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Police Chief Gives Tips on Avoiding Bike Theft

August 13th 2013

While not completely preventable, there are some things people can do to reduce the risk of having their bike stolen.

“Most bicycle theft is a crime of opportunity,” Collins said…

Marijuana Ordinance Goes to Nov. 5 Ballot

August 12th 2013

Councilperson Dan Martin was the lone voice on City Council advocating for the adoption of the citizen’s petition for an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana for people over the age of 21 possessing less than an ounce on private property. The matter came before council Monday after resident Andrew Cissell gathered enough petitions to have the ordinance considered.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

August 12th 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. This will be updated regularly on their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Below are the most recent job listings:

Marijuana Ordinance Goes to Nov. 5 Ballot

August 12th 2013

Marijuana Ordinance Goes to Nov. 5 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2013) Councilperson Dan Martin was the lone voice on City Council advocating for the adoption of the citizen’s petition for an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana for people over the age of 21 possessing less than an ounce on private property. The matter came […]

Council to Vote on Marijuana Ordinance Monday (video)

August 11th 2013

Ferndale City Council is scheduled to take up the matter of marijuana permissiveness at the Monday night council meeting. Ferndale resident Andrew Cissell filed petitions requesting that the city change the code of ordinance to exempt persons over the age of 21 from prosecution if they possess or transfer less than one ounce of marijuana on private propert

Ferndale Avenue Shoppes Going Up on Old Jim Ashmore Site

August 11th 2013

The long-vacant property on Woodward just north of W. Cambourne is now quickly being transformed into what will be known as Ferndale Avenue Shoppes. With two single-story buildings, most likely housing four storefronts each, the Shoppes could be open and adding businesses and jobs…

Council to Vote on Marijuana Ordinance Monday (video)

August 11th 2013

Council to Vote on Marijuana Ordinance Monday (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2013) Ferndale City Council is scheduled to take up the matter of marijuana permissiveness at the Monday night council meeting. Ferndale resident Andrew Cissell filed petitions requesting that the city change the code of ordinance to exempt persons over the age of […]

Ferndale Shows Its Green Cruise Side (video)

August 10th 2013

The 9th Annual Green Cruise took place in Downtown Ferndale, with several bike rides, a green parade, and a slew of environmentally-friendly vendors and organizations lining E. 9 Mile Road. Bikes were a big part of the event, but so were other people-powered contraptions, such as skateboards and wheelchairs.

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case

August 9th 2013

The seven people cleared of drug-related offenses in conjunction with the Clinical Relief medical marijuana dispensary raid are not free and clear just yet, as they await the decision of the Court of Appeals.

Three Candidates for Ferndale Mayor So Far

August 9th 2013

Covey, who is a former councilperson, former mayor and former county commissioner, has a long record of holding public office. He is going up against current mayor Dave Coulter, who also has a long record that includes council and county commission positions. Sherry Wells, a community volunteer who can often be heard at call to council during city council meetings, is also running.