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Metro Detroit home sales prices up 15 percent in August; Sales down 10 percent
The median selling price of homes in metro Detroit climbed for an 18th straight month while the total number of homes sold continued to cool in August, according to figures released Monday by Realcomp. The media selling price for homes in Metro Detroit rose 13.3 percent on an annual basis to $153,000.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Detroit News
Bentivolio 'seriously considering' write-in campaign
U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is "seriously considering" a write-in campaign for Congress after suffering a double-digit loss in the GOP primary a month ago, the Milford Republican confirmed Monday.
Too early to tell how TRW sale affects headquartersToo early to tell...
Too early to tell how TRW sale affects headquarters It's too early to tell if sale would affect the headquarters and its 1,300 employees. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/livonia/2014/09/15/trw-acquisition-effects/15684733/ TRW Automotive Holdings is poised to be acquired by German company ZF Friedrichshafen AG after an announcement was made Monday.
Suburban rebrands collision shopSuburban rebrands collision shopThe...
The Suburban Collection automotive group has rebranded two major automotive repair facilities in Troy and Farmington Hills under the Suburban Collision Center name. Suburban rebrands collision shop The Suburban Collection automotive group has rebranded two major automotive repair facilities in Troy and Farmington Hills under the Suburban Collision Center name.
Mercedes employees give back to communityMercedes employees give back ...
Last week was "Week of Caring" for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services employees in Farmington Hills. They painted, gardened, cleaned to help others.
Plum Market looking to buy former Cleary University campus to open second Ann Arbor location
In April, the Farmington Hills-based grocer was selected among hundreds of applicants to open a new eatery inside in the McNamara Terminal of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in 2015. Now, Plum Market is aiming to open a new location - its fourth in Michigan and second in Ann Arbor - at 3601 Plymouth Road, on the former Cleary University Washtenaw Campus.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Eastern Echo
COB dedicates classroom to distinguished alum
The Eastern Michigan College of Business honored Regent Jim Webb and his wife Cathy Webb Wednesday. A classroom was named for the Webbs in recognition of their outstanding service to the Faculty, students and administrators gathered together to honor the service and commitment the Webbs have devoted to Eastern Michigan University.
Detroit Free Press
Ann Arbor experiencing a boom in high-end apartments and condos
An unprecedented building boom of apartment high-rises and condos has made construction cranes a lingering fixture of the Ann Arbor skyline.
Emergency preparedness: No joking matterEmergency preparedness: No...
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers a peek into its accomplishments in the past year and since its start after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Emergency preparedness: No joking matter The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers a peek into its accomplishments in the past year and since its start after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Observer & Eccentric
City of Farmington Hills
<![CDATA[SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 The meeting was called to order by Mayor Brickner at 7:30p.m. Council Present: Brickner, Bridges, Bruce, Knol, Lerner, Massey and Steckloff Council Absent: None Others Present: City Manager Brock, City Clerk Smith, Assistant City Manager Boyer, Directors Gajda, Lasley, Mekjian, Randle and Schnackel and City Attorney Joppich COUNCIL Recognized: -September 11, 2014 as Patriot Day and Ceremony at the Walter Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park at 6:00pm -September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Received: -Emergency Preparedness Commission Tip of the Month -Attorney Report Approved: -Appointments to various Boards and Commissions -Updated Employee Drug and Alcohol Policy -Authorization of a Michigan Department of Transportation State Trunkline Maintenance Contract -Special Event Permit for Dubin Cleaners & Laundry to hold a Michigan Animal Rescue League Pet Adoption on Sunday, September 14, 2014 -Request for employment under Section 10.01A of the City Code -City Council meeting minutes of August 25, 2014 Awarded Contracts/Bids to: -Various vendors for Building Safety and Security Monitoring Systems Maintenance with possible extensions -Weingartz Supply Company, Inc. for Small Engine Mechanic Services in an estimated annual amount of $90,000.00 for a period of two years with possible extensions Mayor Barry Brickner Pamela B. Smith, City Clerk Publish: September 14, 2014 LO-0000212878
Sat Sep 13, 2014
3 men in custody in Farmington Hills armed robbery Thursday3 men in...
Farmington Hills police continue investigation into the armed robbery of McDonald's at 14 Mile and Orchard Lake early Thursday morning. 3 men in custody in Farmington Hills armed robbery Thursday Farmington Hills police continue investigation into the armed robbery of McDonald's at 14 Mile and Orchard Lake early Thursday morning.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Grand Rapids auction company to help to sell off Detroit's transportation fleet
A Grand Rapids-area auction firm is part of a team that won the contract to sell off some of Detroit's assets as the city winds its way through the nation's biggest municipal bankruptcy case. Miedema Asset Management Group, in a joint venture with Farmington Hills-based JV Partners Hilco Industrial, won the bid to sell the city's surplus transportation, rolling stock and public utility maintenance vehicles with an estimated value of $5 million to $8 million.
Farmington area first responders honored in Riley ParkFarmington area ...
Farmington area first responders honored in Riley Park The Farmington American Legion held its traditional awards ceremony Thursday in Riley Park. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/farmington/2014/09/12/farmington-police-awards/15512151/ A public ceremony to collectively recall and reflect on the tragic events of Sept.
The Farmington Players Open Season With Classic Comedy Arsenic & Old Lace 9/26th
The Brewster sisters love to murder old men and bury their bodies in the basement. That zany premise sets the stage for the Farmington Players season opener, the farcical black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring.
Heitsch - meets and greets' district residentsHeitsch - meets and...
Heitsch 'meets and greets' district residents Farmington Public Schools held a meet and greet with new superintendent George Heitsch last Wednesday. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/farmington/2014/09/12/george-heitsch-superintendent-farmington-public-schools/15503507/ Tanya Nordhaus and her daughter, Amelia, 3, were among the residents who stopped by for a "meet and greet" with Farmington Public Schools Superintendent George Heitsch on Wednesday.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Police arrest 3 in McDonald's robbery
Farmington Hills police said they've arrested three people in connection with the armed robbery of a McDonald's early Thursday morning but are still looking for two more. Police said officers were called to the fast food restaurant at 14 Mile and Orchard Lake roads just before 3 a.m. on the report of suspicious people.
Prints, number led to suspect in Farmington Hills party store slaying, prosecutors say
A phone number left with a tobacco store clerk, fingerprints taken off an iced tea bottle and a candy bar wrapper helped lead investigators to an ex-con on trial for the fatal shooting of a popular Farmington Hills party store owner. Cassalle Nettles, 43, of Detroit is charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and related firearms offenses in the Dec. 28 slaying of Duraid 'Dave' Lossia, 59, found lying behind the counter of Tom's Party Store on Inkster near Eight Mile.
Observer & Eccentric
Notice of Public Hearing-
Comments may be submitted in writing to Pamela B. Smith, City Clerk, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Oprah gives free tickets to Mercy High seniors for metro Detroit show
Oprah Winfrey has invited 222 seniors from Farmington Hills Mercy High School to attend her two-day "The Life You Want" extravaganza for free this weekend at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Farmington area library happeningsFarmington area library...
The Farmington Community Library hosts programs and activities at the Hills and downtown branches. Programs are for children, teens and adults.