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Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home

January 20th 2019

Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home (Cheryl Weiss, Jan. 20, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- Keller was with his buddy, Helen, under a dresser on a hot August afternoon when the rescuers came.  They were the last of many cats in the last room that Madison Heights Animal Control officers […]

Prevent Tragedy by Knowing Facts about Carbon Monoxide

November 12th 2017

Prevent Tragedy by Knowing Facts about Carbon Monoxide (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2017) Each year people die from Carbon Monoxide poisoning. This Carbon Monoxide Safety Fact Sheet can help ensure you have all of the recommended warning, detection, and preventative maintenance measures in place to keep you and your family safe to avoid tragedy. The […]

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge

September 20th 2017

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge (Jan Treuter, photos Tom Treuter, Sept. 20, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The owners of four homes were honored for their beautification efforts at the Pleasant Ridge City Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. They were selected by a committee of seven residents, facilitated by City Commissioner Jay Foreman. […]

Neighbors Want Holiday Market Owner to Remove Blighted Home

August 11th 2017

Neighbors Want Holiday Market Owner to Remove Blighted Home (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – A dilapidated house in Royal Oak was the subject of a neighborhood meeting Wednesday evening at Wendland Park where over 40 residents came together to discuss the blight with Royal Oak Mayor Mike Fournier. The house, […]

Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch April 22

April 9th 2016

Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch April 22 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch Friday, April 22 at 10:45 am Cranbrook House 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 248.645.3149 | houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu Celebrate spring with a tour and lunch at historic Cranbrook House; the 1908 English-Tudor manor designed […]

BetterBuildings Program for Home Owners Ends March 31

February 28th 2013

Residents who sign up for BetterBuildings for Michigan will get a comprehensive energy audit at a discounted cost of $100. During the audit, a Certified Building Analyst will use high tech equipment to pinpoint where homes are losing energy and detect structural leaks, air infiltration and inadequate insulation. Residents will also get CFL lightbulbs, a low-flow shower head and…