Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly

Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly (EVENT page) Holly, MI – The Michigan Renaissance Festival began in 1979 and is now a 7 weekend event that takes place at Dixie Hwy in the Holly area.  Learn more about the Renaissance Festival at http://www.michrenfestnew.michrenfest.com. Thank you to Sam Gurwin of Gadfly Photography for…

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…

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at  Squirrel Road (MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

Scheer’s ACE Hardware 70 Year Anniversary Celebration Sept. 17

Scheer’s ACE Hardware 70 Year Anniversary Celebration Sept. 17 (EVENT page)   70th Anniversary Celebration Scheer’s ACE Hardware Saturday, September 17, 10am to 4pm 8601 W 9 Mile Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237 CELEBRATE HISTORY WITH SCHEER’S: Scheer’s Ace Hardware was founded by Martin & Philip Scheer in 1946. The store was originally started as…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor…

Springfield Twp. Offers Wedding Dance Made Easy Class Sept. 26

Springfield Twp. Offers Wedding Dance Made Easy Class (EVENT page) Wedding Dance Made Easy and Reception Line Dance are both one evening workshops on Monday, September 26th that you won’t want to miss! Register now at www.stpr.us Wedding Dance Made Easy is 7:00-8:30pm and $49 per resident couple/$54 per non-resident couple. Reception Line Dance 101…

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  For a minute it was awkward.  Nervous teenagers who were happy to be out of class but quiet and shy around unknown grown-ups and the press.  They were there in main hall of Ferndale High School to…

Police Say Man Who Threw Rock at Sheriff’s Vehicle Wanted to be Arrested

Police Say Man Who Threw Rock at Sheriff’s Vehicle Wanted to be Arrested FROM DAY SHIFT: 09-09-2016, 07:00 hrs.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 09-10-2016, 07:00 hrs. ____________________________ INCIDENT:  11:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Malicious Destruction of Police Property – #16-158680 SUMMARY:  A Deputy was pulling into the east parking lot of the substation, located…