Explore: American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve in Southfield

Explore: American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2018) Southfield, MI – A privately-owned public space set aside for natural preservation in the midst of a commerce park was a delightful find on my quest to explore Oakland County. American Commerce Centre Nature Preserve at 26495 American Drive in Southfield…

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Holly Township, MI- The Holly Township Board of Trustees is expected to vote on removing lot restrictions from the ordinance regulating Class III farm animals, including ducks, chickens, and rabbits. Currently residents with lots that are less than 2.5 acres…

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display (Lara Mossa, Dec. 13, 2018) Berkley, MI – The Berkley Public Library is celebrating the 175th anniversary of “A Christmas Carol” with a special display of 30 different books, DVDs and albums. Eric A. Murrell, 56, a lifelong Berkley resident, has been collecting versions…

Reporter Food: Salmon Apricot Salad at Deer Lake Inn

Reporter Food: Salmon Apricot Salad at Deer Lake Inn (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2018) Independence Township, Clarkston, MI – Deer Lake Inn in Independence Township near Clarkston is part of the Kruse and Muer family of restaurants.  A friend and I went for lunch and enjoyed the cozy little restaurant that sits atop a…

LARA Embraces “Marijuana” Spelling, Announces Bureau to Regulate

LARA Embraces “Marijuana” Spelling, Announces Bureau to Regulate (LARA, Dec. 6, 2018) Lansing, MI- With the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (Proposal 1) becoming state law today, the Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) announced that the regulation of adult-use marijuana has been added to the newly-renamed Bureau of Marijuana Regulation (BMR).…

Oakland County Shares Holiday Shopping Saftey Tips

  Oakland County Shares Holiday Shopping Safety Tips (Advantage Oakland, Nov. 22, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Thanksgiving is almost here and many of us will soon be scouring newspaper ads and checking the web for the best Black Friday deals. Following that, shoppers are encouraged to shop small on Small Business Saturday, indulge in online-shopping on Cyber…