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Sixth Annual Stormwater Summit Oct. 5

September 15th 2018

Sixth Annual Stormwater Summit Oct. 5 Southfield, MI- On Friday, October 5, 2018, Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, in partnership with Pure Oakland Water, and Lawrence Technological University, will host the 6th Annual Stormwater Summit. The summit will begin at 9 a.m. at Lawrence Technological University, located at 21000 West Ten Mile Road, […]

Farmington Hills City-Wide Open House Sept. 30

August 30th 2018

Farmington Hills City-Wide Open House Sept. 30 Farmington Hills, MI- The City of Farmington Hills will host a City-Wide Open House on Sunday, September 30 from noon to 4 p.m. on the City Hall campus at the corner of Eleven Mile and Orchard Lake Roads. Learn about the Fire Department, the Police Department, the Division […]

Northville Welcomes New DPW Director Loyd Cureton

March 25th 2018

Northville Welcomes New DPW Director Loyd Cureton (City of Northville, March 25, 2018) Northville, MI – Loyd Cureton was named director of the Department of Public Works (DPW) for the City of Northville and began his new role on March 5. Cureton oversees the delivery of essential services to the community, including water service, sewer, […]

Birmingham DPS Hosting Lunch and Open House May 13

May 7th 2017

Birmingham DPS Hosting Lunch and Open House May 13 (EVENT page) Birmigham, MI – Climb Aboard City Vehicles and Enjoy Lunch at Birmingham’s DPS Open House Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. What: Those of all ages are invited to learn about day-to-day operations at the Department of Public Services (DPS) at […]

Tons of Trucks Event in Rochester Hills May 20

May 1st 2017

Tons of Trucks Event in Rochester Hills May 20 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – Join us for this free family event where spectators have a chance to check out all of our service vehicles and meet our great staff that operate these vehicles! May 20 9a to noon, Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin Rd, […]

Ferndale Elks Honor City Employees and Citizen of the Year

November 12th 2015

Ferndale Elks Honor City Employees and Citizen of the Year (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photos: Kara Sokol, City of Ferndale,  Nov. 12, 2015)   There are many people who make a community great, including the men and women who work for the City itself. Each year the Ferndale Elks Club hosts an event to honor those […]

Fire at Royal Oak DPS Slowed by Sprinkler System

October 30th 2015

Fire at Royal Oak DPS Slowed by Sprinkler System (C. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2015) Thursday evening Royal Oak Fire Department responded to a call for a fire at the Department of Public Service yard. Mayor Jim Ellison wrote about the fire on his Facebook page, stating “We had a fire at the DPS yard this […]

Floods, Basements, Power Lines & Other Rainy Day Concerns Addressed

October 28th 2015

Floods, Basements, Power Lines & Other Rainy Day Concerns Addressed (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 28, 2015)   Metro Detroit’s spring and summer rainy season can cause a lot of concern among residents, particularly after last August’s catastrophic flood. Though Ferndale and surrounding communities have seen several significant rainfalls this season, the news so […]

Clean the Ferndale Up Event Ups Its Game, Even in the Rain

May 16th 2015

Clean the Ferndale Up Event Ups Its Game, Even in the Rain (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 16, 2015) In spite of the rain, over 70 people showed up for a city-wide day of volunteering called Clean the Ferndale Up. Each year the event gets more sophisticated.  This year the addition of recycling drop off and […]

Garbutt Park Gets Better, Inline Hockey Group Gives Back

April 13th 2015

Garbutt Park Gets Better, Inline Hockey Group Gives Back (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2015) The first warm spring weekend brought volunteers from Ferndale and beyond to Garbutt Park to help the DPW with the park’s transformation. Garbutt was selected for improvements by the Parks Commission, and the City allocated $99,000 for the purchase of […]