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Judge Decides To Wait On Adoption, Gay Marriage Decision (video)

March 9th 2013

“The court believes it could craft an opinion on this matter, but no matter what I did would not satisfy either side,” he said. “Hopefully the Supreme Court will give us some direction. I think it’s important for this case to move forward, but the court believes I should stay a decision until these decisions.”

Issues and Ale: Discussion on Public Education March 26

March 8th 2013

Issues and Ale is an event series co-sponsored by Michigan Radio and the Center for Michigan designed to engage people in conversations about important issues facing Michigan in an informal atmosphere. Stop by, have a drink, and join in the conversation.

DDA Recommends Rollback in Parking Rates & Hours

March 8th 2013

While the DDA has urged the city to improve the system, it has also become a partner with the city as a member of the City’s Parking Management Team. The DDA advocates for increased capacity and better management with professional audits and ongoing vetting of best practices in downtown parking management.

Sen. Carl Levin announces he will not seek re-election in 2014

March 7th 2013

As Barbara and I struggled with the question of whether I should run again, we focused on our belief that our country is at a crossroads that will determine our economic health and security for decades to come. We decided that I can best serve my state and nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us that I am in a position to help address; in other words, by doing my job without the distraction of campaigning for re-election.

For the Love of Reading Artist Reception March 8

March 7th 2013

An Artists’ Reception will be held at the library on Friday, March 8, 7 – 9pm with live music by Honest to Goodness, featuring The Mythics. And there will be refreshments!

Celebrating reading and literature’s ability to inspire, “For the Love of Reading” is an art exhibition …

Ferndale Recreation’s Summer Jobs Available

March 7th 2013

Interested applicants should apply on the City of Ferndale website For questions regarding the position please contact Jill Manchik at or call 248-544-6767.

Senator Vincent Gregory Coffee Hour March 14th

March 7th 2013

State Senator Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) is inviting members of the community to join him for coffee and conversation regarding state and community issues—including the Michigan 2020 Plan to provide free college tuition to all Michigan students—on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Ferndale

Strategic Plan Moves Forward: How you can get involved

March 6th 2013

In partnership with the School Improvement Team, the Strategic Plan Steering Committee is requesting that individuals from the community at-large (not district parents or employees) complete a survey on the school climate. The Community Survey is accessible via this link:

2013 Pride Planning Underway (video)

March 6th 2013

Planning is well underway for the annual Ferndale Pride festival set for Saturday June 1st, 2013, with events all that week and weekend. The family-friendly event celebrates LGBT culture and activism, as well as the general diversity of the Ferndale community….Ferndale Pride is accepting volunteers, sponsors and booth rentals. Find out more at

Police Report: $16 Dine and Dash Leads to Fleeing and Eluding Arrest

March 6th 2013

The officers discussed the matter with Stanfield and gave him the opportunity to return to the restaurant rather than pay the bill. As the officers stood next to Stanfield, he put the car in gear, turned into the traffic lane (causing the officers to move or be run over), yell an obscenity at them, and sped off. Officers pursued as Stanfield fled at high rates of speeds through Detroit streets…