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Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video)

February 23rd 2014

Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2014) Charity shows at local bars are one of the ways that the grown-ups of Ferndale teach the youngsters about civic responsibility and community love.  Among the neighborhood favorites are 3d Invisible, Jawbone and The Grateful Dads, made up of parents […]

MML President: Placemaking is Key for Cities

February 23rd 2014

MML President: Placemaking is Key for Cities (Matt Bach, Michigan Municipal League, Feb. 23, 2014) Utica Mayor Jacqueline Noonan discusses the League’s Partnership for Place initiative. When it comes to the value of placemaking and how it ties to municipal financing in Michigan, Utica Mayor Jacqueline Noonan doesn’t mince words: “The state’s current system of […]

Ferndale to Hire Parking System Management Company

February 23rd 2014

Ferndale to Hire Parking System Management Company (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2014) Ferndale City Council is expected to approve a three-year contract with Republic Parking System to manage the city’s new multi-space parking meters.  Over the past year Ferndale launched a Park Plus system to replace quarter-operated machines.  This enabled them to increase parking […]

Feb. 25 Clawson School Bond Vote FAQs

February 23rd 2014

Feb. 25 Clawson School Bond Vote FAQs (Clawson Schools, Feb. 23, 2014) When is the election? Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. What is on the ballot? Residents will vote on an important bond proposal. If approved by voters, it will not increase the current tax […]

Winter Warm-Up to Benefit FernCare and Rotary March 6

February 23rd 2014

Winter Warm-Up to Benefit FernCare and Rotary March 6 (Ferndale Rotary Press Release, Feb. 23, 2014) Ferndale Rotary Club and FernCare are partnering with local restaurants to bring you a delicious mid-winter break – the Winter Warm Up! Proceeds will support the Ferndale Rotary’s educational and medical outreach work as well as FernCare. The best […]

Broken Windshields and More in Royal Oak Police Report

February 21st 2014

Broken Windshields and More in Royal Oak Police Report (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 21, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of February 13, 2014 through February 20, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1200 block of S. Lafayette, 2-2-14 – 2-3-14, 6:00 p.m. – 2:00p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect broke into the […]

First Stop Friday Featuring…

February 21st 2014

First Stop Friday Featuring The Heaven & Hell Cotillion and Juniper Baby,  March 7 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, Feb.21, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday, will feature all emerging female musicians at its Mar. 7 show. The Heaven & Hell Cotillion, a gothic do-wop quartet with old country […]

Car Left Running at Pontiac Liquor Store, Stolen, then Recovered

February 21st 2014

Car Left Running at Pontiac Liquor Store, Stolen, then Recovered (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Feb. 21, 2014) INCIDENT:  00:28 hrs. Feb. 19 – City of Pontiac  Stolen / Recovered Auto/Auto Theft Detective Assist       #14-025024  SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to a report of a stolen auto at Big Daddy’s Liquor Store located in the  800 block of […]

Vendor Applications Accepted for Lake Orion Flower Fair, May 9-10

February 21st 2014

Vendor Applications Accepted for Lake Orion Flower Fair, May 9-10 (Lake Orion DDA Press Release, Feb. 21, 2014) In its 14th year, downtown Lake Orion’s annual Flower Fair event will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Why should you […]

Hazel Park Dance Teams Rock Port Huron Competition

February 20th 2014

Hazel Park Dance Teams Rock Port Huron Competition (Crystal A. Proxmire Feb. 19, 2014) Hazel Park’s dance troupes The Hazelettes, The Parkerettes, and The Vikettes showed off their skills and took home several awards in the Showcase America Unlimited Invitational Competition at Port Huron North High on Feb. 15. Coach Kayla Hendrickson of the Hazelettes […]