma

Canton Township to hold memorial ceremony remembering victims of September 11th, 2001

09-09-21 Canton 911 Remembrance Emma

Canton Library teams up with other Michigan libraries to offer Write Michigan literary contest

09-09-21 Write Michigan Canton Library Hannah

Canton Library seeks input from local teens as part of Teen Leadership Council

09-08-21 Canton Library Teen Board Ben

Plymouth Fall Festival returns after COVID-19 cancellation in 2020

09-08-21 Plymouth Fall Festival Andy

P-CCS suspends nine bus routes due to nationwide bus driver shortage

09-07-21 PCCS Recruits Bus Drivers Heather

Canton Leisure Services announces end of summer party in Heritage Park

09-07-21 Canton Party in the Park Evie

Benefits Summit for local veterans to be held at Canton’s Village Arts Factory

08-30-21 Veterans Summit LIA Tricia

Canton Township officials probe deaths of fish in local ponds

07-30-21 Canton Pond Fish Death Alia

Westland prepares for annual Blues. Brews and BBQ festival

07-29-21 Westland Blues Brews and BBQ Evie

Penn Theatre reopens to guests following 16-month pandemic closure

07-29-21 Penn Theatre Reopens Sumedha

Canton Partnership for the Arts  announces new Cherry Hill Village Festival

07-28-21 Cherry Hill Village Festival Daniel

Westland Library asks voters to approve new long-term millage extension

07-27-21 Westland Library Millage Heather

Plymouth Community Arts Council holds Music in the Park concerts

07-26-21 PCAC Wilcox Wednesdays Akshayapriya

Plymouth football holds 7th annual Sunshine Skills and Drills clinic

07-23-21 Sunshines Football Clinic Mady

Michigan Philharmonic releases 2021-22 concert season details

07-23-21 Michigan Phil Season Released Sumedha

Plymouth Library receives BOSCH technology grant to upgrade services

07-22-21 Plymouth Library Bosch Grant Evie

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools releases 2021-22 district calendar

07-22-21 PCCS Calendar Released Alia

P-CCS partners with Wayne County Health to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinic

07-21-21 PCCS COVID Vaccine Clinic Lauren

P-CCS Board of Education elects officers for 2021-22 school year

07-21-21 PCCS Board Officers Selected Sumedha

P-CCS receives additional funding as part of new school aid budget.

07-20-21 PCCS School Funding Increase Heather

Canton Township to offer residents free document shredding day

07-19-21 Canton Shred Event Anuya

Michigan Philharmonic gets second chance to celebrate 75th anniversary

07-14-21 Michigan Phil Take 2 Tricia

Northville and Plymouth fire department names new chief

07-13-21 Northville and Plymouth Fire Chief Named Anuya

Village Arts Factory to hold cars and classic rock event

07-12-21 Concert and Cars Daniel

Canton Leisure Services announces plans for annual family movie camp-out

07-12-21 Canton Movie Campout Alisha

Canton’s Giving Hope Women’s Giving Circle elects new President

07-09-21 Giving Hope New Leadership Shravya

Canton Township set to host new arts festival in Cherry Hill Village

07-09-21 Cherry Hill Village Festival Lilly

Canton Library receives donation of new foreign language books

07-08-21 Canton Library Adds Language Books Ben

Plymouth District Library names new director

07-07-21 Plymouth New Library Director Caroline

Canton Historical Society to hold Brew and Bray benefit

07-07-21 Beers Brews and Brats Canton Mady

P-CCS Board of Education releases 2021-22  COVID-19 related learning plan

07-06-21 PCCS Learning Plan Ben

Northville Art House announces exhibit to spotlight local artists

07-06-21 Northville Art House Local Exhibit Emma

Plymouth United Way honors city officials for help during COVID-19 pandemic

07-01-21 United Way Honors Plymouth Ariel

Canton Public Safety launches online survey to gather community input

06-30-21 Canton Public Safety Survey Ben

Canton Partnership for the Arts to hold “Beer and Brats” fundraiser in September

06-29-21 Partnership An Evening to Remember Emma

Art in the Park set to return to downtown Plymouth after year absence

06-29-21 Art in the Park Returns Akshayapriya

Canton Township announces lineup of Thursday night outdoor concerts

06-28-21 Canton Thursday Concerts Lily

P-CCS family and Canton Community mourn the death of former P-CEP school police officer Ed Jagst

