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Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum Seeking Donations

September 1st 2020

According to the campaign page, even while closed, expenses run well over $10,000 a month for rent, electrical service, and maintenance on the machines. Many are antiques; one is more than 100 years old.

Reporter Food: Zeoli’s Modern Italian in Downtown Clawson

September 1st 2020

One of the place I keep being drawn back to is Zeoli’s Modern Italian at 110 E 14 Mile Road in Downtown Clawson.

Candidate Interview: Maxine Gutfreund for Oak Park School Board

September 1st 2020

There are two regular School Board positions available with a six year term.  The candidates are Nen Bailey, Christopher Davis, Al Elvin, Maxine Gutfreund, and Ben Vineburg.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Lisa-Aline Hanes for Royal Oak School Board

September 1st 2020

For voters in the Royal Oak School District, there are six candidates running for four positions on the school board.

2020 Candidate Interview: Dawn Rice for Hazel Park School Board

September 1st 2020

Candidates are Melissa Baldwin, Heidi Fortress, incumbent Rose Mary Hammonds, incumbent Charles Hemple, Ian Lloyd, Dawn Rice, Kristy Schlak, and Lance Starter.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Kelly Brault for Avondale School Board

September 1st 2020

The candidates are Michael Brady, Kelly Brault, Rita Davis, Robbin Hopinks, incumbent Wayne Kakuda, and Lucille Washington.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Ferndale Outlines Ways to Improve Affordable and Inclusive Housing

August 31st 2020

“The data proves we have changing demographics. Stagnant housing does not respond to the needs of the community and I think this gets us moving in the right direction,” Ferndale Mayor Melanie Piana said.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services