Week of 7.17.17

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ChildSafe Michigan Legends Gala

Legends were the story at the ChildSafe gala. But not the celebrity type. Rather at-risk  children and their dreams for becoming Legends of Tomorrow  –  a doctor, a ballerina, a teacher. To make those dreams come true, 310 supporters ($300) flocked to the Townsend Hotel for the annual benefit. Event co-chairs SuSu Sosnick and Christine & David Colman and board chair Keith Pomeroy greeted the 125 VIPs ($500) who arrived early for a reception in the Clancy Room before dinner, a salute to honoree Sandy Pierce  and a live auction conducted by Christopher Aslanian.
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July 2017

GET WELL SOON: We know others will join us in wishing Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson a speedy recovery after back surgery on June 1 in the green mountain state of North Carolina. Word is he had a pretty aggressive surgery to help him get out of the wheelchair he was finding himself bound to more and more, and one Republican said that he is already feeling better. Patterson was seriously ...more»
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New traffic light at Maple and Eton


07/14/2017 - With increased traffic anticipated with the planned opening of Whole Foods in the fall, a new traffic light will be installed in the Maple Road and Eton Road intersection, with lane closures beginning Monday, July 17, lasting about three weeks.

The new Whole Foods Market, under construction in the 2100 block of E. Maple, will be installing the new traffic signals at the intersection of Maple and Eton roads beginning Monday, July 17. All new equipment is required east of the railroad bridge, and there are more minor changes planned for east of the bridge.

The city of Birmingham anticipates intermittent right lane closures on both Maple and Eton beginning Monday, July 17, for a period of about three weeks, they announced. Lane closures on Maple should be less than seven days total, with most lane closures done prior to afternoon rush hour.

Expect traffic delays during this construction period until the new signal is completed and fully operational.

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