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Past articles by Jeff:

Funeral held for Grosse Pointe North grad Arielle Anderson

Services were held Tuesday morning for the third and final victim of the man who opened fire on students at Michigan State University Feb. 13. → Read More

Near perfect conditions for Romeo Winterfest

The weather was nearly perfect for Winterfest in downtown Romeo Saturday. → Read More

McCarthy elected House speaker in vote 15 after chaotic week

By LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker on a historic post-midnight 15th ballot early Saturday, overcoming holdouts… → Read More

Find voting results online today and in Thursday’s Macomb Daily – Macomb Daily

Final unofficial results are expected to come in Wednesday morning from Tuesday’s vote. → Read More

Candidates for south Macomb school boards lay out qualifications

As a service to readers, The Macomb Daily recently sent questionnaires to nearly 100 candidates seeking office in contested Macomb County school board races. In addition to being asked to provide t… → Read More

Sold-out Selfridge golf outing benefits soldiers, families

A sold-out group of golfers turned out Friday at the annual Rocktech Selfridge Base Community Council Charity Golf Outing presented by Sawyer Solutions. The event took place in Harrison Township at… → Read More

Three Warren Consolidated schools closed Wednesday

Speculation is that threats resulted in the closures. → Read More

Whitmer signs record funding for Macomb and Michigan schools

The bump could be short lived as a portion of the money comes from coronavirus relief funds directed to Lansing from the federal government and a somewhat unanticipated state budget surplus. → Read More

Former Macomb judge, prosecutor Marlinga enters Congressional race

Democrats and Republicans wasted no time trading barbs in what will be a hotly-contested Congressional race. → Read More

Fallen Macomb prosecutor Eric Smith gets 21-month federal sentence

Macomb County’s former top law enforcement official who helped send thousands of people to prison will be going to prison himself. Smith, 55, of Macomb Township, was sentenced to the top of the sen… → Read More

COVID-19 school clusters confined to one school in Washington Twp.

The lone school to report a COVID-19 cluster last week is part of the Romeo Community Schools system. → Read More

New legislative maps make for intriguing election year in Macomb

Come this summer and fall, Macomb County could have some of the most intriguing political races in Michigan. → Read More

Warren official files to run for Congressional seat

The Warren City Council member became the 2nd official to file for the seat. → Read More

Nessel expands on why feds should probe fake GOP electors

By David Eggert Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel expanded Tuesday on why she believes it’s better for federal authorities to criminally investigate… → Read More

Macomb health director offers guidance as omicron swirls in schools

With COVID-19 infection rates spiraling, you could almost hear a collective sigh from Macomb County schools Friday afternoon when the final bells rang in their buildings. → Read More

Christmas services celebrate the season in Macomb County

Around Macomb County, Christians gathered Friday for Christmas Eve worship. At St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Macomb Township, congregants at the 1 p.m. traditional worship celebrated the sea… → Read More

Authorities: Crumble parents arrested early Saturday

The parents of the teen accused of killing four Oxford High School students Tuesday have been taken into the custody of authorities in Detroit early Saturday. James and Jennifer Crumble were arrest… → Read More

Four Macomb districts cancel Friday classes; Warren Consolidated reopens

A wave of threats — most of which were deemed to not be credible — washed over metro Detroit Thursday in the wake of Tuesday’s fatal shooting at Oxford High School. In response to… → Read More

Macomb County voters head to polls Tuesday

Voters in a number of Macomb County communities will head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a number of local offices and ballot questions. Though the number of ballots cast is expected to be much … → Read More

Macomb Clerk Forlini hiring contractor to look at election machines

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s third-largest county, where voters backed former President Donald Trump in 2020, is hiring a specialist to examine its election hardware and software. T… → Read More