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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 […]

DIY Festival Could Be Back on for Sept 12- 14

August 3rd 2014

DIY Festival Could Be Back on for Sept 12- 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2014) Pending event planning approval, the DIY Festival will be scheduled for Sept. 12-14. In the spring, DIY 2014 was cancelled due to upcoming large scale road improvements. The construction plans did not work out due to bidding coming back […]

14 Mile and Dequindre will Close Monday for DTE Repairs

August 3rd 2014

14 Mile and Dequindre will Close Monday for DTE Repairs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2014) Drivers are being asked to  avoid the area of 14 Mile and Dequindre on Monday according to a notice sent out by the City of Madison Heights. “DTE Energy will be closing the intersection of 14 Mile Road and […]

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths

August 3rd 2014

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 3, 2014) There have been multiple suspected drug deaths reported by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department in recent days. The fatalities are detailed below: INCIDENT:  14:12 Hrs. – July 30, 2014 – Oxford Township – Death Investigation – #14-118493 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to […]

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins

August 3rd 2014

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins (Bingham Farms Police, Aug. 3, 2014) The usual quiet around Bingham Farms and Franklin was broken recently.  The Police Department has issued the following information: On Thurs July 31 on Brooks Lane, Bingham Farms (off 12 Mile Rd), at approximately 1-1:30pm, a rear basement pedestrian door was kicked […]

Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition Teen Night… Aug. 7

August 2nd 2014

Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition Teen Night to Share Resources and Fun Aug. 7 (Community Coalition Press Release, Aug. 2, 2014) Calling all teens and families! The 2nd Annual Teen Night featuring the Battle of the Bands is being held on Thursday, August 7th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Village of Rochester […]

Confusion over Ferndale Polling Locations Due to Mailing Error

August 2nd 2014

Confusion over Ferndale Polling Locations Due to Mailing Error (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) Some Ferndale residents received a letter in error about a change in their polling place. Due to an error in printing labels, voters in District 1 received a letter intended for voters in District 2. The letter was to notify […]