Wheeler Street http://tspr.org en No Arrests at Wheeler Street Block Party http://tspr.org/post/no-arrests-wheeler-street-block-party <p>One year ago, an estimated 3,000 partiers gathered on a two block stretch of Wheeler Street in Macomb to celebrate the approaching end of the WIU school year.<br /><br />Broken glass littered the street, numerous arrests were made, and a crowd control team was needed to break up the gathering.<br /><br />The scene was much different this past weekend. Police were there to keep an eye on things but there was not much to see. Several smaller parties were held, no arrests were made, and no citations were issued.<br /> Tue, 01 May 2012 00:37:05 +0000 Rich Egger 14329 at http://tspr.org No Arrests at Wheeler Street Block Party 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 Macomb Approves Laws to Control Parties http://tspr.org/post/macomb-approves-laws-control-parties <p>Macomb aldermen unanimously approved four new ordinances designed to control large outdoor parties.<br /><br />City leaders said the ordinances do not ban large gatherings such as the Wheeler Street block party. In fact, Sixth Ward Alderman Timn Lobdell said the city encourages social gatherings. He said the ordinances are about common sense.<br /> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:19:21 +0000 Rich Egger 11387 at http://tspr.org Macomb Approves Laws to Control Parties