Daily Archives: July 28, 2019

Revamped DNR Grant Program Offers $1.8M For Fisheries Habitat Work, Dam Removal And More – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – An estimated $1.825 million is expected to be available through a new Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant opportunity that combines three previously separate programs and will provide targeted funding for a variety of activities including fish habitat conservation, dam removal and repair, resource assessment studies and access to recreation. Joe Nohner, a resource analyst with ...

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Michigan State Representative Introduces New Bill Regarding Flags – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch)– State Representative Lynn Afendoulis introduced a bill Thursday that would permit only the Michigan and United States flags to be flown on state office buildings. This comes after Governor Whitmer flew rainbow flags over the Romney office building to commemorate Pride Month. State Rep. Afendoulis believes that it’s inappropriate to promote any form of social policy on ...

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T-Mobile To Merge With Sprint To Become Largest Wireless Providers – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — T-Mobile’s mega-merger with Sprint can move forward, the Justice Department said Friday, paving the way for an unprecedented combination of America’s third- and fourth-largest wireless providers. The DOJ’s blessing marks a critical breakthrough for T-Mobile and Sprint as they seek to join forces against Verizon and AT&T, which owns CNN. The smaller carriers argue they must merge in ...

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Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Searching For Man Who Stole Merchandise From Local Business – Detroit News Watch

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying a man. The sheriff’s office says a man entered a business on Hall Road in Macomb Township at 2 a.m. Friday and stole merchandise from the business. The man reportedly distracted the cashier and took the merchandise before leaving in a small ...

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Michigan Bill Introduced To Rename Post Office In Aretha Franklin’s Honor – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Michigan (Detroit News Watch)– On Friday, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence introduced a bill to rename the East Jefferson Avenue post office after the late Aretha Franklin. The new name will be: The Aretha Franklin Post Office Building. Congresswoman Lawrence feels that it will be a great tribute to her friend and it will upheld Franklin’s musical legacy. Franklin is a ...

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Michigan Woman Finds Snake In Car – Detroit News Watch

GRAND HAVEN, Michigan (Detroit News Watch)– Keeghan Buffum of Grand Haven, MI was unpacking her daughter’s things after coming back from a Pennsylvania trip. As she opened the trunk, she saw a snake. For about 24 hours, she was unable to locate it in her car. But, she still had errands to run. Eventually, Buffum found the snake on the ...

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