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MML#4: Deed Restrictions & Dark Stores Impacting Local Budgets

March 30th 2016

MML#4:  Deed Restrictions & Dark Stores Impacting Local Budgets (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 30, 2016) Lansing, MI – Cities and school districts depend on property taxes to provide services that residents rely on.  One might think that having large companies in the community would help because of the large size of the “big box” stores […]

Over $1,500 in Nail Polish Stolen from Lake Orion CVS

January 11th 2016

Over $1,500 in Nail Polish Stolen from Lake Orion CVS (Lake Orion Police, Jan. 11, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – Crime Alert – Retail Fraud Requesting Assistance in Suspect Identification. Friday,January 8, 2016 9:40 am– Retail Fraud Investigation – CVS Pharmacy 295 S. Broadway (M24) Lake Orion Police responded to a report of retail fraud […]

Auburn Hills Development Director Discusses “Dark Stores”

October 16th 2015

Auburn Hills Development Director Discusses “Dark Stores” (Guest Column by Steve Cohen, Director of Community Development for Auburn Hills, Developing Thoughts, Oct. 16, 2015) “Dark Stores” … it sounds ominous. A Dark Store is not a weapon Darth Vader used in Star Wars, but it’s beginning to loom over many municipalities like the menacing Death Star. What is it?  Well, […]

Hazel Park: Residents and Officials Want CVS Properties Filled

July 11th 2015

Hazel Park: Residents and Officials Want CVS Properties Filled (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2015) When Hazel Park City Manager Ed Klobucher talks with people from CVS next week, he hopes they will see his position and want to fill the two vacant properties it has in the city. A building at 9 Mile […]

Hazel Park Hosting Forum on Vacant CVS Properties July 9

July 1st 2015

Hazel Park Hosting Forum on Vacant CVS Properties July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2015) For the past six years, two former CVS locations have sat vacant in Hazel Park and now interested parties are coming together to figure out how to change that. The City is hosting an informational meeting about the CVS […]

Police Report:Grow House Busted, CVS Has CD Stolen

September 28th 2010

Police Report: Marijuana Grow House Busted, CVS Has CD Stolen… (read more)