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Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac

January 17th 2019

Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac Pontiac, MI- The Build Institute is an 8-week business and project planning class designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Classes are taught by local experts and cover all the basics of starting a business – from licensing to financial literacy, market research to cash flow and more. You’ll leave the class with a […]

Overdoses and Death Hit Home in Holly, Narcan Training Offers Hope

January 16th 2019

Overdoses and Death Hit Home in Holly, Narcan Training Offers Hope (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Holly, MI – In the past year, first responders in the 2.2 square mile Village of Holly faced six drug overdoses, including one that resulted in death. Opioids like heroin, Oxycontin, Vicodin, Percocet, codeine, fentanyl, Lortab, Norco, Darvocet, […]

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees (City of Ferndale, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale City Council voted Monday that it will offer a payment assistance program for Ferndale residents who are federal government employees furloughed by the government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees will qualify for a two-month deferral period for City payments, […]

Royal Oak Police Seek Walgreens Robbery Suspect

January 16th 2019

Royal Oak Police Seek Walgreens Robbery Suspect The Royal Oak Police Department is seeking information regarding a person of interest related to the armed robbery reported on December 29, 2018 at Walgreens on Woodward in Royal Oak. Officers responded to the store located at 30852 Woodward, on December 29, 2018 at 11:09 p.m., after receiving […]

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to pass a proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing. On Jan. 22 – the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day – communities like Ferndale honor “our common humanity and taking collective […]

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan

January 15th 2019

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Holly, MI- Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel. That’s the motto voted on by the Holly Downtown Development Authority Monday to reflect the spirit of the Village and it’s historic, welcoming downtown. “We’re very excited about this description of our village […]

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet

January 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Troy, Farmington Hills, MI- In Islamic tradition, Halal refers to foods that have been prepared in accordance with Muslim law. For meat this means preparation in a humane way, and that a blessing is said before slaughter.  Many vegetarian dishes also […]

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success

January 14th 2019

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success Josh Malerman was in the lobby of Mann’s Chinese Theater, mere moments after the end credits commenced for the Hollywood premiere of the movie adaptation of one of his books. “…as the audience poured out, I saw (director) Susanne Bier emerge from the flowing crowd and she came to […]

1937 School Building Demo on Hold While Northville Ponders Appeal

January 14th 2019

1937 School Building Demo on Hold While Northville Ponders Appeal (Lara Mossa, Jan. 14, 2019) NORTHVILLE, MI – The fate of the vacant historic Main Street Elementary School is unclear as the city and the school district work out a legal dispute. “The city was not necessarily trying to block the demolition,” said City Manager […]

Ferndale Blues Festival Jan. 25 – Feb 2

January 14th 2019

Ferndale Blues Festival Jan. 25 – Feb 2 Ferndale, MI- The annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival kicks off Friday Jan. 25 and runs through Feb 2, with multiple events at multiple venues.  The community-driven event highlights local artists, musicians, and businesses. The schedule is still in the works, but venues that have committed so […]