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Royal Oak Chamber Seeking Nominations for Awards…

August 16th 2015

Royal Oak Chamber Seeking Nominations for Community Awards, Due Sept. 1 (Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Press Release, Aug. 16, 2015) TV Stations do it. Magazines do it. They seek the “Best Of” in an effort to honor the tremendous efforts made by businesses and people within a community. This noble tradition is honored by […]

Court Rules Home Owner Must Remove Pool After Commerce Twp. Mistake

August 16th 2015

Court Rules Home Owner Must Remove Pool After Commerce Twp. Mistake (compiled, Aug. 16, 2015) A homeowner got approval – including a building permit – from Commerce Township to construct a pool on his property, but after construction began the township said they made a mistake. They said that the pool did not meet zoning […]

Berkley: Marathon Read for Middle School Students Aug. 21

August 16th 2015

Berkley: Marathon Read for Middle School Students Aug. 21 Marathon Read for Middle School Students Friday, August 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Why read alone when you can read with friends? We sit in a circle and take turns reading out loud from the same novel until we finish the book or the […]

Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72

August 15th 2015

Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) The memory of Susanne Hilberry will live on in the art community of Metro Detroit though she passed away Thursday from what the Detroit Free Press reports are complications from a brain tumor at the age of 72. The patron […]

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform

August 15th 2015

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) “When I was in junior high, there was this famous editorial cartoon in the textbook about Gerrymandering, and it had this oddly chopped up district that was shaped like a monster or a dragon. It was like this big joke that back in […]

1966 Corvette Stolen from Parking Garage in Birmingham

August 15th 2015

1966 Corvette Stolen from Parking Garage in Birmingham (Birmingham Police, Aug. 15, 2015) A 1966 Chevrolet Corvette (similar to the one pictured) was stolen out of the Park Street Parking Structure in the City of Birmingham during the Woodward Dream Cruise. The vehicle was parked at 12:30 pm and the owner discovered it was stolen […]

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22

August 15th 2015

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22 (event listing) The Healthy Pontiac, We Can Coalition (HPWC) and the Friends of the Pontiac Parks Association are encouraging families to get active at the 3rd annual Hustle in the Park event at Beaudette Park on Saturday, August 22, from 12 to 4pm. This free […]

Skateboarders Flock to New Clawson Skate Park (video)

August 14th 2015

Skateboarders Flock to New Clawson Skate Park (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2015) After two years of planning, the Clawson Skate Park opened phase one of their project on Aug. 9.  With skateboarders from around Metro Detroit and several skateboard shops and clubs on hand for support, the opening was a celebration of the […]

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off

August 14th 2015

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off (Mark Houston, various contributors) Dream Cruise 2015 has kicked off officially with The Mayor of Ferndale Dave Coulter standing alongside Butch Patrick, who is famous for his role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters, a television program of the 1960s, to cut the ribbon opening the event. The Ferndale Golden […]

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses

August 13th 2015

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) “I’ve been cutting ribbons all over Pontiac,” said Mayor Deidre Waterman as she and nearly a dozen business owners prepared to slice through the thick blue ribbon stretched across the walkway in front of a freshly painted 1860 two-level building at 47 N. Saginaw Street. […]