Berkley

Home Dreams: When to Renovate, Move On or Just Start Over – Presentation April 13

April 4th 2015

Home Dreams: When to Renovate, Move On or Just Start Over – Presentation April 13 (Berkley Library Press Release, April 4, 2015) Monday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. Ever looked around your house and thought it could be a great place if you could just (fill in the blank)?  Architects are uniquely suited to explore […]

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on…

April 2nd 2015

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on Fair Housing Mission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As Julian Castro grows into his role as the […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

April 1st 2015

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many […]

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8

March 30th 2015

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8 (League of Women Voters, March 30, 2015) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area will present League of Women Voters Michigan Voter Service Director Eva Packard for a presentation on State Ballot Proposal One, discussing what it is and what it would […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library

March 23rd 2015

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library (Berkley Public Library Press Release, March 23, 2015) Berkley Public Library announces the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, a comprehensive, turnkey educational solution loaded with over 70 educational software programs for kids ages 2–8.  The Early Literacy Station was generously donated by the Friends of the […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31)

March 19th 2015

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31) State Representative Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) invites residents to attend his two upcoming coffee hours to discuss state and community issues, including the upcoming budget process. The coffee hours will take place: ~Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]