Telegram - Serving Metropolitan Detroit Since 1944

News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 746



Gov. Whitmer to Announce Historic Selection of Kyra Harris Bolden as Michigan Supreme Court Justice

LANSING - Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer will announce that she's appoint Kyra Harris Bolden to the Michigan Supreme Court in January 2023 to succeed Justice Bridget Mary McCormack. Bolden will be t...

 
 By Timna Axel    News    November 24, 2022 

Locals and Environmental Group Win a Seat in EES Coke Lawsuit

DETROIT, MI - A district court ruled today to allow an environmental group and community members to intervene in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) federal lawsuit against EES Coke. The...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    November 24, 2022 

BBB Scam Alert: Scammers are Targeting your Facebook Page

It can all happen so innocently. You're scrolling through your Facebook posts and see a post about an injured pet or lost child. Thinking you're being helpful, you share the post on your own profile....

 
 By Joe Clark    News    November 17, 2022

Speaker- Elect Joe Tate Announces House Leadership Team

LANSING - On November 10, 2022, Speaker-Elect of the House of Representatives Joe Tate (D-Detroit) announced the members of the House of Representatives leadership team for the 102nd legislature....

 

Detroiters Urged to Take Preventive Measures Against the Spread of RSV

Detroiters urged to get vaccinated against flu and COVID-19 in order to limit spread of all respiratory illness, including RSV for which there is no vaccine Stay home if sick to prevent spread and seek treatment if symptoms worsen Take extra...

 

Smithsonian African American Museum Honors Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther Costume in New Exhibit

A new exhibition debuting next spring at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will celebrate Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther hero costume....

 

Program Aims to Alleviate Stress, Prevent Suicides Among MI First Responders

First responders experience some of the most horrific events in modern life and often carry huge loads of stress home from their jobs. A new program developed by Wayne State University provides...

 

Supermajority proved that Women turned out to protect our democracy

"After more than 1 million doors knocked, texts sent, and calls made by Supermajority, women in Michigan sent a message loud and clear: Our vote is one of the most critical tools we have to make real...

 

Wayne County Emergency Rental Assistance Program to close on November 15

Program assisted more than 4,500 Wayne County residents Wayne County's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will close its application portal on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, after more than a...

 

Governor Whitmer Applauds Action to Put More Money in Seniors' Pockets, Lower Costs on Health Care and Prescription Drugs

LANSING. - Today, Governor Whitmer reminded Michigan seniors about resources available to them to help save money. Since Governor Whitmer took office, she's achieved her goal to become the first "age-...

 

2022 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson MI Attorney General Dana Nessel MI Supreme Court Richard Bernstein Brian Zahra Proposal 1 - YES Proposal 2 – YES Proposal 3 - YES...

 

More Than 600 People in Attendance as Michigan Celebrates its Military and Veterans

LANSING- More than 600 people honored and celebrated Michigan service members, veterans and veteran advocates Nov. 5 at the Michigan Military & Veterans Gala held at the Lansing Center. "We owe a...

 

Doctors Tell of Patients' Hardships after Roe is Overturned

We had hoped the decision would come down on one of the days we were not doing procedures," Dr. Sanithia Williams said. "We had a waiting room full of people. People were horrified and desperate....

 
 By Renee Summers    News    October 27, 2022

Police Leadership Puts the Emphasis on Community in Ecorse

The Ecorse Police Department's Interim Police Chief Jerry Flowers knows a thing or two about the community he serves. Flowers grew up in River Rouge and graduated from River Rouge High School. His...

 

National Prescription Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 29, local police departments and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are encouraging the public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    October 20, 2022

Downriver Women of Distinction Honored at Local Awards Event

The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber (SWCRC) hosted its sixth annual Women of Achievement Awards on Friday, October 14. The event was held at Crystal Gardens in Southgate. Main sponsors for the...

 

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Continues MI First Vote Events with visit to River Rouge High School

RIVER ROUGE – On Tuesday, October 17, 2022, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II continued the MI First Vote, an initiative to emphasize the importance of participating in the democratic...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    October 13, 2022

Garden City Fire and Police Departments Host Open House

On Saturday, October 8, both the Garden City Fire and Police Departments hosted a joint Open House event to welcome residents in to meet firefighters and police officers and get a peek at each...

 
 By Michigan News    News    October 13, 2022

Gov. Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bills to Protect Foster Kids, Bolster Election Access

LANSING – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed several bipartisan bills to increase protections for foster youth and remove barriers for families interested in adopting or fostering a child. She... Full story

 
 By Detroit News    News    October 13, 2022

City seeks community partners to help long-term unemployed reenter work force; offers performance-based cash incentives

City prepares to launch one-of-a-kind approach to re-engage unemployed residents Community organizations with a history of helping long-term unemployed can submit applications for the first phase...

 

Biden Issuing Full Pardons for Federal Marijuana Possession Convictions

resident Joe Biden has issued a pardon to all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession, fulfilling a campaign promise of getting rid of possession convictions and loosening the drug's... Full story

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    October 13, 2022

Meet The Candidates Forum held in River Rouge

River Rouge is undergoing a major political change. There will inevitably be new people in mayoral, treasurer, city council, and school board positions. The race is on. The polls will be opening on...

 

WAYNE COUNTY TO HOST HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT IN TAYLOR

TAYLOR, MI- Wayne County will host its last quarterly large scale household hazardous waste (HHW) collection effort of 2022 at Wayne County Community College Downriver Campus in Taylor on...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    October 6, 2022

Vice President Harris Announces Slate of Actions to Help Black and Minority-owned Small Businesses

Vice President Kamala Harris used her time at Freedman's Bank Forum to announce new public and private-sector efforts to advance racial equity. Harris said the administration recognizes the continued...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    October 6, 2022

Better Business Bureau Issues Texting Scam Alert

On September 30, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a scam alert urging consumers to be aware that scammers are trying to gain your trust and ultimately, your money using text messages with a...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021