Wheeler Street block party http://tspr.org en Macomb Emergency Order Possible http://tspr.org/post/macomb-emergency-order-possible <p>The City of Macomb sent a letter to businesses that sell package liquor to forewarn them an emergency order could be issued the final weekend of April.<br /><br />The Wheeler Street block party - which has gotten out of control in recent years - has been held during the final weekend of&nbsp; April.<br /><br />Mayor Mike Inman said the order would not limit the amount of alcohol the businesses could sell but rather would restrict the sale of liquor in glass containers.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 03:05:44 +0000 Rich Egger 13593 at http://tspr.org Macomb Emergency Order Possible Plans to Control Macomb Parties One Step Away from Approval http://tspr.org/post/plans-control-macomb-parties-one-step-away-approval <p>By this time next week, Macomb could have some new rules in place to control large and loud parties.<br /><br />Aldermen reviewed the four ordinances during their February 27 Committee of the Whole meeting.<br /><br />The one that generated the most discussion concerns nuisance parties. Fifth Ward Alderman Dave Dorsett asked about the section dealing with loud and raucous noise from parties. He wondered who made the determination.<br /><br />&ldquo;Is that at the officer&#39;s discretion?&rdquo; Dorsett asked.<br /> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 03:00:39 +0000 Rich Egger 10921 at http://tspr.org Plans to Control Macomb Parties One Step Away from Approval New Plans to Control Large Parties in Macomb http://tspr.org/post/new-plans-control-large-parties-macomb <p>Four ordinances to regulate and control large and loud parties in Macomb are one step closer to being the law.</p><p>The proposals received first reading during the City Council&#39;s meeting on February 21. They cover issues such as nuisance parties, mass gatherings, and failing to disperse. They also provide new powers to the mayor in his role as liquor commissioner.</p><p>The ordinances were written by City Attorney Kristen Petrie. They are based on research she did on ordinances in other university towns in Illinois.</p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 05:23:43 +0000 Rich Egger 10596 at http://tspr.org New Plans to Control Large Parties in Macomb