Springfield Twp/Davisburg

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage

April 25th 2016

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI –  Taxpayers will likely be asked to approve an extension of the tri county millage to continue funding the Detroit Zoo. The current .1 mill tax expires in 2018, but the process to put it on the […]

Easter Egg Hunt in Davisburg March 25

March 17th 2016

Easter Egg Hunt in Davisburg March 25 (EVENT page) Hop on out to Mill Pond Park for our eggcellent 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  Our colorful Easter eggs will be filled with candy, toys, or prizes. The Easter Bunny will also be there so parents please bring your camera phones and/or camera to capture the […]

Accidental Shooting in Springfield Township

March 5th 2016

Accidental Shooting in Springfield Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 5, 2016) INCIDENT:  11:07 hrs. – March 3, 2016 – Springfield Township – Accidental Shooting – #16-36250 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 17000 block of Sleepy Hollow Blvd for an accidental discharge of a 12 gauge shotgun inside of a residence.  While attempting to […]

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Fiesta Fundraiser for Oakland Co. Fair Feb. 27

February 10th 2016

Fiesta Fundraiser for Oakland Co. Fair Feb. 27 (EVENT page) Springfield Twp, MI – The 10th Annual Fiesta Fundraiser & Silent Auction Save the date, our 10th Annual Fiesta Fundraiser & Silent Auction is Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Springfield Oaks Activity Center.  Admission/dinner is $7.00 in advance or $8.00 at the door.   Advanced […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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