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Dmitriy Shapiro

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Adrian, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Dmitriy:

Lenawee County primary election results (Live Update)

12:30 a.m.: ADRIAN TWP. — Incumbent Republican candidates Michael Herr, Stephen May, Ben Ruesink and Raymond Thompson won nominations in the Republican primary for four open Adrian Township trustee seats.New candidate Bryan Winder did not receive enough votes to go through to the general election in November.There are no Democrats running and the winners would likely be unopposed in the general… → Read More

Only redistricting commission semifinalist from county may be ineligible

RIGA — Riga resident Ken Lake, who was the only Lenawee County resident selected Wednesday in a random drawing as one of 200 semi-finalists to make up the selection pool Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission later this year, may be ineligible for the commission since he is already running for partisan office.The Secretary of State (SOS) office received a total of 9,367 applicants from… → Read More

Lenawee NAACP calls for Zorn resignation, censure

The letter was compiled by the members and executive committee of the Lenawee NAACP and signed by the group's president, Jeanette Henagan. → Read More

Treat Highway house unoccupied at time of fire

FAIRFIELD TWP. — A house that was for sale in Fairfield Township was as total loss after a fire Thursday night.Firefighters were dispatched at 10:10 p.m. to a house fire at 10721 Treat Highway after information from a neighbor.Upon arrival, emergency personnel saw heavy fire coming from a structure in the back of the house.According to Madison Township Fire Department Assistant Chief Nick… → Read More

Lenawee official: "I'm not overly concerned"

ADRIAN — County emergency personnel are not making major changes to their operations, but are keeping an eye on developments while there are no coronavirus cases in Lenawee County or the state. Lenawee County Sheriff Troy Bevier said that he has reached out to officials at the Lenawee County Health Department and will follow their directions if the department’s assistance is needed. So far, he… → Read More

Former Milan police officer sentenced

Michael Gary Couture will serve more than 7 years in prison in sex abuse case. → Read More

Former Clinton police officer sentenced in sex abuse case

Michael Couture, 48, pleaded no contest on Jan. 29 to a charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with multiple variables. → Read More

Former police officer accepts plea deal in sex abuse case

Michael Gary Couture of Manchester, was a former part-time officer with Clinton and also a full-time police officer with the Milan Police Department. → Read More

Murder-suicide reported in Lenawee County

Authorities are investigating the deaths of a middle aged man and elderly woman who were found in their home Tuesday in Madison Township. → Read More

Tecumseh schools mourn teacher who died in crash

A.J. Marry was a math teacher and coach at Tecumseh High School; he had family in Monroe. → Read More

Walberg addresses new Civil Air Patrol cadets

MADISON TWP. — A group of cadets were honored Tuesday in a ceremony that marked their graduation from a basic training course of the Adrian Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), receiving a certificate from U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton. The cadets were given their cadet oath and pinned with their first stripe, the first of 17 that could be achieved by cadets through CAP’s cadet… → Read More

Group engaging MDOT over safety concerns on North Main Street

ADRIAN — A group of community leaders and business owners are once again raising concerns over traffic safety on North Main Street and are hoping → Read More

Share the Warmth to host open house Saturday

ADRIAN — The Adrian-based homeless shelter Share the Warmth is inviting the community to an open house Saturday, Dec. 1, at its new location. From noon to 2 p.m., attendees can tour the organization’s new, two-story facility at 427 W. Maumee St. Helen Henricks, president of Share the Warmth, said the event is the organization’s way of saying thank you to the shelter’s supporters. “A lot of… → Read More

Kahle faces Pedersen for 57th District state House position

ADRIAN — A representative, whether in Congress or the state House, is always running. Less than two years ago, 57th District state Rep. Bronna Kahle, → Read More

5 compete for 2 seats on BD school board

BRITTON — Voters in the Britton Deerfield school district will decide who will be on the entire school board when they head to the polls Nov. 6. → Read More

Rock salt shortage drives up prices for road commission

MADISON TWP. — Winter weather is approaching and the Lenawee County Road Commission will be stocking up on more expensive rock salt this year. Last year’s winter depleted stockpiles statewide and mining companies have been struggling to keep up production. The bid approved by the LCRC board at an Oct. 9 special meeting was for $60 per ton from the Delaware-based Proze Holdings LLC. This amount… → Read More

Deer causes minor damage inside Old National Bank in Tecumseh

TECUMSEH — It was early morning Friday when Joe Williams, Lenawee market president at Old National Bank called the Tecumseh Police Department to inform them of a possible break-in. Like every weekday morning, Williams was the first to arrive at the bank — at around 7 a.m. — and he proceeded with his usual walkaround — turning on the lights and making sure everything was in its place. A morning… → Read More

Road commission: Shake your mailbox this month

MADISON TWP. — October — the month of Halloween, breast cancer awareness and domestic violence awareness. But for the Lenawee County Road Commission, Michigan Department of Transportation and the County Road Associations (CRA) of Michigan, October is also “Shake Your Mailbox” month, celebrated everywhere by homeowners going outside and shaking the roadside mailbox in front of their houses. With… → Read More

Lenawee County dog license fees rolled back

ADRIAN — Dog license fees will be returned to last year’s rates after a Lenawee County Commission vote Wednesday to roll back its dog license fee schedule for 2019. Following the presentation of a report on the criminal justice committee meeting this month by committee chairman Terry Collins, R-Adrian, commissioner Bob Knoblauch, R-Riga Twp., moved to have the fee schedule of the animal control… → Read More

Raisin Township Board agrees to buy a pickup for police department

RAISIN TWP. — Raisin Township has submitted an order for a pursuit pickup Wednesday to add to its police department’s fleet of vehicles. → Read More