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May 20 – Family Storytime at Berkley Library

May 10th 2019

May 20 – Family Storytime at Berkley Library Berkley, MI  – Come read, sing, and play with us! Stories and activities will target ages 2-6, but children of any age and their grown-ups and siblings are welcome. Monday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m.  No registration needed. The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge […]

May 19 – Starting a Butterfly Garden Presentation, Ferndale Library

May 10th 2019

May 19 – Starting a Butterfly Garden Presentation, Ferndale Library Ferndale, MI – On Sunday, May 19th, attendees will learn about tools and tips for starting a new monarch butterfly garden. Managing urban green space for monarch butterflies will benefit many species and your wallet. Milkweed and other native wildflowers provide nectar for pollinators and […]

May 16 –  Eighteen Member Bell Choir at Holly Twp. Library

May 10th 2019

May 16 –  Eighteen Member Bell Choir at Holly Twp. Library Holly, MI – Thu, May 16, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Ringspiration Bell Choir will present an hour program, including Take Me Out to the Ballgame! Watch this 18 member handbell choir in action at Holly Township Library 1116 N. Saginaw Street. More info:  www.hollytownshiplibrary.org ****** […]

Former CVS/Movie Mania Site in Hazel Park to Become Apartments Plus Retail

May 9th 2019

Former CVS/Movie Mania Site in Hazel Park to Become Apartments Plus Retail (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2019) Hazel Park, MI- The Hazel Park Zoning Board held a special meeting Wednesday to approve a height variance that will allow for a four story apartment building with ground level retail at the former CVS/Movie Mania location […]

Reporter Food: Astoria Pastry Shop in Royal Oak

May 9th 2019

Reporter Food: Astoria Pastry Shop in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Astoria Pastry Shop at 320 S Main St in Royal Oak is an essential stop on a foodie tour of Oakland County.  Astoria’s first location opened in Greektown in 1971 and the one in Royal Oak has been […]

I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road 

May 9th 2019

I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road Madison Heights, MI –Work on the I-75 modernization project continues with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contracting crews closing both directions of I-75 between I-696 and Square Lake Road starting at 10 p.m. Friday, May 10. The closure is needed for demolishing the Wattles […]

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Royal Oak Twp Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7…

May 7th 2019

Royal Oak Township Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7, 2019 Election Results   (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2019) Clawson, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, and Walled Lake, MI – Royal Oak Township voters decided against allowing marijuana-related businesses, defeating the May 7 Proposal 1 with 29.44% voting yes, and 70.56% voting […]

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run…

May 6th 2019

Petitions Pulled in Royal Oak, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Commission Royal Oak, MI-  Although the filing deadline is not until 4pm on July 23, several have already requested nominating petitions to be on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot in the City of Royal Oak. City Clerk Melanie Halas provided Oakland County Times with […]

Over a Dozen Have Pulled Petitions for Southfield City Council Race So Far

May 6th 2019

Over a Dozen Have Pulled Petitions for Southfield City Council Race So Far (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Southfield, MI  As of May 1 over a dozen people have requested nominating petitions to run for City Council in Southfield. According to City Clerk Sherikia Hawkins, the following residents have picked up petitions and information […]