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Detroit House of Corrections

Richard Sharland Beverly Kindle Walker

Plymouth Township resident Richard Sharland and Wayne County legislative assistant Beverly Kindle Walker     Jun. 21, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Don Howard Staff Writer The longstanding dispute between the City of Detroit, Wayne County and Plymouth Township has been settled with the sale of the

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DeHoCo Aerial

Aerial view of former DeHoCo site. Photo by Lynn Gregg   Feb. 3, 2017  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.     Don Howard Staff Writer Demolition of the former Detroit House of Corrections on Five Mile Road was set to begin last month, according to Plymouth Township Supervisor Kurt Heise. Heise, while a

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Tim Beckett Bev Kindle Walker Richard Sharland

Oct. 28, 2016  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   Plymouth Township resident Richard Sharland, at right, was recently honored by the City of Detroit with a formal resolution of appreciation. Sharland notified the city that land in the township was the subject of erroneous foreclosure and subsequent tax sale. His

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Eric Sabree

Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree     Oct. 2, 2016  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     “Nothing contained herein shall be construed as an admission of liability or wrongdoing on the part of any party.”     Don Howard Staff Writer   In an effort to “avoid potential litigation,”

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DeHoCo Aerial

Prison housing facilities Detroit House of Corrections, Five Mile Road, Plymouth Township     Aug. 5, 2016  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News         Initial steps are under way for demolition at the site of the former Detroit House of Corrections. The buildings, described as blight by state

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Shannon Price

Jun. 24, 2016  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Don Howard   Staff Writer The on-going controversy regarding tax liabilities on 190-acres of land returned to the City of Detroit by the Michigan Supreme Court was addressed by Plymouth Township Supervisor Shannon Price last week. The land, purchased by

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Jack Ghannam Kevin Bennett

Photo: © Don Howard/Associated Newspapers of Michigan In 2015 Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Robert Columbo ruled in favor of the city and ordered the township to immediately return the DeHoCo property to the rightful owner. Assistant Wayne County Corporation Counsel Jacob Ghannam (left) and Plymouth Township Attorney Kevin Bennett

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Mike Cox Kevin Bennett

Township attorney Kevin Bennett (Right) and special counsel Mike Cox conclude special board presentation over proposed state Supreme Court appeal, February 2016. Photo: © Don Howard/Associated Newspapers of Michigan     May 4, 2016  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Judges at the Michigan Supreme Court have denied the

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Plymouth Township MIchigan

Plymouth Township officials has called a Special Board of Trustees Meeting for Monday, Feb. 22 at 7:00 p.m., to discuss whether to escalate their fight for the Detroit House of Corrections land.

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DeHoCo Lawsuit

Jul. 27, 2015  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer   City of Detroit attorney Charles Raimi said last week he’s anxious to get back in court to take on the appeal Plymouth Township attorneys filed asking for reconsideration of a court order requiring the township to

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