06-22-21 Canton Police Officer Ed Jagst Killed Bill

Friends of the Rouge seeks community volunteers for clean up event in Dearborn

06-08-21 Rouge Clean Up Lilly B

Michigan Philharmonic to return to Kellogg Park with traditional summer patriotic concert

06-08-21 Michigan Phil An American Salute Anuya

Canton Police and Fire looking for answers after fire destroys historic Cady-Boyer barn

06-07-21 Cady Boyer Barn Fire Grace

Arts and Acts festival returns to Northville Art House this summer

06-07-21 Arts and Acts Festival Northville Mady

Plymouth Community United Way asks for donations for statewide summer food drive

06-04-21 Plymouth Community United Way Summer Stock Up Elise

Canton Library Launches 2021 edition of popular “62 days of summer” program

06-03-21 Canton Library 62 Days of Summer Caroline

Plymouth’s popular “Music in the Air” concert series returns to Kellogg Park

06-03-21 Plymouth Music in the Air Heather

City of Plymouth promotes longtime employee to assistant city manager

06-02-21 Plymouth Promotes Asst City Manager Hannah

Canton BLOCK program returns to normal operations and celebrates 20 years.

06-01-21 Canton BLOCK Celebrates 20 Years Daniel

Yankee Air Museum announces Wings and Wheels event

05-28-21 Yankee Air Wings and Wheels Alyssa

Plymouth Library Director announces Retirement

05-27-21 Plymouth Library Director Retires Caroline

P-CCS hires ABM as district’s new custodial services partner

05-26-21 PCCS Hires ABM for Custodial Services Sumedha

Canton Fire Department will honor lost soldiers at Memorial day event

05-26-21 Canton Memorial Day Rememberance Lilly B

Friends of the Rouge builds rain garden at PARC

05-25-21 PARC and FOTR Rain Garden Emma

P-CCS hires new Nurse Manager

05-24-21 PCCS Hires Nurse Manager Sumedha

Living and Learning Center seeks funds to renovate new home

05-21-21 Living and Learning Center Kyla

Plymouth Library launches summer teen reading program.

05-21-21 Plymouth Library Summer Teen Reading Lily M

Canton’s Village Arts Factory hosts “Art in Bloom” event

05-20-21 Art in Bloom VAF Avneet

Plymouth HS teacher Scott Milam honored as Michigan nominee in national science teacher contest

05-19-21 Scott Milam Honored Leah

Eastern Michigan University launches pilot program to teach tech to area seniors

05-19-21 EMU Tech for Seniors Daniel

Canton Township updates mask wearing policies during COVID-19 pandemic

05-18-21 Canton Mask Rules Daniel

Longtime P-CCS orchestra teacher Cathy DePentu announces retirement

05-17-21 Cathy DePentu Retires Ashley

Canton Township cancels Liberty Fest for second straight year

05-14-21 Canton Liberty Fest Cancelled Grace

City of Plymouth teams up with Rite Aid to run COVID-19 vaccine clinic

05-13-21 Plymouth Vaccine Clinic Anuya

Lawrence Tech University debuts area’s first scholarship E-sports team

05-13-21 E Sports at LTU Karlie

Canton Township holds Bark in the Park event for area pets

05-12-21 Canton Bark in the Park Ben

Canton Leisure Services moves popular mother-son dance outdoors during pandemic

05-12-21 Canton Mother Son Dance Akshayapriya

P-CCS offers COVID-19 vaccination clinic for district students and families

05-11-21 PCCS Vaccination Clinic Evie

Canton Township to hold socially-distanced mom-to-mom sale

05-11-21 Canton Mom to Mom Sale Hannah

Local vendors return to Canton Farmers Market

05-10-21 Canton Farmers Market Kyla

Friends of the Rouge to hold cleanup events in Plymouth and Canton

05-10-21 Rouge Cleanup Day Ashley

Bird Elementary prepares for annual golf outing

05-05-21 Birdies for Bird Grace

P-CEP Lightning Robotics qualifies for national finals in remote robot driving competition

