Cathie Martin

Heroin, Crack Seized In DTF Raid

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A drug raid conducted by the St. Clair County Drug Task Force Monday night saw the seizure of heroin, cocaine and marijuana.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF was conducting an investigation into the sales of heroin and cocaine in the city of Port Huron and Port Huron Township.  The investigation led to the…

Blue Water Area Transit Trolley Tour Starts Fall Season!

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Blue Water Area Transit wraps up its 2015 Trolley Season with tours on five consecutive Saturdays starting on September 12. The historic tours are available six days per week through September 12 and then continue on Saturdays, noon through 5:00 p.m., through October 10.  “Our Trolley Tour offers an overview of local history aboard an…

Collision Leaves One Dead One Injured

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A head-on collision that occurred about 5:50 a.m. Tuesday on M-29, just north of Yankee Road in St. Clair Township, took the life of one person, leaving another injured, according a statement from the St. Clair County Sheriff Department.  Officials say a 61 year old Port Huron man was heading southbound in a 2012 Dodge…

Rep. Miller To Attend 9/11 Field Hearing At Ground Zero In New York City

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U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), Chair of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security and Vice-Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, on Tuesday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m., will join her colleagues on the Committee at a field hearing to examine the important security lessons learned since 9/11.  “On 9/11, this country experienced devastating…

Juveniles Facing Life Sentences, Could See Re-sentencing

Tia Skinner

Michigan could be changing the sentencing of juveniles convicted of murder following a ruling by a state appellate court which held that juveniles facing life in prison without parole have a right to ask for a jury decision, rather than a judge.  This ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals would allow defense attorneys to…

BW Chamber Looking For Businesses For Coming Business Expo

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The Blue Water Convention Center will be the location of the Blue Water Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Blue Water Business Expo.  Area businesses are invited to join in the expo to connect and form new partnerships.  The expo also exposes the public to St. Clair County businesses.  Last year, some 80 vendors participated and…

New Voices Added To WGRT!

Chuck Whitaker

WGRT has a couple new voices added to the air waves – Chuck Whitaker has been in radio for over 30 years with extensive experience in AC, CHR, Hot AC and Rock as an air personality and programmer.  Chuck has learned from some of the brightest minds in the business including radio’s top consultants and…

Road Work

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Beginning Tuesday, August 25, 2015, the City of Port Huron Department of Public Works will be making improvements to 10th Avenue from Sanborn to Garfield Street.  These improvements will include new asphalt resurfacing, minimal concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk replacement. This project will be funded by the voter approved street millage funds.  10th Avenue…

Competition Heats Up The Third Annual Signature Cocktail Contest

One of the honorary bartenders for the Signature Cocktail contest - Keely Baribeau. She's teaming up with Bogey's Bar & Grill

The McLaren Port Huron Foundation will hold its third annual Signature Cocktail Contest Tuesday, September 15, 5:30 – 8 p.m., at the Seaway Terminal, 2336 Military Street, Port Huron. The event is open to attendees ages 21 and older. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online at www.mclaren.org/phcocktail or by calling the McLaren Port…