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West Breckenridge Wins Ferndale Beautification Block Award

October 6th 2013

West Breckenridge Wins Ferndale Beautification Block Award (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2013) Flowers, gardens and decorations abound on West Breckenridge in Ferndale. That’s why the block from Woodward to Planavon won the 2013 Ferndale Beautification Block Award from the Beautification Commission. Anna Garrett and Peggy Snow presented all of the 2013 Beautification Awards at […]

Lake Orion Students Grow Support System to Prevent Suicide (video)

October 6th 2013

Lake Orion Students Grow Support System to Prevent Suicide (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2013) George Edwards believes that “everything happens for a reason.”  And though his son Ryan died on Nov. 9, 2011 of suicide at the age of 22, he hopes that his death might be a wake-up call to save the […]

Pot Talks: Events on Both Sides of Marijuana Issue

October 5th 2013

Pot Talks: Events on Both Sides of Marijuana Issue (Crystal Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2013) Ferndale voters will have the chance to weigh in on the issue of marijuana decriminalization on Nov. 5 with the vote on Proposal A.  Proponents on both sides hope to sway voters with upcoming events. On Sunday, October  6, Andrew Cissell […]

Police Report: Two Girls Escaped Abductor’s Car in Pontiac…

October 5th 2013

Police Report:  Two Girls Escaped Abductor’s Car in Pontiac, Suspect at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Oct. 5, 2013) INCIDENT:  1915 hrs. – City of Pontiac- Attempted Juvenile Abduction # 13-153860 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of 4th street for an attempted abduction. Two females, ages 8 and 6, were reported to have […]

Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins

October 5th 2013

Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Reports: Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins (Lt. D. Feneley, Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 6, 2013) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an arrest in a case of multiple break-ins in Brandon and Independence Townships as the result of excellent work by a homeowner and […]

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

October 4th 2013

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water […]

Royal Oak Police Report: Baby in Motel Died of Malnourishment

October 4th 2013

Royal Oak Police Report: Baby in Motel Died of Malnourishment (Lieutenant David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Oct 4, 2013) On February 4, 2013, the Royal Oak Police Department responded to the Seville Motel located at 28300 Woodward on a report of a two month old baby not breathing. Officers arrived on the scene and […]

Olympic Star Offers Curling Clinics Nov. 8-10

October 4th 2013

Olympic Star Offers Curling Clinics Nov. 8-10 (Detroit Curling Club Press Release, Oct. 4, 2013) Road to the Olympics – Learn to Curl Clinic with 2006 Olympian Jamie Korab. The Detroit Curling Club is excited to announce a series of Learn to Curl Clinics as part of the World Curling Federation’s Road to the 2014 […]

Royal Oak News Briefs

October 4th 2013

Royal Oak News Briefs (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Oct. 4, 2013) Sample Ballot for November A sample ballot for November’s election is now available from the City Clerk’s Office: http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us/portal/departments/city-clerk/election-information Police Department Update This is an update from the Royal Oak Police Department dated October 3, 2013: http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us/portal/webfm_send/2727 Fire Department Update This is an […]

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (video)

October 3rd 2013

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2013) Ferndale’s four candidates for Mayor squared off Monday at the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum held at City Hall.  Each candidate got to give opening and closing remarks, and answer questions posed by the audience. Topics included parking, taxes, foreclosures, code enforcement, marijuana […]