Huntington Woods city buildings to close to public due to COVID-19
HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. – All Huntington Woods city buildings will be closed to the public beginning on Wednesday. The closures include City Hall, the Public Works office and the Public Safety Department. The library and Gillham Recreation Center will also remain closed to the public. The city will evaluate when to reopen in three weeks. Residents can use drop boxes to pay water and tax bills.
Fraser sinkhole: $12.5 million settlement announced in case
FRASER, Mich. – Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller announced a $12.5 million settlement for a lot where a home was condemned and demolished because of a 2016 sinkhole in Fraser. It is the largest settlement ever acquired by Macomb County. Overall, 23 homes had to be evacuated -- three condemned including two damaged so badly, they had to be demolished. Neighbors John and Helen Finegen said they are happy to finally find some closure in the situation and thanked the commissioner. What they’ve done, they’ve done a good job,” said John Finegen.
Former Macomb County Commissioner of Public Works indicted for extortion
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. Former Macomb County Commissioner of Public Works Anthony Marrocco is accused of extorting county contractors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. A federal indictment claims Marrocco threatened to pull municipal contracts and withhold permits from contractors unless he received the payments. Click here to read more about the entire Macomb County bribery case. Here is the full federal indictment for Marrocco:
Family-friendly Ann Arbor Public Works Open House set for Saturday
ANN ARBOR - Get a behind-the-scenes look at the city's public works Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wheeler Service Center located at 4251 Stone School Road. Activities include:Touch a truckHands-on activitiesInformational boothsDemonstrationsCompost tourCraft activities provided by the Ecology CenterIt will also be an opportunity for those seeking employment to learn about careers within the Public Works department. The event is free and open to the public. Public Works also provides essential services to the City including solid waste, recycling and compost collection." For more information, visit the Public Works website.