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Waggs & Wishes Pet Picks ~ Jan. 2011

January 1st 2011

Waggs and Wishes Animal Rescue, located at 521 E. Cambourne, has many dogs and cats that need fostering and/or permanent adoption. The organization stepped up in 2010 after the City eliminated animal control services, and has been saving lives ever since. Not only do they rescue and take in animals, they care for them and work hard to find them loving homes. For more information contact Angie Potter at 734-658-1268 or visit waggsandwishes.org.

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Council Meeting Turns Concert of Praise

December 31st 2010

The Council Meeting of Dec. 28, 2010 turned into a concert of praise for outgoing Mayor Craig Covey, literally. The Mayor’s last Council Meeting crescendoed with presentations for the outgoing Mayor from many in the Ferndale Community, including a surprise performance… (read more)

Committee Recommends Headlee Override

December 30th 2010

The Financial Planning Committee held a public meeting on Dec. 29, 2010 to present options to residents for balancing the city’s budget, recommending that Council puts a Headlee Over-Ride on the ballot for the residents to vote on. The presentation was just a rough draft of what the Committee will be presenting to Council, who will make the ultimate decision of how to move forward.

Best Wines of 2010

December 28th 2010

This has been a fun and interesting year for wine. We’ve been able to hone our selection even further, sussing out good deals where there were thought to be none, fighting to get products desired but not previously available in Michigan brought in, and most importantly of all, helping the customers at Western Market find real wine that they can connect with.

FABulous Entertainment on Dec. 29

December 27th 2010

The Ferndale Schools Fine Arts Boosters is gearing up for their second annual fundraising variety show, which they call “A Night of FABulous” entertainment. Performers of all kinds will be there, many whom are Ferndale Schools students, parents and alumni. This is the second annual FABulous show, creating a tradition of raising money to help students excel in the arts and music while also showcasing the talent in our community.

Resources for the Struggling in Ferndale

December 25th 2010

Ferndale is a town well-known for its numerous community groups and nonprofits. But for those who are struggling to make ends meet in this tough economy, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. Here are some of the resources available in the city for those in need. If you know of more we can add to the list, please e mail us at editor@ferndale115.com.

Police Catch Theives in Two Separate Incidents

December 24th 2010

On Thursday, December 23rd at about 10:30 a.m. burglars broke into a house on Allen between Fielding and Gardendale. There was also a police chase from thieves at Western Market that ended with suspects crashing into a home in Detroit.