Waterford

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 […]

Two Muses Theatre Finds New Home in Waterford after Barnes & Noble Closure

January 3rd 2016

Two Muses Theatre Finds New Home in Waterford after Barnes & Noble Closure (Diane Hill, Two Muses Theatre, Jan. 3, 2015) Waterford, MI – The show must go on. And for Two Muses Theatre, there’s no exception. For the past five years, Two Muses Theatre, a professional, non-profit theatre, has produced award-winning plays and musicals […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling

December 28th 2015

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling (Nan Kerr-Mueller, Dec. 28, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Last month I started a quest to find some counseling help for a young adult in my life. They did not currently have health insurance and were having trouble finding someone that would see them. I started with Easter Seals as […]