Saturday, July 21, 2012
Rebecca Caulfield was the top female finisher in the Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon.
Athletes from across Metro Detroit, and as far away as Texas, biked, ran and kayaked Saturday in the second Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon. Rebecca Caulfield, 37, of Grosse Pointe Park, was the overall female winner with a time of 1:24:20. The event, which included a 2.1 mile kayak race in Lake St. Clair, a 5K run through St. Clair Shores and a 11.1 bike through the Grosse Pointes, attracted 290 participants. Last year there were 191. To view photos of the event, visit Patch.
Monday, July 18, 2011
A few quick hits of information to get your day started in Grosse Pointe.
Five quick items to start your day in Grosse Pointe. 1. Keep that umbrella handy as the forecast is calling for a 40 percent chance of showers after 8 a.m. and again in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. The conditions will be partly sunny with temperatures reaching 91 in the day and cooling a bit to 74 at night. 2. Grosse Pointe Woods residents, especially those who live in the neighborhood plagued by power outages, tonight is the meeting between DTE officials and city council. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. outside council chambers with a formal council meeting to follow. 3. Ahead this week are community receptions for the two finalists in the Grosse Pointe South principal search. The finalists, Matt Outlaw and …
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Nearly 200 athletes competed in the inaugural event on Lake St. Clair, and along Jefferson and Lake Shore in St. Clair Shores and the Grosse Pointes.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
A few quick bits of information to help you get your day started in Grosse Pointe.
Here are five snapshots of information to help start the day. 1. It's going to feel cooler today with a high of 77 following yesterday's 90-plus temperatures and humidity, according to the National Weather Service. The day is expected to be clear and sunny with lows tonight dipping to 61. 2. The Schools of Choice plan proposed by Gov. Rick Snyder--who has identified the plan as one of his many ways to reform education in the state--will be the topic of a public forum tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Brownell Middle School. The event is intended for discussion about the program that allows students to essentially attend any school regardless of district boundaries. 3. A new superintendent has been selected in a 4:3 vote by …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Volunteers and participants can still sign up for the the inaugural triathlon that begins in St. Clair Shores on Saturday and includes the Pointes.
Organizers of the inaugural Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon are in the final stretch of planning and recruitment for the event Saturday. Athletes of all levels, from professional to rookies, are participating in the triathlon, which includes a run and bike race along Jefferson in St. Clair Shores and the Grosse Pointes, and a kayak race in Lake St. Clair. "It is going to be an awesome event," said Marianne Beach-Langlois, co-coordinator of the event. Planning started earlier this year for the event, with organizers working with municipalities, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Macomb County Sheriff's Department Marine Division and public safety departments in the Shores and Pointes to plan for the event. As of Monday night, 128 people have …