Birmingham School Board Candidates Forum Oct. 5

Birmingham School Board Candidates Forum Oct. 5 (EVENT page)   Beverly Hills, MI –  The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7 PM Birmingham Public Schools Administration Office (adjacent to Groves High School) 31301 Evergreen Beverly Hills, MI Birmingham School Board. 7 candidates, vote for…

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Milford, MI – Kerry Bentivolio served as the Republican Congressman for the 11th District in 2013-2014 as a Republican before losing to current Congressman Dave Trott.  Bentivolio is now running as an Independent to try and reclaim the…

Birmingham Residents Invited to Apply for Citizens Academy

Birmingham Residents Invited to Apply for Citizens Academy (City of Birmingham, Sept. 116, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Applications to reserve a spot in the 2016 Fall Birmingham Citizens Academy are now being accepted in the City Manager’s Office through September 23, 2016. This free, interactive 7-week program is open only to Birmingham residents 18 years or…

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens…

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, orig. Feb. 27, 2015, republished Aug. 21, 2016) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or…

Restaurant Worker at Social in Birmingham Tests Positive for Hepatitis A

Restaurant Worker at Social in Birmingham Tests Positive for Hepatitis A (Oakland County Health Division, Aug. 10, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Oakland County Health Division and Wayne County Wellness Services Division, in coordination with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, have identified Hepatitis A infection in a food service worker at the Social…