Farmington/Farmington Hills

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations

June 21st 2016

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations (SE Michigan United Way, June 21, 2016) Meet Up and Eat Up – Summer Meet Up and Eat Up is a collaborative movement to ensure that every child has access to nutritious meals 3 times a day, 365 days a year. For kids who rely on free and reduced […]

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

June 15th 2016

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the […]

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016)   Huntington Woods, MI – Democratic Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is seeking re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He was first elected to the position in 2012.  Republican John P. McCulloch is running against him. Meisner talked about […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner

June 9th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview:  Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2016) Oak Park, MI – In the County-wide race for Water Resources Commissioner (formerly titled Drain Commissioner), the Democratic Incumbent Jim Nash faces Republican challenger Robert Buxbaum on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. “I’m an engineer and I […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash (video)

June 9th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview:  Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2016) Farmington Hills, MI – In the County-wide race for Water Resources Commissioner (formerly titled Drain Commissioner), the Democratic Incumbent Jim Nash faces Republican challenger Robert Buxbaum on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. Nash was elected to the position […]

Learn About Regional Transit Master Plan June 20 & 22

June 4th 2016

Learn About Regional Transit Master Plan June 20 & 22 (EVENT page) Farmington Hills/Berkley, MI – The RTA Regional Master Transit Plan is a blueprint for creating seamless connections across Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Want to know more and tell us what you think about the Master Plan? Attend a meeting in YOUR […]

Massive Annual Effort Keeps Rouge River Clean and Flowing Nicely

June 1st 2016

Massive Annual Effort Keeps Rouge River Clean and Flowing Nicely (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The Rouge River has come a long way since organized community cleanups began 46 years ago.  Cyndi Ross was one of about 300 people who came out to the annual Friends of the Rouge clean up […]

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit

June 1st 2016

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The RTA unveiled their Regional Master Transit Plan on Tuesday, including information on a proposed 1.2 mill tax to fund it.  Voters in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties will have their […]

Farmington Hills Police Officer Facing Child Pornography Charges

May 30th 2016

Farmington Hills Police Officer Facing Child Pornography Charges (May 30, 2016) Farmington Hills, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced he has charged Matthew Parsons, 48 of Waterford, with five counts of possession of child sexually abusive material. Parsons also faces five charges of using a computer to commit a crime and three […]

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