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Update: Suspect in Ferndale Murder Arraigned

January 17th 2014

Update: Suspect in Ferndale Murder Arraigned (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2014) Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson released the following statement: “On 01/17/14, William Thomas Goad (homeless white male, DOB 01/22/1976) was arraigned and charged with Homicide-Open Murder, Unlawfully Driving Away Motor Vehicle and Larceny In A Building. Judge Charles G. Goedert denied bond. Goad’s […]

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood

January 17th 2014

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Water ran freely for over three hours inside the FernCare Free Clinic last week after a pipe burst due to the cold.  An emergency cleanup crew was called in and volunteers also spent hours sopping up water and cleaning up.  The quickness […]

OLHSA Hosting Free Expungement Clinic Jan. 24

January 17th 2014

OLHSA Hosting Free Expungement Clinic Jan. 24 (OLHSA Press Release, Jan. 17, 2014) On Jan. 24 2014  Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is having a Free Expungement Clinic, presented by Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the clinic is to provide individuals with information on […]

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video)

January 15th 2014

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) When they learned of a body found at Devon Square Apartments around noon on Tuesday, Ferndale Police acted quickly to investigate and capture their suspect in less than a day and a half. The victim’s identity has not yet been […]

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building

January 15th 2014

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Police responded to a report of a homicide on Jan. 14, 2014 at the Devon Square  Apartments at 1225 Orchard St. (near Hilton), according to public documents reviewed by The Oakland County 115 News.  The call was logged at 12:10 pm. According to neighbors, […]

2014 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Schedule

January 15th 2014

2014 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Schedule (MAC Press Release, Jan. 15, 2014) Jan. 24 to Feb. 1, 2014 Get your Blues on! The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival has been a hugely popular and wildly successful event. In fact, it was an official sanctioned event of Super Bowl XL in 2006. The Ferndale […]

Bob Bruner to Leave Birmingham City Manager Position

January 15th 2014

Bob Bruner to Leave Birmingham City Manager Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2013) “Don’t believe everything you read,” said Birmingham City Manager Bob Bruner about news reports and internet rumors of strife between himself and the City Commission. After weeks of negotiations the Commission decided not to offer Bruner an extension on his contract. […]

A Quick Trip Through the Progressive Motorcycle Show

January 15th 2014

A Quick Trip Through the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (Ron Arnold, Jan. 15, 2014) Despite the severe weather, the Novi version of the venerable Progressive International Motorcycle show was a popular event for the snow-caked, riding-starved motorcycle and scooter fans of SE Michigan. Friday afternoon was filled with the usual opening festivities and a decent-sized […]

Jennifer LaTosch Gets Vacant School Board Seat (video)

January 14th 2014

Jennifer LaTosch Gets Vacant School Board Seat (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2013) Attorney Jennifer LaTosch was sworn in Monday night to begin a one-year term on the Ferndale School Board.  The position was left vacant by 20+ year veteran and longtime past President Chuck Moeser when he resigned to focus more on retirement. […]

Proposed Pay Cuts to Teachers and Staff Spark Protest at Ferndale Schools

January 14th 2014

Proposed Pay Cuts to Teachers and Staff Spark Protest at Ferndale Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2014) Dozens of union members – teachers, secretaries, bus drivers and maintenance workers – held signs and chanted about fair wages as they looped around Burdette Street in front of the Ferndale Schools Administration Building before Monday night’s […]