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A Ribbon cutting ceremony for Commonwealth Realty, today, as they join the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce. It’s at 12:30 p.m., at 525 Court Street, in Port Huron.

Port Huron Police are still investigating an early Saturday morning shooting that killed a Port Huron 40-year-old woman. They are treating the case as accidental. She was apparently part of a group at a residence along Rural near Water Street that were passing a handgun around and dry firing it. At some point the gun was reloaded and a person who apparently was unaware that the gun was loaded

St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donellon testified in front of a legislative committee last week in support of a bill that attempts to clamp down on so-called drugged driving. The bill was introduced by local State Representative Dan Lauwers, with it being approved by a Senate Committee. The bill now moves on to the Senate for debate.  Last summer's fatal incident saw two young men killed

Gas prices decreased, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.49 per gallon, down about 12 cents from last week and about 6 cents less than this same time last year.  Metro Detroit gas prices also decreased. The current average there is $3.52 per gallon, about 7 cents less than last week and about 5 cents less than this same time last year.

A special 6pm meeting is set for the City of St Clair this evening where M-29 is the focal point of attention. Several have sought a slow down in the state route that goes along the riverfront. The city council then holds a regular meeting starting at 7 pm.  In Marysville meanwhile Mayor Dan Damman holds a State of the City address beginning at 7:15 p.m. That would be just following a

It's the kickoff this weekend for the annual Community Roofsit benefit for the St. Clair County Child Abuse and Neglect Council. WSAQ morning host Chuck Santoni is getting ready to be perched on the roof of the Birchwood Mall, raising funds and awareness in the fight against child abuse in St. Clair County. This evening it's the pre-Roofsit party and barn dance with live entertainment at

Port Huron Police say a vehicle chase, Thursday nigh, has landed a 28-year-old man in jail. The incident began about 10:00 p.m., as patrol cars were told to be on the lookout for a pickup truck traveling along Military Street. An attempt to stop the truck, near 10th and Lincoln, saw the driver speeding off and coming to a stop along Holland Avenue. He was taken into custody without incident and

Focusing on the new wave of hi-tech companies... that's the SmartZone, a state designation aimed at helping regions attract those with ideas that can lead to job creation and economic development.  The application to become a SmartZone was approved by the Port Huron City Council, with St. Clair County Community College set to play a role if the state grants the request.  SC4

Two Port Huron men have been arraigned following a Monday night car chase. St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon says that DeShawn McCoy is charged with fleeing and eluding, driving with a suspended license and resisting and obstructing, while Joseph McGough is charged with resisting and obstructing.  A third suspect, a woman from Fort Gratiot, was arrested but has been released pending

The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Friday for the reopening of the Blue Water Habitat for Humanity store.  The ReStore is now located at 3524 Pine Grove having moved in from Marysville. The new site is the former Farmer Jack grocery store.

Do you know any heroes?  If so, the St. Clair County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants to know as they launch their Community Hero Awards program.  Director Jeff Friedland says to be eligible for an award, the act has to have been carried out during the calendar year of 2014, with a selection panel that will review the nominations on a monthly basis for both
All US flags in Michigan should be at half staff into the weekend as requested by Governor Rick Snyder.  That in part for today's Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance and also in memory of former State Representative and Senator George Steeh Senior, who died last month.  The Mount Clemens native became a District Court Judge later in life. He died at the age of
The state of Michigan’s online presence for economic development and site selection services has won praise as one of the best in the nation.  Sigala Inc., a California-based development and consulting firm, recently released a report looking at how well each state’s economic development agency did in promoting the state online as a spot for business development.  
Seems that Port Huron didn't want a taste of the bayou, as the Cajun Gator restaurant has closed.  The announcement came Wednesday for the staff, with owner Larry Jones saying the closing will be temporary, as the owners of the Angry Bull in Kimball Township will be leasing the location and opening up another restaurant soon. The name for the new restaurant will be
Two suspects have been arraigned on assault charges, and not murder, in connection with the death of a 21-year old Ira Township man, who's body was found in a ditch Sunday at a mobile home park in Ira Township.  St. Clair court officials say Michael Baker and Jeremy Binder were arraigned Wednesday, with a preliminary exam in District Court set for next week.  Clay Township
It's all for the kids... that's the annual Community Roofsit event, which sees WSAQ morning host, Chuck Santoni, living up on the roof of the Birchwood Mall to benefit the St. Clair County Child Abuse and Neglect Council.  Santoni says the event starts Saturday night with a pre-Roofsit party. On Sunday, at 12:30pm, it's the walk for kids sake from Lakeside Park to the
RESA TV is a web channel where you can see the latest news and information about your local schools and community, with new videos posted each day that highlight various sorts of information.  Starting on the 15th, some new features include RESA Spotlight, which is a program showcasing the talents of St. Clair RESA employees.  Also, Webbits is a show that scours the Internet,
Looks like Port Huron residents and businesses will indeed be paying more for water and sewer rates... but the question remains as to how much more and when.  Tuesday night's special Port Huron City Council workshop saw discussion about tacking on an additional $10-dollar fee per month, for water and sewer service, with City Manager James Freed saying a rate increase is
An annual dinner, Tuesday night, for members of the Economic Development Alliance.  Fresh on the heels of approval for a SmartZone application the group got to hear a presentation of one of the pluses in such a designation...that being collaboration with the renowned Automation Alley group here in Southeastern Michigan. EDA Executive Director Dan Casey says the proposal would take
Drivers should be ready, as the Michigan Department of Transportation shuts down the westbound I-69 Business Loop that connects Griswold and 32nd Streets.  The closure of the ramp at 32nd is scheduled, for 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and, once closed, the bridge that takes traffic to west 94 and 69 will be demolished, as will the stretch of roadway between 32nd and the bridge.  MDOT
A campaign kick-off breakfast, set for Tuesday morning, will see Mark Freese of UPS lead volunteers to a new round of fundraising. The new campaign team and a new video introduction leads the way into a four month campaign to raise funds that help several local organizations.  Doug Dolph was recently appointed to head up the group replacing Lonnie Stevens who has retired after several

The Snug Theater in downtown Marine City is opening their latest show this weekend, called Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star. Performances start this weekend with a performance Saturday at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, at 3:00 p.m.  Then the show continues on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., with a 3:00 p.m. matinee on Sundays, through the 21st. For more information or to buy
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