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Key to Success in Rain Garden & Native Landscape Design for Cities

October 23rd 2017

The Key to Success in Rain Garden and Native Landscape Design for Cities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2017) Southfield, MI – Many communities are embracing the idea of using natural, native landscaping as a way to both beautiful their public spaces and to help reduce storm water related issues such as flooding. But what […]

Ferndale Councilperson Melanie Piana Selected Michigan Municipal League Board Vice President

September 14th 2017

Ferndale Councilperson Melanie Piana Selected Michigan Municipal League Board Vice President (Michigan Municipal League, Sept. 14, 2017) HOLLAND, Michigan – Ferndale City Councilmember Melanie Piana was selected as the 2017-18 vice president of the Michigan Municipal League Board of Trustees. Piana was named board vice president by the 19-member board during the Michigan Municipal League’s […]

Getting to Arts, Beats & Eats and Figuring Out Where to Park

August 31st 2017

Getting to Arts, Beats & Eats and Figuring Out Where to Park (Arts, Beats, and Eats, Aug. 31, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Downtown Royal Oak is going to be crowded this Labor Day weekend- to ensure you don’t need to worry about finding a spot, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats has worked out an […]

Ferndale School District Announces Food Restrictions

August 19th 2017

Ferndale School District Announces Food Restrictions (Dania H. Bazzi, PhD, Superintendent Ferndale Schools) For the 2017-2018 school year the Ferndale Early Childhood Center, Ferndale Lower Elementary School, and Ferndale Upper Elementary School will be peanut, tree nut, and sesame restricted. Safety is the top priority of our school family.  This year we have had several […]

Hundreds Rally in Royal Oak to Support Transgender Troops

July 30th 2017

Hundreds Rally in Royal Oak to Support Transgender Troops (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – In spite of the pain that came with President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning tweet announcing that transgender people would no longer be welcome in the military, there was an atmosphere of hope and love at a […]

Lathrup Village Terminates Contract with City Administrator Andy Potter

June 13th 2017

Lathrup Village Terminates Contract with City Administrator Andy Potter (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2017) Lathrup Village, MI – Residents and employees spilled out into the hallway at an over-capacity special meeting Monday night where Lathrup Village City Council voted unanimously to terminate the contract of City Administrator Andy Potter based on his evaluation by […]

More Middle Housing Choices Coming to Ferndale

May 25th 2017

Part I: More Housing Choices Are Coming to Ferndale (Ferndale Mayor Pro Tem Melanie Piana, May 25, 2017, orig. May 18, 2017 at Meltropolis.com) Housing for All Ferndalians & Income Levels This is a two part blog post on the development growth spurt and new housing in Ferndale. In Part One: I explore why new […]

Doggies Get Wrapped up in Claws and Paws Event

May 21st 2017

Doggies Get Wrapped up in Claws and Paws Event (Mark H. Stowers, May 21, 2017) Clawson, MI – Clawson City Park went to the dogs on Saturday. The 12th Annual Claws and Paws Event was sponsored by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce and brought out dozens of four legged friends to experience the action. Sponsors […]

How to Help Get Moriah to China

April 8th 2017

How to Help Get Moriah to China (Laura J. Champagne, April 8, 2017) Pontiac, MI – For the Mom, there is music; for the daughter, there is language. And the bond gets stronger over a trip to China. The Mother, Melanie Rutherford is a singer/songwriter of national renown and she’s using her music to help […]

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets

March 23rd 2017

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2017) Lansing, MI – Civic leaders came together Tuesday to learn about topics important to local governments including “Complete Streets.” Representatives of Ferndale, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo sat on a Michigan Municipal League’s Capitol Conference panel Tuesday to share what successes their communities have […]