The recent heavy rains and warm weather have taken a toll on a couple of local beaches.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.
The waterfront park where thousands of metro Detroiters swim, inline skate, run, bike, and hang out with family and friends has a brand new name.
CBS Radio Detroit held a special memorial ceremony honoring the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001 at Metro Beach Metropark.
The “No Swimming” signs also remain up at Blossom Heath beach because bacteria levels are too high.
The Macomb County Health Department has ordered the closure of the beach at St. Clair Shores Memorial Park.
Metro Beach in Harrison Township, along with Blossom Heath and Memorial Park beaches in St. Clair Shores remain closed after the recent heavy rainfall causes sewer systems to overflow into the local waterways.
The summer-long celebration “Autopalooza” returns to Metro Detroit with the arrival of Hot Rod Magazine’s annual Power Tour of hot rods at next Friday at Metro Beach.