Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a…

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2015) “Volunteering helps people be part of something bigger than themselves. Twenty years ago we all didn’t have these little boxes, these cell phones and computers, that made us feel connected, so people got involved in things. Now it’s harder to find volunteers.…

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2015) Standing at the edge of Pontiac’s Phoenix Center, with three levels of parking below and a lovely pedestrian plaza with a high quality amphitheater nearly deserted around him, Mike Stephens could not help but notice the irony of…

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches ShopLocal Dollars

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches ShopLocal Dollars (RRC Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) Online Gift Certificate Program to keep Shopping in Greater Rochester Communities Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber (RRC) is pleased to announce the launch of their new ShopLocal Dollars program, an economic initiative focused on engaging local businesses in the growing gift…

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…