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Fox Run Promotes Katy Yermak to Director of Human ...
Novi, M.I.—Fox Run, an Erickson Senior Living community, announced the promotion of Katy ... read more
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Westbound I-696 closed due to crash

Westbound Interstate 696 is closed at Orchard Lake Road in Novi in a crash that left ... read more

In Defense of Cottonwoods

Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) trees have long been vilified by people suffering ... read more

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Sisters Reunite After Five Years
Add a Butterfly Garden to Your Yard

Last time we talked about how to decide what you might want to have in your butterfly garden ... read more

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First Responders Want to be Part of Teen's Summer Fun

Metro Detroit's first responders want you. Yeah, you! There in the middle of your summer ... read more

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Scouting Celebrates 758 New Eagle Scouts

Leaders of the Michigan Scouting movement joined with civic groups and industry ... read more

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DRIPBaR is Opening in Novi!

The DRIPBaR Opens Largest Franchise to Date in Novi, MI.

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Novi Schools Hire Assistant Superintendent

The Novi Board of Education interviewed seven superintendent candidates this week and just ... read more

Morning Storm Downs Trees & Power Lines

Police are urging the public to avoid the area around Interstate 96 and Grand River ... read more

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Looking for an awesome summer job?

Join our team, be a part of creating awesome memories at Launch Novi!  read more
Novi Approves Downtown Housing Development

Novi's downtown is more like a ghost town. A new housing development could give it life. ... read more

Battery Show, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Expo

The Battery Show, North America's largest and most comprehensive advanced battery ... read more

Mom2Mom Sale June 11

St James first Mom2Mom Sale. All proceeds benefit Abigayle Ministries. Entry is $1 and 28 ... read more

Novi Businesses Featured in VisitDetroit

Bleisure (business + leisure) Travelers can find balance while attending a conference at ... read more

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Novi Heros Earn Life Saving Award

One moment, Marvin Petrous was just a dad watching his kids and others play in a Novi pool ... read more

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Animal Hospital Coming to Novi

The dining spot that closed nearly a year ago is set to become the Shelter Bay Animal ... read more

Trees are for the Birds - Webinar

It’s clear that birds rely on trees and shrubs to survive. They don’t just perch ... read more

TDR Orthodontics Summer Kick-Off Event

Join us on Saturday June 4th for our Summer Kick-off event at Fuerst Park in Novi. We are ... read more

Make Your Yard, and Neighborhood, a Butterfly Paradise

Butterflies and moths are pretty, interesting, and can be a colorful addition to your yard ... read more

Slows Bar BQ coming to Novi Library 6/18

Enjoy delicious food from Slows Bar BQ food truck featuring their signature dishes of pulled ... read more

Rotary Park Birdwatching

Since the city has been clearing the buckthorn from Rotary Park, the number of birds ... read more

Memorial Day Parade
Parade will begin at Meadowbrook Commons (25075 Meadowbrook Rd.) It will then proceed south on ... read more
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Wildcats Sweep Doubles Event

It has been a tumultuous season for Novi coach Daniel Lowes and his team, who did not ... read more

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New Luxury Auto Dealership in Novi

The former Jaguar dealership at 24295 Haggerty will meet with a wrecking ball sometime in ... read more

Sip, Sip Hooray for Summer - June 9
Grab your friends and celebrate the start of summer with us at Lakeshore Park June 9 at 7pm ... read more
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Lanes Closed on Grand River

Lanes closed on Grand River in Wixom & Novi for concrete repairs. Newly implemented ... read more

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Noble Gas Systems Raises $3.5M

Noble Gas Systems Inc., a developer and manufacturer of conformable high-pressure hydrogen ... read more

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New HUB Stadium Opening May 23

We have to admit, we became absolutely entranced by the strange sport of curling while ... read more

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Missing Vulnerable Adult

The Novi Police Department is investigating a report of a missing senior or vulnerable adult ... read more

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New Senior Food Program
Zelphia's Community Kitchen is a free food program and grocery delivery service for seniors ... read more
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Household Hazardous Waste Event - May 21

Residents in RRRASOC’s nine member communities of Farmington, Farmington Hills ... read more

Remote Controlled Car Track Coming to Water Tower Park

Several years ago, Jeremia Pilarski saw someone playing with a remote-controlled car in a ... read more

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Novi High School Student Evleyn Cho to Perform at ...

