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Motor City Shakedown Took Rovers from Ferndale to Detroit

August 7th 2014

Motor City Shakedown Took Rovers from Ferndale to Detroit (Ron Arnold, Aug. 7, 2014) If you saw some scooters running around metro Detroit this weekend, you had an encounter with Detroit’s Rovers vintage scooter club. The Rovers reached a milestone on August 1, 2014. They were celebrating 10 consecutive years of hosting a standout rally […]

Oak Park Gets their Summer Fest On!

August 6th 2014

Oak Park Gets their Summer Fest On! (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2014) Oak Park Summer Fest grew in its second year, with families and guests of all ages taking part in the two-day event.  Local artists showcased their work. The Oak Park Public Library had its used book sale.  Music and other performances graced […]

Bryan’s Hope Hosts Softball Tournament in Waterford Aug. 17

August 6th 2014

Bryan’s Hope Hosts Softball Tournament in Waterford Aug. 17 (Press Release, Aug. 6, 2014) Bryan’s Hope of Waterford is hosting its 1st ever charity softball tournament on August 17, 2014. We will have a bounce slide and DJ, concessions and fun! Eight teams will be playing beginning at 10 am at OCC Highland Lakes in […]

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video)

August 6th 2014

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video) (Southfield Schools Press Release, Aug. 6, 2014) Southfield Public Schools is helping students get ready to learn by providing resources, information and entertainment at the 2014 Back to School Fair August 9th at Southfield High School. In its third season, the fair offers health screenings, […]

Transit, State Prop 1, Pot Proposals Pass, other Election Results

August 5th 2014

Transit Funding, State Prop 1, Pot Proposals Pass, and other Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 5, 2014) Unofficial election results are coming in, with this story being updated as information is available. Complete results for Oakland County can be found at the Oakland County Clerk’s Election Page at http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/MI/Oakland/52669/138245/en/summary.html. In Oak Park a Charter […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6

August 5th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 5, 2014, orig. June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

Pleasant Ridge…Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts

August 4th 2014

Former Pleasant Ridge Commission Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2014) A lawn-sign stealing scandal has led to a $10,000 (approx.) lawsuit in Pleasant Ridge. The civil matter came about after Ryan Stearn, a candidate for City Commissioner in the Nov. 5, 2013 general election, took hidden-camera photos of […]

Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills

August 4th 2014

Birmingham’s Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills (Baldwin Public Library, Aug. 4, 2014) Fact Sheet Proposed Renewal of the Contract Between the Baldwin Public Library and the City of Bloomfield Hills  What is the Baldwin Public Library? The Baldwin Public Library is the municipal library of Birmingham. Because of its collections, services and […]

Guest Column: No on Proposal 14-1

August 4th 2014

Guest Column: No on Proposal 14-1 (Amy Kerr Hardin, orig. Democracy Tree, Aug. 3, 2014) EDITORS NOTE: This guest column is being presented in balance to a previous story about Propsal One, which can be read at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/pleasant-ridge-adopts-resolution-supporting-proposal-1/) Michigan voters will head to the polls to perform their democratic duty by selecting party candidates for […]