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Jun. 29, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   UPDATED Once again on Tuesday Plymouth area residents were without power when an afternoon rainstorm wiped out service to an estimated 50,000 DTE Energy customers. Plymouth and Plymouth Township in particular has suffered numerous distribution-related outages and repeatedly lost power in

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Jun. 15, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   In a surprise move, Plymouth City Commission has approved a resolution to cap the number of allowable liquor licenses in Plymouth. A brief summary of their June 7 meeting stated: “The City Commission approved many liquor license renewals and approved a

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Jun. 9, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION   Most Michiganders were more likely to die in a car crash than from COVID-19 in 2020 “For younger populations, car crashes were more deadly than COVID-19”   By: Michael Van Beek It is well known that COVID-19 is significantly

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May 20, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION   Conflicting U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines have created mass confusion and caught state officials, health workers, office managers, business owners and generally everyone off-guard. The new guidance, at least in Michigan, is contrary to the

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Apr. 30, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News Gov. Gretchen Whtimer announced this week she is loosening emergency orders based on resident’s willingness to get vaccinated. Whitmer’s latest approach to her COVID regulations now ties her restrictions to incentivized vaccine participation, rather than rigid mandates. Reaching the plan’s ultimate vaccination

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Apr. 29, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News     OPINION   The Pure Michigan COVID-19 Virus: Why invite it for a visit? “…And too many people are considering traveling and I’m reiterating: please don’t”   By:  Michael D. LaFaive The state of Michigan has recommended that its citizens do

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Apr. 20, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION   Michigan Bureaucrats Want Permanent COVID Regulations   “Rules turn businesses into mask police”   By: Michael Van Beek Gov. Gretchen Whitmer just extended emergency COVID-19 rules that all Michigan employers must follow. Among other things, they require businesses to conduct

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Mar. 25, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION Editors note: On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer again vetoed a Republican bill that would have prohibited the state health department from extending COVID-19 orders beyond 28 days without legislative approval. She banned nearly identical legislation last year. Consider the questionable

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Jan. 29, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Restaurants can offer inside dining beginning Monday, Feb, 1, but with significant restrictions. They include an indoor capacity limit of 25 percent up to 100 people, and a 10 p.m. curfew, as well as social distancing guidelines.  Informed sources say restaurants

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Jan. 20, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Nearly 100 desperate restaurant owners state wide have signed an open letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer begging for help. Written by Lansing’s Saddleback BBQ co-owners Matthew Gillett and Travis Stoliker, the letter reportedly has received almost 100,000 views on their Facebook

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