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CDC Warms Romaine Lettuce is Unsafe Due to E Coli Outbreak

November 20th 2018

CDC Warms Romaine Lettuce is Unsafe Due to E Coli Outbreak (Centers for Disease Control, Nov. 20, 2018) CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated […]

MDOT Gives Update on I-696 Construction

November 20th 2018

MDOT Gives Update on I-696 Construction (Michigan Department of Transportation, Nov. 20 2018) Oakland, Macomb, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation shared the following update on the I-696 construction: Macomb County Progress Work can and will continue even with the arrival of snow. Here’s how: -For now and the foreseeable future, temperatures will still […]

Reporter Food: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich at Highland House

November 20th 2018

Reporter Food: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich at Highland House (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 20, 2018) Highland, MI-Highland House has been a community staple since it opened in 1976. Earlier this year Highland House Restaurant opened in a brand new building next to their former location, which has since been torn down. Recently I made my […]

Ferndale Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Ferndale Ready for Small Business Saturday (Downtown Ferndale, Nov. 19, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The movement to support local communities by shopping local has taken hold across the country, but few places are more committed to this effort than here in Oakland County. On Monday, October 22, 2018, Ferndale City Council proclaimed November 24, […]

Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday (Downtown Berkley, Nov. 19, 2018) BERKLEY, MI. – The Berkley Downtown Development Authority (DDA) heralds the holidays with a month-long celebration filled with events and activities the whole family can enjoy during MerriMonth. Beginning Nov. 24 and continuing through Dec. 24, visitors to the […]

Royal Oak Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Royal Oak Ready for Small Business Saturday (Downtown Royal Oak, Nov. 19, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- The Royal Oak DDA is celebrating the independently operated retail shops and boutiques in our downtown on Small Business Saturday, this November 24th, by launching several initiatives that include free parking in the parking garages on Small Business […]

Schools Step Up Incentives to Attract Substitutes

November 19th 2018

Schools Step Up Incentives to Attract Substitutes (Lara Mossa, Nov. 19, 2018) Hazel Park, Ferndale, MI- With an improving economy, school districts in the area and throughout the country are struggling to find substitute teachers. At least two local school systems have increased wages to attract candidates to the job. “All of our districts have […]

Cost of Stamps to Increase in January

November 19th 2018

  Cost of Stamps to Increase in January (USPS, Nov. 19, 2018) WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately […]

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9

November 18th 2018

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9 Holly, MI – Hear ye! Hear ye! We wish to welcome you to the quaint and beautiful Village of Holly, Michigan! Step back in time this holiday season to the days of Charles Dickens and become part of “A Christmas Carol.” Stroll the streets, visit the unique […]