The Village Club Foundation Benefit
Event chair Annie Ellis and her dedicated committee added the renaissance of Detroit to the traditional Torches Aglow theme (from Plato quote about passing torches) for the biennial fundraiser. It attracted a sold-out crowd (218 members and guests at $100, $125, $250 tickets) to the Bloomfield Hills club where an enormous silent auction display competed with socializing before dinner. In her welcome remarks, foundation president Sandra Pot
Cuts to police and fire service, added fees for property tax servicing and elimination of the township's animal welfare division are among the possible budget reduction measures the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees are considering in an effort to balance a structural budget deficit linked to $164 million in unfunded liabilities owed by the municipality.
"They realize there's an issue and problem that we have to address," Bloomfield Township Supervisor Leo Savoie said o
Moody's Investors Service recently maintained Bloomfield Township's credit rating when it gave the municipality a "AAA negative" credit rating based on $164 million in unfunded liabilities being carried by the township.
The negative connotation refers to the township's financial outlook, specifically unfunded liabilities that have created a structural deficit that elected officials are working to address. Still, the investment rating service maintained the city's coveted AA
Equinox, the New York-based high-performance lifestyle leader, opened Equinox Bloomfield Hills, its first location in metro Detroit, on Thursday, December 20, at 4065 W. Maple Road, in the former Erhard BMW dealership, and their 97th location nationally, designed around the notion that fitness can empower a life well-lived and foster a strong community of high performance individuals.
“Equinox was founded on the premise that fitness can power, and empower, a community of hi
The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber is starting out the new year by hosting their annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on Friday, January 11, 2019, at the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club.
The featured speaker will be Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Senior Business Economist Paul Traub, who will be providing an update on the current state of the U.S. economy from the perspective of the Federal Reserve Bank, focusing on the economies of four major sectors: personal consumption, private
After a detailed search, Birmingham Public Schools Board of Education has unanimously chosen Mark Dziatczak as its new superintendent.
The board of education recommended Dziatczak to serve as the district's next superintendent at a meeting to deliberate its decision on Thursday, December 13, following a final round of interviews, presentations and meet-and-greets for Dziatcak and Dr. Christopher Delgado, deputy \superintendent with the Walled Lake School District, the top t
An elderly Bloomfield resident reported to Bloomfield Township police that she had been swindled out of a total of $13,500 by someone who had called and told her she had won $6 million from Publishers Clearing House.
On Tuesday, December 11, Bloomfield Township police officers responded to a report of a fraud incident in the 4300 block of Antique Lane. The elderly resident reported she had been swindled out of thousands of dollars after she was contacted by telephone and co
After a lengthy investigation which began with a complaint on March 3, Bloomfield Township Police arrested and charged an employee of Hexagon General Contractors, 793 Denison Court, Bloomfield Township, with embezzling several thousand dollars over an extended period.
The owners of Hexagon General Contractors had reported in March an employee was suspected of embezzling several thousand dollars. After a lengthy investigation, Adan Quezada, 35, of Macomb Township, was arrest
A man working out at the LifeTime Fitness gym in Bloomfield Township on Tuesday, November 20, received a text message from his credit card company regarding a $2,000 purchase, and he soon learned someone had entered his gym locker, stolen credit cards out of his wallet and was using them at Somerset Mall.
The man reported the incident to Bloomfield Township police around 1:15 p.m., when officers arrived to LifeTime Fitness, 4106 Telegraph Road. The victim informed officers
Police are investigating a brazen theft involving three men that occurred on the evening of Wednesday, November 12, from a Birmingham AT&T store in the 33000 block of Woodward Avenue.
Birmingham police officers were called about 7 p.m. to the AT&T store at 33800 Woodward for a report of a robbery. The employees said three men entered the store and stole multiple phones before leaving through a rear entrance.
The men were described as black males in their 20s. The first ma