*County News*

Guest View: Getting Community Solar in Oakland County

December 27th 2015

Guest View: Getting Community Solar in Oakland County (Andrew Sarpolis, Dec. 27, 2015) Novi, MI – In the past decade, Oakland County has seen tremendous growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency jobs. Although many people may not think they come into contact with these new industries, the truth is that the renewable energy industry […]

Collection of Holiday Stories from oc115

December 24th 2015

Collection of Holiday Stories from oc115 (Dec. 24, 2015) Happy Holidays from oc115! Pontiac, MI – At the oc115, we believe every day has the possibility for love, gratitude, kindness and celebration.  This is the time of year when people come together for festivities of many kinds. Whatever you may cherish, we hope it is […]

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit

December 24th 2015

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2015) Royal Oak, MI – While Ferndale and Birmingham opted for settlements, the City of Royal Oak successfully had a lawsuit dismissed over the charging of a fee on water bills to pay for work on the Kuhn Drain. […]

Mike Bosnic Sworn in as Magistrate for Novi and Other Communities

December 23rd 2015

Mike Bosnic Sworn in as Magistrate for Novi and Other Communities (Oakland County Commission, Dec. 23, 2015) Novi, MI – On December 11, 2015, former Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic was sworn into office as a magistrate for the 52-1 District Court in Novi, Michigan, by Judge Robert Bondy. His nomination for the court position […]

Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting

December 17th 2015

Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting (C. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2015) Lansing, MI – Voting just got more complicated in Michigan as the Legislature voted, mostly along party lines, to eliminate straight ticket voting.  They also removed a companion bill that would have expanded absentee voting options. After breaking for the holiday, Republicans […]

Guest View: Data-Based Look at Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan

December 17th 2015

Guest View: Data-Based Look at Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan (Kurt Metzger and Phil Lombard, Dec. 17, 2015) The Michigan State Senate recently passed Senate Bill 13, which does away with straight party ticket voting. All Republicans but two voted for it and all Democrats voted against it. It is unclear why the legislation is […]

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice… (video)

December 16th 2015

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice Fire Marshal Says (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2015, orig. Dec. 15, 2014)   Lighters are not toys. It seems like an obvious statement for adults, but for Ferndale Fire Marshal Brian Batten it is a lesson that cannot be stated enough. Even in the Ferndale area […]

Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover

December 14th 2015

Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover (Gov. Rick Snyder Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Lansing, MI – Michigan high school, junior high, and elementary school students are encouraged to submit designs for the cover of the 2016 Michigan State of the State program contest, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today. Snyder […]

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants

December 8th 2015

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Rochester Hills, MI – Rochester Hills resident Adam Kochenderfer is moving on up. Kochenderfer was appointed to The Oakland County Board of Commissioners last week, filling a vacancy left when Commissioner Jeff Matis was appointed by Governor Rick […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]

Get Email Updates!
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com