Birmingham

Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival May 25

May 14th 2015

Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival May 25 (event listing) The Memorial Day Parade begins at 11:00 in the east parking lot of Groves High School. It travels north on Evergreen to Beverly and concludes at Beverly Park. The Carnival begins immediately following the parade and runs from 12:00 – 3:00. There will be […]

Support Group for Parents of Transgender Children Starting in W. Bloomfield May 14 and 18

May 11th 2015

Support Group for Parents of Transgender Children Starting in West Bloomfield May 14 and 18 (event listing, May 11, 2015)

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

Beautiful Beginning for Birmingham Farmers Market Season

May 7th 2015

Beautiful Beginning for Birmingham Farmers Market Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2015)   “It’s a beautiful day to enjoy the weather,” said Stacey Conover of West Bloomfield as she and her family perused the booths of vendors at the opening day of the Birmingham Farmers Market. “We’ve picked up some local honey to help […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Big Trucks and Hard Hats: Birmingham DPS Hosting Open House May 9

May 4th 2015

Big Trucks and Hard Hats: Birmingham DPS Hosting Open House May 9 (Press Release, May 4, 2015) What: The 23rd annual DPS Open House will bring the community together for a day full of family-friendly activities for those of all ages to enjoy. In collaboration with the fire department and police department, the open house […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Birmingham Hometown Parade & Party in Shain Park May 17, 2015

May 1st 2015

Birmingham Hometown Parade and Party in Shain Park May 17, 2015 (compiled, May 1, 2015)   The annual Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Parade will be on Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Come join the festivities by marching in the parade, sponsoring a specialty unit, volunteering, or just watching the parade. Park activities for the kids will be […]