Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main…

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 100 people from the Greater Rochester Area gathered Thursday night to learn about the lack of civil rights protection for LGBTQ people and to hear what options might be available for making their…

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN)

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 200 residents of the Rochester Area met on April 18 for a potluck to share updates about the five committees of the Great Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN). The group is a non-partisan, non-religious affiliated group …

Drain Failure Closes Adams Road North of Buell “Indefinitely”

Drain Failure Closes Adams Road North of Buell “Indefinitely” (Road Commission for Oakland County, April 20, 2017) Oakland Township, MI — The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s (OCWRC) office has closed Adams Road just north Buell Road in Oakland Township due to flooding that is the result of a drain failure. The detour for the…

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving (Traffic Improvement Association, April 2, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI -Jim Santilli, chief executive officer of the Transportation Improvement Association, and State Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) today announced distracted driving legislation they’ve designed with the goal of reducing fatalities, injuries, and traffic crashes in Michigan. “When operating…

MML#3: Senator Marty Knollenberg Named Legislator of the Year

MML#3:  Senator Marty Knollenberg Named Legislator of the Year (Michigan Municipal League, March 26, 2017) LANSING, MI – The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) and Sen. Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy) as the League’s 2017 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formally presented to Rep. Kosowski and Sen. Knollenberg during the…

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2017) Lansing, MI – Local elected officials of all political persuasions need to be in tune with decisions made at the state and national level.  That’s why the Michigan Municipal League included a panel discussion called “The Changing Landscape in Washington…

Stop Sign Had Been Knocked Down Before Serious Crash in Orion Twp.

Stop Sign Had Been Knocked Down Before Serious Crash in Orion Twp. Orion Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 01-07-2017, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 01-08-2017, 07:00 hrs.    INCIDENT:  17:59 hrs. – Orion Township – Personal Injury Accident / Request for the OCSO Accident Reconstruction Unit – #17-003812   SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Orion…

Police Say Woman Stabbed Brother with Letter Opener While Driving in Rochester Hills

Police Say Woman Stabbed Brother with Letter Opener While Driving in Rochester Hills Rochester Hills, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 01-06-2017, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 01-07-2017, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  11:49 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Felonious Assault – #17-003065 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the area of S. Adams Rd near Hamlin Rd…

Oakland University Football Club Bowling Fundraiser Nov. 27

Oakland University Football Club Bowling Fundraiser Nov. 27 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI- Oakland University Football Club Bowlign Fundraiser Nov. 27.  $10 per person  11:30am – 1:30 pm Classic Lanes 2145 Avon Industrial, Rochester Hills, MI The team has had an undefeated season and has one more game to play on Dec. 3 in West…