This weekend, the Gaylord Community Orchestra takes the stage in a concert entitled " ... read more

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Plans for Bosco Fields Splash Pad Moving Forward

Plans for a splash pad proposed at Bosco Fields to honor Fox 2 News meteorologist Jessica ... read more

Jurassic Quest Returns Novi This Fall

Mark your calendars and plan a trip to the Suburban Collection Showplace this fall to ... read more

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Motor City Comic Con Kicks Off May 13

Annual pop culture event convenes fans in Novi from May 13-15. The annual Motor City ... read more

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Novi Couple Heads to National Senior Games

After racing bicycles for several years, Lola and Alain Faleix, 61 and 51, of Novi, are ... read more

Grasscycling Tips, Mulching, and More!
The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and the grass is growing. This also means mowing the ... read more
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ITC To Conduct Aerial Patrols
ITC will be conducting aerial patrols of the high-voltage transmission structures and lines in ... read more
Novi Plans for New Park

The City of Novi aims to have a park within a 10-minute walk of all of its residents.

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Novi's Spring Palooza - May 20
Come learn about your City at Novi's Spring Palooza, a free, community open house for the ... read more
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Join Accurate Technologies

The future of Measurement, Calibration and Development is at your fingertips.
ATI is ... read more

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Kura Sushi Coming Summer 2022

Kura Sushi USA, Inc., is an innovative and tech interactive Japanese restaurant concept ... read more

Community Shred Day Saturday
Community Shred Day first Saturday of every month 9am-12pm
Corrigan Records
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Destroying cars in Novi High parking lot

On Friday morning, a jumble of troubles were written in black marker on four white ... read more

