Pleasant Ridge…Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts

Former Pleasant Ridge Commission Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2014) A lawn-sign stealing scandal has led to a $10,000 (approx.) lawsuit in Pleasant Ridge. The civil matter came about after Ryan Stearn, a candidate for City Commissioner in the Nov. 5, 2013 general election, took hidden-camera photos of…

Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills

Birmingham’s Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills (Baldwin Public Library, Aug. 4, 2014) Fact Sheet Proposed Renewal of the Contract Between the Baldwin Public Library and the City of Bloomfield Hills  What is the Baldwin Public Library? The Baldwin Public Library is the municipal library of Birmingham. Because of its collections, services and…

Guest Column: No on Proposal 14-1

Guest Column: No on Proposal 14-1 (Amy Kerr Hardin, orig. Democracy Tree, Aug. 3, 2014) EDITORS NOTE: This guest column is being presented in balance to a previous story about Propsal One, which can be read at https://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/pleasant-ridge-adopts-resolution-supporting-proposal-1/) Michigan voters will head to the polls to perform their democratic duty by selecting party candidates for…

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 3, 2014) There have been multiple suspected drug deaths reported by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department in recent days. The fatalities are detailed below: INCIDENT:  14:12 Hrs. – July 30, 2014 – Oxford Township – Death Investigation – #14-118493 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to…

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins (Bingham Farms Police, Aug. 3, 2014) The usual quiet around Bingham Farms and Franklin was broken recently.  The Police Department has issued the following information: On Thurs July 31 on Brooks Lane, Bingham Farms (off 12 Mile Rd), at approximately 1-1:30pm, a rear basement pedestrian door was kicked…

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins (Bingham Farms Police, Aug. 3, 2014) The usual quiet around Bingham Farms and Franklin was broken recently.  The Police Department has issued the following information: On Thurs July 31 on Brooks Lane, Bingham Farms (off 12 Mile Rd), at approximately 1-1:30pm, a rear basement pedestrian door was kicked…

Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition Teen Night… Aug. 7

Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition Teen Night to Share Resources and Fun Aug. 7 (Community Coalition Press Release, Aug. 2, 2014) Calling all teens and families! The 2nd Annual Teen Night featuring the Battle of the Bands is being held on Thursday, August 7th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Village of Rochester…

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More (Compiled, Aug. 1, 2014)   Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer sent out remarks to residents and businesses through the Berkley email newsletter, that included sentiments about the recent media coverage of the Vinsetta rezoning request to accommodate new parking lots, Woodward Dream Cruise and more. Here’s what he…