Injunction Granted Against Ballot Proposal Gag Order

Injunction Granted Against Ballot Proposal Gag Order (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Ann Arbor, MI – U.S. District Court Judge John Corbett O’Meara today issued a preliminary injunction to stop the enforcement of a “gag order” provision in Public Act 269 that unconstitutionally was keeping school district and local government officials from…

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Berkley, MI – The Friends of the Berkley Public Library partnered with an anonymous donor to purchase $1,000 worth of early reader books for the library’s collection. With the generous donation, over 100 new items were purchased…

Ferndale Council to Vote Monday on Motorama Motel’s License

Police Recommend Not Renewing Motorama License, Council to Vote Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2016)   Ferndale, MI – The Motorama Motel could lose its business operating license on Monday depending on a vote of the Ferndale City Council. The Ferndale Police have submitted a report to council outlining the numerous calls for service…

Ferndale Opening Reception for Artist Ryan Vander Ley Feb. 12

Ferndale Opening Reception for Artist Ryan Vander Ley Feb. 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale Opening Reception for Artist Ryan Vander Ley Feb. 12 Level One Bank 22635 Woodward, Ferndale, MI 48220 6pm to 9pm. Hosted by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go…

MDEQ Public Hearing on Proposed Drilling in Southfield Feb. 17

MDEQ Public Hearing on Proposed Drilling in Southfield Feb. 17 (EVENT page)   MDEQ Public Hearing on Proposed Drilling in Southfield Wed, Feb. 17 6pm Southfield High School, 24675 Lahser Rd Word of Faith Church, under the leadership of former Detroit City Councilperson Keith Butler, has entered into an agreement with Jordan Development Company to…

Salon Sunday Featuring Caberet by Jay Kaplan Feb. 21

Salon Sunday Featuring Caberet by Jay Kaplan Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Salon Sunday Featuring Caberet by Jay Kaplan Feb. 21 Dino’s Lounge 22740 Woodward, Ferndale, MI 48220. Hosted by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission. 6pm to 7pm. For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr.

Drugs and Human Trafficking Presentation in Waterford Feb. 23

Drugs and Human Trafficking Presentation in Waterford Feb. 23 (EVENT page) Michigan State Police to Present on Drugs and Human Trafficking in Waterford Feb. 23 Michigan State Police Community Service Trooper Mark Kellar will provide a community education presentation on drugs and human trafficking. This is appropriate for anyone in grade 6 or older. Tuesday,…

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting (Compiled, Feb. 1, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – What happened on Oct. 26, 2015 in the house on Fern Street in Royal Oak where 28-year-old Kenith Tyran Walter was fatally shot? One version of events came out Thursday when the suspect’s girlfriend testified.  Misty Williams, who…

Man and Youngster Die After Falling Through Ice on Alderman Lake

Man and Youngster Die After Falling Through Ice on Alderman Lake (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 1, 2016) UPDATED. Highland Twp, MI -The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office received a call to the Sheriff’s Operations Center at 10:36am reporting a man and his son had fallen through the ice on Alderman Lake in Highland Township while…

Ferndale Library Now Loans Out WiFi HotSpots

Ferndale Library Now Loans Out WiFi HotSpots (FADL Press Release, Feb. 1, 2016) FERNDALE, MI – This February, the Ferndale Library will bring one of its most popular and valuable services, internet access, into library patrons’ homes. Ferndale Area District Library recently joined T-Mobile’s WiFi HotSpot Pilot Program, lending devices for internet access to Ferndale…