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Council Meeting Turns Concert of Praise

December 31st 2010

The Council Meeting of Dec. 28, 2010 turned into a concert of praise for outgoing Mayor Craig Covey, literally. The Mayor’s last Council Meeting crescendoed with presentations for the outgoing Mayor from many in the Ferndale Community, including a surprise performance… (read more)

Committee Recommends Headlee Override

December 30th 2010

The Financial Planning Committee held a public meeting on Dec. 29, 2010 to present options to residents for balancing the city’s budget, recommending that Council puts a Headlee Over-Ride on the ballot for the residents to vote on. The presentation was just a rough draft of what the Committee will be presenting to Council, who will make the ultimate decision of how to move forward.

Best Wines of 2010

December 28th 2010

This has been a fun and interesting year for wine. We’ve been able to hone our selection even further, sussing out good deals where there were thought to be none, fighting to get products desired but not previously available in Michigan brought in, and most importantly of all, helping the customers at Western Market find real wine that they can connect with.

Pub Crawl Proceeds Given to Local Charities

November 16th 2010

The totals are in from this year’s Pub Crawl, with $23,000 raised for charity at the signature annual Ferndale event.

Walking in Downtown Ferndale

November 16th 2010

It’s a solution has been considered for over ten years. The city of Ferndale, with a population of over 20,000, and key location on Woodward Avenue, has contemplated the idea of creating elevated walkways across Woodward Avenue, the state highway that divides the city in half.

Ferndale Orchestra Mentorship Program

November 16th 2010

A new mentorship program was launched during this past month for Ferndale Schools orchestra students.

Fashion by Whitney: House of Chants

November 16th 2010

One thing that catches your eye when you walk into Linda’s boutique is how the garments and accessories are arranged. You can definitely tell that it was art-inspired from the way the belts are criss-crossed on the table to the displays in the front window.

Zumba: Getting Ferndale Movin’

November 1st 2010

A new six week class starts Nov. 4, and meets every Thursday at 6:00pm at the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois. Although online registration is closed, those interested in taking the class can sign up in person or by phone at (248) 544-6767. More information about Ferndale Recreation Activities can be found at www.ferndalerecreation.org.

Mayor Gives Senior Town Hall Speech

November 1st 2010

Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey continued his annual tradition of joining The Ferndale Seniors for a Town Hall Meeting and luncheon on Oct. 27, 2010.

Waggs & Wishes Pet Picks for Nov. 1, 2010

November 1st 2010

Waggs and Wishes Animal Rescue, located at 521 E. Cambourne, has many dogs and cats that need fostering and/or permanent adoption. The organization stepped up in 2010 after the City eliminated animal control services, and has been saving lives ever since. Not only do they rescue and take in animals, they care for them and work hard to find them loving homes. For more information contact Angie Potter at 734-658-1268 or visit waggsandwishes.org.