Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model

Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model (City of Ferndale Mayor David Coulter and Chief of Police Tim Collins) Ferndale, MI – What role does law enforcement play in our community? It’s a question being asked at the local and national level, by residents and municipalities alike. A 2015 national Gallup poll…

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Chamber Blood Drive Aug. 1  Ferndale City Council Chamber 300 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Take the Chamber Challenge and give blood to the American Red Cross! Sign up for a spot here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp For more information check out our…

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – After unanimously voting to become a sub-grantee of a grant from LARA to The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Ferndale City Council revisited the issue with a 3-1 vote to decline up to $5,000 of…

Farmington Council Considering Food Truck Limitations

Farmington Council Considering Food Truck Limitations (Compiled, July 22, 2016) Farmington, MI – The Farmington Voice reports that the City of Farmington is considering changing the city’s ordinances in regards to food trucks. Councilperson Greg Cowley, who owns restaurant in the central business district, has been an “outspoken critic” of food trucks, according to the…

Candidate Interview Pete Trzos for State Rep 29th District

2016 Candidate Interview Pete Trzos for State Rep 29th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Keego Harbor, MI – Republican Peter (Pete) Trzos is one of two Republicans on the ballot for the Aug. 2 primary. Garren W. Griffith is his opponent. The winner of that election will be running against Incumbent Democrat…

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Firetrucks blocked the parking lot between Ferndale City Hall and the Ferndale Area District Library Thursday afternoon after workers taking a soil sample hit a pocket of flammable gas. The samples are being…

Orion Twp. Library Hosting Series of Conversations about Community 8/11, 9/10, 9/13

Orion Twp. Library Hosting Series of Conversations about Community 8/11, 9/10, 9/13 (Event Page) Lake Orion, MI – As a core community service provider in the Orion community, the Orion Township Public Library plays a role in bringing the community together and making it better.  In August and September, the library will be hosting three…

Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner

Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner (Guest Blogger, Officer Farah Hilliker of Auburn Hills Police Department, July 20, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – A couple of weeks ago I had the honor to represent the Chief at the 4th annual Ramadan dinner at the Detroit Islamic center in Rochester Hills. Multiple elected officials,…