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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, […]

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 […]

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4

April 8th 2015

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4 (OCRP Press Release, April 8, 2015) The Oakland County Republican Party (OCRP) is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Governor Scott Walker. The 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace […]

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7

April 8th 2015

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7 (TRU Press Release, April 8, 2015) Transportation Riders United announces the nominees of the 2015 Regional Transit Awards! These impressive individuals have shown incredible dedication, creativity, and hard-work in their efforts to improve transit in greater Detroit. For the Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant, the […]

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says

April 4th 2015

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 4, 2015) “I should take every excuse away from you for why you don’t use the service.” That’s the plan coming from the Regional Transit Authority’s CEO Michael Ford as he and his team explore transit options that will connect communities […]

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on…

April 2nd 2015

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on Fair Housing Mission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As Julian Castro grows into his role as the […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

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