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The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video)

July 2nd 2014

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2014) Berkley could soon be added to the list of Michigan cities with local ordinances legalizing marijuana thanks to the efforts of volunteers who turned in petitions on Tuesday to put a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. 700 […]

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield

June 30th 2014

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson was arrested in Southfield Sunday night. According to WXYZ, police found Benson passed out in the driver’s seat of a 2008 Crown Victoria at about 7:30pm at Southfield and 8 Mile Road. He is suspected to […]

Pleasant Ridge Adopts Resolution Supporting Proposal 1

June 25th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Adopts Resolution Supporting Proposal 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2014) EDITORS NOTE: For balance we ran a guest column on opposition to Proposal 14-1.  Read that opinion at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/08/04/guest-column-no-on-proposal-14-1/. At their most recent City Commission meeting, Pleasant Ridge officials passed a resolution in support of Proposal 1, which will be on the […]

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants

June 24th 2014

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants (MEDC press release, June 24, 2014) The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today announced a groundbreaking crowdfunding and matching grant initiative to help drive public space projects in Michigan communities. “Innovative placemaking efforts help create thriving, sustainable and unique places where workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses want […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses

June 24th 2014

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses (Press Release, June 24, 2014) Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan 48328 858-0783 All workshops are held in the Conference Center unless otherwise noted. CEED Small Business Loan Orientation July 9, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Location: Farmington Hills City Hall […]

14th Congressional Dist. Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills

June 23rd 2014

14th Congressional District Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 14th Congressional District. The forum will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7pm at Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge Campus, in the Smith Auditorium at […]

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills

June 22nd 2014

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills (C. Proxmire, June 22, 2014) JobFairGiant.com is hosting a giant job fair at the Auburn Hills Marriott (3600 Centerpointe Parkway, Pontiac) from 9am to 3pm on Friday, June 27. They are advertising that over 500 positions are available from over 50 Michigan companies. Included with the free expo […]

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

June 21st 2014

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge […]

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