Berkley

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit

August 4th 2016

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Last week members of the Regional Transit Authority Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties voted no to putting a regional transit plan on the ballot for voters to decide upon.  The plan would add many […]

2016 Primary Election Results and oc115 Readers’ “I Voted” Sticker Selfies

August 2nd 2016

2016 Primary Election Results and oc115 Readers’ “I Voted” Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The results are in from the Aug. 2 Primary Election.  Scroll beyond the “I voted” sticker selfie photos to check out how the voting went. In Oakland County, 97,506 people cast ballots in the Republican […]

2016 Candidate Interview Michael Ryan for County Commission Dist. 19

July 31st 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Michael Ryan for County Commission Dist. 19 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Berkley, MI – In the race for County Commissioner for the 19th District there are no competitions in the primary.  On Nov. 8 Republican Michael Ryan will be on the ballot against Democratic incumbent Dave Woodward. Ryan is […]

Berkley Pub Crawl Aug. 25

July 29th 2016

Berkley Pub Crawl Aug. 25  (EVENT PAGE)   The Berkley Pub Crawl is Thursday, August 25, 2016. This annual event, sponsored by the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce and State Farm – Mary Curran, is a fun way to sample something new, check-in with the favorites, and have fun with friends and neighbors. The evening […]

Berkley City Manager Invites Residents to Chat Aug. 3

July 29th 2016

Berkley City Manager Invites Residents to Chat Aug. 3 (Event Page, City of Berkley) Berkley, MI – In his first few weeks on the job, Matthew Baumgarten, is excited about his role as Berkley’s City Manager and the prospect of making a positive impact in a well-run, stable community.  Baumgarten is getting a crash course […]

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot

July 28th 2016

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Detroit, MI – Plans for a $4.6 billion regional transit system were expected to go to the ballot for a vote of the people in November, but board members from Oakland and Macomb Counties have blocked the measure at the request […]

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot

July 27th 2016

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Efforts towards a regional transit plan could be stopped in their tracks if representatives on the RTA Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties do not vote to put the 1.2 mil question on the ballot. Oakland County […]

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 […]

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 […]

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