Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills

Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills (Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014)   Gather up your girlfriends and join Beaumont for a free evening of health and wellness. Experts from Beaumont will provide information on breast cancer, healthy tips on nutrition and education about integrative medicine and genetics. The evening includes…

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10 (Compiled, Sept. 25, 2014) Event Date: Oct 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Event Location: Fire Station #5 31455 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336 [Location Details|Map] Thousands of residents participate in our Annual Open House each year. It’s a perfect opportunity to meet Farmington…

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees (Crystal A. Proxmire, with thanks to Samantha Meinke, Sept. 22, 2014) The State Bar of Michigan announced winners of their 2014 awards, and those from Oakland County are tops in areas of social justice. Michael L. Pitt, managing partner at Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers received…

County Budget Passes w/Raises… Plus Two Amendments

County Budget Passes with Raises for All Employees, Plus Two Amendments (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) The Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a budget through 2017 which included a series of raises for all County employees, and a couple of last minute amendments. An easy bipartisan pass was an amendment to create…

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have…

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have…

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 8, 2014) The Novi City Council is expected to interview four candidates for City Manager at a special meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 9. Each of the candidates brings an impressive resume to the table. The contenders (and their interview times) are:…

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 8, 2014) The Novi City Council is expected to interview four candidates for City Manager at a special meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 9. Each of the candidates brings an impressive resume to the table. The contenders (and their interview times) are:…

Storm Update and Power Outage Tips

Storm Update and Power Outage Tips (City of Berkley, Sept. 6, 2014) There are 330,000 customers in the DTE Service Territory without power. Power restoration is estimated for Monday, September 8th. A number of linemen from other states are coming in this afternoon and evening to help restore power. Strong winds have caused power lines to…

Warren Man Dead from Downed Power Line, Storm Damage…

Warren Man Dead from Downed Power Line, Storm Damage Through Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) A swift but powerful storm hit SE Michigan Friday night, causing downed trees and branches, downed power lines and at least one death. Click on Detroit reports that a man at 13870 Julius Ave in Warren went into…