Five Things You Need to Know, Oct. 25, 2011
Canton Township board meets, the Great Lakes band invitational and the upcoming Michigan Senate transportation hearing on the Ford-I-275-Haggarty intersection.
1. Trick or Treat Parade
The Canton Township board of trustees is set to meet at 7 p.m. today at the Canton Township Administration Building to discuss, among other topics, business tax abatement requests.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools' board of education is set to meet at 7 pm. at the district office, 454 South Harvey, Plymouth.
3. Design Excellence Winners
A reception is set for 6:30 tonight at the Canton Township Administration Building's main board room to honor three homes (and their owners — Robert Bolley, 2942 Tall Oak Lane; Anthony and Yvonne Sahl, 41542 Hanford; and Frank Wilson of 2630 Woodmont Drive — for landscaping.
4. Senate Transportation Hearing
The Michigan Senate transportation committee will hold a hearing on proposed improvements to the Ford Road-I-275-Haggerty intersection — considered one of the most dangerous in the state — at the Summit on the Park at 6 p.m. Nov. 1. For details call Canton Township Supervisor Phil LaJoy's office at 734-394-5185.
5: Great Lakes Invitational
Eleven high schools' marching bands are scheduled to compete during the Great Lakes Invitational Plymouth-Canton Band Competition set for 5 p.m. Saturday at Canton High School, 8415 N. Canton Center Rd. Admission costs $6. For details, visit www.pcmb.net.