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  Grosse Ile Township, Michigan biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Grosse Ile Township is township in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Two bridges connect the township to the mainland; the northern, often referred to as the "pay bridge", is a yellowish color, and the southern, the Wayne County Bridge (also known as the "free bridge") is a light green.
In the township the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 34.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.biography.ms /Grosse_Ile,_Michigan.html   (505 words)

 Grosse Ile Township, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grosse Ile is the largest island on the Detroit River.
Grosse Ile historians consider the beginning of ownership and governance of the community by residents of European heritage to have begun on July 6, 1776 when the Potawatomi Indians deeded the island to prominent Detroit merchants William and Alexander Macomb who were brothers.
The original 1894 Grosse Ile lighthouse resembled a water tower on stilts as it was constructed on wooden pilings along with a 170 foot (52 m) walkway to shore.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grosse_Ile_Township,_Michigan   (4530 words)

 Grosse Ile Greenways
The Township of Grosse Ile, Michigan, is a large island community located in the lower reaches of the Detroit River.
Grosse Ile's extraordinary quality of life and community pride has been enhanced through a dedicated program of preserving the island's natural charm and, in particular, expanding greenways.
Since 1974, the voters of Grosse Ile have continued to authorize purchase of large tracts of land for open space as well as the construction of greenways.
www.miseagrant.umich.edu /greenways/greenway13.html   (201 words)

 Environmental Protection Agency - MED Large Lakes Research Branch
Grosse Ile is home to about 10,000 people who feel very fortunate to live on these beautiful and unique islands situated in the Detroit River south of Detroit.
Grosse Ile is the name of the main island, but other smaller islands are also inhabited: Elba, Upper Hickory (Meso), Hickory, and Swan.
The north end bridge is the privately owned Grosse Ile Toll Bridge which opened in 1913 to traffic which included sheep and horse drawn wagons as well as early versions of the automobile.
www.epa.gov /med/grosseile_site/grosse.html   (1133 words)

 Grosse Ile North Channel Range Front Light
The interior of the lighthouse is paneled with the traditional Michigan tongue and groove varnished pine while the exterior is painted cedar.
The Grosse Ile North Channel ceased to exist and the rear light was decommissioned.
In the 1920’s the remaining lights were electrified, with the Grosse Ile Light an occulting (flashing) white beacon, one second on and one second off.
lighthouse.boatnerd.com /gallery/Detroit/grosseile.htm   (557 words)

 Environmental Protection Agency - MED Large Lakes Research Branch
Navy Department assigned the Grosse Ile property to the Naval Reserve Aviation Unit and was charged with constructing a seaplane base - marked the birth of Naval Aviation on Grosse Ile.
The Grosse Ile U.S. Naval Air Station was closed and the 550 active duty Navy personnel and 1,600 Navy and Marine reservists were transferred and reassigned.
A quit claim deed was acquired by the Township of Grosse Ile for approximately 560 acres for aviation purposes and now forms the Grosse Ile Municipal Airport and associated industrial park.
www.epa.gov /med/grosseile_site/history.html   (595 words)

 Grosse Ile Toll Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grosse Ile and Riverview in Wayne County, Michigan,
The Grosse Ile Toll Bridge is a swing bridge that crosses the Trenton Channel of the Detroit River connecting Grosse Ile Township, Michigan to the mainland in Riverview, Michigan which is located in Wayne County, Michigan.
Grosse Ile land owner Edward W. Voigt was the primary incorporator, majority stockholder and founding president of the GIBC which was established as a Michigan corporation and bridge company on May 1, 1912.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grosse_Ile_Toll_Bridge   (691 words)

 Grosse Ile Township, MI - Information & Resources about Township of Grosse Ile Michigan
Grosse Ile is a township located in Wayne County, Michigan, United States.
As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 10,894 and total housing units of 4,335.
Grosse Ile is located at 42°7'48" North, 83°9'36" West (42.130091, -83.160178).
www.eachtown.com /city_info.php/cityid/19002   (162 words)

 Readers weigh in: The Grosse Ile Toll Bridge vs. Grosse Ile Township 04/14/06
Grosse Ile has spent almost $400,000 on legal fees thus far, (Paul) Smoke has reportedly spent much more (costs he has passed on to us, his customers) and nothing has been accomplished except the aggrandizement of law firms.
It is time for the township to drop the case, admit defeat and explain to the taxpayers where the money is coming from to pay not only the legal expenses of the township, but also those of Paul Smoke, for which the township is also responsible.
At a time when the township is getting ready to ask for increased millage for schools, now is not the time to continue tilting at windmills.
www.ilecamera.com /stories/041406/loc_20060414001.shtml   (1273 words)

