Berkley

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More

August 1st 2014

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More (Compiled, Aug. 1, 2014)   Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer sent out remarks to residents and businesses through the Berkley email newsletter, that included sentiments about the recent media coverage of the Vinsetta rezoning request to accommodate new parking lots, Woodward Dream Cruise and more. Here’s what he […]

Berkley Warns: Curb Painting is Not a City Service

July 31st 2014

Berkley Warns: Curb Painting is Not a City Service (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2014)   The City of Berkley has sent out an alert to warn residents of an unlicensed private entity that is passing out fliers about a curb-painting service. “The Berkley Public Safety Department is aware that a private entity called County […]

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

July 27th 2014

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had […]

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In

July 23rd 2014

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014) The push for city-by-city marijuana decriminalization continues as petitions were turned in Tuesday for Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge, to put the issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. Berkley will also have a vote on the matter in November. […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage…

July 21st 2014

More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage Won’t Get Zoning Change for Parking (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2014) Residents in the neighborhood around Vinsetta Garage in Berkley have been speaking out on plans to raze three houses on Oxford to create more parking for the popular restaurant, and their pleas were listened to by […]

Berkley Hosting Forum on Robina Project July 29

July 20th 2014

Berkley Hosting Forum on Robina Project July 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 20, 2014)   As The City of Berkley makes progress on its Master Plan, they have come to the fork in the road which is The Robina Project. Surveys and studies have been done and ideas have been explored for the possibility of […]

Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29

July 17th 2014

Lathrup Village Hosts Info. Meeting on Primary Ballot Proposals July 29 (Martha Potere, DDA Director, July 17, 2014) The City of Lathrup Village is pleased to announce that it will host an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of Lathrup Village City Hall to give voters details about […]