Birmingham

Birmingham: Poppleton Park Concept Plan Public Mtg. Feb. 2

January 30th 2016

Birmingham: Poppleton Park Concept Plan Public Mtg. Feb. 2 (EVENT page) Public Input Sought For Poppleton Park Site Concept Plan Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm BIRMINGHAM, MI – January 21, 2016 – Birmingham’s Department of Public Services (DPS) invites and encourages community members to attend a Public Workshop for input to assist in […]

Stamp Your Passport to Learning at BEF Bash Fundraiser Feb. 6

January 28th 2016

Stamp Your Passport to Learning at BEF Bash Fundraiser Feb. 6 (EVENT page)   Birmingham, MI — The Birmingham Education Foundation’s (BEF’s) signature event, “The Unabashed Bash,” will take place this year on February 6, 2016 at The Somerset Collection – South. The “Bash,” as it is fondly known, is the Foundation’s most significant fundraising […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

March 8 Ballot: Charter Amendment about Maple Road in Birmingham

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Charter Amendment about Maple Road in Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2016) Birmingham, MI – A resident petition has put on the ballot a charter amendment that would prevent the City of Birmingham from reducing the number of lanes on Maple Road “between Cranbrook Road and Southfield Road and between Woodward […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

Author & Activist Tim Wise to Speak on Race, Birmingham Jan. 12

January 5th 2016

Author and Activist Tim Wise to Speak on Race, Birmingham Jan. 12 (EVENT page) Birmingham, MI – Race Relations and Diversity Task Force at The Community House, 380 S. Bates, Birmingham, MI 48009 Tim Wise, Tuesday Jan. 12 at 7pm. For more info call (248)644-5832 or email racerelations@tchserves.org. Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

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