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Homes to be built… Churchill to be renovated

March 15th 2014

Homes to be built on sold Royal Oak Schools property, Churchill to be renovated (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, March 15, 2014) The Royal Oak Schools Board of Education, meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014, approved contracts for renovations at Churchill School.   The Churchill building houses several district programs, including the Churchill Community High School, […]

Rochester Hills Mayor Barnett’s State of the City Address

March 13th 2014

Rochester Hills Mayor Barnett’s State of the City Address (Bryan K. Barnett, March 13, 2014, presented March 12, 2014) •           Good evening. It is my privilege to welcome you here tonight as I present the 2014 Rochester Hills State of the City from the totally radical Emagine Theatre. •           This is my 8th State of […]

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam

March 13th 2014

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2014) When Jeannie Davis got a phone call saying that she had won $1.4 million she figured that something was wrong. The retired real estate appraiser and President of the Ferndale Seniors group knows that “if something sounds too good to be true, […]

MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season

March 13th 2014

MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season (MDOT Press Release, March 13, 2014) Record snow and cold may be departing, but they’re leaving in their wake one of Michigan’s worst pothole seasons ever. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is suggesting some ways that motorists can avoid hitting potholes, and to minimize damage […]

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15

March 13th 2014

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15 (Oakland University Press Release, March 13, 2014) In the spirit of spreading ideas, spurring dialogue and sharing knowledge, Oakland University will host its first-ever TEDx Conference. Along with a number of educational exhibits, the event will offer presentations from experts in a variety of fields. Featured speakers all […]

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15

March 13th 2014

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15 (Expo Press Release, March 13, 2014) Are you planning on adding or renovating, or just want ideas on how to use your existing house and yard better?  We have the providers to help you. Come to the Berkley Home Improvement Expo and: ~meet contractors who work in your area […]

View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion…

March 13th 2014

Guest View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion Moving Forward (Steve Norton, Michigan Parents for Schools, March 13, 2014)I’m reaching out to you with an urgent request. We need you to call your State Representative today. The Education Achievement Authority, the bad idea that won’t go away, is on the verge of being expanded across the state. […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22

March 12th 2014

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, March 12, 2014)   Ferndale Reads Scavenger Hunt Saturday, March 22, 2014 1:00-3:00 PM Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages No Registration Required Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1428886540690304/ Ferndale is a city of secrets and […]

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia

March 12th 2014

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) The investigation into 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran’s death continues as the medical examiner’s report has been released, listing the cause of death as “accidental position, compression, asphyxia,” according to Local 4 News. On Jan.28 the man had a verbal confrontation with mall […]