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Berkley Accepting Applications to Fill Council Vacancy

February 7th 2018

Berkley Accepting Applications to Fill Council Vacancy (City of Berkley, Feb. 7, 2018) Berkley, MI –  Berkley residents interested in serving the community have a second opportunity to apply for an open City Council seat. On Monday, February 5, the council held a thoughtful discussion on establishing an appropriate process to select a qualified resident […]

Clawson Candidate Interviews 2017

October 25th 2017

Clawson Candidate Interviews 2017 Oakland County Times has invited all local candidates seeking office on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot to do a video interview.  Below are the ones who accepted. Click on the picture to view. In Clawson Deborah Wooley is running unopposed for Mayor. She did not return our request for interview. For […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Dan Lauffer for Walled Lake City Council

September 25th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview:  Dan Lauffer for Walled Lake City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2017) Walled Lake, MI – Dan Lauffer is one of five candidates running for three seats on the Walled Lake City Council in the Nov. 7, 2017 election. Also on the ballot are Gabriel Costanzo, Bennett Lublin, John Owsinek and […]

LWV Candidate Forum for Southfield Council and Clerk Oct. 3

August 31st 2017

LWV Candidate Forum for Southfield Council and Clerk Oct. 3 Southfield, MI – The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for Southfield City Council and Clerk candidates. Here is the info: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:30 PM Southfield Public Library Auditorium 26300 Evergreen Rd. Southfield, MI 48076 City of Southfield: City Council […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux

August 26th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy (Andrew) LeCureaux is running for re-election on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot.  There are four seats on the ballot with the top two vote-getters taking four-year terms and the second pair […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Hazel Park Mayor Janice Parisi Resigns

December 14th 2016

Hazel Park Mayor Janice Parisi Resigns (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park Mayor Janice Parisi announced at Tuesday’s City Council meeting that she was resigning as Mayor due to health issues. In her letter to council she wrote “It is with a heavy heart that I must resign my […]

Council Gets Sworn In, Appointments Get Made

February 1st 2012

The Jan. 9, 2012 Ferndale City Council meeting was packed with those wanting to see their elected officials get sworn in from their victories in November. Mayor Dave Coulter, who had been appointed by City Council for a partial first term when former Mayor Craig Covey was elected to County Commissioner, had his second swearing in by The Honorable Judge Joseph Longo.

City Commissions Have Open Seats

December 6th 2011

Do you have a passion that could help move the city forward? Ferndale’s Boards and Commissions offer a variety of ways to put your skills and knowledge to work for the common good, and several have openings at this time.

Pay by Phone Parking System Launches Thursday

November 16th 2011

A big change will eliminate the need for small change in Downtown Ferndale when the district officially launches Parkmobile, a pay-by-phone parking system this Thursday, November 17.