Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2015) Royal Oak, MI – While Ferndale and Birmingham opted for settlements, the City of Royal Oak successfully had a lawsuit dismissed over the charging of a fee on water bills to pay for work on the Kuhn Drain.…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Asst. Manager in Royal Oak UPDATED

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Assistant City Manager in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2015) UPDATE:  City Commission approved the promotion on Monday night. Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak City Commission is expected to vote tonight on a measure that would put current Police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue in the unique position…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Kids All Together (KAT), in support of children and teens with special needs, will present its 6th annual Comedy Kick-off on Thursday, December 3, at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy Street…