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Medicaid Expansion Passes Senate

August 28th 2013

The official website for information about the new healthcare changes is https://www.healthcare.gov/. This gives easy-to-understand information and questions to common questions about what the Affordable Care Act means to Americans.

Medicaid Expansion Passes Senate

August 28th 2013

Medicaid Expansion Passes Senate (C. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2013) After a bunch of partisan back-and-forth, made more complex by disagreements within the Republican Party, the state Senate approved expanding Medicaid to cover a larger group of low-income residents. A similar bill passed the House earlier this year, and the next step is for the House […]

Novi reminds residents about lawn watering times (video)

August 28th 2013

Novi reminds residents about lawn watering times (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2013) Want to turn on those sprinklers in the middle of a hot day?  “No, No, Novi,” says a video put out by The City of Novi.  The video kindly reminds residents that according to City Ordinance, irrigation systems can only be used […]

Officers Train for Response to Active Shooter in School (video)

August 27th 2013

Dripping in sweat beneath body armor and masks, police from several cities moved deftly in tight formation through Jefferson Middle School in Pontiac, with guns drawn and eyes wide open. Following the sounds of a shotgun blast, they coordinated to clear the hallways and classrooms until they found their gunman hiding in a room with a chalkboard and empty desks. Back and forth gunfire ensured until the shooter, Ferndale Sgt. Dan Simon, fell to the floor.

Officers Train for Tactical Response to Active Shooter in School (video)

August 27th 2013

Officers Train for Tactical Response to Active Shooter in School (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2013) Dripping in sweat beneath body armor and masks, police from several cities moved deftly in tight formation through Jefferson Middle School in Pontiac, with guns drawn and eyes wide open. Following the sounds of a shotgun blast, they […]

Ferndale Selected as a Pilot Community for MI Solar Works Program

August 27th 2013

MI Solar Works is being implemented through a series of community based pilots to save permitting and approval costs. Sign-up for the Royal Oak, Ferndale, & Ypsilanti pilots ends September 30th. After that time, communities who have at least 20 interested people signed up will be the next community pilots.

Ferndale Selected as a Pilot Community for MI Solar Works Program

August 27th 2013

Ferndale Selected as a Pilot Community for MI Solar Works Program (City of Ferndale Press Release, Aug. 27, 2013) Michigan is part of a national race to get affordable solar installed on homes and small businesses. The MI Solar Works program is bringing together a variety of partners around the state to bring down solar […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

August 26th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area.

Woman Arrested with Taser Disguised as Cell Phone

August 26th 2013

The officer retrieved a Taser from the woman’s purse. The weapon was disguised as a pink colored cell phone. The officer also determined that Boles’ driver license was suspended. She was arrested.

Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Sept 13

August 26th 2013

An ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute band needs glitzy jackets, glittery gloves and 80’s regalia. It must pay studious attention to the intricate details of every original groove and gravity-defying dance step. It must demonstrate a commitment to the unforgettable musical legacy the King of Pop left us.