Teams net wins

The Grosse Pointe South girls lacrosse team played another tight game last week. Head coach Alysca Valentine and her Blue Devils have been on the short end of several one- or two-goal games this season and last week was no exception. The host Blue Devils, honoring their seniors at halftime, lost 15-13 to Bloomfield Unified. They rallied from a 9-5 […]

Grosse Pointe News-May 17, 2018

City explores new options for DPW site

CITY OF GROSSE POINTE — For the first time since 4849 Canyon was taken off the table for the City’s new department of public works site, city council heard options from Partners in Architecture Monday, May 14. The architecture firm, which has been working on the project more than a year, presented three prospective DPW plans and also mature plans […]

Park signs on to fiber plan

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The Park became the latest municipality to sign on to Grosse Pointe Public School System’s plan to bring a fiber optic network to the Pointes. The motion to join a consortium made up of all five Pointes, Harper Woods, GPPSS and the Grosse Pointe Public Library was unanimously passed Monday, May 7, and is contingent on […]

Council rejects Medstar’s subsidy cost

Grosse Pointe Woods — City council will not agree to the pending contract with Medstar until an acceptable division of subsidy payment with Grosse Pointe Farms and the City of Grosse Pointe is reached. During its March 26 Committee of the Whole meeting, city council discussed a new proposal by ambulance service provider Medstar, which included a $125,000 subsidy to […]

Letters to the editor

Thanks for saving our house To the Editor: My wife and I own the home adjacent to one of the houses completely destroyed in the Washington Road fire. In Florida that evening, my friends were kind enough to send us live footage of those most horrific fires that were absolutely tragic for my neighbors. I watched as the winds blew […]

DPW saves city money on marina repairs

Grosse Pointe Woods — Department of Public Works employees earned kudos for saving the city more than $33,000 in a special project to raise and repair Lake Front Park marina docks damaged by high water. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake St. Clair’s February 2018 level was 4 inches above last year’s and 21 inches above the […]

Library foundation hosts award-winning authors

Three internationally acclaimed authors discussed their struggles, breakthroughs, sources of inspiration and writing process at the Grosse Pointe Library Foundation’s Books on the Lake event May 5. Meg Gardiner, Garth Stein and Yaa Gyasi addressed a capacity audience of 300 at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Typically the foundation hosts a local author, Michigan author and nationally recognized author, according […]