*County News*

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees

September 17th 2016

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Class action lawsuits against municipalities are becoming more common, particularly those over water and sewer billing. Litigation attorney Soni Mithani, a Principal at Miller Canfield in Ann Arbor, took time to educate officials about these types of […]

MML #1: From Pork to Pollination, Best Ways to Support Local Development

September 15th 2016

MML #1: From Pork to Pollination, Best Ways to Support Local Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Development professionals often use the phrase “attract and retain businesses” as their main job functions. But economist and author Michael Shuman is determined to change that. “You cannot attract a local business,” Shuman […]

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

September 13th 2016

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor […]

2016 Candidate Interview Ryan Bladzik for State Rep 51st District (video)

September 4th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Ryan Bladzik for State Rep 51st District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 4, 2016)   Holly, MI – State Representative for the 51st District Joseph (Joe) Graves is facing a challenger on Nov. 8 with Democrat Ryan Blazik running against him. Blazik is the current Village President of Holly, and will be […]

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

September 3rd 2016

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens […]

Eye on Oakland Features oc115 Publisher Crystal Proxmire

August 28th 2016

Eye on Oakland Features oc115 Publisher Crystal Proxmire (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2016) Bloomfield Township, MI – Oakland County 115 News Editor and Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire was recently the guest on Eye on Oakland, a public access program hosted by Dave Potts and Chuck Moss and produced by Bloomfield Public Television.  Apart from […]

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood

August 24th 2016

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood (City of Oak Park, orig. Aug. 31, 2104, republished Aug. 24, 2016) The City of Oak Park sent out the following guidelines to help residents control rats and rodents in the community. The tips are useful for any community: Here are seven actions you can take to control the […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Aug. 15th edition

August 15th 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Aug. 15th edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

2016 Election: Candidate Interviews & Issues

August 10th 2016

2016 Election: Candidate Interviews and Issues (ongoing main coverage page) Oakland County, MI – Now that the primaries are over, it’s time to think about the 2016 Presidential Election. There are many local races happening as well, plus ballot issues.  The official list is not ready from the County Clerk yet, however we’ve been doing […]

Troy Community Coalition Gives Safety Tips for Pokemon, Applauds Benefits

August 10th 2016

Troy Community Coalition Gives Safety Tips for Pokemon, Applauds Benefits (Troy Community Coalition, Aug. 10, 2016) Troy, MI – Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm and it’s likely that your children, regardless of their age, are playing it. The mobile phone app has caused a lot of positive effects in communities around the […]

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