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MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online

September 20th 2016

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Cities vary on how much effort they put into their websites, apps, social media, and online presence.  Yet clearly the internet is important to residents and those wishing to do business.  How can […]

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Jim Runestad 44th District (video)

September 18th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Jim Runestad 44th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) White Lake, MI – Republican State Representative Jim Runestad is running for re-election for the 44th District which includes the Milford, Highland, Springfield, White Lake and part of Waterford. He is being challenged by Democrat Mark Venie. When asked […]

Live Action Clue in Historic Downtown Holly Oct. 29

September 18th 2016

Live Action Clue in Historic Downtown Holly Oct. 29 (EVENT page) Holly, MI – Col. Mustard? With the candlestick? In the dining room? Join in Live Action Clue, with Historic Holly, Michigan as your playing board. This interactive event sets your teams on a hunt to discover where the murder has taken place, by whom, […]

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 […]

Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly

September 17th 2016

Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly (EVENT page) Holly, MI – The Michigan Renaissance Festival began in 1979 and is now a 7 weekend event that takes place at Dixie Hwy in the Holly area.  Learn more about the Renaissance Festival at http://www.michrenfestnew.michrenfest.com. Thank you to Sam Gurwin of Gadfly Photography for […]

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 […]

Free Concert by Mia Green in Clawson Oct. 3

September 15th 2016

Free Concert by Mia Green in Clawson Oct. 3 (EVENT page)   Clawson, MI – On Monday, October 3, from 7:00PM -8:00PM, come listen to local singer-songwriter Mia Green perform a mix of pop and folk music. Please register for this free program in the library or by phone by calling 248-588-5500. Blair Memorial Library […]

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 […]

Funky Ferndale Art Fair is Sept. 23-25

September 9th 2016

Funky Ferndale Art Fair is Sept. 23-25 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI – The Funky Ferndale Art Fair  is back – this year in a different weekend than the DIY Street Fair. Check out the Funky Ferndale Art Fair on September 23-25, 2016 at 9 Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale. Friday 3-7 • Saturday 10-7 […]

Royal Oak Celebrates Arts, Beats and Eats

September 5th 2016

Royal Oak Celebrates Arts, Beats and Eats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2016) Royal Oak, MI –  Arts, Beats and Eats took place this weekend in Downtown Royal Oak with thousands of people pouring in for a celebration of culture and community.  Learn more about this annual event at http://artsbeatseats.com.  

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