Bloomfield Hills High Boasts New Safety System

Bloomfield Hills High Boasts New Safety System (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, Aug. 30, 2015) The new Bloomfield Hills High School campus will open to students on September 8, 2015, and will boast a new learning environment that is reflective of the best college and work spaces in the country.  Students will notice flexible instruction…

Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills

Bomb Squad Called for Grenade Found in Garage in Farmington Hills (compiled, Aug. 29, 2015) On Aug. 26 Michigan State Police were called in to assist Farmington Hills Police and Fire when a resident found a grenade in their garage while cleaning it out, reports The Farmington Voice. The grenade was X-rayed and fortunately found…

Proposed Compensation Packages Spark Criticism of DIA

Proposed Compensation Packages Spark Criticism of DIA (C. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2015) Proposed financial compensation for top administration at the Detroit Institute of Arts has some elected officials raising not only their eyebrows, but also their voices. Oakland County Commissioner John Scott, a Republican from Waterford, has submitted a resolution to have the additional compensation…

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6 (event listing) Walk4Friendship September 6, 2015 1:00 – 4:00 pm Join 5,000 people in raising awareness for individuals with special needs and celebrating the pure friendships created at Friendship Circle.Walk4Friendship is an annual 5k walk that raises crucial funds and community awareness for The Friendship Circle- a nonprofit organization…

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season (Michigan DNR Press Release, Aug 28, 2015) This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall. This statewide teal-only season…

Michigan State Police Trooper Struck During Traffic Stop, Dies of Injuries

Michigan State Police Trooper Struck During Traffic Stop, Dies of Injuries (MSP Press Release, Aug. 28, 2015) The Michigan State Police (MSP) is confirming that Tpr. Chad H. Wolf has passed away, as a result of injuries sustained in a traffic crash earlier this morning. “It is with very heavy hearts that we confirm the…

Hispanic Artwork at Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Opening Sept 11

Hispanic Artwork  at Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Opening Sept 11 Pontiac Creative Arts Center And The Puerto Rican Cultural and Educational Center Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Reception September 11, 2015 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibition September 11 – October 10, 2015 Gallery Hours Wed. 10 – 4, Thurs. 10 – 7, Fri.10 – 4…

Waterford Oaks Hosting Dog Swim Sept 12

Waterford Oaks Hosting Dog Swim at Water Park Sept. 12 Location Waterford Oaks Waterpark Start Time 9/12/2015 12:00 PM End Time 9/12/2015 4:55 PM Category Dog Programs Description Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates the close of the waterpark season with 11th annual Waterford Oaks Waterpark Dog Swim. The dogs-only swim is from noon- 4:55…