 Grosse Ile, Michigan MI, township profile (Wayne County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Grosse Ile is a township in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
Grosse Ile is in the Detroit River, connected to the mainland by bridge
Median rent in Grosse Ile, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $825.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21833   (622 words)

 Grosse Ile News
For Paul Smoke, last week's Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the Township of Grosse Ile can't seize his privately owned toll bridge between Riverview and Grosse Ile meant the end of a lawsuit that has sapped...
A Michigan truck driver is asking that his bond be reduced on charges stemming from a highway crash that killed five people from Taylor University.
The Michigan Supreme Court released a ruling last Friday that upholds a Michigan Court of Appeals decision dismissing the township's...
www.topix.net /city/grosse-ile-mi   (686 words)

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The mission of Grosse Ile Township Schools, in cooperation with students, parents and community, is to teach the knowledge, skills and behavior necessary for each student to lead a successful life.
The Grosse Ile Township Schools have just received their 2006 Michigan Report Cards, and all four schools, Meridian, Parke Lane, Middle School and High School) have received A’s and made Adequate Yearly Progress.
Grosse Ile girls had a fair showing at the meet yesterday.
www.gischools.org   (350 words)

 Grosse Ile Michigan Case Study
Grosse Ile Township is a single municipality formed by more than a dozen small islands nestled together trepidatiously in the Detroit River.
Grosse Ile purchased the AM station as part of a comprehensive community warning system that includes outdoor warning sirens, Informer Alert Radios in vulnerable buildings (i.e.
To help ensure that Grosse Ile emergency staff could create messages for their new system, ISS field technician James Garboske conducted two onsite training sessions.
www.issinfosite.com /articles-case-study-grosse-ile.htm   (729 words)

 Township of wayne - Welcome to the Radnor Township School District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Both Wayne Township and Township of Wayne are used in the article.
Wayne Township, Ashtabula, Financial Audit, Township, 01/01/1998 to 12/31/1999, 05/09/2000.
The Wayne Township Landfill is a solid waste disposal facility in Clinton County.
newinfoage.com /nwia/township-of-wayne.html   (399 words)

 Scoring Metro districts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Grosse Ile moved to the head of the class among Metro Detroit school districts in the 2001 Detroit News School Report card.
Grosse Ile High School’s Teacher of the Year Ann Scheibner joins her biology students as she watches their classmates illustrate work on the chalkboard.
Grosse Ile ranked highest in 2000- ’01 Detroit News report card of 88 school districts in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Livingston counties.
www.detnews.com /specialreports/2001/reportcard/index.htm   (197 words)

 Grosse Ile Animal Shelter - Grosse Ile, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Grosse Ile Animal Shelter - Grosse Ile, Michigan
About T.A.I.L.S. In September of 1998, Grosse Ile Township and T.A.I.L.S. took a dirt-floor horse barn and turned it into a spacious, animal-friendly shelter.
The Grosse Ile Animal Shelter houses stray animals picked up by Animal Control and those turned in by Grosse Ile residents only.
www.grosseileanimalshelter.com   (287 words)

 Grosse Ile Michigan Real Estate
Grosse Ile Garden Club's Hometour 1994 in September every other year, an opportunity to tour five beautiful island homes.
The Grosse Ile Lighthouse was established and Macomb Street began to develop as the local business district.
During Prohibition, Grosse Ile was a center for bootleggers- a particularly colorful period of history.
www.relocate-america.com /states/MI/cities/grosse_ile.htm   (789 words)

 Grosse Ile Township Schools schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
In 2005-2006 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 9 in several subjects.
In 2005-2006 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program High School Test (MEAP HST) to assess students in grades 10 through 12 in reading, science, writing, math, and social studies.
Michigan school information (click to expand) School information by state (click to expand) School information by city (click to expand)
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/mi/district_profile/418   (644 words)

