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1/8/24
New Hope Center for Grief Support offers teen support groups.

12/21/23
P-CCS welcomes new Chief Financial Officer, Jill Minnick

Gallimore Elementary School ranked #1 elementary in Michigan by U.S. News and World Report

12/19/23
Canton Sports Center will undergo renovation.

12/18/23
Local Impact Alliance receives grant from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to support new Donor Management System.

12/15/23

Two Plymouth Township officers honored as Fire and Police Officer of the Year.

12/13/23

B. Ella Bridal in Plymouth hosts Wish Upon a Wedding Fundraiser

Village Arts Factory will host an Adaptive Arts Workshop in January

12/12/23

Plymouth Community Arts Council hosts Members Exhibit.

12/11/23

Canton Public Library hosts Winter Snow Spree.

12/8/23

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Virtual Academy continues to meet the needs of students.

12/6/23

A new stadium is coming to Plymouth-Canton Educational Park.

Canton Leisure Services receives accreditation.

11/30/23
Plymouth District Library hosts December blood drive.

11/29/23

Schoolcraft College student group hosts anime convention.

11/28/23
Plymouth Canton Optimists host speech and essay contests.

11/27/23

Canton Club 55+ receives certifications recognizing service to people with dementia and the LGBTQ+ community.

11/21/23

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Marching Band celebrates success at Grand Nationals.

Schoolcraft College will add new soccer fields.

11/20/23

Canton Township will host Butterfly Ball in February.

Karl’s Cabin gets ready to reopen after fire.

11/17/23

Plymouth Township Supervisor, Kurt Heise, files to run for reelection.

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Color Guard hosts Try It Out Open House.

11/16/23

Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex is raising funds to add outdoor pickleball courts at the complex.

Canton Public Library adds activity kits for kids.

11/15/23

Plymouth Community Arts Council will host their annual holiday market.

11/14/23
P-CEP Choir performs with Oakland University Jazz Singers on November 22.

Santa returns for a tour of parks in the city of Plymouth

11/10/23
Village Arts Factory reopens their gallery after storms damaged the building in August.

Canton’s Cherry Hill Village gets ready for Christmas in the Village.

Schoolcraft College debuts the SC Be Well Program to help students with mental health.

11/8/23

Plymouth voters elects commissioners and turn down a recreation milage.

11/6/23
Schoolcraft college reopens a center for student veterans.

11/3/23

Meemic Foundation sponsors Meemic Masterpieces art contest for students.

11/2/23

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools recognizes teacher Brandon Lee with the district’s Extra Miler Award.

11/1/23
Plymouth Downtown Development Authority hosts tree lighting celebration

The Village Potter’s Guild in Plymouth will host a Holiday Market.

10/31/23
The Local Impact Alliance hosts a Lunch and Learn on firearm safety

10/30/23
P-CEP student celebrates perfect score on the AP Micro Economics Exam.

The Michigan Philharmonic prepares for an upcoming performance.

10/27/23

Schoolcraft College opens new student run brew pub in the Vista Tech Center.

The Michigan House of Representatives passes legislation to allow high school athletes to sign Name Image and Likeness deals.

10/26/23

Canton Brew Works hosts fundraiser for P-CEP Choir

Village Arts Factory hosts Kids Halloween Stroll.

10/25/23

Plymouth opens new parking in the former Saxtons lot.

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools hosts Coffee with Monica, an opportunity to talk with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monica Merritt.

10/24/23

Northville Art House hosts Small Works Exhibit.

 

10/23/23
Madonna University hosts an Open House for prospective students.

10/20/23
Michigan Jazz Festival hosts workshop for musicians on developing an artist’s brand.

Canton Park Run provides running opportunity on Rouge Trail.

10/19/23
Livonia Westland Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Taste Fest in December.

10/18/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools offers a workshop for families about tech screen time.

The Westland Public Library reopens with an Open House.

10/17/23
Canton Township will host their annual Turkey Trot fundraiser this Thanksgiving.

10/16/23
Plymouth Township Firefighters sell pumpkins to raise money to support families in need.

10/13/23
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park will host an open house for Canton, Plymouth and Salem High Schools on Thursday November 2.

P-CCS Specialized Student Services will provide an open house on Thursday October 19, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parents/families will be able to explore a variety of agencies, companies and resources located within the community to assist with their children ages 0-26 with special needs.

10/10/23
Michigan Philharmonic hosts Art and Music Take II fundraiser on October 14.