05-04-21 Lightning Robotics Heather

EEF launches Thank a Teacher Salute a staff recognition program

05-03-21 EEF Thank a Teacher Brady

New App aims to track and eliminate train delays at Plymouth railroad crossings

05-03-21 Plymouth Trains App Ben

Westland Library elects new director

04-30-21 Westland Library New Director Alyssa

Annual Birdies for Bird golf outing to be held at Fox Classic golf course

04-30-21 Birdies for Bird Leah

Plymouth-Canton optimist club launches sunnyside photo contest

04-29-21 Plymouth Canton Optimist Sunnyside Anuya

Canton Police Department launches Citizen Advisory Committee to increase transparency

04-29-21 Canton Police Citizen Advisory Group Emma

Educational Excellence Foundation launches “Thank a Teacher” fundraising drive

04-28-21 EEF Thank a Teacher Sumedha

Miracle League of Plymouth and Northville Historical Society team up for Wines of the World fundraiser

04-27-21 Miracle League Wines of the World Heather

Wayne County Health Department expands COVID-19 vaccine availability

04-23-21 COVID Vaccine Availability Avneet

Annual SJ5K Charity run-walk to benefit local families in need ready for virtual kickoff

04-22-21 SJ5K Emma

East Middle School Media Specialist Kathy Lester elected future president of American Association of School Librarians

04-22-21 East Librarian Lester Elected Elise

P-CCS releases Equity and Inclusion survey for community input

04-21-21 Equity and Inclusion PCCS Akshayapriya

Friends of the Plymouth Library to hold outdoor used book sale

04-21-21 Plymouth Library Used Books Lilly B

Village Arts Factory to hold perennial plant sale featuring local gardeners to raise funds for programs

04-20-21 Village Arts Factory Perennials Emma

Canton Township debuts education campaign to teach residents the right way to recycle

04-19-21 Canton Recycling Ashley

Calvary Baptist Church continues popular “Blessing Box” assistance program

04-16-21 Calvary Blessing Box Tricia

Canton’s Giving Hope Women’s Giving Circle announces grants for local businesses

04-16-21 Giving Hope Grants Alyssa

Plymouth Canton Literacy Council seeks volunteers to teach local residents English

04-14-21 Plymouth Canton Literacy Sumedha

Northville Art House to offer in-person summer camps for kids

04-14-21 Northville Art House Summer Camps Jacob

P-CEP to hold annual Senior Graduation Vendor Fair

04-13-21 PCEP Graduation Vendor Fair Hannah

Schoolcraft College Foundation aids local restaurants with connections to the school

04-13-21 Schoolcraft Foundation Aids Restaurants Ashley

Plymouth Library reopens youth floor to patrons

04-12-21 Plymouth Library Youth Floor Mady

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority to host open air market

04-09-21 Plymouth DDA Downtown Market Brady

Canton Township launches photo contest to highlight community art and businesses.

04-09-21 Canton Spelling Contest Alyssa

Northville Art House readies for “Art in Bloom” exhibit

04-08-21 Northville Art House In Bloom Karlie

Calvary Baptist Church continues community Blessing Box to help residents in need.

04-08-21 Calvary Baptist Blessing Box Caroline

Canton Library closes due to COVID-19 safety protocols

04-07-21 Canton Library Closure Lily

P-CEP choirs plan trip to South Korea

04-07-21 PCEP Choirs South Korea Bound Ben

University of Michigan quiz bowl teams head for national championships

04-06-21 U of M Quiz Bowl Evie

Northville’s New Hope Center to hold annual camp for kids dealing with loss

04-05-21 New Hope Grief Camp Kyla

P-CCS Board of Education appoints Laronda Chastain to fill seat of former trustee Leonardo Savage

03-26-21 New School Board Member Laronda Chastang Alyssa

Canton Chamber of Commerce announces golf outing to benefit charity

03-26-21 Canton Chamber Golf Grace

Plymouth Community Arts Council readies for annual Juried Art Exhibition

03-25-21 PCAC The Good Stuff Caroline

City of Westland announces plans to transition old Marshall School into recreation center

03-25-21 Westland Marshall Rec and Senior Center Karlie

Canton Clerk’s office honored for work during the 2020 election

03-24-21 Canton Clerks Office Honored Jacob

Village Arts Factory launches exhibit featuring artist Kelly Caroline

03-24-21 VAF Caroline Exhibit Lily

Community Financial Credit Union opens nominations for annual “Thumbs up for Charity” program

