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“Build the Wall” Rally Planned for Jan. 26 on Woodward Ave.

January 23rd 2019

“Build the Wall” Rally Planned for Jan. 26 on Woodward Ave. (Oakland County Republican Party, Jan. 22, 2019) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Oakland County Republican Party is proud to host ‘Women for Trump’ as they team up with the ladies from ‘100% Fed Up’ to host a “Build the Wall” rally in Bloomfield Hills on […]

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford

February 8th 2015

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford (Press Release, Feb. 8, 2015) State Rep. Jim Tedder invites residents in Waterford Township, Lake Angelus, Clarkston and Independence Township to attend his February office hours. Tedder will host two office hours in February. The first will be Friday, Feb. 13, […]

City Council Selects New City Manager

June 17th 2011

Council interviewed several candidates over the past few months, and narrowed down their search to April McGrath (Assistant City Manager in Ypsilanti), John Gabor (City Manager of Marine City), and Fred Zorn (Deputy City Manager of Southfield). Ultimately they voted to begin negotiations with…

Ferndale Artist’s Granholm Painting Soon to be Revealed at Capitol

April 2nd 2011

Of all the artists in the State who submitted their work, it was Ferndale artist Charles Pompilius who was selected by former Governor Jennifer Granholm to paint her portrait to hang in the State Capitol. The painting will be unveiled on May 6 in a special ceremony in Lansing.

Council Addresses Special Event Concerns

March 21st 2011

In response to concerns raised at the January 24 Council meeting, the Special Events Committee February 15, 2011 met to discuss Council’s comments and concerns and made revisions to the Special Events Policy and Ordinance, most of which were approved by Council.

SAFER Grant in Question…

March 13th 2011

With so many variables in the City’s financial future, the Ferndale City Council has decided to delay acceptance of a $851,164 SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant that would allow them to re-hire four laid-off firefighters for a period of two years.

Levin Launches Women’s History Month Essay Competition

March 13th 2011

Students are invited to submit essays between 250 and 500 words by March 28 through Congressman Levin’s congressional Web site (www.house.gov/levin/womenshistory.shtml). Students are asked to submit an essay identifying a woman that inspires them. They are welcome to write on a historical figure, a contemporary figure or someone in their own families.

Meet The People Who Represent You

March 12th 2011

Officials at various levels of government are having events to reach out to Ferndale residents this month. State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton, State Senator Vincent Gregory and Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter all have upcoming events scheduled.

Mr. Warnick Goes to Washington D.C.

March 8th 2011

Board Vice President Keith Warnick and Deputy Superintendent Henry Gold attended the National School Boards Association Federal Relations Network Conference in Washington D. C. The conference provides school districts with information regarding education related legislation, so they may effectively lobby elected representatives during the conference, as well throughout the year.

MML Survey Finds Increasing Shared Resources Among Cities

March 5th 2011

Some 129 communities responding to the MML survey provided details of more than 640 examples of how they are already sharing services, saving taxpayer dollars and improving operational efficiencies.