Northville Township

Plymouth Voice regularly reports on all the family-centered events and business happenings within the City of Northville, Michigan. Straddling Oakland and Wayne counties, the small 150-year old city still has an idyllic small town flavor of eclectic styles, leaning toward Victorian architecture around the downtown area where many homes are of the Queen Anne style. Northville’s Victorian heritage is celebrated every September with a Victorian Festival, recently renamed the “Heritage Festival”.

Located midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Northville has a population of 6,000 in an area of two square miles. Northville Downs race track, a downtown landmark, opened in 1944 as the first nighttime harness racing track in Michigan was built on the site of the former Wayne County Fair.

The former Plymouth “Super-Township,” which included all of Canton, Plymouth, and Northville Township, was divided into Plymouth Township and Northville Township at the turn of the 19th century. The Charter Township of Northville, with a population of 28,497 within its 16-acres, adjoins the city of Northville. The small community is located 4-miles north of Plymouth-the cities are considered to be two of the most desirable places to live in the Midwest. Northville is adjacent to the northern part of the Charter Township of Northville, but is administratively autonomous. Northville and Northville Township are two communities that are closely linked to Plymouth, logistically and demographically.

Northville Township is a sister township to Plymouth Township. The two were at one time connected.

Township names communications director

Mar. 16, 2019  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News Stephanie Caldwell has been promoted to the position of full-time communications director ...
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Northville CVS again crime target

Jan. 12, 2019  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News By Don Howard Staff Writer The CVS store located at Five Mile ...
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Possible solution to fix menacing Beck Road traffic-in the works

Dec. 28, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News Grants will help fund Beck Road construction. The million-dollar construction along Beck ...
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Wayne County Clerk closes Northville Township office

Dec. 26, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News Effective Nov. 29, the Wayne County Clerk's Northville Township Satellite Office, located ...
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Public safety director offers strategic plan

Dec. 13, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News Don Howard Staff Writer Last month, Northville Township Public Safety Director Todd ...
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Police launch dragnet for attempted robbery suspect

Nov. 24, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News Northville Township Police report a 50-year-old Plymouth man was arrested early Saturday ...
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2 graduate from public service command school

Nov. 16, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News Northville Township celebrated the graduations of two public safety officers last month ...
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Home Tour tickets on sale

Oct. 30, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Northville Holiday Home Tour, ...
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Demolition of school meets city opposition

Northville Public Schools Director Mary Kay Gallagher Oct. 18, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News Plans to demolish Main Street ...
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Home invasion suspect arrested, charged

Oct. 4, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Erik Daniel Brumley, 46, of ...
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