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June 7, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Last month, throughout the area, police officers and fire fighters were honored in several communities as Officers of the Year. The stories of the actions of many of these men could have been lifted from the pages of movie scripts. These men and women

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May 31, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   It has begun. Campaign season. Veteran politicians and newcomers alike have filed petitions with the Wayne County Clerk hoping to win terms as elected officials at the local, county and state level. This isn’t going to be pretty. Already, challenges have been filed to

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May 31, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Plymouth Township fire fighters faced some extraordinary obstacles during an early-morning house fire last week as equipment failures plagued their efforts. The fire started in the basement of a home on Dogwood Court in the Lake Pointe subdivision. Homeowner David Mills said a telephone

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May 17, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   An outdated and cumbersome federal law cost residents of Plymouth Township a great opportunity last week. John Werth, a Plymouth Township resident, and the current director of public safety In Northville Township, had submitted his nominating petitions and was ready to officially announce his

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April 26, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   The campaign season has officially begun in Plymouth Township. Clear evidence of that is yet another mailer received by both city and township residents regarding the changes made to the emergency fire service and the “rightsizing” of the township fire department. This slick, enamel

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April 26, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   At least two people were denied admittance and one man was forcibly evicted from the Plymouth Lake Pointe Subdivision Homeowners Association meeting last Wednesday afternoon. According to accounts of the meeting, at which Plymouth Township Supervisor Richard Reaume was the scheduled speaker, association president

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John Werth

March 15, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   We are relieved to find ourselves in some good company. Somebody else simply doesn’t understand the conduct of the Plymouth Township administration. Last week, after watching the shenanigans in the township for months, Northville Director of Public Safety John Werth appeared at the meeting

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March 15, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Recent actions of the Plymouth Township Board of Trustees were questioned by a resident with 27 years in the public safety field during the regular meeting last Tuesday. John Werth, a township resident and the current Northville Public Safety Director, asked to speak to

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March 8, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   At a special meeting of the Plymouth Township Board of Trustees last Thursday, board members voted 6-1 to immediately lay off six firefighters, leaving a full-time staff of 14 to protect a community of 28,000 residents. Following an emotionally charged meeting, Fire Chief Mark

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February 16, 2012  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.   Plymouth Township residents have filed suit with the Michigan Court of Appeals in an effort to derail the 10-mill question members of the Township Board of Trustees placed on the Feb. 28 ballot. After more than 4,000 residents petitioned for a 1-mill Special Assessment

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