Bloomfield Area Communities

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 […]

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 […]

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) From the Saturdays spent hanging out in a barber shop in Detroit where her dad and the guys would talk politics, to the being the first African American and first female City Manager of Albion, Michigan, Dr. Sheryl Mitchell’s […]

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 […]

Sean Madigan Hoen, Michigan Notable Author, at Baldwin Library May 17

May 1st 2015

Sean Madigan Hoen, Michigan Notable Author, at Baldwin Library May 17 (press release, May 1, 2015) The Baldwin Public Library is proud to announce that the Library of Michigan has awarded the Library a grant to host Sean Madigan Hoen, the author of one of the 2015 Michigan Notable Books. Sean Madigan Hoen, author of […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

W. Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton Named Diversity Champion

April 15th 2015

W. Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton Named Diversity Champion (United We Walk Press Release, April 15, 2015) United We Walk, a celebration of the life, dedication and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is proud to announce that West Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton is this year’s 2015 Diversity Champion sponsored by the Race […]

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms

April 14th 2015

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms (Detecitve Batianelli, Bingham Farms Police, April 14, 2015) Sometime between the hours of noon and 4pm on Monday, 4/12/2015, a residence near 13 Mile and Telegraph Roads in Bingham Farms was burglarized.  Entry was made by forcing the front door open.  Only Jewelry was taken.   A witness identified a dark […]