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Michigan Reaches 100,000 COVID-19 Cases, 14,213 in Oakland County

August 28th 2020

The COVID-19 crisis continues as Michigan reaches 100,000 cases of the disease. 

Four Shot, Three Fatally, in Dispute Between Pontiac Neighbors

August 28th 2020

Upon arrival, Deputies found four victims on the front porch, inside the home, and on the front lawn of a residence.

Crowd Lending Campaign Raising Funds for Ferndale CatFe Expansion

August 27th 2020

The Ferndale Cat Shelter is looking to grow into their recently expanded space, and is asking people to invest through a KIVA campaign

Madison Heights Approves Body Cameras for Police

August 27th 2020

“I’m proud that we could finally make this investment. It improves transparency, as well as be a valuable training tool for our officers who will now be able to replay interactions.”

Fire at SOCRRA Fueled by Garbage Pile, Cause Thus Far Unknown

August 26th 2020

The building was full of waste, in large piles that were approximately 15 feet tall, 20 feet wide and 80 feet long. The pile on the east side of the building was well involved with fire. 

Teen Injured After Breaking into Walled Lake Central and Jumping from Roof

August 26th 2020

The subjects had broken into the school via a roof hatch that had not been completely secured.

Local Courts Promoting Eviction Diversion Program and Other Resources

August 26th 2020

Courts across the state, including the 45th and 43rd in SE Oakland County are helping to spread the word about the program by providing fliers to those interact with the courts.

Best Park Booms with Bagpipes and Drums in Surprise Oak Park Performance

August 26th 2020

They decided to have the group practice at the park, a convenient location, observing social distancing, for just one hour instead of two.  And the neighborhood was delighted.

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

Next Step in the Holly Depot Move: Online Fundraiser for 2 to 1 Match

August 24th 2020

The Village of Holly owns the building, but the public cannot access the Depot due to its close proximity to two active rail lines and the change in safety standards by the railway companies.