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Free Parking Extended and Rates Reverted for Further Study

March 11th 2013

Ferndale City Council has voted to extend free parking until March 24th, and to revert rates back to 50 cents per hour until further study can be done on what rates would be appropriate.

For the Love of Reading Exhibit Opening at FPL

March 9th 2013

Previch, along with 17 other artists, had works selected as part of the books and art themed exhibit. On March 8 she was able to share her work at the exhibit’s opening reception.

The well-attended event featured…

Dino’s Lounge Does the Harlem Shake (video)

March 9th 2013

Dean Bach and his friends at Dino’s Lounge have done there own version of the Harlem Shake. What more do you need to know? Watch it below or at

Ferndale and Pontiac Big Winners, Main St. Awards

March 9th 2013

County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “I’m exceedingly proud of the progress Pontiac has made in bringing its downtown to life and Ferndale continues to amaze with the energy and passion it brings to the program. I congratulate both cities as well as the other winners for the contributions they make to create desirable and viable downtowns.”

Judge Decides To Wait On Adoption, Gay Marriage Decision (video)

March 9th 2013

“The court believes it could craft an opinion on this matter, but no matter what I did would not satisfy either side,” he said. “Hopefully the Supreme Court will give us some direction. I think it’s important for this case to move forward, but the court believes I should stay a decision until these decisions.”

Issues and Ale: Discussion on Public Education March 26

March 8th 2013

Issues and Ale is an event series co-sponsored by Michigan Radio and the Center for Michigan designed to engage people in conversations about important issues facing Michigan in an informal atmosphere. Stop by, have a drink, and join in the conversation.

DDA Recommends Rollback in Parking Rates & Hours

March 8th 2013

While the DDA has urged the city to improve the system, it has also become a partner with the city as a member of the City’s Parking Management Team. The DDA advocates for increased capacity and better management with professional audits and ongoing vetting of best practices in downtown parking management.

Sen. Carl Levin announces he will not seek re-election in 2014

March 7th 2013

As Barbara and I struggled with the question of whether I should run again, we focused on our belief that our country is at a crossroads that will determine our economic health and security for decades to come. We decided that I can best serve my state and nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us that I am in a position to help address; in other words, by doing my job without the distraction of campaigning for re-election.

For the Love of Reading Artist Reception March 8

March 7th 2013

An Artists’ Reception will be held at the library on Friday, March 8, 7 – 9pm with live music by Honest to Goodness, featuring The Mythics. And there will be refreshments!

Celebrating reading and literature’s ability to inspire, “For the Love of Reading” is an art exhibition …

Ferndale Recreation’s Summer Jobs Available

March 7th 2013

Interested applicants should apply on the City of Ferndale website For questions regarding the position please contact Jill Manchik at or call 248-544-6767.