Birmingham

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour

July 5th 2014

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour (City of Birmingham, July 5, 2014) The Birmingham City Clerk’s Office is seeking Election Inspectors to work the polls on August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014.  Election Inspectors work from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM and are paid $9.00 per hour. Election Inspectors are required to attend a training session […]

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8

July 5th 2014

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 13th District State Senate Seat on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at Walsh College, 3838 Livernois Road in Troy. The 13th […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]

Outdoor Movies at Booth Park in Birmingham, July 18, Aug. 8

June 26th 2014

Outdoor Movies at Booth Park in Birmingham, July 18, Aug. 8 (Birmingham PSD Press Release, June 26, 2014) Birmingham Movie Nights return to Booth Park this summer, offering free pre-show activities beginning at 7:30 p.m., followed by popular family movies under the stars at dusk. This family summertime tradition draws large crowds each summer. Families […]

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates

June 24th 2014

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The cost of parking in Downtown Birmingham’s structures will go up beginning Aug. 1 after a vote by the City Commission on Monday to increase the cost of permits. The rates will also go up from there on July 1, 2015. “[Parking rates] have not […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors

June 23rd 2014

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The City of Birmingham voted Monday to be a step ahead of the state in banning the use or sale of electronic cigarettes to youth. Monday’s vote adds the word “nicotine” to ordinances restricting tobacco use by those under 18, since electronic […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings

June 13th 2014

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings (press release, June 13, 2014) Local bands are getting ready to perform live in Shain Park at the City of Birmingham’s In the Park Summer Concert Series. The popular series is a treasured summertime tradition and features music genres of all varieties, appealing to those of all […]