Beaumont Asks: What do you want at Northwood Shopping Center

Beaumont Asks: What do you want at Northwood Shopping Center (City of Royal Oak, MI – Take a survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RO_Community As you are probably aware, Beaumont has owned Northwood Shopping Center, on the southwest corner of Woodward and 13 Mile (adjacent to Beaumont, Royal Oak), since the 1980s. The shopping center is old and has maintenance…

Royal Oak Community Hears Plans for New City Hall, Park & Police Station

Royal Oak Community Hears Plans for New City Hall, Park & Police Station (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – City Hall reached capacity and filled up over-flow space for a special meeting to learn about the proposed City Hall development that is currently being negotiated. The public-private partnership would help create…

Officers from 13 Communities Get Narcan Training

Officers from 13 Communities Get Narcan Training (OCCMHA, April 17, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Approximately 30 police officers from 13 Oakland County communities attended a free training to become Naloxone trainers during an event hosted by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA) on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Resource and Crisis Center. Naloxone,…

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2016) Lansing, MI – Only four states have reduced the amount of tax dollars going to municipal governments, and of those Michigan has decreased funding the most.  Robert Kleine of Great Lakes Economic Consulting spoke about the subject…

DRIVE Group Advocates at County Commission Meeting for Public Transit

DRIVE Group Advocates at County Commission Meeting for Public Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Members of an interfaith group called DRIVE (Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity) spoke Thursday to the County Commission about the upcoming ballot measure to fund regional public transit through Metro Detroit. Ballot language is not…

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship (Compiled, March 16, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – High School Seniors throughout Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb Counties are invited to apply for the Robert A. Schuele Scholarship through Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The scholarship provides one recipient with…