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Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit

July 26th 2014

Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday on a Special Land Use permit for Meridian Wellness Center, a medical marijuana clinic designed to “provide a safe location or Meridian Wellness members to meet with their state-approved patients and to […]

Royal Oak Names Middle School Principal & Special Ed. Director

July 26th 2014

Royal Oak Names Middle School Principal & Special Ed. Director (Becky McLennan, Royal Oak Schools, July 26, 2014) Todd Noonan, a former teacher at Royal Oak High School, is returning to the district as the new Principal of Royal Oak Middle School. He taught Social Studies at Royal Oak High School, as well as served […]

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted…

July 26th 2014

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted to Beaumont After Crash in Oakland Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 26, 2014) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred on north bound Rochester Rd south of Whims Ln in Oakland Township. The crash occurred at about 14:16 p.m. on July 23. […]

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard

July 26th 2014

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Two people were arrested Thursday around 2pm at the site of Enbridge pipeline construction in Oxford Township in the 1700 block of Lakeville Road. Enbridge is building a pipeline through Addison and Oxford Township, and the arrestees were part of a group protesting […]

Affirmations Hosting Equality Ride from Detroit to Ann Arbor Aug. 23

July 26th 2014

Affirmations Hosting Equality Ride from Detroit to Ann Arbor Aug. 23 (Affirmations Press Release, July 26, 2014) Affirmations, Michigan’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people (LGBT) and their allies, are biking from Detroit to Ann Arbor on Saturday, August 23, beginning at 10am, to educate and encourage others to take action in […]

Birmingham Police Looking for Serial Laptop Thief

July 25th 2014

Birmingham Police Looking for Serial Laptop Thief (Birmingham Police, July 25, 2014) Over the past two months, a lone suspect has stolen several laptops from various Birmingham businesses during regular business hours. The suspect, an unknown black male, enters the business wearing either semi-formal business attire or a delivery uniform with a name badge. He […]

Animals at Increased Risk of Parvo, Vaccinating Dogs Recomended

July 24th 2014

Animals at Increased Risk of Parvo, Vaccinating Dogs Recomended (Andrea Johns, Ferndale Fur Trading Company, July 24, 2014) Oakland County dog owners should be on alert with cases of Parvo reported this week. This highly fatal virus is often treatable if caught early, and can be prevented. Although Parvovirus is most commonly seen in more […]

Ferndale and Hazel Park to Get New DTE Substation

July 24th 2014

Ferndale and Hazel Park to Get New DTE Substation (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 24, 2014)   In Ferndale when it gets hot or starts storming, people know that it’s time to plug in their phones and have their flashlights handy “just in case.” Aging electrical infrastructure, increased demand from electronics and air conditioners, the plentiful […]

Suspected Wanted in Birmingham Mobil Gas Station Robbery

July 24th 2014

Suspected Wanted in Birmingham Mobil Gas Station Robbery (Birmingham Police, July 24, 2014)   At 9:45 p.m. on July 20, the Mobile Gas Station at 101 East 14 Mile Road was robbed. An unknown amount of cash was stolen and there were no injuries. The lone suspect entered the gas station and ordered an employee […]

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog

July 24th 2014

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, July 24, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is sad to announce the death of one of its K-9 members, “Maxx”. Maxx was assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team and is credited with uncovering large quantities of narcotics during his tenure at […]