Living and Learning Enrichment Center hosts haunted Halloween experience.

10/9/23
Liberty Middle School Teacher Daniel Parsons honored.

10/4/23
Plymouth Canton Music Boosters gets read for their annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show.

10/3/23
Plymouth Community United Way launches Hats for the Homeless drive.

10/2/23
Gallimore Elementary School is honored as a Blue Ribbon School.

The Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce will host Pumpkinpalooza on October 22, in Kellogg Park.

9/29/23
Plymouth will host a Community Conversation with the author of 13 Ways to Kill Your Community.

9/28/23
Schoolcraft College celebrates upgrades at the VistaTech Center.

9/27/23
Canton’s Local Impact Alliance hosts Lunch and Learn on the importance of pollinators.

Canton Township’s Fire Department will host an Open House.

9/26/23
Miller Elementary School’s new Principal, Cynthia Nickel, returns to the school she attended as a student.

Local Jazz musician Chris Plum will perform a benefit concert for the Penn Theatre on November 18, on the historic theatre’s stage.

9/25/23
Michigan college’s join together to guarantee admission for students with 3.0 GPAs or higher.

Canton’s Village Arts Factory and Village Theatre join together to present Artober Fest.

9/22/23
The Michigan Philharmonic will kick off their 2023/2024 season on September 30, at Salem High School’s Gloria Logan Auditorium.

Canton Township Public Safety will host an open house for their Explorer program.

9/21/23
P-CCS will host a Job Fair, for jobs throughout the district, on October 25.

9/20/23
P-CCS Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monica Merritt, recently spoke to Michigan lawmakers about security upgrades in the district.

9/19/23
Plymouth Community United Way is looking for volunteers to rake leaves for seniors and people with disabilities on Make a Difference Day.

The Plymouth Community Arts Council hosts an exhibit from local artist Greg Lubin.

9/18/23
The Michigan Association of Broadcasters have launched an industry wide recruitment campaign, especially targeted at young people.

9/15/23
The City of Plymouth will host a Citizens Academy to let residents learn more about local government

The Michigan Philharmonic will kick off their 78th season on September 30th with A Fantastique First.

9/14/23
Friends of the Plymouth and Canton Libraries will host Liberty in Literacy, a panel discussion at the Penn Theatre.

The Village Arts Factory has launched a GoFundMe to raise money to repair the building after August storm damage.

9/13/23
The Agent Orange 5K in Canton’s Cherry Hill Village has been rescheduled for Saturday September 30.

P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement will host Homework 101 on Tuesday September 19.

9/12/23
The P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement hosts a Student and Family Event.

The P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement hosts a Family Yoga Night.

9/11/23
US News and World Report ranks Canton, Plymouth and Salem High Schools among the best in the State and Country.

Schoolcraft College and the Livonia Chamber of Commerce partner on Touch a Job.

9/8/23
The Local Impact Alliance will host their annual Veteran’s Summit.

Hockey Hearts and Heroes will feature the Detroit Red Wings Alumni in a fundraiser for the Living and Learning Enrichment Center.

9/7/23
The Penn Theatre received a grant from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to upgrade lighting in the theatre.

9/6/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Department of Student and Family Engagement partners with Ulliance to create a program that offers students and families mental health and life management support

Canton Author Maggie Lourdes releases her latest novel, Butterfly Angels.

9/5/23
Plymouth High School Senior, Mahira Tandon, hosts a fundraiser for her October trip to the World Championships in Artistic Skating.

Sea Life of Michigan hosts a contest for students to be a Marine Biologist for a day.

7/24/23
Canton Police Officer Erik Kaledas retires

Plymouth Community United Way hosts school supply drive through August 19.

7/21/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools will host Back to School Bash on August 26, at the P-CEP Busloop.

7/20/23
Plymouth’s Saxton parking lot will be closed for construction project.

7/19/23

7/19/23
The Michigan Phil hosts fundraiser at the Wilcox House in Plymouth on July 29.

Dr. Denise Lilly is the New Executive Director of Elementary Education for Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.

7/18/23
The Friends of the Rouge will host a dinner cruise fundraiser on August 10.

7/17/23
Schoolcraft College and Corwell Health announce new nursing scholarship program.

Canton’s Village Theater exhibits the work of artist Edward Tillery through the end of July

7/12/23
P-CCS Board votes 6-1 to retire Canton High School Chiefs mascot.

7/11/23
P-CCS appoints Cathie Williams to serve as Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator.