03-23-21 CFCU Thumbs Up Daniel

Canton Leisure Services’ Jon Lafever honored for work during pandemic

03-22-21 Canton Jon LaFever Honored Kyla

Canton Township Fire Department opens new modern building for Fire Station No. 2

03-22-21 New Canton Fire Station Daniel

Eastern Michigan animation program ranked among nation’s best

03-19-21 Animation at Eastern Michigan University Mady

Applications now open for Educational Excellence Foundation scholarships

03-19-21 EEF Scholarships Heather

Canton Township opens applications for summer seasonable and part time jobs

03-18-21 Canton Seasonal Jobs Emma

Plymouth Township walking path to get resurfaced thanks to parks millage grant

03-18-21 Plymouth Twp Walking Path Kyla

Bond project work begins at three P-CCS elementary schools

03-17-21 PCCS Bond Work Begins Lilly B

P-CEP libraries receive grant to purchase foreign language young adult books

03-17-21 PCEP Libraries Foreign Language Additions Caroline

Plymouth Township sets up fund through community foundation to help residents facing abuse or unforeseen catastrophes

03-16-21 Plymouth Twp Emergency Response Fund Sumedha

Plymouth Library invites teens to gather virtually to discuss books as part of Books and Bites club

03-16-21 Books and Bites Plymouth Library Evie

Canton High School student wins C-SPAN video contest

03-15-21 CSPAN Student Competition Ashley

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority launches “scavenger hunt” to encourage visiting local businesses

03-12-21 Plymouth DDA Scavenger Hunt Heather

Local Girl Scouts invited to participate in program based on Michelle Obama’s book, “Becoming”

03-12-21 Girl Scouts Obama Becoming Alyssa

Village Arts Factory prepares for “Art in Bloom exhibition

03-11-21 VAF Art in Bloom Eden

Schoolcraft College launches STEAM mentorship program and workshops

03-11-21 Schoolcraft STEAMz Karlie

Canton Township Clerk’s office receives award for efficiency during 2020 election

03-10-21 Canton Clerk Award Leah

Science building on Eastern Michigan University campus receives renovation

03-10-21 EMU Building Rennovation Lilly B

City of Westland explores turning closed Marshall school into rec center

03-09-21 Westland Marshall Rec and Senior Center Evie

Schoolcraft College debuts learning support program to help P-CEP students prepare for college

03-09-21 Schoolcraft Learning Support with PCCS Jacob

Plymouth Historical Museum offers Old Village “ghost walk” program

03-08-21 Plymouth Ghost Walk Ashley

Canton’s PORCH program continues to help seniors during pandemic

03-05-21 Local Impact PORCH Sumedha

P-CCS Board of Education to consider changing Canton High School ‘Chiefs” mascot

03-05-21 Canton Mascot Change Daniel

State of Michigan opens application period for “Reconnect” community college tuition program

03-04-21 Michigan Reconnect College Emma

Friends of the Rouge seeks interns for environmental programs

03-02-21 FOTR Intern Leah

Eastern Michigan named second-most military-friendly university in US

03-02-21 EMU Military Friendly Lily

Legoland in Auburn Hills offers virtual field trips for classes during pandemic

02-26-21 Legoland Field Trips Grace

EMU student music group “Summit Street” competes in international championship of A Capella music

02-25-21 EMU Summit Street Emma

Michigan Philharmonic prepares for “Curated Comfort” virtual concert recordings

02-25-21 Michigan Phil Curated Comfort Kyla

Art in Bloom event set to highlight artisans at Village Arts Factory

02-24-21 VAF Art in Bloom Leah

American Red Cross offers help for home fire victims

02-23-21 Red Cross Help with Home Fires Evie

Canton High School Congress petitions Board of Education to change “Chiefs” mascot

02-22-21 Canton Chiefs Mascot Change Ben

Canton Farmers Market announces winter dates at Summit on the Park

02-22-21 Canton Off Season Market Jacob

Canton Leisure Services opens “Sled Library” on hill beside Summit on the Park

02-19-21 Canton Sled Library Lilly B

St Joseph’s Hospital launches program to help young adults learn to cook healthy meals

02-18-21 St Joes Nutrition Buddies Karlie

P-CCS officials release weekly schedule updates as students prepare to return to classrooms

02-12-21 PCCS Weekly Schedule Update Lilly B

Penn Theatre sells photos of famous movie quotes on marquee to raise funds during pandemic

