Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy

Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy (Troy Police Department, July 19, 2014) Troy Police Investigators are seeking the assistance of the public to identify the above couple who are taking wallets from purses at various locations throughout Michigan (Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Holland areas). Troy victim reported her wallet was stolen…

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality (Guest Column by Hajj Flemings, orig. http://hajjflemings.com/2014/07/18/net-neutrality-why-michigan-startups-need-to-join-the-fight-for-an-open-internet/, July 18, 2014) The Internet has leveled the playing field and enabled entrepreneurs and startups to create a world that empowers ideas with global impact.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently released a ‘Net Neutrality’ proposal, aka…

Candidates for 11th Congressional District… (video)

Candidates for 11th Congressional District Speak in LWV Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2014) Candidates for the 11th Congressional District came together at Milford High School on Wednesday, with the exception of incumbent Kerry Bentivolio, for the League of Women Voters candidate forum. Bentivolio’s opponent in the Aug. 5 primary, fellow Republican Dave…

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2014) The Ferndale Beautification Commission recognized four homes and one business for their June Beautification Awards, with property owners getting a lawn sign and recognition before City Council. M-Brew, the new “up north” style beer and pizza joint opening today, earned the…

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2014) The Ferndale Beautification Commission recognized four homes and one business for their June Beautification Awards, with property owners getting a lawn sign and recognition before City Council. M-Brew, the new “up north” style beer and pizza joint opening today, earned the…

Lots to Do Touted in Berkley Recreation’s Summer Update Video

Lots to Do Touted in Berkley Recreation’s Summer Update Video (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2014) Berkley Recreation has put together a short video touting some of the community’s summer offerings, including the various sports teams and kids camps that are offered. Upcoming camps include skateboard camp, how to train a dragon, safety camp, shoot…

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks (Senator Glenn S. Anderson Press Release, July 16, 2014) After another July 4th resulting in countless complaints, injuries and outcry from local officials and citizens across the state, State Senator Glenn S. Anderson (D-Westland) will introduce legislation this week to restore Michigan’s fireworks law back to its…

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks

State Senator Introduces Legislation to Rein in Fireworks (Senator Glenn S. Anderson Press Release, July 16, 2014) After another July 4th resulting in countless complaints, injuries and outcry from local officials and citizens across the state, State Senator Glenn S. Anderson (D-Westland) will introduce legislation this week to restore Michigan’s fireworks law back to its…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center…

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested…

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested for Assault in Commerce Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 04:45 Hrs. July 13– Commerce Township – Felonious Assault with Motor Vehicle#14-108269 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Haggerty Road (Meijer’s) for an assault in progress.  Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…