*State News*

MML#7 – Communities of all Kinds Facing Middle Housing Issues

April 17th 2017

MML#7 – Communities of all Kinds Facing Middle Housing Issues (C. Proxmire, April 17, 2017) Lansing, MI – Access to housing is not just an issue that affects low income people.  In fact, all across Michigan communities of all types are struggling with a lack of diverse housing options.  The aging population, as well as […]

Measles on the Rise, Second 2017 Case in Michigan Reported

April 14th 2017

Measles on the Rise, Second 2017 Case in Michigan Reported (Michigan DHHS, April 14, 2017) LANSING, MI. – The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services today announced a second confirmed case of measles in Michigan.  This case is an adult and the direct result of an exposure to the state’s first case of the […]

Area Agency on Aging Hosting Public Input Forum May 10

April 7th 2017

Area Agency on Aging Hosting Public Input Forum May 10 (EVENT page)  Southfield, MI — The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is holding a public forum in order to get feedback on how approximately $22 million in annual federal and state funding earmarked for senior services in its six-county service region during Fiscal […]

Easter, Earth Day and More Oakland County Events

April 6th 2017

Easter, Earth Day and More Oakland County Events There are many exciting things happening this month, including Easter events and Earth Day celebrations.  The Oakland County Times Event Page is a wonderful way to find out what’s going on in your community and to find ways to explore beyond your hometown! To submit an event, […]

Palmer Park Art Fair May 6 & 7

April 6th 2017

Palmer Park Art Fair May 6 & 7 (EVENT page) Detroit, Mich – The Palmer Park Art Fair’s new poster celebrates the historic Log Cabin as it is renewed, just as the spring art fair celebrates the creative and eclectic spirit of the boutique, al fresco art sale. The 2017 poster winner created by College […]

Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24

April 4th 2017

Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention is hosting a community discussion on “Preventing suicide through means restriction” on Wed, May 24, 2017 from 9am to 12pm with registration open at 8:30am at the Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois, Troy. Pre-register at www.oakgov.com/health. Who should attend?  […]

MML#5 – Are Cities Prepared for Autonomous Vehicles?

April 2nd 2017

MML#5 – Are Cities Prepared for Autonomous Vehicles? (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2017) Lansing, MI – There are two statistics that stood out in the presentation about autonomous vehicles at the Michigan Municipal Conference in March. The first is that 94% of auto accidents are caused by human error. The second is that the […]

How to Get Your Water Tested in Oakland County

March 31st 2017

How to Get Your Water Tested in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Division, March 31, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Health Division reminds private well owners to test their drinking water regularly for contaminants to ensure that it is safe. “I encourage every homeowner with a private drinking water well to test their water […]

MML#4 – Wireless Antennas and Poles in Public Rights of Way

March 27th 2017

MML#4 – Wireless Antennas and Poles in Public Rights of Way (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2017) Lansing, MI – With expanding needs for wireless services comes expanded need for the infrastructure to support it.  Smart phones, smart cars, wireless devices etc. only work if there are towers and supporting antennas to give them data […]

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments

March 24th 2017

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2017) Lansing, MI – Local elected officials of all political persuasions need to be in tune with decisions made at the state and national level.  That’s why the Michigan Municipal League included a panel discussion called “The Changing Landscape in Washington […]

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