Where’s one if the safest places to live in Michigan?
Grosse Ile Township, which ranked fourth on the list of Michigan’s 50 safest cities released Wednesday the national security organization SafeWise.
“With just a single violent crime reported in 2012, it’s easy to see why Grosse Ile Township is one of the safest cities in Michigan. Located on several Detroit River islands, “Big Island,” from the French grosse ile, has a population of just over 10,000 happy residents.
“Boating is a regular and traditional means of transportation throughout the Township, with the Trenton Channel offering a variety of useful services and recreation for residents and visitors alike. Ranked one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by “Money,” Grosse Ile strives to balance modern life with historic preservation, and suburban living with environmental conservation.
The Grosse Ile Township Schools has consistently been rated as one of the top school districts in Michigan, and includes the Grosse Ile High School, a top rated 9-12 college preparatory. It has been ranked by “NewsWeek” as one of America’s best high schools for the past three years.”
Trenton ranked 17th:
"Located along the east bank of the Detroit River as it headwaters into Lake Erie, this suburb of Detroit enjoys steady employment from companies like Chrysler, Solutia, and the Trenton Channel Power Plant.
"Trenton is also home to the Wyandot Nation of Anderdon, one of four Wyandot communities in North American. The Wyandot, direct descendants of the Iroquois and often referred to as Huron, are indigenous to North America. The community headquartered in Trenton is 1,200 strong.
"Residents of Trenton love their outdoor festivals, and have made the Roar of the River boat race, the Trenton Summer Festival, and the Scarecrow Festival three of the most popular events in the area. Join the tens of thousands of visitors who descend on Trenton for any of these great outdoor festivals."