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Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

June 24th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area.

Super Pictures of the Super Moon from Ferndale 115 Readers

June 24th 2013

Last night’s “Super Moon” got people excited about getting outside and getting some pictures.

Oakland County Offers Citizen Planner Course in September

June 24th 2013

Michigan Citizen Planner offers the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning, a seven-session course leading to a certificate of completion awarded by MSU Extension. The course is for local appointed and elected officials, zoning administrators and interested citizens.

Oakland County Offers Citizen Planner Course in September

June 24th 2013

Oakland County Offers Citizen Planner Course in September (press release, June 24, 2013) The Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs, in partnership with the Michigan State University Extension – Oakland, presents the Michigan Citizen Planner Classroom Series in September and October. Michigan Citizen Planner offers the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning, a […]

POW: New Environmental Organization Formed

June 24th 2013

POW: New Environmental Organization Formed (POW press release, June 24, 2013) A new, not-for-profit organization has been formed in Oakland County by Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, and others, to provide educational programs and events supporting protection and preservation of our natural water resources. The organization is based in Waterford, and is applying for 501(c)(3) […]

Ferndale Could Change Fireworks Code

June 24th 2013

A new bill allows cities more flexibility in regulating hours of fireworks, and Ferndale council members are ready to make some changes to the local ordinance.

In response to legislation that was signed on June 19, City Attorney Christ drafted an Ordinance

Parking Meters Make Money for Public Art at ARTWN (video)

June 22nd 2013

The ARTWN event (“Art Town”) raised money to help the DDA purchase at least two sculptures from the public art exhibit that was temporarily installed around town last year. The decorated parking meters were auctioned off, with some fetching several hundred dollars.

Where Will You Be on Day of Decision?

June 22nd 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court could rule any day on the two cases that affect the LGBT community, and community centers across Michigan are in the process of figuring out how to serve as gathering places for people affected by the decisions. A national movement, called Day of Decision 2013, is working to organize places for people to gather whether the outcome requires celebrating, protesting, or simply understanding what the decision means.

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved

June 21st 2013

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved (C. Proxmire, June 21, 2013) Despite resolutions against it by the cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park and Detroit, The Southeastern Michigan Council of Government (SEMCOG) voted this week to approve their 2040 Regional Transit Plan that includes the widening of I-75. According to the plan, […]

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved

June 21st 2013

Despite resolutions against it by the cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park and Detroit, The Southeastern Michigan Council of Government (SEMCOG) voted this week to approve their 2040 Regional Transit Plan that includes the widening of I-75.