2020-12-31

New Phase In COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Plan

Michigan COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Prioritization Guidance

Woman charged for threatening Board of Canvassers chair

Katelyn Jones, a 23-year-old former resident of Olivet, Mich., was charged with threats of violence through interstate commerce the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 23.  Jones reportedly threatened Wayne County Board of Canvassers Chair Monica Palmer, a Grosse Pointe Woods Republican, on multiple accounts due to Palmer’s vote in November regarding election results.   On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Palmer initially voted […]

Hope for a brighter 2020



As the year 2020 comes to a close, I would like to remind everyone that behind every cloud is a silver lining. While the world as we know it seemed to turn upside down during this past year, there is still hope to be had for a brighter future in 2021.  Everyone has been affected in one way or another […]

Markets continue to show high demand

November 2020 housing data recently released by the Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors shows the housing markets in Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe both continue to be in high demand. A year ago, sales were constrained by low inventory. This year, while the number of homes for sale is half what it was last year in both communities, sales are […]

New Year greetings!



We often hear the words “Hindsight is 20/20,” but I want to share these words with you on today: “2020 is hindsight.” I’ve been waiting to share those words for many months as the year 2020 ends. The year 2020 held many challenges we have never seen or experience before. Individuals families, churches, businesses and governments worldwide have been impacted […]

Planning commission comments on dog park

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The dog park continues to be a discussion point among Grosse Pointe Park committees. Though there are a select few who are speaking out against the park’s construction, the latest Park city council meeting lasted around five hours with many comments regarding the park. At the Park planning commission meeting Tuesday, Dec. 22, Commissioner Michele Lindsay, […]

Public Safety Reports

City of Grosse Pointe Stolen engagement ring A diamond engagement ring, valued at $3,500, was stolen from a dresser in a 55-year-old Grosse Pointe resident’s Neff Road home between Dec. 25, 2019, and March 5, 2020. Caregivers from a St. Clair Shores caregiving business were in the home during the timeline. Bumper cars A 42-year-old Grosse Pointe man was seen […]

‘Are we there yet?’



The pandemic has begun to feel like an endless road trip with the kids in the back seat asking, “How much longer?” Unfortunately, we don’t know the answer. And while we would all like to pull the car over, hop out and stretch our legs, we can’t let our guard down with COVID-19 for a minute without incredible risk. Every […]

Positives to take away from 2020



We have all heard someone make the comment that they cannot wait for 2021 to begin due to the devastating events of 2020. As the director of public safety, looking back at 2020, it is obvious to see why someone would have those sentiments. COVID-19, civil unrest, contentious elections and quarantines are just some of the unsettling events of 2020. […]

December 31, 2020