02-17-21 Penn Theatre Movie Quotes Fundraiser Ashley

P-CCS district officials release weekly communications to inform families of changes to return to learning plans

02-12-21 PCCS Weekly Schedule Update Lilly B

Local author Supriya Kelkar set for virtual visits to Gallimore and Field Elementaries

02-11-21 Author visits PCCS Emma

P-CCS Board of Education approves amended return to learning plans

02-10-21 PCCS In Person Learning Heather

P-CEP teacher Janet Sutherland wins statewide teacher assist grant from State Farm insurance

02-09-21 Janeth Sutherland Grant Sumedha

Plymouth Ice Festival set to return in socially-distanced format

02-09-21 Plymouth Ice Fest Daniel

P-CCS teams up with Wayne County Health Department to offer COVID-19 vaccines to staff

02-08-21 PCCS Vaccine Rollout Ashley

Friends of the Rouge thanks “Citizen Scientists” for help with Stonefly water quality study

02-08-21 Rouge Stonefly Hunt Brady

City of Plymouth officials set goals for 2021 strategic plan projects

02-05-21 Plymouth Strategic Plan Alyssa

Final construction plans approved for new Kellogg Park fountain

02-05-21 Plymouth Fountain moves forward Daniel

Penn Theatre sells pictures of famous movie quotes adorning its marquee as fundraising initiative

02-04-21 Penn Theatre Movie Quote Fundraiser Caroline

Canton Downtown Development Authority launches “Shop Local” photo contest to help businesses

02-04-21 Shop Canton Camapign Heather

Plymouth Optimist Club holds hygiene goods drive to benefit Canton Township resource pantry

02-03-21 Plymouth Optimists Drive Ben

Plymouth Community Arts Council announces virtual “ice art” exhibit

02-03-21 Plymouth Community Arts Ice Contest Lily M

P-CCS Board of Education seeks community members for Student Performance and Achievement committee

02-02-21 PCCS Spa Sub Committee Members Evie

Plymouth Library launches teen book club

02-01-21 Plymouth Library Teen Book Club Jacob

P-CCS Return to Learning continues phased reintroduction of in person classes.

02-01-21 Return toIn Person Learning Kyla

Arab American National Museum to hold virtual open house for teachers

01-29-21 Arab American National Museum Open House Brady

Canton Public Library offers virtual storytime videos

01-28-21 Canton Library Story Go Round Emma

Village Arts Factory tenants launch handmade Valentines Day card fundraiser

01-28-21 Village Arts Factory Valentine Card Art Emma

P-CCS community remembers the life of longtime P-CEP teacher Kathy Thompson

01-27-21 Kathy Thompson Remembered Daniel

Plymouth Historical Museum to host Superhero Encounter Event

01-27-21 Plymouth Historical Museum Super Heroes Alyssa

Local historians team up to author book about Plymouth’s Civil War past

01-26-21 Plymouth Civil War Book Evie

Canton Library seeks submissions for virtual Lego building contest

01-26-21 Canton Library Legos Competition Lily M

P-CCS Board of Education approves phased return to learning plans

01-19-21 PCCS Return to In Person Learning Kyla

Eastern Michigan University renames campus buildings

01-15-21 EMU Building Renamed Grace

Amazon announces plans for Plymouth Township facility

01-15-21 Amazon to Plymouth Twp Daniel

Western Wayne County NAACP works with Livonia Chamber of Commerce to foster dialogue between community members and police

01-14-21 Partnerships for Progress Ashley

Schoolcraft College Brewing program wins awards

01-14-21 Schoolcraft Brew Awards Alyssa

Local authors release book about Plymouth’s railroading history

01-13-21 Plymouth Railroads Heather

Wilcox Foundation releases prompts for annual essay contest

01-13-21 Wilcox Foundation Scholarship Ben

Courthouse Grill building set for demolition

01-12-21 Court House Grill Demolition Lilly B

Livonia Chamber of Commerce presents workshop on identifying bias in personal and virtual interactions.

