municipal birmingham/bloomfield

McMorrow files harassment complaint

State Senator Mallory McMorrow (D-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Royal Oak) on Tuesday, January 21, filed a two-page sexual harassment complaint with the Michigan Senate Business Office against fellow state Senator Pete Lucido (R-Shelby Township) for an incident which occurred in November 2018. >>>

Religious school proposes building church

The Bloomfield Township Planning Commission on Monday, January 20, recommended approval to the township board of trustees for a site plan and special land use request to construct the Detroit Meeting Room at the Sterling Academy South School campus at 1050 E. Square Lake Road. >>>

Enjoy Birmingham's restaurant weeks

Fifteen years ago, Restaurant Week in Birmingham was a new concept for Michigan. Now, it's such a hit, it's a two-week event. Welcome back to the opportunity to explore new dining and experiences in Birmingham, with the annual winter event of Birmingham Restaurant Week, Monday, January 27 through Friday, January 31, and Monday, February 3 through Friday, February 7. >>>

public safety birmingham/bloomfield

Jewelry, gifts cards stolen in home invasion

Birmingham police are investigating a breaking and entering incident that occurred at a Birmingham home sometime on Wednesday, January 8, in the 1200 block of Norfolk. >>>

Briefcase stolen from unlocked car

A briefcase containing several personal items was stolen Thursday, January 16, from an unlocked vehicle parked at a Bloomfield Township department store in the 2100 block of Telegraph, police said. >>>

Woman arrested for shoplifting, drugs

Bloomfield Township police on Tuesday, January 14, arrested an Ortonville woman on suspicion of retail fraud after employees at a township Target store said she hid several items in her purse and left without paying. >>>

Thieves target local Speedway gas station

Birmingham police recently responded to two theft complaints that occurred at Speedway gas station, 34800 Woodward Avenue, in Birmingham, including one during which a suspect was caught. >>>

Dodge muscle car stripped of parts

A 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat parked overnight on Tuesday, January 14, was stripped of several parts in the 1900 block of Sherwood Glenn in Bloomfield Township, police said. >>>

Police warn of computer email scam

Bloomfield Township police are warning residents of a computer scam that tricked a township man out of $300 on Saturday, January 18, while at his home in the 5000 block of Deepwood Street. >>>


Native Americans: The 12 tribes of Michigan

Curtis Williams fully acknowledges he was “that precocious, annoying kid in second grade.” Matter-of-factly, he recounts how, since he already knew all of his math facts, he went to the local store and bought a bunch of gold stars and put them along the poster in his classroom next to his name. >>>


Microplastics infiltrate the human food chain

The average American is believed to ingest hundreds of thousands of minuscule pieces of plastic every year, equivalent to about five grams of plastic each week through the food we eat and the air we breath. Starting with first-level algae and ending with humans at the top of the trophic pyramid, microplastics have undeniably infiltrated the food chain, from seafood to beer. >>>

oakland confidential


What are the odds? It seems that on the very same day in November, in the very same town, two local wealthy businessmen held private fundraisers for the two men running for senator for the state of Michigan in November. The morning coffee hours – one for Senator Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Township) – was held at the Bloomfield Township home of private equity entrepreneur and co-founder of Peas  & Carrots Hospitality (Beau’s, Mex, Social Kitchen & Bar, Como’s, Gus’s World Famous Chicken), James Bellinson, while his Republican challenger John James of Farmington Hills, was shaking hands with folks at the nearby home of former race car driver, owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and chairman of Penske Corporation, Roger Penske. >>>

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