Grosse Pointe school officials had originally ordered no mask mandate for the fall school year. But the situation is fluid, board members say, and the policy could change if coronavirus cases increase.
The newest flashpoint of this pandemic is the need to enforce mask mandates in schools for the upcoming fall. Even while the CDC and Michigan health department recommends them, some districts aren't requiring them.
Of Beaumont's 64 inpatients with COVID-19, only 3 had received the vaccine. But the concern now is whether vaccinated individuals can transmit the delta variant. That's prompting a recommendation to return to universal masking.
The money is meant to fill the gap for flood victims who already submitted claims to FEMA but didn't get as much as they needed to rebuild their homes.
"We’re concerned, however, with the lack of what we view as a lack of transparency from the city," said Judy Krietsch. "We’ve heard various explanations from you: tree roots, everything worked fine, it was just too much rain in a short time."
“DWSD takes in nearly half of a billion dollars in water and sewer fees annually, yet aging water and sewer lines under their purview regularly fail, devastating anything and everything caught in the path of these floodwaters,” said Paul Doherty, attorney at Ven Johnson Law.
"I was on a phone call before coming here, with FEMA, to find out what resources can come into our communities to aid the residents," Lawrence said.
Sean McCarroll, a well-liked teacher spoke up during the Grosse Pointe School Board meeting to discuss a new COVID policy, saying the policy was putting teachers and students alike at risk. He resigned and is now getting support from other teachers - who called out sick on Wednesday.
A Wayne County woman has been playing the same numbers every week in the lottery for years. It finally hit in late March.
In a statement from the hospital's CEO, John Fox called the rising numbers "very troubling and alarming." and pleaded with everyone to work together. "We cannot do this alone. We need everyone’s help immediately.”
Todd Perkins says this letter came in the mail last week. In it was an apparent jab at the Black Lives Matter slogan and a poem from the early 20th century rife with racial slurs.
When artist Michelle Boggess-Nunley unrolls her maze, she’s reminded of the 3 months of hard work it took to break a world record. But, this isn’t just about getting recognized by Guinness.
Ferguson says the fire started in the garage at the end of last month. it then quickly tore through the kitchen and left the home with severe smoke and water damage.
A church in Grosse Pointe is paying tribute to those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in Michigan with thousands of white flags on display.
Beaumont Hospitals is reinstating its COVID-19 visitation restrictions at three hospitals as cases in Michigan continue to climb.
This protest effort emerged from a Facebook group put in motion after the superintendent for Grosse Pointe Public Schools announced the school district will start the year with remote learning only, offering a plan to reintroduce students to in-person learning when appropriate.
The noose was immediately turned over to Grosse Pointe Public Safety for investigation.
After severe storms rolled through southeastern Michigan, some residential pockets suffered down trees, power outages and plenty of clean up.
The sacred gun play was on target for practicing social distancing and limiting contact to stem the spread of COVID-19.
And so began the Curtsy Challenge - part workout - part fundraiser - benefitting the front lines.