01-12-21 Livonia Chamber Bias Training Evie

Shear Madness art exhibition comes to Northville Art House

01-11-21 Northville Art House Shear Madness

Plymouth Rotary Club honors first responders

01-11-21 Plymouth Rotary Public Service Honors Lily

Dunning Foundation gives grant to Plymouth Historical Museum to restore CSX caboose

01-08-21 Plymouth Historical Museum Donation Heather

Madonna University launches new animal science major

01-08-21 Madonna Animal Studies Program Leah

City of Plymouth installs new crosswalks designed to increase pedestrian safety

01-07-21 Plymouth City Crosswalks Ben

Local authors publish book highlighting Plymouth’s link to the railroad

01-07-21 Plymouth Railroads Book Lilly

Nominations now open for 2021 SJ5K charity run-walk

01-06-21 SJ5K Accepts Nominations Karlie

Plymouth Township invites residents with historically significant homes to apply for historic district status

01-05-21 Plymouth Twp Historic Designation Ashley

CFCU Financial works with P-CCS students to promote smart money decisions through budget simulation

01-05-21 CFCU Mad City Money Emma

Plymouth Ice Festival to return in socially-distanced format during COVID-19 pandemic

01-04-21 Plymouth Ice Festival Danie

Longtime Plymouth Library employee Susan Stoney retires

12-18-20 Plymouth Library Susan Stoney Retirement Karlie

Community Financial helps P-CCS students learn financial literacy through Mad City Money program

12-18-20 CFCU Mad City Money Ben

Plymouth-Canton Optimist Club releases 2020 college scholarship essay contest details

12-17-20 Optimist Essay Contest Evie

P-CCS partner Community Financial Credit Union named to 2020 “best places to work” list

12-17-20 CFCU Best and Brightest Lily

Canton Township launches resource hotline during COVID-19 Pandemic

12-16-20 Canton Covid Hotline

Nominations open for 2021 SJ5K charity run/walk to benefit families facing financial hardships

12-16-20 SJ5K Nominations Alyssa

Plymouth-Canton Civitan club releases details of 2021 Citizenship Essay Contest

12-15-20 Civitan Essay Contest Emma

Farrand Elementary PTO organizes donation drive for Plymouth Community United Way

12-14-20 Farrand United Way Drive Caroline

P-CCS libraries launch curbside book pick-up for students during virtual learning

12-14-20 PCCS Libraries Remote Book Checkout Ashley

Livonia’s historic Greenmead welcomes visitors to “Night of Lights” events during holiday season

12-11-20 Livonia Night of Lights Daniel

Park Players Theatre Company to present “A Christmas Carol” live on 88.1 the Park on December 16th & 19th

12-11-20 Park Players A Christmas Carol Kyla

Local Impact Alliance releases video version of 2020 annual report

12-10-20 Local Impact Alliance Annual Report Heather

Rotary Club of Plymouth honors local first responders for their efforts

12-10-20 Plymouth Rotary Public Safety Awards Emma

P-CCS teachers and staff support classrooms and the less fortunate through annual Community Giving Campaign

12-09-20 PCCS Community Giving Campaign Lily

P-CEP band students earn places in prestigious All-State Ensembles

12-09-20 PCCS Band Students All State Karlie

Canton Township launches community resource hotline to provide assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

12-08-20 Canton COVID Hotline Ashley

Canton Partnership for the Arts asks for community help collecting canned goods for local wounded veterans

12-08-20 Partnership for Arts Can Food Drive Grace

Plymouth Chamber of Commerce works to promote struggling businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

12-07-20 Plymouth Revive and Thrive Daniel

Plymouth’s Walk of Trees returns for another year.

12-07-20 Plymouth Walk of Trees Brady

City of Plymouth extends permits for outdoor dining to help restaurants during COVID-19 Pandemic

12-04-20 Plymouth Outdoor Dining Sumedha

“Small Works” exhibit debuts at Northville Art House

12-04-20 Northville Art House Small Works Lilly B

Park Players present “Vintage Hitchcock” on 88.1 the Park on December 5th

12-03-20 Park Players Radio Drama Grace

Local builder M-I Homes installs public Fitness Court at new subdivision near Beck and Geddes road.

