Resident of Berkley or Royal Oak Needed for County Senior Advisory Council

Resident of Berkley or Royal Oak Needed for County Senior Advisory Council (Dave Woodward, Oakland County Commissioner, July 30, 2015) Oakland County Commissioner David Woodward (D-Royal Oak) seeks one senior citizen or a resident interested in senior issues to serve on the Oakland County Senior Advisory Council. The Senior Advisory Council focuses on issues specific…

Cell Phone Store Owner and Police Bust Men Selling “Play-Doh” iPhones

Cell Phone Store Owner and Police Bust Men Selling “Play-Doh” iPhones (Auburn Hills Police, July 29, 2015) On Saturday 7/25/15 Officer Jennifer Carlson and Officer Metter Smith (formerly Rice) were investigating a larceny by false pretenses complaint at the Metro PCS store on Baldwin Rd. On Thursday several individuals came to the store and sold…

Final Four Announced in MML Community Excellence Awards Competition

Final Four Announced in MML Community Excellence Awards Competition (MML Press Release, July 27, 2015)   Community Excellence Awards Competition Down to Final Four Projects Involving Westland, Jackson, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Rochester Hills, Pontiac, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Orion Township, Oakland County in Final Round The final four projects in the statewide Community…

Rochester: School Board VP Resigns, Applicants Sought

Rochester: School Board VP Resigns, Applicants Sought (Rochester Community School District Press Release, July 29,2015) The Rochester Community School District’s Board of Education Vice President Jane Pierobon has submitted her resignation, effective July 25, 2015. The Board of Education accepted Pierobon’s resignation at the July 27 Board meeting. Pierobon has served on the BOE since…

Troy: Cement Mixer Reported Stolen from Larson Middle School

Troy: Cement Mixer Reported Stolen from Larson Middle School (Troy Police, July 29, 2015) 2222 E. Long Lake Road, 7/25/2015 – 7/27/2015, 2:15 PM – 6:47 AM: Construction supervisor states unknown suspect(s) stole their $4,000 cement mixer located on the north side of the school. 15-24594 NOTE:  Police Reports come directly from the Police Department…

Royal Oak: Hotel Development Gains Approval

Royal Oak: Hotel Development Gains Approval (City of Royal Oak press release, July 28, 2015) The Michigan Strategic Fund unanimously approved Trailhead RO, LLC’s application for a award under the MEDC’s Michigan Community Revitalization Program’s loan participation program. Trailhead’s plans include replacing the obsolete Fresard car dealership, which has been vacant since 2008, with a…