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Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]

Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position

March 15th 2019

Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks will be leaving his position as Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Director to work as the Community & Economic Development Director for Madison Heights. Hicks came to Ferndale in 2015 after […]

Madison Heights Community Coalition Seeking Nominations for Youth Awards

March 10th 2019

Madison Heights Community Coalition Seeking Nominations for Youth Awards (MHCC, March 10, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- The annual Madison Heights Community Coalition Youth Recognition Breakfast is May 2nd, and we need student nominations based on two categories: Category 1: Exceptional Service to Others—displays incredible initiative and extreme concern for others. Category 2: Overcoming Personal Challenges—achievements […]

Madison Heights/HP State of the Cities Breakfast March 1

February 19th 2019

Madison Heights/Hazel Park State of the Cities Breakfast March 1 Madison Heights, Hazel Park, MI – The Madison Heights – Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual State of the Cities address on March 1, 2019. The breakfast event takes place at Shelving Inc. at 29275 Stephenson, Madison Heights, MI 48071 from 7:30am […]

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit

February 18th 2019

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit (Kymm Clark, Clark’s Fabrication, Madison Heights Arts and Culture Advisory Board, Feb. 18, 2019) Madison Heights, MI –  “I just wish I could draw a stick figure…” This is a common expression us creative types hear. It’s the age old assumption that artists are […]

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in…

January 12th 2019

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in Garbage-Eating, Giving Birth (Lara Mossa, Jan. 12, 2019) MADISON HEIGHTS – The white short-haired goat came to the window and nibbled on the banana peel. George Barndollar stroked her furry head while he fed her. This is not an unusual sight for students at Madison High School. […]

Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit

November 27th 2018

  Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Santa Claus made his way to Madison Heights Tuesday to help the city welcome the holidays with hot cocoa, cookies, music and a tree lighting ceremony. With his sleigh was in the shop getting tuned up […]

Madison Hts. Narrows Down City Manager Search, Final Interviews Nov. 8

November 2nd 2018

Madison Hts. Narrows Down City Manager Search, Final Interviews Nov. 8 Madison Heights officials have selected two finalists for the open City Manager position: Melissa Marsh and Khalfani Stephens. Marsh is currently the acting City Manager, Finance Director/Treasurer of Madison Heights. Stephens is currently the Executive Director of the Development Authority of Clayton County, Georgia. […]

Weekend Closure of I-696 Westbound

June 20th 2018

Weekend Closure of I-696 Westbound (Michigan Dept. of Transportation, June 20, 2018) Macomb County, MI – CLOSURE START DATE:  Friday, June 22, 2018 8 p.m. – ramp closures begin 9 p.m. – freeway closed CLOSURE END DATE: Monday, June 25, 2018 5 a.m. OVERALL PROJECT END DATE: November 201 PROJECT DETAILS: The Michigan Department of […]

JJs in Madison Heights Expanding with Art Gallery/Bar

June 18th 2018

JJs in Madison Heights Expanding with Art Gallery/Bar (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – The owners of JJ’s Bar and Grill have come up with a vision of bringing the artistic community together with a new addition to their 26085 John R Rd location. Every Artist Bar and Gallery will be […]