12-03-20 Canton Fitness Court Emma

Canton Township Holiday Tree Lighting goes virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

12-02-20 Canton Virtual Tree Lighting Kyla

Canton Library closes until December 10th after employee tests positive for COVID-19

12-02-20 Canton Library Temp Closing Alyssa

Canton Township DDA teams up with Chamber of Commerce and Leisure Services to launch website designed to support local businesses

12-01-20 Shop Canton DDA Heather

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority works with city to create more parking spots for restaurant take-out pickup during pandemic

12-01-20 Plymouth DDA Adds Curbside Parking Evie

Book donation program honors the memory of longtime P-CCS team member Cathy Lopez

11-30-20 Cathy Lopez Remembered Caroline

Canton Township turns Pheasant Run Golf Club into Winter Wonderland Walk

11-30-20 Canton Winter Wonderland Walk Grace

Canton Township Planning Commission considering plan to develop old UAW property near P-CEP

11-24-20 Canton Planning UAW Building Daniel

Westland Mayor Bill Wild tapped to lead statewide group of mayors and executives

11-24-20 Westland Mayor President MML Brady

City of Westland recycling officials debut education campaign about proper procedures for reopened recycling program

11-23-20 Westland Recycling Kyla

Canton Township Planning Commission denies zoning request for proposed Ford Rd. gas station

11-23-20 Canton Planning Denies Gas Station Ashley

New Canton Township Trustees and Supervisor take office

11-20-20 Cantons New Supervisor Daniel

Northville DDA purchases outdoor heated pods for restaurants to serve customers during pandemic

11-20-20 Northville Outdoor Pods Lilly B

West Middle School Band offers virtual tribute to local veterans

11-19-20 West Middle School Band Emma

Santa Claus will visit Plymouth to see area children safely during COVID-19 pandemic

11-19-20 Santa visits Plymouth Karlie

Canton Leisure Services takes annual “Turkey Trot” virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

11-18-20 Turkey Trot Canton Daniel

Educational Excellence Foundation issues call for classroom grant applications

11-17-20 EEF Classroom Grants Evie

Wayne County Lightfest returns for another year

11-16-20 Wayne County Lights Ashley

P-CEP community mourns the passing of popular security guard Don Lucas

11-16-20 Don Lucas Passes Ashley

Santa Claus schedules socially-distanced visits to Plymouth during holiday season

11-13-20 Santa to Visit Plymouth Alyssa

P-CCS officials thank Wayne County voters for extending RESA Enhancement Millage funding

11-10-20 Wayne County Enhance Millage Passes Emma

Downtown Plymouth to host Holiday Greens Market

11-10-20 Holiday Greens Market Emma

Village Arts Factory opens dorms designed to give short term housing to homeless veterans

11-09-20 VAF Veterans Dorm Grace

P-CCS has COVID-19 mitigation plans approved by Wayne County Health Department

11-06-20 PCCS Mitigation Alyssa

Canton Leisure Services to host virtual “Turkey Trot” this year

11-06-20 Turkey Trot Alyssa

Michigan Philharmonic honored by Plymouth and Plymouth Township for service to the community

11-05-20 Michigan Philharmonic Honored Evie

Plymouth Police seek information about fire in P-CCS bus yard

11-05-20 PCCS Bus Fire Evie

Penn Theatre pauses operations due to small crowds during COVID-19 case spike

11-04-20 Penn Theatre Closes Again Heather

Plymouth Cultural Center releases COVID-19 safety plans for visitors

11-04-20 Plymouth Cultural Center Safety Heather

Village Arts Factory hosts first ever artist exhibition to showcase new tenant

11-02-20 Village Arts Factory Exhibition Lily M

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority approves final redevelopment plans for Saxton’s property

10-29-20 Saxtons Redevelopment Evie

Plymouth Community Arts Council announces site to share and view Plymouth’s “Public Art”

10-28-20 PCAC Searches for Public Art Kyla

P-CEP High Schools win 2020 “Great Schools Award” for efforts to prepare students for college

10-28-20 Great Schools Award PCEP Kyla

P-CEP Yearbook staff gets creative to chronicle a year of virtual learning and COVID-19

10-27-20 PCEP Yearbook In Times of COVID Grace

Canton Township officials release safety guidelines for Halloween in the age of COVID-19

10-27-20 Halloween Safety Grace

City of Plymouth installs new HAWK traffic safety signal on Lilley Rd.

10-26-20 HAWK Light Installed in Plymouth Alyssa

Educational Excellence Foundation receives donation of PPE for teachers from trio of local businesses.

