Berkley Halts Plans to Allow Multi Unit Homes, Open House Canceled

Berkley Halts Plans to Allow Multi Unit Homes, Open House Canceled (C. Proxmire, June 20, 2016) Berkley, MI – Berkley city officials announced that the Planning Commission Open House slated for June 21 has been canceled and the form based code proposal has been withdrawn.  They issued the following statement Monday evening: “The proposed form…

2016 Candidate Interview 35th District State Representative Jeremy Moss (video)

2016 Candidate Interview 35th District State Representative Jeremy Moss (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2016)   Southfield, MI – Democratic Incumbent Jeremy Moss is running for re-election to be State Representative for the 35th District which includes Southfield, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin and Lathrup Village.  He has been in office nearly two years. …

2016 Candidate Interview Ryan Manier for State Rep 41st District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Ryan Manier for State Rep 41st District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2016) Troy, MI – Republican Ryan Manier is running for State Representative for the 41st District, which is Clawson and Troy. He will be on the August 2, 2016 primary ballot against incumbent Martin Howrylak.  The winner of the…

Royal Oak’s 25 ft. “Unconditional Surrender” Statue Has Arrived

Royal Oak’s 25 ft. “Unconditional Surrender” Statue Has Arrived (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – The statue is here. Parked in the lot of the former Kroger store at 13 Mile and Woodward, the 25 foot “Unconditional Surrender” statue arrived Saturday and will be erected Monday morning in Memorial Park. The…

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) White Lake Township, MI – Democrat Michael D. Smith is running for Oakland County Clerk Register of Deeds.  He is running in the primary against incumbent Lisa Brown.  The winner of the Democratic primary…

2016 Candidate Interview Tina Creek Barton for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Tina Creek Barton for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – Republican Tina Creek Barton is running for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds.  She is running in the primary against Bill Bullard who held the seat prior to the incumbent…

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the…

Guest View: Going Native, Why and When to Choose Native Plants

Guest View:  Going Native, Why and When to Choose Native Plants (Lucas Harrison-Zdenek, Ferndale Permaculture, June 15, 2016) Going Native: Why and When to Choose Native Plants  Native Plants have been an important topic among gardeners for many years.  Recently, with the advent of the “green” movement, many non-professionals have  begun to take notice of…

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Transgender Michigan hosts this annual gathering of trans-identified, genderqueer and allied people on Aug 13 from noon to 6pm at Geary Park in Ferndale, 1198 Early Blvd, Ferndale, MI 48220 For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/events/948186701969845/ Check out previous stories…