 About Senator Patterson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
District, Patterson represents the City of Northville, Northville Township, City of Plymouth, Plymouth Township, Canton Township, Van Buren Township, City of Belleville, Sumpter Township, Huron Township, Brownstown Township, Cities of Flat Rock, Gibraltar and Rockwood, Woodhaven, Trenton, and Grosse Ile Township.
During his first term in office, Patterson was the first freshman in the history of the Michigan Legislature to serve as Associate Speaker Pro Tempore.
He was enrolled as a Fellow in the State Bar Foundation of Michigan in recognition of his commitment to the profession and the people it serves.
www.senate.michigan.gov /gop/senator/patterson/bio/index.htm   (906 words)

 Real Estate One — Detroit, Ann Arbor, Northern Michigan, Michigan Real Estate - Grosse lle
Connected to the mainland by two bridges, Grosse Ile Township represents a most unusual topography: The community is composed of one large island less than a mile wide and eight miles long, in addition to fourteen smaller islands.
Residents look to nearby Trenton for a public library, although Grosse Ile Township School District and one parochial school provide a quality education for area youth.
A unique parcel of land surrounded by sparkling waters, Grosse Ile is strictly a residential and recreational community devoid of business or industry.
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 Grosse Ile Municipal Airport
If you are interested in providing feedback on this document or ideas pertaining to the redevelopment of the Grosse Ile Commerce Park please email your suggestions to intern@grosseileairport.com or contact the Airport Office at (734) 675-0155.
To view the motion passed by the Grosse Ile Airport Commission, regarding the trees on Round Island issue please click here.
The Grosse Ile Airport is seeking photos, articles, memorabilia, patches and other information or items from people who served at the base during the time of the Navy.
www.grosseileairport.com   (668 words)

 Grosse Ile township, MI Business Data: Stores, Dealers, Real Estate Agents, Wholesalers, Restaurants, etc.
Grosse Ile township, MI Business Data: Stores, Dealers, Real Estate Agents, Wholesalers, Restaurants, etc.
Back to: Grosse Ile township main page, Michigan, United States.
Back to: Grosse Ile township, MI (don't miss, contains a wealth of additional information), Michigan, United States.
www.city-data.com /business/econ-Grosse-Ileship-Michigan.html   (111 words)

 Grosse Ile township, Wayne County, Michigan (MI) Detailed Profile
Grosse Ile township, Wayne County, Michigan (MI) Detailed Profile
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68% of Grosse Ile township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
www.city-data.com /township/Grosse-Ile-Wayne-MI.html   (90 words)

 Grosse Ile Michigan House nets $410,000 at real estate auction
Grosse Ile's Barbara Potrykus stood on the sidelines and watched her life pass her by — right out the door and into someone's trunk or the back of a pickup truck.
Barbara's husband, Hank Potrykus, died last month, and the house, along with the 7.69 acres, was too much for her to handle on her own.
Grosse Ile Township Supervisor Kurt Kobiljak said he has not talked to the new owner of the property, but said, "It's my understanding that he didn't want the house, just the property."
www.aeauctions.com /ilecameraauction.html   (931 words)

 Atofina Chemicals Lawsuit Attorney | Lawyer Chemical Explosion Sparks Class Action
A class action has been filed against ATOFINA Chemicals, Inc. by the residents of Grosse Ile Township in Michigan to recover for personal injuries and property damage resulting from an explosion and fire at the ATOFINA chemical plant in adjacent Riverview.
The Grosse Ile residents are concerned about both the long-term effects on their health and a possible loss in property values.
The township is on an island in the Detroit River, just east of Riverview.
www.lawcash.com /attorney/833/atofina-chemicals-lawsuit.asp   (708 words)

 Grosse Ile Township School District Information and School Reports
23276 E. Grosse Ile Township Schools services an approximate student population of 2,082 in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
There are 4 schools associated with the agency, which is classified as being in or near a large city (Grosse Ile, MI).
Grosse Ile Township Schools allocates approximately $4,850 per pupil for instructional expenses.
www.homes101.net /michigan-schools/grosse-ile-township-schools-d2027   (176 words)

 Grosse Ile Island Duathlon 2004
The Bikesport Grosse Ile Island Duathlon continues in 2005 with a new, improved bike course and larger, more open transition area with improved parking.
The new transition area is next to the Naval Reserve Hanger at the Grosse Ile Airport.
Note: As of April 7th the Grosse Ile Pay Bridge is closed for construction.
www.bikesportmichigan.com /features/grosseile2004.shtml   (422 words)

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