*County News*

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard

July 26th 2014

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Two people were arrested Thursday around 2pm at the site of Enbridge pipeline construction in Oxford Township in the 1700 block of Lakeville Road. Enbridge is building a pipeline through Addison and Oxford Township, and the arrestees were part of a group protesting […]

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog

July 24th 2014

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, July 24, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is sad to announce the death of one of its K-9 members, “Maxx”. Maxx was assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team and is credited with uncovering large quantities of narcotics during his tenure at […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality

July 18th 2014

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality (Guest Column by Hajj Flemings, orig. http://hajjflemings.com/2014/07/18/net-neutrality-why-michigan-startups-need-to-join-the-fight-for-an-open-internet/, July 18, 2014) The Internet has leveled the playing field and enabled entrepreneurs and startups to create a world that empowers ideas with global impact.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently released a ‘Net Neutrality’ proposal, aka […]

Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29

July 17th 2014

Lathrup Village Hosts Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29 (Martha Potere, DDA Director, July 17, 2014) The City of Lathrup Village is pleased to announce that it will host an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of Lathrup Village City Hall to give voters details about […]

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks

July 16th 2014

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks (Senator Glenn S. Anderson Press Release, July 16, 2014) After another July 4th resulting in countless complaints, injuries and outcry from local officials and citizens across the state, State Senator Glenn S. Anderson (D-Westland) will introduce legislation this week to restore Michigan’s fireworks law back to its […]

This Weeks Job Listings

July 15th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, July 15, 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. SPECIAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Oakland County 115 News Hub is hiring salespeople […]

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

July 13th 2014

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

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