Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video)

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2015) With cages of kittens stacked up in the hallways, the echo of endlessly barking dogs, dingy floors, walls painted with fading cartoonish murals, and the endless “here let me move past you”s in the all too…

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) It isn’t just puppies and kitties that get love in Ferndale, people care for the fishes too. A rescue effort is under way to save a group of fish that have called the pond in the Ferndale High School courtyard…

Bloomfield Twp: New Potbelly’s Hosting Pet Fund Fundraiser Nov 16

Bloomfield Twp: New Potbelly’s Hosting Pet Fund Fundraiser Nov. 16 (EVENT page) Oven Warming Party at new Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop to benefit homeless dogs and cats The newest Potbelly Sandwich Shop officially opens in Bloomfield Township on Tuesday, Nov. 17, but don’t miss the Oven Warming Party the day before. Potbelly Sandwich Shop will raise…

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo.…

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home (Waterford Police Report, Oct. 2, 2015) On October 1, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Waterford Officers responded to the 5000 block of Ridge Top Drive for a deceased person. Arriving Officers located a 47 year old female from Clarkston, deceased inside the residence surrounded by numerous…

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5 (EVENT page) Monday, October 5, 2015 7-8PM @ Pleasant Ridge Community Center Enjoy the evening with “Creatures of the Night” Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals and learn about their adaptations for living at night. See live night creatures including bats, flying squirrels, owls, sugar gliders, and a…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…