10-23-20 EEF Face Shields Lilly B

Educational Excellence Foundation opens application for fall 2020 Classroom Enhancement Grants

10-22-20 EEF Classroom Grants Lily B

Canton Farmers Market prepares for final outdoor market day of 2020 season

10-22-20 Canton Farmers Market Wraps for the Season Karlie

Canton HS Foodservice Director wins Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education award

10-20-20 Lottery Educator Award Emma

Canton Police prepare to help kids celebrate Halloween safely with Trunk or Treat event

10-19-20 Canton Police Treats in Trunk Ashley

Plymouth Library invites community to virtual “Grown Up Ghost Stories” event

10-19-20 Plymouth Library Ghost stories for adults Ashley

P-CCS officials prepare for elementary school students to return to classrooms as part of return to learning plans

10-16-20 Elementary Return to Face to Face Lily

Wayne RESA enhancement millage back on the ballot in November

10-15-20 Wayne County Enhancement Millage Emma

Canton Public Library prepares for annual Music Festival to go virtual because of COVID-19

10-15-20 Canton Library Music Festival Emma

Plymouth Library prepares for annual tributes to veterans in November

10-14-20 Plymouth Library Veterans Display Ashley

Schoolcraft College will offer students virtual “College Night” programs

10-14-20 Schoolcraft College Night Ashley

Penn Theatre prepares to reopen after six-month COVID-19 shutdown

10-13-20 Penn Theatre Reopens Ashley

Plymouth-Canton Band Boosters move annual craft and vendor show outdoors to stay socially distanced.

10-13-20 PCMB Craft Show Ashley

P-CCS officials keep safety protocols in place following Michigan Supreme Court decision on Governor Whitmer’s COVID-19 executive orders

10-09-20 PCCS Responds to Supreme Court Decision Ashley

Canton Goodfellows make changes to holiday giving programs in age of COVID-19

10-08-20 Canton Goodfellows Evie

Canton Township prepares to open its newest public park

10-08-20 Kopper Park in Canton Evie

Canton Partnership for the Arts and Humanities welcomes new director

10-07-20 Partnership New Exec Director Karlie

Motor City artist brings new exhibit highlighting Detroit to Northville Art House

10-07-20 Northville Arthouse Exhibit Karlie

Canton Township Clerk to offer extended Saturday hours in October to help area voters with election business

10-06-20 Canton Clerk Saturday Hours Evie

Plymouth Downtown Development Authority announces repair plans for city’s central parking deck

10-06-20 Plymouth Parking Deck – Evie

City of Livonia begins training initiative to educate government officials on unconscious racial bias

10-05-20 Livonia Bias Training Evie

Eastern Michigan University teams up with local advocacy groups to present workshops on community diversity and police relations

10-02-20 Race and Social Justice Series at EMU

Eastern Michigan’s Swoops Food Pantry helps fight food insecurity for local students and community members

10-01-20 EMU Swoops Food Pantry Lily

Michigan Philharmonic offers hybrid “season passport” for 2020-21 concert calendar

10-01-20 Michigan Phil Season Passport Lily

Schoolcraft College Learning Support Services helps students struggling with online learning during pandemic

09-30-20 Learning Support Services at Schoolcraft Lily M

Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex begins long awaited parking lot reconstruction project

09-30-20 PARC Parking Lot Lily

Plymouth Township sites get donation of trees from local business Webasto

09-29-20 Plymouth Twp Trees Lilly B

Advocacy group Fostering Success Michigan plans college fair for children who have spent time in foster care

09-28-20 FSM College Fair Heather

Village Arts Factory prepares to welcome Trick-or-Treaters for Halloween Stroll

09-28-20 VAF Halloween Daniel

Plymouth Township hires veteran traffic reporter Dennis Neubacher as “Voice” of phone system

09-25-20 Voice of Plymouth Twp Daniel

P-CCS officials release proposed return to face to face learning plan for elementary schools

09-25-20 Return to Learning Fce to Face Daniel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

06-23-20 Workman New Principal Daniel


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

06-22-20 Plymouth Kiwanis House Decorating Contest Ben


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


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


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


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

06-15-20 PCCS Bond Sales Jacob


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


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


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


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

Protest in Plymouth’s Kellogg Park brings over 500 people downtown.

06-04-20 Plymouth Protest Ben

The Canton Police Department releases a statement on the death of George Floyd.

06-03-20 Canton Police Release Staement Daniel


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

06-02-20 PCEP Budget Ben

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

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

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

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

05-27-20 St Joes Resumes Services Ben

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

05-19-20 Dr Jim Burt Retires Ben

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

05-15-20 Freda Hastings Retires Ashley

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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