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Howland named to United Way Volunteer Honor Roll
Congratulations to John Howland, one of Novi's MMAP Counselors, for being named to the ... read more
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Novi Schools begin search for new Superintendent
With Superintendent Steve Matthews’ official resignation tendered last week, the Novi ... read more
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Novi Police promote Gruenwald, Meier to Commander
The Novi Police Department, on April 27, promoted Sgt. Kristie Gruenwald and Lt. Jason Meier to ... read more
Novi library launches mail-order service
A new service being provided by the Novi Public Library will offer residents a way to check out ... read more
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K-6 students in Novi maintain, grow during pandemic
An assessment given to students by the Novi Community School District showed that there was no ... read more
City receives $100,000 grant for Novi Northwest Park
Fourteen Oakland County communities, including Novi, have been awarded a total of $1.15 million ... read more
The birds are returning to Novi
The Red-winged blackbirds are already back. The male goldfinches are gaining their bright ... read more
Don't touch that saw! Pruning oaks now could ...
We know it’s tempting to get outside and prune everything in the yard when spring arrives ... read more
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Novi's Webber offered top job in Northville Public ...
Novi Community School District Assistant Superintendent RJ Webber was offered the opportunity ... read more
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Novi graduate competes on ‘Wheel Of Fortune’
Growing up, Novi High School graduate Lahari Vavilala would watch “Wheel of Fortune&rdquo ... read more
Eight Mile Road on course for improvements
Wayne County Commissioner Terry Marecki confirmed a complete resurfacing of Eight Mile has ... read more
Novi students hosting community mental health event
The Student Mental Health Committee at Novi High School is hosting UMatter Week from April 25 ... read more
Fuerst Field of Honor to commemorate lives of ...
Commemorate the lives of our service members with a patriotic concert and flag honor walk at ... read more
R/C Raceway planned for Novi Water Tower Park
Work is underway to construct an R/C Raceway at Novi Water Tower Park. Learn about where the ... read more
Bosco Fields welcomes soccer teams for the first time
Now open, Bosco Fields is home to multi-purpose sports, athletic and recreational fields with ... read more
Check out the new amenities at Wildlife Woods Park
Wildlife Woods Park features more than 50 acres of fields and wooded land surrounding two Novi ... read more
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Successful stroke care comes down to time
It’s a scene Dr. Boyd Richards and Dr. Prashant Kelkar have seen play out far too often ... read more
'Fearless' teens make a difference
What started as a school project to raise awareness about the topic of “period poverty ... read more
Novi road projects take center stage
Novi’s leaders have long acknowledged the need for road improvements throughout the City, ... read more
Get to know Novi's 2022 Arbor Day tree
Spring is here and Novi will once again celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in ... read more
Go easy on the mulch this spring
Spring is slow in arriving, but thoughts of doing yardwork outdoors abound. This spring, to ... read more
Gain leadership experience at MSU Tollgate Farm
Do you know a teen 13-19 years old looking for a leadership opportunity this summer? MSU ... read more
Novi Library offering materials-by-mail service
The Novi Public Library is excited to be bringing a brand new service to Novi residents, NPL ... read more
Hanami Spring Picnic returns to MSU Tollgate Farm
The Hanami Spring Picnic returns to MSU Tollgate Farm on May 15 from 11am to 3pm! The picnic ... read more
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Akula Taekwondo moves to Beck Business Center
Akula Taekwondo, founded in 2019 by Joseph Tegler, has moved from its original location on the ... read more
Get caught up on all things Novi with After The Gavel
City Manager Pete Auger brings you up-to-date on all things Novi with this week's After The ... read more
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Novi Schools superintendent heading to Rockford
Rockford School District has named Steve Matthews, superintendent of Novi Community Schools, as ... read more
Novi receives Park Design Award for Lakeshore Park
The City of Novi’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department received a Park ... read more
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Dana plans $9 million EV tech center, 150 jobs in Novi
Driveshaft supplier Dana Inc. is aiming to open a $9 million electric vehicle ... read more
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Suspect in killing of schools employee found ...
A man who allegedly killed his wife, a Novi Community School District employee, in May 2021 was ... read more
Yard waste collection starts the week of April 4
Residents can start putting their yard waste at the curb starting on Monday, April 4.
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Outdoor AED being installed at Ella Mae Power Park
Throughout the City of Novi, there are Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in a variety of ... read more
Novi Cemetery sign gets needed refresh
The City's Parks and Municipal Grounds Management Team recently refurbished the entryway ... read more
City earns 30th Tree City USA honor
Novi will celebrate three decades of Tree City USA status this year, as the City has now been ... read more
City Council denies motion for learning center
The Novi City Council voted unanimously March 14 to deny a motion for a learning center to be ... read more
Crescent Blvd. extension wins Project of the Year
The City of Novi recently received the 2021 Project of the Year award from the American Public ... read more
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Novi-based drug discovery company announces ...
MDI Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing novel serpin-based therapies for ... read more
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GLWA closing 14 Mile between Decker, E. Lake
The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) continues watermain replacement work requiring another ... read more
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Novi Boat Show sees record attendance
“We just finished our amazing 30th annual Progressive Novi Boat Show,” beamed Nicki ... read more
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Fox Run home to 'Motor City' car lovers
