Developers Come Down on Units for Taft Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Planning continues for the development of the Taft School site at Allen Rd and Fielding in Ferndale, with developers Robertson Brothers reducing the number of proposed homes from 90 to 81. The builders held a public info meeting…
Results from the Fall 2012 MEAP tests were released statewide this week. In Ferndale, the Curriculum & Instruction Team has reviewed the Ferndale School’s student results which include Grades 3-9. Ferndale’s results show significant increases in proficiency in reading, math, and science. Barbara Evoe, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction says…
…over 50 residents, including Digital Learning Center school staff, the school’s police liaison, and Mayor Dave Coulter, attended to hear presentations from Renee Hurd, school improvement Coordinator, Gary Meier, Ferndale school district representative, and Police Chief Tim Collins about school program changes and safety at the high school.
Officers had to subdue one student by use of a TASER. Eventually six people were arrested for their involvement in the incident. Five of the males (three 18 years old, two 17 years old) are still in custody and a female (18) has been released pending further investigation.
One of the two has been released pending further investigation. Another remains in custody and is suspected of being the gunman in the incident.
Unfortunately we have reports of three recent robberies other than the Charter One bank robbery and the Taft School shooting.
The shooter is still at large. Lt. William Wilson released the following description:
Three men were arrested for breaking into a Ferndale home on Farmdale yesterday afternoon at about 2:45 p.m. …(read more)