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I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road 

May 9th 2019

I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road Madison Heights, MI –Work on the I-75 modernization project continues with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contracting crews closing both directions of I-75 between I-696 and Square Lake Road starting at 10 p.m. Friday, May 10. The closure is needed for demolishing the Wattles […]

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Royal Oak Twp Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7…

May 7th 2019

Royal Oak Township Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7, 2019 Election Results   (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2019) Clawson, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, and Walled Lake, MI – Royal Oak Township voters decided against allowing marijuana-related businesses, defeating the May 7 Proposal 1 with 29.44% voting yes, and 70.56% voting […]

Sunshine Friendship Club Boosts the Mood…

May 6th 2019

Sunshine Friendship Club Boosts the Mood at Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, MI- The five young ladies of the Sunshine Friendship Club had not really known each other before a strange and wonderful force brought them together. Now they have a bond of […]

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run…

May 6th 2019

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Commission Royal Oak, MI-  Although the filing deadline is not until 4pm on July 23, several have already requested nominating petitions to be on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot in the City of Royal Oak. City Clerk Melanie Halas provided Oakland County Times with […]

Over a Dozen Have Pulled Petitions for Southfield City Council Race So Far

May 6th 2019

Over a Dozen Have Pulled Petitions for Southfield City Council Race So Far (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Southfield, MI  As of May 1 over a dozen people have requested nominating petitions to run for City Council in Southfield. According to City Clerk Sherikia Hawkins, the following residents have picked up petitions and information […]

Petitions Pulled in Walled Lake, Still Time to Run for City Council

May 6th 2019

Petitions Pulled in Walled Lake, Still Time to Run for City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Walled Lake, MI – As of May 3, three Walled Lake City Councilmembers have requested nominating petitions from the City Clerk’s office for the Nov. 5, 2019 election.  Those incumbents are Tamra Loch, Casey Ambrose, and Bob […]

Petitions Pulled in Birmingham, Still Time to Run for Commission

May 6th 2019

Petitions Pulled in Birmingham, Still Time to Run for Commission Birmingham, MI-  As of May 3 only one candidate has pulled petitions so far to run for the Birmingham City Commission – incumbent Carroll DeWeese. Additionally, a Library Board candidate – Jennifer Wheeler – has not only pulled petitions, but turned them in and successfully […]

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council

May 6th 2019

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Farmington, MI- There are three City Council seats open in the Nov. 5, 2019 election and as of May 1 three have pulled nominating petitions – Incumbents Joe LaRussa and Sara Bowman, as well as Sarah Davies. […]

What’s on the Ballot for May 7, 2019?

May 6th 2019

What’s on the Ballot for May 7, 2019? (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Here’s a list of the ballot proposals on the May 7 ballot: Clawson Schools Grand Blanc Schools Oak Park Schools Royal Oak Township Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Also check out: Oakland County Clerk website Stuff to Know […]