Fox Run, the Erickson Senior Living community located in Novi, is a mere 30 minutes away from ... read more
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Novi theatre students rack up awards at state ...
A number of Novi High School theater students won state recognition in a one-act play ... read more
Nine Mile Road sewer project nears completion
After around three years of construction, the end is in sight for the city of Novi’s Nine ... read more
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Massive I-96 Flex Route project underway
More than two years of work on the Interstate 96 Flex Route started Monday. The Michigan ... read more
Fundraiser held for splash pad to honor Jessica Starr
The family of Jessica Starr and the Novi Parks Foundation hosted a fundraiser on Sunday for the ... read more
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Carter named Michigan High School Principal of the Year
Novi High School Principal Nicole Carter has been named Michigan’s 2022 Principal of ... read more
Take flight at iFly in Novi
Skydiving is something that is on a lot of people’s bucket lists, but the thought of ... read more
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Ascension Brewing Co. has Michigan's best nachos
Ascension Brewing Company is a microbrewery that's the ideal spot to pair the perfect ... read more
Villa Barr Art Park one of Novi's hidden gems
There's an outdoor museum of sorts on the western edge of Novi. Novi's newest park ... read more
Explore Evening in the Garden May 12 with MSU Tollgate
Evenings in the Garden is a recurring lecture series on environmental and gardening topics ... read more
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Our Next Energy raises $65 million, plans new U.S. ...
Novi-based energy storage developer Our Next Energy Inc. said it raised $65 million in a new ... read more
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Missing Novi man found safe in Detroit
A Novi man who was reported missing in early September has been found. read more
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Novi departments seek to hire more first responders
Signs around Novi pose the question: Do you want to add a new suit to your wardrobe? read more
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Novi teacher wins national science award
A Novi Community School District teacher was one of two in the state to receive a prestigious ... read more
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Dana plans $9 million EV tech center, 150 jobs in Novi
Driveshaft supplier Dana Inc. is aiming to open a $9 million electric vehicle ... read more
Sign up for your free tree seedlings from the City
Sign up to receive free tree seedlings from the City of Novi! You can help the City of ... read more
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Former Goddard parents open Novi's second Goddard ...
The Goddard School, the nation’s leading premier early childhood education franchise, has ... read more
Zinser sworn-in as Novi Director of Public Safety
Erick Zinser officially became Novi's Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police on Feb. 2 ... read more
Novi to provide free tampons, pads in city-owned ...
Three young Novi women are fighting period poverty and they have scored a big win. Varnika ... read more
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Superintendent not anticipating mask requirement ...
The district’s Board of Education will determine if masks will continue to be required ... read more
Novi celebrates 30 years of Tree City USA recognition
This year, Novi will celebrate three decades of Tree City USA status, as it’s now been ... read more
Celebrate Black History Month at the Novi Library
February is an important time to expand your knowledge about key figures and moments in Black ... read more
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Zinser named Novi Director of Public Safety/Chief ...
When Assistant Chief of Police Erick Zinser joined the Novi Police Department as an officer 23 ... read more
MSU Tollgate Farm Visits 2022: Educational ...
MSU Tollgate Farm welcomes all ages to our spring 2022 educational programs. Designed for ... read more
To feed or not to feed gardens - the fertilizer ...
As we approach spring, shopping aisles are lined with dozens of different fertilizers all ... read more
Top Golf fundraiser to support Jessica's Splashpad
Join the Starr-Rose family and Novi Parks Foundation at Top Golf in Auburn Hills from 1 ... read more
Novi residents voice concerns over Beck Road plans
Residents who may be affected by the Beck Road expansion project had a chance to voice their ... read more
Plant-A-Row Garden celebrates 20 years of ...
The MSU Tollgate Farm PAR (Plant-A-Row) Garden is celebrating 20 years of community service ... read more
GLWA to start work on 54-inch water main
A Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) project involving  the construction of a 54-inch ... read more
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Planning commission denies Carvana request to ...
It appears no more cars are coming to a vacant lot in one of Novi's newest and most ... read more
Starting and sustaining a backyard vegetable garden
With the recent surge of interest in home vegetable gardening, more adults, seniors, and ... read more
Sign up for MSU Tollgate Farm's Summer Camp
It's time to get outside! MSU Tollgate Farm Summer Camp Registration is now open! Give your ... read more
Salt and its impact on your landscaping
Welcome to Michigan winter. It took a while to get here, but we have a good amount of snow and ... read more
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Childcare center proposed at Novi golf clubhouse ...
Transforming a nearby golf clubhouse into a children's learning center near Don Jorgensen ... read more
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Novi High School recognized for Unified Sports
Unified Sports started several years ago at Novi High School. Recently, Special Olympics North ... read more
Novi Schools, City discuss potential land exchange
The City of Novi and the Novi Community School District take great pride in maintaining an ... read more
Become a Master Rain Gardner through Friends of ...
Friends of the Rouge invites community members to apply for the upcoming March 2020 Master ... read more
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GLWA main repair, renewal along 14 Mile Road complete
The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is pleased to report that water transmission main repair ... read more
City receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that City of Novi has ... read more
Novi Community Coalition enhancing programming
Novi Community Coalition enhances its mental health programming through its vision to help ... read more
How to hire a legitimate forestry contractor
