Canton is one of Michigan’s fastest growing communities, on track to reach 100,000 residents by 2025. How a federal court decision transformed this once rural community.
Crossing the Lines
Crossing the Lines is an exploration of what unites us and divides us as people and as a region. The goal of the project is to tell stories that show the diversity of people and perspectives that make up Metro Detroit by collaborating directly with residents of the cities and neighborhoods that we’re examining.
This community-first journalism aims to engage with listeners by finding them where they live and work, by talking to them about their concerns in their community and listening, really listening, to what they have to say.
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May 1, 2019 on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson
In Metro Detroit, we build, and build, and build. And the strain on services, and on preservation of open spaces, builds right alongside.
April 29, 2019
A recording studio that is almost a secret to those living nearby is a renowned facility to some of the biggest names in the music business. Inside resides a Grammy-winning producer with a track record of crafting hits across multiple genres.
The Plymouth Canton Community Literacy Council offers immigrants free tutoring, conversation groups and more.
April 29, 2019
Canton’s unique high school campus give students a wide range of opportunities and a college-like experience.
April 25, 2019
The approach? Finding neighbors a friend.
The Canton Chamber of Commerce seeks to give local businesses added exposure in the community and to connect with other business.