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Mayor, Chief Craig Agree to Two-year Contract Extension
Mayor Mike Duggan this morning joined with Police Chief James Craig to announce that they have agreed to a two year contract extension, keeping the Chief on until at least the middle of 2017. While the initial extension is for two years, Chief Craig, who was appointed in 2013 by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, made it clear he plans to remain Detroit’s top cop for the remainder of his law enforcement career.
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The 2015 Motor City Makeover effort was a tremendous success as more than 11,000 volunteers cleaned and beautified lots and neighborhoods throughout the city the first three Saturdays in May. The volunteer total represents a 41% increase in the number of volunteers that participated in the 2014 Motor City Makeover.
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It’s been a successful first two Saturdays of Motor City Makeover as thousands of volunteers have cleaned and beautified neighborhoods throughout Detroit.  The last cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, in Districts 6 & 7 in western and southwestern Detroit. Below are some cleanups planned for May 16:District 6:Location: Block of Oregon (4644 Oregon)Group: “It Starts At Home” Group and Detroit Young ProfessionalsVolunteers: 30-40Event Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.Contact: David CrossPhone: (...
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Detroit residents in District 3 and neighboring communities may share their concerns and discuss any community-related issues at the City Council’s evening meeting on Tuesday, May 19. The meeting is from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the American Serbian Memorial Hall, located at 19940 Van Dyke Ave. at E. Outer Drive.
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State, City partnership Brings $31M Investment In Southwest Detroit Manufacturing Facility
•  Vacant Southwestern High School to become center of Sakthi 650-employee manufacturing jobs and training programs •  Lightweight metal manufacturing jobs returning to Detroit from ChinaSakthi Automotive, a leading global Tier 1 manufacturer, plans to expand its Southwest Detroit facility with the purchase and redevelopment of Southwestern High School, enabling the company to build out an approximately 650-employee manufacturing campus and a training center for new engineers, Mayor Mike Dugga...
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Class 2015-B took the oath of office and joined the ranks of "Detroit's Finest". These recruits have endured five months of rigorous training at the Detroit Police Department's Training Academy and have dedicated their lives to protect and serve the citizens of the City of Detroit. A promotional ceremony also took place for newly promoted department members, who have earned the rank of Corporal and Detective. Twenty-five members were promoted to the rank of Detective, and sixty-seven were promot...
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Detroit’s First Major Residential Development in Decades Blends Historic Preservation and New Construction in Brush Park
Preservation meets new construction in an 8.4-acre, 47-parcel new residential development in Detroit’s historic Brush Park neighborhood as a four-block area of Brush Park will be completely transformed under a new development agreement between the City of Detroit and Brush Park Development Partners, LLC, Mayor Mike Duggan announced today.
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Spring and warmer weather have arrived, meaning that the hundreds of the Detroit parks families love to enjoy will be bustling with activity again.
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It’s not too late to join thousands of volunteers cleaning and beautifying neighborhoods for Motor City Makeover. The first of three Saturday cleanup dates for Motor City Makeover will be held this Saturday, May 2, in District 1 & 2 in northwest Detroit.
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