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Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds

July 25th 2016

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – After unanimously voting to become a sub-grantee of a grant from LARA to The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Ferndale City Council revisited the issue with a 3-1 vote to decline up to $5,000 of […]

August Business Workshops

July 25th 2016

August Business Workshops (July 25, 2016) Stay competitive with the help of the  Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center. Expand your business or launch a new one! Take advantage of workshops that are being offered in August and connect with business experts and resources that can help you succeed. CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation Wednesday, August […]

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series Aug. 11

July 24th 2016

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series Aug. 11 (Event Page) Summer Concert Series Returns to Center Street The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts summer concert series, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union, returns to a ‘pop-up park’ on Center Street through Aug. 18 For six consecutive Thursdays, music enthusiasts are encouraged to grab a […]

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 28

July 23rd 2016

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 28 (Event Page) Summer Concert Series Returns to Center Street The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts summer concert series, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union, returns to a ‘pop-up park’ on Center Street through Aug. 18 For six consecutive Thursdays, music enthusiasts are encouraged to grab a […]

Candidate Interview Pete Trzos for State Rep 29th District

July 21st 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Pete Trzos for State Rep 29th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Keego Harbor, MI – Republican Peter (Pete) Trzos is one of two Republicans on the ballot for the Aug. 2 primary. Garren W. Griffith is his opponent. The winner of that election will be running against Incumbent Democrat […]

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting

July 21st 2016

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Detroit, MI – US District Court Judge Gershwin A. Drain placed four preliminary injunctions to prohibit Michigan from enforcing a new law that bans straight-ticket voting. According the The Detroit News, “the real question the court must answer, Drain wrote, is […]

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System

July 21st 2016

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System (Office of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, July 21, 2016) There is a major public safety enhancement in County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s recommended three-year budget covering fiscal years 2017-2019. Oakland County provides for replacement of its 911 copper network which has reached the end of […]

Royal Oak: Shakespeare in the Park July 28 – Aug 7

July 20th 2016

Shakespeare in the Park July 28 – Aug 7 (event page) Royal Oak – This summer is the 16th year that Water Works Theatre Company is producing Shakespeare in the Park.  Starr-Jaycee Park is located on 13 Mile 1 block East of Crooks. Richard III, opens Thursday July 28, with eight evening performances to August […]

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage

July 20th 2016

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage (Renew for the Zoo, July 20, 2016) ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Penguins, frogs and tigers are staking out their territory on lawns across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to encourage support of the Detroit Zoo millage renewal.  The signs read, “Renew […]

2016 Candidate Interview Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40

July 18th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview  Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Democrat Nicole Bedi is running for State Representative for the 40th District which includes Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills and West Bloomfield.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael D. McCready.  Neither have opponents in […]

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