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An Immersive Voyage into Wonderland, Alice Comes to Ferndale Oct. 10-25

August 27th 2014

An Immersive Voyage into Wonderland, “Alice” Comes to Ferndale Oct. 10-25 (Press Release, Aug.27, 2014) In October, Detroit-based nerve, a performance organization that stages  immersive, audience participatory shows in non-traditional spaces, will bring Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice” to Ferndale, Mich. In Detroit, nerve has pioneered immersive events in the popular vein of “Sleep No More” and […]

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1

August 27th 2014

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1 (Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014 – republished Aug. 27, 2014) ARTS BEATS AND EATS CONCERTS 2014 LINEUP – MICHIGAN LOTTERY NATIONAL STAGE Friday, August 29 5:00 p.m. Chris Emmerson (Pop/Rock) 6:30 p.m. Stewart Francke (Soul) 8:00 p.m. Night Ranger (Hard Rock) 9:45 p.m. .38 […]

Captain Underpants Party at Baldwin Library Sept. 23

August 27th 2014

Captain Underpants Party at Baldwin Library Sept. 23 (Baldwin Public Library Press Release, Aug. 27, 2014) Calling all fans of the Captain! Prepare for “laffs”, action, underpants, and more as we enjoy the silliness of George, Harold, and the super hero they brought to life. Tuesday, September 23 at 4:15 p.m. Everyone welcome, Register Here […]

Rochester Hills Puts Six Month Moratorium on Drilling

August 27th 2014

Rochester Hills Puts Six Month Moratorium on Drilling (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2014) In a special meeting on Tuesday, the Rochester Hills City Commission enacted a six month moratorium on oil and gas drilling in their city. The move comes after years of lobbying by the group Don’t Drill the Hills. The Detroit News […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

August 26th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Aug. 26, 2014) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting  (gerrymandering)  process more sophisticated.  This has allowed the […]

SOCRRA Holds Special Meeting with Updates on the Trash

August 26th 2014

SOCRRA Holds Special Meeting with Updates on the Trash (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2014) UPDATE:  Recycling is expected to resume for all communities Sept. 8. It may seem like thing are returning to normal as the trash generated from recent flooding gets collected from the curbs, but the struggle for cities continues. SOCRRA (South […]

Ferndale to Offer 60 Day Fee Relief Program for Flood Victims

August 26th 2014

Ferndale to Offer 60 Day Fee Relief Program for Flood Victims (City of Ferndale Press Release, Aug. 26, 2014) On Monday night, City Council approved of a 60 day fee relief program for victims of the August 11th flood that dumped more than 6 inches of rain on the city in under 2 hours.  This program […]

This Weeks Job Listings

August 26th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, Aug. 26, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. New jobs! Posted for the week of August 25th – August 29th […]

Buyouts to Bring New Faces, Financial Savings, to Ferndale PD

August 25th 2014

Buyouts to Bring New Faces, and Financial Savings, to Ferndale Police Dept. (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2014)   In a move expected to save the City up to $250,000 to $300,000 over the course of the next 5 years, Ferndale City Council approved voluntary buy out agreements for sworn officers in the Ferndale Police […]

Oak Park Welcomes New Dept. Heads

August 25th 2014

Oak Park Welcomes New Dept. Heads (City of Oak Park “Oak Park Branch,” Aug. 25, 2014) This summer, Kimberly Marrone and Julie Hall joined the executive management team as the City’s new Community & Economic Development Manager and Director of Recreation, respectively. Manager Marrone most recently served as Executive Director of the Imlay City Downtown […]