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Don Soenen

Aug. 31, 2019  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer The sale of 9.64 acres of land, the last large track of green space in downtown Plymouth, may be imminent as talks with potential buyers continue. According to Don Soenen, president of the Plymouth Arts and Recreation

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Feb. 3, 2019  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   The future of the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex may rest in the hands of a Realtor. Mark Malcolm, a member of the PARC board of directors, told a crowd gathered at the Penn Theatre earlier this month that in an

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Oct. 25, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Don Howard Staff Writer Administrators at the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex (PARC) are reeling this week after recent surprise visits by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and representatives from MI-OHSA, the state Occupational Health Department, and a TV

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PARC rendering

Oct. 18, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Arts and recreation millage spawns opposition groups   The ballot proposal to fund the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex has become one of the most contentious issues facing voters in both the city and township. Last week, a second or

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Margaret Dunning

Margaret Dunning at Pebble Beach in 2012 with her 1930 Packard 740 Roadster     Aug. 8, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex (PARC) has received a grant of $55,000 from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to help fund the construction of a digital ground

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Mary Weidel

Plymouth Township resident and PARC critic Mary Weidel has been vocal with her oppostion   Jun. 26, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     “This board will not be making the case for PARC”   Don Howard Staff Writer Despite the strong opposition voiced by residents in attendance at

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Friends of the Rouge Aug

Environmentalist from Friends of the Rouge inspect the Plymouth Township-McClumpha Park pond, August 2015.     Apr. 20, 2018  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News     Friends of the Rouge, (FOTR) will relocate their offices to Plymouth’s Arts and Recreation Complex this summer from the Dearborn campus of the University of

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Former Plymouth Township Clerk Nancy Conzelman     Apr. 5, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News     Residents filled Plymouth Township Hall nearly to capacity last Tuesday in response to false claims about the merger of the township with the city announced in robocalls made to township homes. Many

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PARC Theater

Mar. 13, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   “You can say it’s a downtown facility, but it’s in a residential area. The PARC theater changes that residential area drastically.”   WATCH VIDEO   Don Howard Staff Writer Amid uncertainties, pushback and skepticism, supporters of the Plymouth Arts and Recreation

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PARC Theater rendering

PARC rendering: Aerial view looking north on Adams Street – proposed $30 million, 43,245 square foot, 800-seat theater.     Jan. 29, 2018  PLYMOUTH EAGLE. Plymouth Michigan News   “The theater is not that expensive.”  PARC President Don Soenen     The first public forum concerning the Plymouth Arts and

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