Community First Home Stretch in Sight for Community First Proposal By Rich Egger • Oct 28, 2017 Rich Egger The concept of the Community First project in Macomb became public a couple years ago. The partners believe they’re now close to deciding whether that concept will become a reality. New Middle School for Macomb, No Matter What By Rich Egger • Aug 30, 2017 Rich Egger The superintendent of the Macomb School District told Tri States Public Radio that a new middle school will be built with or without the Community First project. Twomey: Decision on Community First Still Being Formed By Rich Egger • Jan 11, 2017 Rich Egger Representatives from the Macomb School District, the city, McDonough District Hospital, and the YMCA are still studying whether it's feasible to build a new middle school and community center. Park District No Longer Part of Community First By Rich Egger • Sep 4, 2016 Rich Egger The collaboration created to determine the feasibility of building a new middle school and community center in Macomb has lost one of its partners. Park Board President John Hemingway said the park district will no longer be involved in the project.