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May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5

May 2nd 2015

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) The last time the City Charter for Pontiac was revised, the year was 1981. Since that time, the City has seen many changes including years with an emergency financial manager, the dismantling of the police, fire and water […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Suspect Arraigned in Murder of Apartment Painter in Pontiac

April 29th 2015

Suspect Arraigned in Murder of Apartment Painter in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 29, 2015) 41 year old Pontiac resident Sammy Hall was arraigned today in front of Judge Preston Thomas of the 50th District Court in the murder of Anthony Hardie of Detroit. He is charged with First Degree Murder and Use of […]

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac

April 26th 2015

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff, April 26, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:53 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation. #15-61589 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 10 block of S. Mill Street on the report of a person who had been shot.  Deputies searched the apartment building and located an apartment door […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd.

April 20th 2015

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 20, 2105)   The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred at 7:08 p.m. on South Blvd near Woodward. A 24 year old […]

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