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What’s Being Built in Ferndale? Check Out These Developments

February 17th 2017

What’s Being Built in Ferndale?  Check Out These Developments (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale is the hot spot for development these days, with several apartment buildings and other construction projects in the works.  If all these projects are successful, there will be at least 428 apartments as well as an […]

Ferndalehaus Gets Approval for Phase Two of Development

January 19th 2017

Ferndalehaus Gets Approval for Phase Two of Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With shovels in the ground for the first phase of construction at the former Save-a-Lot property in Downtown Ferndale, developers of Ferndalehaus are ready to move forward with phase two after getting approval from the Planning Commission on […]

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

January 18th 2017

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of […]

Ferndale Passes Resolutions on Pipeline Protest and Being Bat-Friendly

December 20th 2016

Ferndale Passes Resolutions About DAPL Protests and Bats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Fendale City Council passed two resolutions Monday night. One proclaims the city to be bat-friendly and establishes Oct. 31 as “The Night of the Bat.” The other resolution “proclaims support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to […]

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder

August 29th 2016

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Berkley, MI – The death of Amy Brede sent shock and sadness through the Ferndale community where the 39 year old woman was strangled to death in her back yard by a male acquaintance.  The killer Matthew […]

Clawson Skate Park, Hazel Park John R Plan Among Projects Vying for MML Award

June 30th 2016

Clawson Skate Park, Hazel Park John R Plan Among Projects Vying for MML Award (Michigan Municipal League, June 30, 2016) Clawson, MI – Thirteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving communities throughout Michigan are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are […]

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

June 15th 2016

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the […]

Rib Burn Out Raises Money for Ferndale Charities

May 14th 2016

Rib Burn Out Raises Money for Ferndale Charities (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The annual Rib Burn Out was moved to May 14th from it’s traditional winter date in hopes of avoiding the snow.  The plan almost worked but for a brief round of hail that fell during the celebration.  Thankfully […]

Clean the Ferndale Up! May 21

April 17th 2016

Clean the Ferndale Up! May 21 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The 5th annual Clean the Ferndale Up! returns on Saturday, May 21, 2016. A fun-tastic day for families, friends and co-workers to volunteer together for sprucing the areas within the community. This year’s primary project will be the campus of the Kulick Community Center. […]

Ferndale Garage Sales West Side June 25, East Side July 9

April 16th 2016

Ferndale Garage Sales West Side June 25, East Side July 9 (EVENT page) WEST SIDE Ferndale Garage Sale is Saturday, JUNE 25th EAST SIDE Ferndale Garage Sale is Saturday, JULY 9th Facebook Event Link (check for posts about locations etc): https://www.facebook.com/events/436005159868773/ * PERMITS: Are NOT required in the city of Ferndale. * Make and manage […]