Author Archives: Scott Bolthouse

Police investigating fatal crash involving pedestrian on King Road in Huron Township

By Scott Bolthouse — The Huron Hub

Huron Township Police are investigating a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian on King Road between Middle Belt and Inkster.

The department posted the information on their Facebook page Wednesday evening.

Police said the road will be closed down for several hours during the investigation and advised motorists to take an alternate route.

These are the only details we have at this moment, check back with the Huron Hub for an update to the story.


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St. Paul Church in New Boston hosting advent service featuring Belleville Community Chorus on Dec. 2

St. Paul Lutheran Church is kicking-off the Advent season with a holiday program featuring the Belleville Community Chorus. The event is free and all members of the community are invited. The program will last about an hour and will be followed by light refreshments in the church’s activities building.

The program begins at 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30.

St. Paul Lutheran Church-New Boston is located at 19109 Craig Street.

–Scott Bolthouse

Smoke from California wildfires could be smelled in Huron Township Monday morning

Maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association show smoke from the California wildfires across much of the Lower Peninsula early Monday morning with the thickest being just north of metro Detroit.

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

When you went outside early Monday morning, did you notice a strong burning smell in the air?

No, it wasn’t a neighbor burning their leaves, but the smell came from smoke that traveled across the continental U.S. to Michigan from the California wildfires.

From the Associated Press: Grim search for more fire victims, 31 dead across California

Maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association show smoke from the wildfires had made its was across much of the Lower Peninsula early Monday morning.

Even though the thickest smoke trails were just north of metro Detroit, the strong smell was noticed in Huron Township.

From The New York Times: How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires


 

Light snow moves into the area late this evening

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Light snow will move into the area after 10 p.m., according to forecasters.

Peak snow intensity will be between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m.

About 1 to 2 inches of snow will hit the ground before it tapers off early Tuesday morning.

Here is an informational graphic from the National Weather Service in Detroit.


Check-out a bird’s eye view of the Waltz Road Bridge demolition

A screenshot of drone footage showing the Waltz Road bridge demolition progress in New Boston. (Media courtesy of Michael Roberts)

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Crews have been steadily working on the demolition of the Waltz Road Bridge since early October.

Huron Hub reader Michael Roberts shared drone footage of the bridge site that was shot over the weekend.

New estimates on the completion of the bridge point to sometime in the spring.

Check it out:

Related articles: 

Photos: Waltz Road Bridge demolition

Waltz Road Bridge construction has begun

Waltz Road Bridge construction contract awarded to Toebe Construction, LLC of Wixom


 

Veterans Day ceremony to be held in downtown New Boston on Sunday

The Veterans Memorial in downtown New Boston.

Residents can honor veterans this weekend in New Boston.

The Huron Township Rotary, Historical Commission, and American Legion will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the American Legion Hall, 37060 Huron River Drive.

Following the ceremony, a wreath will be laid at the Veterans Memorial, and a second at the Historical House.