The Port Huron Department of Public Safety recently issued their 2013 annual report detailing crime incidents and other items to do with the police and fire departments, with the report showing, overall, that crime is down in the city. Public Safety Director, Michael Reaves, says it's a good start, and he credits a few factors including help with community organizations like
If you're a first time homebuyer you may want to think about purchasing a house in Port Huron. The push for homeowners continues, and City Planner says there's federal money available that can help. Harmer says the homebuyer has to qualify for a conventional mortgage through a local lender. She says the city has many great properties available, with the values of the
An unnamed investor is working with the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County to see if there is an interest in bringing a new hockey team to the area. The feasibility study involves having a team with the United States Hockey League. The EDA describes the league as being “world class” with the potential to bring over 6-million dollars in economic benefits to the
A report this week from the US Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels came back up last year, after being down for several years. The report says Lake Superior rose by nearly two feet. Lakes Michigan and Huron rose 15 inches during 2013, after they were at their lowest level ever recorded. Levels of lakes Michigan and Huron came back up enough to "make up all the lost ground
The St. Clair County Drug Task Force says a bust Tuesday night along the 800-block of Erie Street saw about $1-thousand dollars worth of marijuana, along with psilocybin mushrooms, analog pills, LSD tabs, drug paraphernalia and $250-dollars in cash seized. The pair were lodged at the St. Clair County jail.
Committee sessions Thursday evening, for the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners, will see a presentation from officials with DTE Energy on a legislative effort that would open electric markets to more competition. County Chair Jeff Bohm says, impending legislation to be discussed, this month in Lansing, has to do with House Bill 51-84, which is a proposal that would allow more
It's on to Sanilac County Circuit Court for an arraignment for a Marlette Township father charged in connection to the shooting death of an 11-year old boy late last year. Jerry Northrup is charged with firearms possession by a felon and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Northrup's 12-year old son is also charged in the case with reckless discharge of a firearm
Switching to summer blends of gasoline one of the reasons given for a dime more in the price of fuel this week according to AAA Michigan. The Auto club pegs the state wide average at $3.69.
Local prices were near the state average as of Tuesday.
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run incident, from Tuesday in Macomb Township, that left a 28-year-old pedestrian with critical injuries. Officials say, it happened near the intersection of Garfield and 21-Mile Road, as a 17-year old driver hit the man with her vehicle and left the scene after the crash. Another motorist found the injured man
It's an annual event each spring that draws over a thousand to the campus of St. Clair County Community College, and registration for it is coming up. It's the 12th annual Free College Day coming up, on Saturday March 29th, with registration starting this weekend. More than 150 free classes will be offered, and new this year, several sessions will also be offered for