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Monroe County BDC and County Partners Agree to Collaborate on Business Attractions for Southeast Michigan

Monroe County BDC and County Partners Agree to Collaborate on Business Attractions for Southeast Michigan

On March 31, Monroe County Business Development Corporation and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan signed an agreement to continue to collaborate on business attraction efforts. These efforts will be designed to bring increased national and foreign investment to the region.

Representatives from MCBDC and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan

Representatives from MCBDC and other economic development organizations representing Southeast Michigan

The regional partners involved include: Ann Arbor …

Monroe Kroger’s $10 million Expansion Project Begins

Monroe Kroger’s $10 million Expansion Project Begins

Kroger located at 850 South Monroe Street, Monroe, MI. – March 24, 2015 (Monroe News Photo/Rob Gorczyca)

By Alex Alusheff
Monroe News … March 27, 2015

Kroger has begun its $10 million expansion project at its South Monroe St. location.

Demolition of the vacant ACO hardware store started in February as Kroger intends to create an additional 24,000 square feet …

Michigan jobless rate drops to 13-year low

Michigan jobless rate drops to 13-year low

by David N. Goodman
Associated Press

Michigan’s unemployment rate has fallen 0.4 percent to 5.9 percent in the latest month to the lowest level in more than 13 years, the state announced Wednesday.

February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down 1.9 points from 7.8 percent in February 2014. Michigan’s jobless rate remains 0.4 percent above the national rate of 5.5 …

Wanted:  Ideas on 1-75 Work

Wanted: Ideas on 1-75 Work

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Posted by Monroe News
March 23, 2015

FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP — A public information meeting will be held Thursday on planned reconstruction of I-75 between N. Dixie Hwy and I- 275 in 2015 and 2016.

The forum will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p. m. at the Frenchtown Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Rd.

Local officials and representatives from the Michigan Department …