Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15

Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.27, 2014) Months of planning and negotiating hang in the balance as the City of Pontiac and the Downtown Pontiac Business Association wait to see if the Pontiac Receivership Transition Advisory Board will allow them to move forward with plans for a…

Free Psychology Classes…

Free Psychology Classes: Bullying, Eating Disorder, Overcoming Self-Judgment, Parenting and More (Great Lakes Psychology Group press release, Sept. 27, 2014) Great Lakes Psychology Group offers a wide range of free classes available to the public in Oakland and Macomb County. Our professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers donate their time…

Military Care Package Packing Party, Oct. 18 in Wolverine Lake

Military Care Package Packing Party, Oct. 18 in Wolverine Lake (Compiled, Sept. 27, 2014) The residents of Wolverine Lake Village, in conjunction with Military Families United of Michigan and K-9 Defender Fund, are hosting a packing party to support our troops and military working dogs still serving on the battlefield. They welcome these packages from…

Waterford Police Chief Under Investigation in Campaign Sign Thefts

Waterford Police Chief Under Investigation in Campaign Sign Thefts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2014) The Michigan State Police are investigating the claim that Waterford Police Chief Daniel T. McCaw illegally removed and dumped political signs stating “No New Taxes” in the month prior to the August primary. In that primary voters in Waterford Township…

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times…

Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Sfld Oct 20

Free Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Southfield Oct 20 (Oakland County Bar Association Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014)   Not everyone can afford to hire an attorney to answer their legal questions. That is why the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), in partnership with Oakland County Youth Assistance, will host…

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available (White House Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014) The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Michigan and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of August 11-13, 2014.…

Bloomfield Hills’ Eastover Brings in STEM Museum Fun

Bloomfield Hills’ Eastover Brings in STEM Museum Fun (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Sept.25, 2014) The Eastover Elementary gymnasium was transformed into a STEM Museum earlier this month, with multiple stations set up allowing students to take part in activities that taught science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. Some of the activities included programming a robot, pedaling…

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10 (Compiled, Sept. 25, 2014) Event Date: Oct 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Event Location: Fire Station #5 31455 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336 [Location Details|Map] Thousands of residents participate in our Annual Open House each year. It’s a perfect opportunity to meet Farmington…

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2104) The Royal Oak City Commission has not yet decided if they will waive building permit fees for residents impacted by the Aug. 11 flooding. Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park have given windows of opportunities for residents to…