Week of 9.25.17

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Ted Lindsay Celebrity Golf Outing

The 175 golfers who participated in the Ted Lindsay Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing at the Detroit Golf Club were joined by another 115 for cocktails, a silent auction ($14,000) and dinner following play. The program that followed Fr. Donald Worthy’s tribute to the memory of Joanne Lindsay and Dr. Jack Finley was emceed with good humor by Mickey Redmond and Ken Daniels. It had highlights. Austin, TX researcher Laura Hewitson, PhD. reported promise of early blood biomarkers for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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oakland confidential

September 2017

CRACK IN THE DIKE : Appears staunch Republican Congressman David Trott (Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Troy), in his second term representing Michigan’s 11th District, isn’t still feeling the love for President Donald Trump . Politico reported that Trott shocked the room at a private meeting in late July when he voiced what many other Republicans were thinking, that the president had ...more»
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City considers school-police liaison program

Rochester Hills City Council on Monday, September 25 will consider approving more than $280,000 for participation in the Police School Liaison Program for the 2017-18 school year. ...more>

Zoning to expand uses near downtown

Rochester City Council on Monday, September 11, approved the first reading and introduction of two zoning changes to create new districts that will expand the types of land uses surrounding the city's downtown area....more>

Arts & Apples Festival this weekend

Rochester Park will host hundreds of artists from around the country Friday, September 8, through Sunday, September 10, as the Paint Creek Center for the Arts holds its annual Arts & Apples Festival....more>

Agreement reviewed for Rewold project

A development agreement between the city of Rochester and developer Frank Rewold that will allow for an estimated $2.3 million environmental cleanup project and subsequent office building construction at 400 Water Street was reviewed on Monday, August 28, by city council members....more>

City, Watershed Council to clean up Clinton

The City of Rochester and the Clinton River Watershed Council on Saturday, September 30, will host a volunteer cleanup event at Rochester Municipal Park to improve the health of the river....more>

Hearing set for removal of landmark tree

The request from a developer in the city of Rochester to remove a 30.5-inch Landmark Red Oak tree in order to continue with a construction project has prompted a public hearing set for Monday, October 9....more>

Medical marijuana ordinance finalized

Rochester City Council on Monday, August 28, finalized revisions to its ordinances in order to restrict medical marijuana businesses or commercial growing facilities from operating in the city....more>

Rochester Hills approves tax rates for 2018

Rochester Hills City Council on Monday, September 11, approved the city's tax rate which includes no new increases, and is needed to support the city's proposed 2018 budget....more>

Fire Station 4 renovation work to begin

A $4-million renovation of Rochester Hills' Fire Station No. 4, located at 2723 Walton Boulevard, is scheduled to begin this month following city council's approval on Monday, August 28, of a construction management contract with George W. Auch Company of Pontiac....more>

Restaurant to replace Sikh Gudwara building

Longstanding plans were approved by Rochester Hills City Council on Monday, September 11, to tear down the long vacant Sikh Gudwara property and construct a 4,000 square-foot Italian restaurant at 6780 Old Orion Court, west of Rochester Road and north of Tienken Road....more>

Booster station may improve water pressure

The construction of a new water booster station on Adams, just north of Tienken, approved on Monday, August 28 by Rochester City Council, may help to even out water pressure fluctuations in the system and improve safety and long-term reliability of the Rochester Hills water supply system....more>

Eddington Boulevard to close for construction

Eddington Boulevard in Rochester Hills will be closed between Rochester Road and Farnborough Drive beginning Monday, September 18, as construction crews complete the final phase of a road realignment project....more>

Water, sewer rates finalized by council

New water and sewer rates in Rochester were finalized by city council members on Monday, August 28, by a vote of 6-0, with councilwoman Kim Russell absent....more>

Fundraiser benefits Clinton River Trail

Registration has started for the second annual Cruisin' for the Trails Fall Charity Bike Ride on Saturday, September 23, that goes from Rochester Hills to downtown Pontiac along the Clinton River Trail....more>
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