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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.

Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide

August 9th 2013

Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2013) The ARTWN exhibit is coming to an end, but the Downtown Development Authority is taking votes now to see which of the 11 public art sculptures are going to remain permanent fixtures here in Ferndale. The sculptures were here as […]

Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide

August 9th 2013

The ARTWN exhibit is coming to an end, but the Downtown Development Authority is taking votes now to see which of the 11 public art sculptures are going to remain permanent fixtures here in Ferndale.

Donations Sought for Ferndale Eagles Marching Band

August 9th 2013

Due to state cutbacks and increasing operating costs we are asking for tax deductible donations from local businesses to maintain the Ferndale Marching Band’s strong performance and musical capabilities. Contributions will be appreciated at any level that meets your budget.

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case

August 9th 2013

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 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. The dispensary was opened on Hilton Road in […]

Friday Fuzzy: Could Rexx be your next pet?

August 9th 2013

This week’s featured fuzzy is Rexx, a friendly, fun-loving shepherd dog who is currently staying at the Oakland Pet Adoption Center, but needs a good fur-ever home.

Ferndale Brings in the Troupes for Detroit Improv Festival Aug 7-11

August 8th 2013

The Troupes have descended on Ferndale! Over 200 improv comedians are in town for the annual Detroit Improv Festival, which takes place throughout Ferndale from Aug. 7-11. Locations include Go Comedy, The Ringwald, Como’s, and the Rust Belt Market. And the entertainment includes both improv shows and workshops.