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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.

An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin Fundraiser Sept. 28

August 23rd 2013

Event:   An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin Date:     Saturday, September 28, 2013  Time:    7:30 p.m. Venue: The Berman Center for the Performing Arts 6600 W. Maple Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48322 Description: “An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin,” a one-night, benefit performance by native Detroiter Lily Tomlin will take place on Sept. 28 at […]

Study Shows Results for Mental Health Court

August 23rd 2013

Study Shows Results for Mental Health Court (Michigan Supreme Court Press Release, Aug. 23, 2013) A three-year evaluation of 10 Michigan mental health courts finds that participants re-offend at significantly lower levels than comparable groups of offenders who do not participate in the mental health courts. The evaluation, which was conducted by the State Court […]

Study Shows Results for Mental Health Court

August 23rd 2013

Offenders who participate in mental health courts have serious and persistent mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, or severe depression. The programs include treatment and drug testing, help with enrolling in classes and certificate programs, and assistance with pursuing a job, with close supervision by a judge, Schmucker said.

Speed Networking Event Sept 18 in Southfield

August 23rd 2013

Speed Networking Event Sept 18 in Southfield (Flagstar Press Release, Aug. 23, 2013) Flagstar Bank presents the Third Annual ‘Speed Networking’ event, which will bring together more than sixty professionals in the business and legal arena for a chance to network, exchange business cards, and promote their services.  It will be held on Wednesday, September […]

DIY Hosts “Art On The Run” To Benefit School Art Programs

August 23rd 2013

Runners can take a brief pause at the Jackson Pollock-themed splatter canvas where they will be handed a brush and can give a quick flick. Multiply that by a few hundred runners and a community masterpiece is revealed. The DIY 5k “Art on the Run” and 1 Mile Fun Run has 7 different canvas themes and a few surprises too.