Madison Hts.

Madison Heights: Brian Hartwell Resigns to Run for Mayor

July 28th 2015

Madison Heights: Brian Hartwell Resigns to Run for Mayor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2015) Communities can have different rules about elections, and in Madison Heights those rules are coming into play as Mayor Pro Tem Brian Hartwell was obligated to resign from his seat on City Council Monday night because he is officially a […]

Chamber Hosting Hogs and Horses Night at HP Raceway Aug 12

July 24th 2015

Chamber Hosting Hogs and Horses Night at HP Raceway  Aug 12 (event listing) Hogs and Horses Bike Night at Hazel Park Raceway has live blues music, BBQ, a bar, shot girls and more. The event is hosted by the Madison Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce Wed. Aug 12 from 6-9pm. $5 admission per bike, $3 […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

July 20th 2015

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice […]

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Bishop Foley Student Flying High After Ferndale’s Agora Arts Group Performs in Chicago

July 9th 2015

Bishop Foley Student Flying High After Ferndale’s Agora Arts Group Performs in Chicago (Guest View by Jenna Thibodeau, July 9, 2015) Jenna Thibodeau will attend Bishop Foley High School in the fall and was a gymnast for 12 years before pursing aerial arts.  She has been attending Agora Arts since October and hopes to become […]

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24

July 9th 2015

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24 (event listing, election information, July 9, 2015) *Be an Informed Voter. Come out and Meet the Candidates you’ll be voting for, and have your Concerns answered in person.* The Women of National Congress of Black Women – Oakland County, MI Chapter are Hosting […]

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote

July 4th 2015

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote (MML Press Release, July 4, 2015)   Sixteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving more than 20 Michigan communities are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are Allegan, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek, […]

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Madison Hts: Double Action Gun Range Adds Realistic Shooting Scenarios

June 28th 2015

Madison Hts: Double Action Gun Range Adds Realistic Shooting Scenarios (Crystal A. Proxmire and Julia Music, June 28, 2015) Shooting a person is not the same as shooting a paper target. That’s why police departments train with simulation programs that put officers in situations where they need to use their judgment in whether or not someone […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]