Canton Library celebrates Summer of Reading midpoint with a disco event.

7/10/23
Plymouth Township Police will host Coffee with a Cop this week.

Bolly Fest will come to Canton in August.

7/7/23
Plymouth’s Old Village will host Bumpers, Bikes and Bands on July 19.

7/6/23
Canton will host a Family Movie Campout

The Brews, Brats and Bands Festival will come to Cherry Hill Village in September.

7/5/23
The Shedneck Foundation invites the community to their annual Hoedown to raise funds for kids battling cancer.

The Westland Community Foundation hosts Christmas in July fundraiser.

6/30/23
Plymouth High School welcomes new Principal, Greg Anglin.

6/29/23
Canton resident Christopher Tremblay prepares for a trip to follow Walt Disney’s train trip from Kansas City to Los Angeles.

New Hope Center for Grief Support hosts summer camp for kids dealing with loss.

6/27/23
Canton Township’s Recreation Supervisor, Laura Mortier, honored with national award.

The Michigan Philharmonic celebrates the 4th with An American Salute.

6/26/23
Cherry Hill Village Festival will return in August.

6/6/23
The Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn program will focus on the impact of firearm injuries.

The Gallery at Canton’s Village Theatre accepts submissions for their annual Fine Arts Exhibition.

6/5/23
P-CCS Elementary Schools host drive to support the Plymouth Salvation Army.

Plymouth-Canton Educational Foundation hosts Thank a Teacher/Salute A Staff program to raise funds and honor P-CCS staff.

6/2/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools name band room for longtime Band Director, James Griffith.

Skatin’ Station’s Artistic Skating Club hosts a fundraiser to send skaters to the national championships.

6/1/23
Northville Art House welcomes the community to Art and Acts Festival later this month.

5/31/23
Canton Public Library Butterfly Mural is on display near butterfly garden.

5/30/23
Wilcox Wednesdays Music in the Park Family Concert series will return to Kellogg Park in Plymouth.

5/26/23
Trinity House Theatre hosts presentation on Abolitionist history in Livonia.

5/23/23
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival needs volunteers for Top of the Park.

5/19/23
The Michigan Legislature considers legislation to increase education funding in the state.

5/18/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools invites the community to Coffee with Monica with Superintendent Monica Merritt.

5/17/23
Plymouth prepares for their annual Memorial Day Celebration and Procession.

The Plymouth United Way hosts a hygiene supply drive.

5/16/23
Canton Fire Department hosts a Summer Movie Night in July.

The Northville Art House hosts their annual Spring Exhibition.

5/15/23
Downtown Plymouth Parking Deck begins first phase of repairs this week.

Plymouth Pollinators partners with other area groups for Wilcox Lake Cleanup on May 20.

5/12/23
Giving Hope Women’s Giving Circle prepare for their Summer Social.

5/11/23
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Culinary Team wins a national championship.

5/9/23
Canton Township adds Non Verbal Communication Boards in two area parks.

5/8/23
The Plymouth District Library hosts a presentation from Preservation Detroit on May 17.

5/4/23
The Agent Orange 5K will return to Canton in August and they are seeking sponsors.

5/3/23
P-CEP Senior Party is set for Sunday June 11, at High Velocity Sports in Canton.

5/1/23
P-CCS Celebrates School Lunch Heroes on May 5.

Plymouth Wildcats Soccer hosts Charity Night to raise funds for local cancer fight.

4/28/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools is the first district in Michigan to offer a program focusing on EV automobiles.

Vandals fill Plymouth’s Kellogg Park Fountain with soap and suds.

4/27/23
The Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn will spotlight the work of the Plymouth-Canton Literacy Council in May.

4/26/23
The Michigan Jazz Festival will host a Father’s Day Brunch to raise money for the annual festival at Schoolcraft College.

The Plymouth Historical Museum will unveil a new train depot with an Open House on Sunday April 30.

4/25/23
The Zekelman Holocaust Center in Farmington is preparing for renovations but will remain open.

4/24/23
Canton Public Safety hosts Police Fire Youth Academy this summer.

Northville Public Schools Bond Election goes to voters on May 2.

4/21/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools receives Aa2 rating from Moody’s Investors Service.

4/20/23

Plymouth-Canton Educational Foundation announces more than $60,000 in teacher grants.

Canton Girls Soccer hosts a Charity Game that will benefit local charity, Nathan’s Ninjas.

