Pontiac

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault

January 11th 2016

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault (HAVEN, Jan. 11, 2016) PONTIAC, MI – HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today the Grand Opening of its new facility, at 801 Vanguard Drive in Pontiac. Completed in 18 months, the new 36,000 square […]

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 […]

Yaktown Poets Revue Motown Madness Feb. 12

January 9th 2016

Yaktown Poets Revue Motown Madness Feb. 12 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Yaktown Poets Revue Motown Madness Friday, Feb. 12 8pm-11pm Pontiac Creative Arts Center, 47 Williams St, Pontiac, MI 48341 MOTOWN MADNESS!!!! The Yaktown Poets are gearing up for the first Yaktown Poets Revue of 2016, and we want to spend that evening with […]

March 8 Ballot: Pontiac Charter Change and School Millage

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Pontiac Charter Change and School Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Voters in the City of Pontiac and in the Pontiac School District will have ballot proposals on March 8, 2016 Primary Election ballot. A Charter Amendment would update the Election Commission to include “City Treasurer” instead of […]

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 […]

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program

January 5th 2016

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program (Better Pontiac, Jan. 5, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the platform Indiegogo in order to generate funds for a local comic book art workshop in Downtown Pontiac. Better Pontiac Nonprofit is organizing the second semester of the Comic Workshop for […]

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. […]

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts

January 3rd 2016

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Ah.  Donuts.  There is no more perfect food for when I have to wake up early to go to a meeting of some sort.  Convenient, cheap, a burst of sugary energy, and easy to eat in the car – what more could […]

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac

January 3rd 2016

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac FROM DAY SHIFT: 1-2-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 1-3-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 15:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Structure Fire / OCSO Fire Investigations Unit Call-out – #16-798 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Cesar Chavez assist the Waterford Regional Fire Department […]

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