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E 9 Mile Construction Update from Ferndale DDA

April 24th 2015

E 9 Mile Construction Update from Ferndale DDA (compiled, April 24, 2015) Ferndale has begun its East Nine Mile Road multi-modal and resurfacing project, bringing more street design continuity by improving the walkability and bike connectivity to the east side of Downtown Ferndale. One of the first improvements you will see is the dedicated right […]

Panel Affirms Courts Cannot Imprison Poor for Inability to Pay

April 23rd 2015

Panel Affirms Courts Cannot Imprison Poor for Inability to Pay (Michigan Supreme Court Press Release, April 23, 2015) In a report released today, an expert panel reaffirmed the commitment of Michigan courts that individuals who are unable to pay court fines or costs cannot be incarcerated. The workgroup of 19 judges, court administrators, and other […]

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads

April 23rd 2015

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads (Bingham Farms Press Release, April 23, 2015) The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved the closure of Quarton Road between Cranbrook and Woodward Avenue in the communities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham to through traffic beginning Wednesday, April 29. Residential access will be maintained within […]

Abundance, Dewdrops and Other Poems by Jim Pool

April 23rd 2015

Abundance, Dewdrops and Other Poems by Jim Pool (Jim Pool, April 23, 2015)   Abundance Cornucopias of companionship Feasts of fellowship, forgiveness and faith Courses of children laughing Sundaes of smiles Joy dripping down the chin Contentedness The abundance of … A hummingbird A winter rose A moment shared Ten fingers and ten toes The […]

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases

April 22nd 2015

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases (City of Berkley, April 22, 2015) Beginning Monday, April 20, 2015, the 44th District Court – Berkley Division will be closed for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm.  The 44th District Court will also be closed to the public on Wednesdays.  If you need assistance during these […]

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success

April 22nd 2015

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success (Oakland County Press Release, April 22, 2015) Tech248 meetups attracted more than 400 technology industry professionals and students, including the founder of an Oakland County-based company who was among 50 people nationwide recently invited to the White House to talk tech. The meetups are vital to Tech248’s mission of connecting […]

Heyday of Grass is Past as Ferndale Approves Natural Landscape Ordinance Changes

April 22nd 2015

Heyday of Grass is Past as Ferndale Approves Natural Landscape Ordinance Changes (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 22, 2015) The picture perfect suburban lawn was a nearly impossible, and ultimately disappointing dream for Rebecca Hammond who would joke that she made sacrifices to the “Grass God” each year as she paid for seed, fertilizers, and endless […]

Claws & Paws Pet Fair & Dog Walk in Clawson May 16

April 22nd 2015

Claws & Paws Pet Fair & Dog Walk in Clawson May 16 (press release, April 22, 2015) This event, sponsored by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce, includes pet adoptions and discounted rabies vaccinations available from Oakland County Animal Control. Participating animals must be licensed and owners must have proof of current vaccinations. Dogs must be […]

Awakening The Goddess Within… May 16

April 22nd 2015

Awakening The Goddess Within: Embracing the Sacred Destiny of the Divine Feminine May 16 (Renaissance Unity promoted post, April 22, 2015) Saturday May 16: 9 am to 4 pm Registration $95.00 Registration Fee Includes Lunch Beyond the myths of old, the 21st century goddess, our divine feminine within, is very much alive and well. More and […]

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20

April 22nd 2015

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20 (compiled, April 22, 2015) The Pleasant Ridge Environmental Committee is pleased to present an evening with native plant gardener, Diane Gregory, who will speak about the environmental benefits of gardening with native plants and using natural organic leaf mulch. She has created a beautiful […]