MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes

  MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2018) Lansing, MI – In response to the Flint water crisis, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is revising the lead and copper rule that determines the levels of permissible contamination.  The rule, which has not…

Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director

Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI-  After two years as Executive Director of Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center in Ferndale, Susan Ersparmer has resigned in the midst of financial concerns and staff issues.  Following Erspamer’s resignation, the Board of Directors voted Wednesday night to appoint…

MML#1: Having Civil Discussions on Local Topics

MML#1: Having Civil Discussions on Local Topics (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2018) Lansing, MI- “Some conversations you know you’re just going to leave those conversations feeling drained,” said State Representative Donna Lasinski as she led a discussion on “Public Engagement and Civility in Local Government” at the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference March 21. …

MML#1: Having Civil Discussions on Local Topics

MML#1: Having Civil Discussions on Local Topics (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2018) Lansing, MI- “Some conversations you know you’re just going to leave those conversations feeling drained,” said State Representative Donna Lasinski as she led a discussion on “Public Engagement and Civility in Local Government” at the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference March 21. …

Valentine Distilling Celebrates New Still w/Ribbon Cutting Party

Valentine Distilling Celebrates New Still w/Ribbon Cutting Party Ferndale, MI – As Ferndale-based Valentine Distilling reaches the ten year mark, the world-recognized micro distillery has invested in expanding their capacity – including a big shiny addition. On March 22 they celebrated the arrival of Sherbert, a new custom made 1,500 gallon still imported from the…