4/19/23
Community Financial Credit Union launches Greenlight, a program that provides debit cards for kids and teens.

Plymouth’s Old Village will host a Trunk and Yard Sale on Saturday April 29.

4/18/23
The Westland Community Foundation and Chamber of Commerce will host a golf outing to support local non profits.

P-CCS school social worker Mary Demarest was recognized recently when she was named Michigan Association of School Social Workers Region A School Social Worker of the Year.

4/17/23
Canton’s Village Arts Factory announces special Spring exhibit.

4/14/23
Canton Public Library hosts Genealogy Palooza on April 29.

4/13/23
Canton Cup soccer returns to Canton Memorial Day Weekend.

New Hope Center for Grief Support hosts summer camp for kids.

4/12/23
The Local Impact Alliance hosts a road rally to benefit the Canton Cares Fund that helps families in need.

Plymouth Canton Literacy Council hosts a Euchre Tournament Fundraiser in May.

4/11/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board Member, Anupam Chugh Sidhu, was appointed by Governor Whitmer to the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents

4/10/23
Schoolcraft College will host a Summer Bridge Program for incoming freshman college students.

Canton Townships invites residents to participate in an Appathon.

4/7/23
Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce offers scholarships for graduating seniors.

The Michigan Philharmonic to perform Overture for the Earth on special Earth Day Concert.

4/6/23
Plymouth Community Icon, Gene Overholt, passes away at age 99.

Plymouth District Library offers Tech Kits

4/5/23
The Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn series focuses on Autism.

4/3/23
The P-CCS Senior Class Party Organizing Team will host a Graduation Vendor Fair at Salem High School on April 15.

Canton’s Village Theater Gallery is accepting proposals for art shows.

3/23/23
The Plymouth Canton Educational Foundation will host their signature fundraiser, Uncorked, to raise money for P-CCS Classrooms

Plymouth’s Music in the Air will return with a summer full of concerts in Kellogg Park.

3/22/23
The Canton Public Library has added a Canton Connections page that spotlights organizations and events happening in the community, at the library and in the region, and puts a spotlight on local organizations.

Tonda Elementary will host an Ice Cream Fair with food trucks and fun for the family on May 12.

3/21/23
The Sandra Sagear Wall of Courage seeks to honor former P-CCS students that have overcome barriers.

The City of Plymouth hosts a Citizen’s Academy

3/20/23
Madonna University will welcome a new President.

The Plymouth Historical Museum hosts their annual Ghost Walk in Plymouth’s Old Village.

3/17/23
The Plymouth District Library will celebrate 100 years with a Gala.

Lost Voices hosts fundraising St. Patrick’s Day Concert.

3/16/23
Village Arts Factory and Three Cities Art Club hosts exhibit.

3/14/23
The P-CEP Extravaganza gives prospective students a chance to check out academic, athletic and extra-curricular activities at Canton, Plymouth and Salem High School.

The Michigan Philharmonic presents a special Earth Day Concert on April 22.

3/13/23
City of Plymouth seeks nominees for the Ruth Huston Whipple Award.

P-CEP’s Lightning Robotics has a strong start to their competition season.

3/9/23
Plymouth Canton Music Boosters get ready for their annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show.

3/8/23
Plymouth Community Arts Council hosts annual juried art show with the theme Greenscene.

New Hope Center for Grief Support in Northville honors the super hero power over grief.

3/7/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools hosts annual Realtor Breakfast

3/2/23
The Plymouth Historical Museum celebrates Rosie the Riveter with a tea.

3/1/23
New Hope Center for Grief Support hosts a Gala Fundraiser on May 5.

2/28/23
P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement will host a Yoga Wellness Night.

2/27/23
The Canton Police will host a workshop on personal safety for teens and college students.

2/24/23
Former Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Media Specialist, Charlie Jones, passed away on February 19.

The Meemic Foundation Kindness Challenge brings art competition to local students.

The Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn focuses on Environmental actions to protect the Rouge Watershed.

2/21/23
The Plymouth District Library will welcome Irish songwriter, Enda Reilly, for a concert on March 12.

2/16/23
The Northville Art House will host their annual Young Artists Fair in March.

2/14/23
The Damaris Fine Arts Scholarship honors Plymouth-Canton Community School Seniors for their art work.

Plymouth Township Police host Coffee with a Cop on March 1

2/13/23
Downtown Plymouth welcomes new businesses and opportunities for additional businesses.

2/10/23
The Miracle League of Plymouth welcomes a new event planner.

