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Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers

June 24th 2014

Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 24, 2014)   The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce its upcoming list of speakers.  The Club meets at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway.  Guests, prospective members and anyone interested in sharing a […]

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates

June 24th 2014

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The cost of parking in Downtown Birmingham’s structures will go up beginning Aug. 1 after a vote by the City Commission on Monday to increase the cost of permits. The rates will also go up from there on July 1, 2015. “[Parking rates] have not […]

Ferndale’s E. 9 Mile Project to Continue in Segments

June 24th 2014

Ferndale’s E. 9 Mile Project to Continue in Segments (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) After bids came back higher than anticipated for construction work on E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale City Council members voted Monday to divide the project into two distinct segments in order to move forward. The project involves a water main […]

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants

June 24th 2014

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants (MEDC press release, June 24, 2014) The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today announced a groundbreaking crowdfunding and matching grant initiative to help drive public space projects in Michigan communities. “Innovative placemaking efforts help create thriving, sustainable and unique places where workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses want […]

Candidate Forum for 11th District State Senate Seat July 2

June 24th 2014

Candidate Forum for 11th District State Senate Seat July 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 11th District State Senate Seat on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at the Southfield Public Library at 26300 Evergreen Road in […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses

June 24th 2014

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses (Press Release, June 24, 2014) Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan 48328 858-0783 All workshops are held in the Conference Center unless otherwise noted. CEED Small Business Loan Orientation July 9, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Location: Farmington Hills City Hall […]

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors

June 23rd 2014

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The City of Birmingham voted Monday to be a step ahead of the state in banning the use or sale of electronic cigarettes to youth. Monday’s vote adds the word “nicotine” to ordinances restricting tobacco use by those under 18, since electronic […]

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson

June 23rd 2014

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 23, 2014) INCIDENT: 19:36hrs. June 20 – City of Madison Heights/Assist Fire Department – OCSO Fire Investigator Request / Arson  #14-93979 SUMMARY:  The Madison Heights Fire Marshall requested an OCSO Fire Investigator for a residential structure fire in the 800 block of E. […]

14th Congressional Dist. Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills

June 23rd 2014

14th Congressional District Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 14th Congressional District. The forum will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7pm at Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge Campus, in the Smith Auditorium at […]