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Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need

January 31st 2019

Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Bus stops are bitterly cold this time of year, Downtown Ferndale’s Rust Belt Market has found a way to spread a little warmth to the busy 9 Mile and Woodward intersection. Hanging along the […]

Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot

January 31st 2019

Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Holly, MI- “We can only look at our beautiful building from afar,” said Village of Holly Assistant Manager and DDA Director Katy Hughes as she explained the desire behind the community’s effort to move the 1886-built Holly Union Depot to a […]

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather

January 30th 2019

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather (DTE, Jan. 30, 2019) In response to the extremely cold weather across much of the country, DTE Energy is asking its customers to help safeguard the reliability of the regional energy grid by voluntarily reducing electricity usage. “We know how important it is […]

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale

January 30th 2019

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Drivers at 9 Mile and Hilton may notice something missing.  For decades there were “No Turn on Red” signs at all four corners of the intersection, leaving many drivers to twiddle their thumbs in […]

Holly Area State of the Community Event Feb. 26

January 30th 2019

Holly Area State of the Community Event Feb. 26 Holly, MI – Would you like to know what has happened in the Holly Community in 2018, and learn about what is being planned for 2019? Come hear presentations by George Kullis, Holly Township Superintendent, Tom McKenney, Village of Holly President, and Scott Roper, Holly Area […]

Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold

January 29th 2019

Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold (Detroit Zoological Society, Jan. 29, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- While Michigan is under a state of emergency due to the extreme cold temperatures, the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center will be closed to guests on Wednesday, January 30. Both facilities may be closed as […]

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest

January 29th 2019

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park resident Nicole Hicks and a horse-drawn buggy full of children – Abury, Devonte, Penelope, Madison and Khalii – rode through the little patch of woods behind Oak Park Recreation Center, taking in the sights […]

Ferndale Blues Festival Off to a Soulful Start

January 29th 2019

  Ferndale Blues Festival Off to a Soulful Start (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is off to a great start, with hundreds of people chipping in to listen to some great blues bands and support Ferndale Youth Assistance. The festival runs through Feb. 2, […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 29th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2

January 29th 2019

Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2 Ferndale, MI – The wait is nearly over: join the City of Ferndale and the Downtown Development Authority as we officially break ground on The dot—Ferndale’s new mixed-use parking development located at 221 W. Troy St. (behind Rosie O’Grady’s). Celebrate as we officially break ground, plus […]