River Rouge

Jefferson Avenue Drawbridge Likely To Remain Closed Another YearThe drawbridge, which connects the cities of Detroit and River Rouge, has been closed since 2013.
Boil Water Advisory Issued In River RougeWater System Operator Mark Gaworecki said that the alert comes after a 16-inch water main burst Tuesday morning at Jefferson Ave. and Pleasant and that the alert is being issued as a precaution.
Snyder Awards $8 Million To 11 Communities For ImprovementsGov. Rick Snyder has awarded $8 million to eleven communities to fund improvement projects, including water system and street lighting enhancements and technology upgrades.
13-Year-Old Boy Robbed At Gunpoint In Downriver McDonald's BathroomCrime Stoppers are looking for help to ID identify two men suspected of robbing a 13-year-old boy in River Rouge.
River Rouge Cop Shoots Driver During Traffic StopMichigan State Police are investigating after an officer was involved in a shooting in River Rouge.
Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year SentenceA former River Rouge school official has been sentenced to five years in prison for a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost the district $160,000.
Detroit River Again Becoming Home To BeaverThere's new evidence that the Detroit River once again is becoming home to the beaver, according to officials working improve the health of the river.
Ex-River Rouge School Official Guilty Of BriberyA federal jury has found a former River Rouge school official guilty of a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost her suburban Detroit district $160,000.
Comcast Kicks Off Year Two Of Internet Essentials ProgramComcast Friday announced an expansion of Internet Essentials, a year-old broadband adoption program designed to help close the Digital Divide for low-income Americans.
Bond Reduced For Downriver Firefighter In Sex Abuse CaseThe preliminary examination for the River Rouge firefighter accused of sexually abusing his daughter has be postponed until later this month.
Social Studies Students Visit 'Occupy Detroit'As the Occupy-Detroit encampment was being disassembled, a River Rouge High School Social Studies class got a close-up look at what social activism is all about.
Solar Energy Comes To River Rouge City HallThe Downriver community gets new solar panels that will save the community thousands of dollars a year