Farmington/Farmington Hills

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Farmington Police Warn of Fake Utility Worker

October 28th 2014

Farmington Police Warn of Fake Utility Worker (Farmington Public Safety press release, Oct. 28, 2014)   On October 28th a resident on Violet Street reported that a utilities company employee asked to enter her home on October 12th to turn off her gas so he could change her gas meter. The resident was uncomfortable with […]

Seaholm Students Meet Congressional Candidates, Except Trott

October 25th 2014

Seaholm Students Meet 11th District Congressional Candidates, Except Trott (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2014) There is a saying in some social circles that you better show up or people will talk about you anyway. That certainly held true Monday when Congressional Candidate Dave Trott failed to come to a candidate forum specifically for […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills

September 27th 2014

Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills (Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014)   Gather up your girlfriends and join Beaumont for a free evening of health and wellness. Experts from Beaumont will provide information on breast cancer, healthy tips on nutrition and education about integrative medicine and genetics. The evening includes […]

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10

September 25th 2014

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10 (Compiled, Sept. 25, 2014) Event Date: Oct 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Event Location: Fire Station #5 31455 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336 [Location Details|Map] Thousands of residents participate in our Annual Open House each year. It’s a perfect opportunity to meet Farmington […]

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees

September 22nd 2014

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees (Crystal A. Proxmire, with thanks to Samantha Meinke, Sept. 22, 2014) The State Bar of Michigan announced winners of their 2014 awards, and those from Oakland County are tops in areas of social justice. Michael L. Pitt, managing partner at Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers received […]

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