Lathrup Village

Berkley Selects Matthew Baumgarten as Finalist for City Manager

February 23rd 2016

Berkley Selects Matthew Baumgarten as Finalist for City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Feb. 23, 2016)   Berkley, MI – The Berkley City Council reached a consensus to make a conditional employment offer to Matthew Baumgarten, City Administrator of Lathrup Village, to fill Berkley’s vacant city manager position.The search committee composed of Mayor Pro-Tem Steve […]

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner

February 21st 2016

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Rashemia Powell stood before the crowd at the 2016 Celebrating the Future Dinner for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, accepting the award as one of two Youths of the […]

Lathrup Village Free Lecture: Steeped In History Jan. 26

January 19th 2016

Lathrup Village Free Lecture: Steeped In History Jan. 26 (EVENT page) Lathrup Village, MI –  Free Lecture: Steeped In History Jan. 26 The Free Lecture series will be held in the community room, light refreshments at 10am , lecture begins at 10:30 am. Camilia Sinesis – That’s the plant that began it all! Today, Tea […]

Lathrup Village Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday Feb 20

January 16th 2016

Lathrup Village Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday Feb 20 (EVENT page) Lathrup Village Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday Feb 20 Mark your calendar for the Lions Club annual Pancake Breakfast for Penrickton Center for Blind Children! Breakfast served 9:00 am – 11:00 am. Tickets on sale at the city offices. $5 for adults if purchased […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Southfield State Rep Hosting Meeting About Fracking Jan. 27

January 9th 2016

Southfield State Rep Hosting Meeting About Fracking Jan. 27 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI — Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) will host an event featuring Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash to provide residents information on oil and gas exploration and drilling, including “fracking,” or horizontal hydraulic fracturing. Oil and gas companies are ramping up their […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

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