Birmingham

OCHN Grant Helps Support Youth Mobile Crisis Team

September 8th 2020

The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Birmingham Extends Free Parking in Structures Through End of Year

September 7th 2020

“We’re pleased to continue relief efforts to help the community,” said Birmingham City Manager Joe Valentine. “These incentives will help keep our community active during a period of limited activity.”

Calendar Art Contest for Kids to Help Prevent Water Pollution

September 4th 2020

This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

SURVEY Seeks to Understand White Perspectives on Racial Conversations

August 24th 2020

In an effort to understand and improve the conversations happening about race, LaTosch Consulting is conducting a survey of white people.

Recall Issued on ALDI Peaches

August 20th 2020

As a precautionary measure, ALDI is voluntarily recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company

Birmingham Republican Reclaims Sign as Confederate Flag Spurs Reactions in Ferndale

August 20th 2020

A Ferndale woman’s Confederate flag has neighbors upset, and the signs on her yard placed with it prompted a political candidate from Birmingham to come and take his sign back.