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Developers Come Down on Units for Taft Development

May 26th 2017

Developers Come Down on Units for Taft Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Planning continues for the development of the Taft School site at Allen Rd and Fielding in Ferndale, with developers Robertson Brothers reducing the number of proposed homes from 90 to 81. The builders held a public info meeting […]

Info Meeting on Taft School Property Redevelopment in Ferndale May 25

May 16th 2017

Info Meeting on Taft School Property Redevelopment in Ferndale May 25 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Robertson Homes is hosting a meeting for those interested in learning more about proposed plans at the Taft School property which they purchased from Ferndale Schools.  The meeting will be on Thursday, May 25 between 6p-7pm at Ferndale Library, […]

Ferndale’s MEAP Scores

February 16th 2013

Results from the Fall 2012 MEAP tests were released statewide this week. In Ferndale, the Curriculum & Instruction Team has reviewed the Ferndale School’s student results which include Grades 3-9. Ferndale’s results show significant increases in proficiency in reading, math, and science. Barbara Evoe, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction says…

In the Dales, Talking Taft

November 17th 2012

…over 50 residents, including Digital Learning Center school staff, the school’s police liaison, and Mayor Dave Coulter, attended to hear presentations from Renee Hurd, school improvement Coordinator, Gary Meier, Ferndale school district representative, and Police Chief Tim Collins about school program changes and safety at the high school.

Six People Arrested in Fight at Taft (DLC)

October 25th 2012

Officers had to subdue one student by use of a TASER. Eventually six people were arrested for their involvement in the incident. Five of the males (three 18 years old, two 17 years old) are still in custody and a female (18) has been released pending further investigation.

Police Arrest Suspects in Taft School Shooting

February 1st 2012

One of the two has been released pending further investigation. Another remains in custody and is suspected of being the gunman in the incident.

Police Report: Increased Robberies

December 15th 2011

Unfortunately we have reports of three recent robberies other than the Charter One bank robbery and the Taft School shooting.

Victim Still in Hospital, Shooter Still at Large

December 13th 2011

The shooter is still at large. Lt. William Wilson released the following description:

Taft Students Arrested for Home Invasion

October 6th 2010

Three men were arrested for breaking into a Ferndale home on Farmdale yesterday afternoon at about 2:45 p.m. …(read more)