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Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved

June 21st 2013

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved (C. Proxmire, June 21, 2013) Despite resolutions against it by the cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park and Detroit, The Southeastern Michigan Council of Government (SEMCOG) voted this week to approve their 2040 Regional Transit Plan that includes the widening of I-75. According to the plan, […]

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved

June 21st 2013

Despite resolutions against it by the cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park and Detroit, The Southeastern Michigan Council of Government (SEMCOG) voted this week to approve their 2040 Regional Transit Plan that includes the widening of I-75.

Water Bill Worries Explained

April 29th 2013

The increasing cost of water, along with complications from a recent water meter reader change, have got Ferndale residents worried about their water bills. Some have reported bills increasing to over $1,000, while rumors and speculations have flooded social media sites.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

April 29th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Below are the most recent job listings:

Transgender Day of Empowerment at Affirmations April 27

April 27th 2013

The event takes place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale. The Gender Identity Network Alliance (GINA) organizes the event. Various panel discussions, speakers, and a room full of tables with resources for transgender people, gender variant people, parents, doctors, teachers, activists, allies and people who simply want to learn more will be available. There will even be cupcakes from Cupcake Station and other food from Buffalo Wild Wings and Como’s.

Livernois Road Diet Discussion April 24, 2013

April 24th 2013

Adjacent home and business owners, as well as community stakeholders, are invited to engage in the process before final designs are approved and construction begins for the corridor. The meeting will occur April 24th, 2013 at 6:00pm in the Ferndale Public Library located at 222 E Nine Mile Rd, Ferndale, Michigan 48220.

Woodward Ave. Complete Streets Forums April 17-19

April 16th 2013

The Complete Streets Initiative for the Woodward corridor was first announced in August, 2011 when the WA3 received a $752,000 Federal Highway Administration Grant to help Transform Woodward and prepare a Complete Streets Master Plan for the 27-mile Woodward Avenue.

Rust Belt Makes Goal, Gets Ready for Remodel

March 19th 2013

Chris and Tiffany Best of The Rust Belt Market have reached their $20,000 Kickstarter goal to help them remodel their large artists’ market. Now the real work begins, as they prepare to create an event space that will allow them to host events during the week without worrying about the security of the artists who have booth areas at the market.

Wounded Warrior Fundraiser at Loving Touch March 14

March 13th 2013

100% of all proceeds to Hooligans For Heroes (including merchandise sales available at the event and tickets to the concert) go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project.

DDA Addresses Parking Problems

February 9th 2013

Changes to the parking system have been creating confusion and frustration throughout Ferndale’s parking lots. The new central pay stations went live last week, leaving some visitors literally out in the cold as people waited in line to figure out how to use the multi-space kiosks. The new machines come along with higher parking rates, further upsetting visitors are used to putting a quarter in at their respective space and walking away.