Farmington Voices Storytelling Event to Benefit Local Charities Sept. 30

Farmington Voices Storytelling Event to Benefit Local Charities Sept. 30 (event listing) For almost a year, Farmington Voice has brought you stories about the people, events, and activities that make the communities of Farmington and Farmington Hills great places to live. On September 30, we’re turning the tables, with an event that allows some of our…

Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills

Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills (compiled, Aug. 29, 2015) On Aug. 26 Michigan State Police were called in to assist Farmington Hills Police and Fire when a resident found a grenade in their garage while cleaning it out, reports The Farmington Voice. The grenade was X-rayed and fortunately found…

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection…

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice…

Farmington: Thieves targeting Chrysler 300’s for Navigation Systems

Farmington: Thieves targeting Chrysler 300’s for Navigation Systems (Farmington Police, July 9, 2015) On July 7th at 6:00AM, Farmington Public Safety officers responded to an apartment complex on the 21900 block of Farmington Rd (area of 9 Mile & Farmington Rd) to investigate two reports of thefts of in-dash navigation systems from Chrysler 300 vehicles…

Farmington Hills Gets Goat to Help with Landscaping

Farmington Hills Gets Goat to Help with Landscaping (City of Farmington Hills, June 23, 2015) The City of Farmington Hills will soon be implementing a pilot project on the City Hall Campus that involves a weed-eating goat! Goats are being used in several metropolitan areas and on forward-thinking private business campuses, such as Google, as…

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival https://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored by MASB and SET SEG (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) The Michigan Association of School Boards and the SET SEG Foundation Honored 21 Educational Programs from around the state this week, with four districts in Oakland County taking home awards. Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools were all…

Cities… Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling

Huntington Woods, Farmington and Pleasant Ridge Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2015) Communities in Oakland County are stepping up their game when it comes to recycling, making sure that efforts to save money and minimize harm to the planet become more habitual. The City of Huntington Woods…