Northwood University hosts an Open House for their E-Sports Program.

2/9/23
Madonna University will add a new football stadium in a partnership with Gold Star Detroit FC.

The Yankee Air Museum will give you a chance to see inside the cockpits of legendary plans for Open Cockpit Day.

2/8/23
First Step and the Plymouth Township Police Department collaborate to support domestic abuse victims.

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools hosts a Realtor Breakfast on March 9, at Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex.

2/7/23
Founding Canton Public Library Trustee, James Gillig, died at age 84.

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Lightning Robotics will host a Girl Scout Exploration Day on Saturday February 11.

2/6/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools welcome a new safety/service dog, Echo 52.

Plymouth Community Arts Council celebrates love with a new exhibit called Love Letters.

2/3/23
Canton Sledding Hill provides sled stand for community members.

Local artist Tony Roko partners with Community Financial Credit Union and the Plymouth DDA to bring public art to the streets of Plymouth.

2/2/23
The Village Arts Factory launches a membership program.

Canton’s Learn Advocate Mentor program hosts a Wine Walk fundraiser.

2/1/23
New Hope Center for Grief Support receives grant from Plymouth’s Margaret Dunning Foundation.

1/31/23
The Rotary Club Memorial Scholarships are awarded to students that reside in the Plymouth-Canton school district. Our Scholarship Committee members are looking for well-rounded individuals, who have demonstrated academic success, leadership qualities and exhibit the characteristics of “Service Above Self.” This committee strongly considers candidates who have performed community service giving back to the community rather than to fulfill a club or school requirement.

1/30/23
The Plymouth-Canton Optimists host their annual Oratorical Contest with the theme Discover the Optimism With Me.

01-30-23 Plymouth Canton Optimists Oratorical Contest Evangeline

Local Author Debra Madonna hosts book talk on the impact of her stroke at the Plymouth District Library.

01-30-23 Book Talk on Strokes Nadia

1/23/23
A unique partnership between the Plymouth Downtown Development Authority and the Detroit Institute of Art will bring an art walk to Plymouth.

01-23-23 Plymouth Art Walk Vincent

1/20/23
P-CCS Superintendent Dr. Monica Merritt receives Michigan Superintendent of the Year Award

01-20-23 Dr Merritt Receives Superintendent of the Year John K

1/19/23
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion announces a new Youth Council.

01-19-23 Michigan Round Table for Diversity Youth Council Mady

Plymouth Community Arts Council Ice Sculpture contest brings winter arts to the front yards in Plymouth.

01-19-23 PCAC Ice Sculture Contest Lola

1/18/23
The SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, club at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park is participating in the Strive for a Safer Drive public service campaign, sponsored by the Michigan State Police, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning and Ford Driving Skills for Life.

01-18-23 PCEP SADD Campaign Elizabeth

1/17/23
Local Impact Alliance partners with the Civility Project for a local presentation.

01-17-23 Local Impact Alliance Civility Project Sage

Plymouth’s Ice Festival returns to downtown Plymouth February 3-5.

01-17-23 Plymouth Ice Festival Anuya

1/13/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools seek community members for Mascot/Logo Advisory Committee that will vet a student-led request to rename and/or rebrand the Canton High School logo.

01-13-23 PCCS Chief Mascot Name Jack

The Northville Downtown Development Authority plans for the return of summer outdoor concerts.

01-13-23 Downtown Northville Concerts Avneet

1/12/23
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Department of Student and Family Engagement hosts a learning opportunity about the benefits of good sleep.

01-12-23 PCCS Student and Family Engagement Sleep Anuya

1/11/23
P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement offers a workshop to help families learn the ins and outs of the Canvas platform.

01-11-23 PCCS Canvas Workshop Anya

P-CCS Department of Student and Family Engagement provides a Family Academy to help upper elementary and middle school parents and guardians support their students homework success.

01-11-23 PCCS Homework 101 Jaya

1/10/23
The Plymouth Community Arts Council receives One-Million Dollar Grant from the Wilcox Foundation.

01-10-23 PCAC Wilcox Grant Laurel

Michigan Philharmonic hosts Miniature Mahler concert at The Inn at St. Johns on Sunday January 22.

01-10-23 Michigan Phil Minature Mahler Hannah

1/9/23

Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn spotlights how local high school students are filling the local news void through 88.1 the Park

01-09-23 Local Impact Alliance Lunch and Learn Local News Elise

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