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Cristiana Sheppard-Decius Talks about ARTWN on Art Design Show

October 31st 2012

In the interview, Sheppard-Decius talks about her twelve years as Executive Director of the DDA, and about their most visible project of 2012 – ARTWN.

What’s New at the Historical Museum?

October 29th 2012

There’s always lots to explore at the Ferndale Historical Museum, located at 1651 Livernois. And now there are some new items worth stopping in to take a look at.

Gunshots Fired at Hazel Park Students

October 29th 2012

“According to reports, one of these groups walked down Hughes toward the high school. The second group followed in a car and caught the first group just north of the high school. At that time, the people in the car fired several shots at individuals near the high school baseball diamond. Fortunately, no individuals were hit or injured.

Tree Planting Tips and a Future Tree Plan

October 27th 2012

The big question was what types of trees would be appropriate for Ferndale. Cooley said that Maples are by far the most common tree in Ferndale, and that it’s a good idea to diversify. Trees have been lost through entire regions due to things like the Emerald Ash Boar, Gypsy Moth infestations, and Dutch Elm disease and Maples will likely be the next

Mayor Coulter’s Speech for Seniors (video)

October 25th 2012

Mayor Dave Coulter visited the Ferndale Seniors on Oct 24, where he gave them an update on what’s going on around town.

Six People Arrested in Fight at Taft (DLC)

October 25th 2012

Officers had to subdue one student by use of a TASER. Eventually six people were arrested for their involvement in the incident. Five of the males (three 18 years old, two 17 years old) are still in custody and a female (18) has been released pending further investigation.

West Nine Mile Streetscape Project Approved

October 24th 2012

With street and sewer replacements scheduled already, the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and City staff have working to find grants that would allow them to piggy back off the construction project and make the area look better as well.

The project, approved Monday night, will provide several big changes from Planavon to Pinecrest, including:

Police Report: Home Invasion Suspect Arrested in Redford (video)

October 23rd 2012

“The homeowner acted within his rights and will not be charged. A person has the right to defend themselves with deadly force from a burglar entering their home,” Lt. William Wilson said.

Watch the interview with the homeowner below and read our previous story for more details.

Ferndale’s Halloween Events

October 22nd 2012

Here are some of the exciting Halloween activities taking place around town. If you have any to add, please write to us at

ASPCA Releases Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Parents

October 22nd 2012

Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1.