Hiring a specialist without specialized knowledge can be difficult. How can people feel certain ... read more
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Former Novi Special mechanic Granatelli dies at 78
Vince Granatelli, who first turned wrenches at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1961 as a ... read more
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Ascension Hospital to open Women's Heart Clinic
The general assumption that heart disease is a health issue only for men still exists today ... read more
Explore free services available to Novi residents
The City of Novi wants to provide residents with the very best when it comes to programs and ... read more
Ways to get involved, give back in Novi
The power of volunteerism is strong in Novi. We have dedicated residents who freely give of ... read more
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VibeStrong Novi campaign supporting local non-profits
Vibe Credit Union has long had a reputation for giving back and supporting a variety of ... read more
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Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police David ...
Novi Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police David Molloy has announced his retirement from ... read more
MSU Tollgate Farm Camp returns to the road
For the first time since 2019, MSU Tollgate will take summer camp on the road to Kellogg ... read more
Spend summer at MSU Tollgate Outdoor Adventure Camp
Challenge yourself while learning exciting wilderness skills at the MSU Tollgate Farm Outdoor ... read more
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Novi supports Oxford Strong fundraiser
Novi Community School District and many surrounding school districts are partnering with E.A ... read more
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Check out these indoor activities this winter in Novi
As winter arrives in metro Detroit, it can be easy to stay indoors to avoid the snow and cold ... read more
Novi opts in to national opioid settlement
The Novi City Council, at its Dec. 20 meeting, approved a resolution to opt in to a national ... read more
Boil Water Advisory has been lifted
We are happy to report that both water quality tests have come back negative and the Boil ... read more
Ways you can stay connected with the City of Novi
The City uses a multi-faceted approach to communications, utilizing a variety of platforms to ... read more
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Impact Church makes plans to move into Novi
Impact Church is relocating into the Oak Pointe Plaza in Novi with the unanimous blessing of ... read more
Keep an eye out for these winter shapes
It's winter in Novi, and the leaves are off the trees. If you happen to do some ... read more
Check out MSU Tollgate's Vegetable Gardening series
Looking for a special gift for that certain someone? If they love growing their own food ... read more
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Tesla Model S goes 752 miles with a prototype ...
This 'proof of concept' was meant to show that very long-range, environmentally ... read more
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Beyond Juicery + Eatery now open in Novi
Beyond Juicery + Eatery is celebrating the opening of its Novi location by giving away free ... read more
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Total Wine & More truly has it all
Walk into one of Novi's newest retail businesses and you may get overwhelmed at the ... read more
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Catholic Central announces plans for new STEM center
Students at Detroit Catholic Central will soon have new opportunities to explore science ... read more
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Novi police spreading kindness through gift cards
When Mikell Manley was pulled over by Novi police officer Tony Avant for having a headlight out ... read more
City offices closed until Monday, trash not impacted
As a reminder, City Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, while the Novi Public Library ... read more
Michigan State Fair donates $15K to Jessica's Splashpad
The Michigan State Fair, LLC recently made a donation of $15,000 to the Novi Parks Foundation ... read more
The final After the Gavel show for 2021
It's the last After the Gavel of 2021!  read more
Win prizes this winter at Lakeshore Lending Library
Visit the Lakeshore Lending Library from now through Feb. 28 and you could win a prize ... read more
Maintain your trees to mitigate future risk
Trees growing around homes can beautify the landscape, boost real estate values, and reduce ... read more
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Novi deli makes sandwiches that are works of art
At Picasso Deli in Novi, the masterpieces are piled high with turkey and come with chips on the ... read more
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Catholic Central revises plans for new driveway
It appears plans are moving forward with a new driveway connecting Detroit Catholic ... read more
Novi buys land to preserve woodlands, advance Beck ...
The City of Novi is purchasing nearly 8 acres of vacant property with two seemingly disparate ... read more
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Shop with a Hero brings holiday joy to Novi kids
Novi Youth Assistance teamed up with the Novi Public Safety team for its annual Shop with a ... read more
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Novi SRO program works to keep classrooms safe
Jon Zabick usually arrives at Novi High School about 45 minutes before the school day starts ... read more
Invasive species removal to start in Rotary Park
Large areas of buckthorn and other woody invasive species will be removed from two sections of ... read more
Novi woman carries on tradition by donating slippers
For years, Michelle Garr would buy her mother slippers as a Christmas gift. It started as a ... read more
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Educational foundation grants help Novi teachers
Nicholas Weigel-Hubler became a teacher because he wanted to create a welcoming space for all ... read more
Student staff form lasting connections with Fox ...
A part-time job with a $10,000 bonus seems almost too good to be true. But for the student ... read more
How Novi works to keep roads clear of snow, ice

The life of a snowplow driver isn’t glamorous. It takes a dedicated and talented ... read more

Dispose of fats, oils and grease properly
Never pour kitchen fats, oils and grease (FOG) down your sink drain. Pouring or washing FOG ... read more
Novi woman donating slippers to those in need
Slippers For Mom is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to give comfort ... read more
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