Waterford

Waterford: Meet w/Congressman Dave Trott, and State Reps Runestad and Tedder Feb. 4

January 16th 2016

Waterford: Meet w/Congressman Dave Trott, and State Reps Runestad and Tedder Feb. 4 (EVENT page) Waterford, MI – If you are looking for an opportunity to have your voice heard about the important issues facing all of us at the state and federal levels, then you will want to join the North Oakland Republican Club […]

Local Art Love: Vincent Cervantez (video)

January 15th 2016

Local Art Love: Vincent Cervantez (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2016) “Exploring the space between light and dark.” That’s what artist Vincent Cervantez said is the crux of his work. The Waterford man recently had an artist reception at Level One Bank Gallery in Ferndale to cap off his exhibition there. His paintings captured […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 8 Ballot: Waterford Schools Bond

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Waterford Schools Bond (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2016) Waterford, MI – The Waterford Board of Education approved a recommendation from Waterford School District Administration to hold a March 8, 2016 bond election. The Waterford community will be asked to approve a $100 million bond that will not, when approved, increase current […]

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. […]

January Businesses Workshops through Oakland County

January 5th 2016

January Businesses Workshops through Oakland County (Oakland County One Stop Shop, Jan. 5, 2015) Waterford, MI – Start the year off on the right foot with a stop into the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center. Classes for business loans, expansion and starting a business are available to seasoned business professionals and new entrepreneurs. Learn […]