Residents who voted against a proposed special assessment district (SAD) in Bloomfield Township aren't in short supply of suggestions on how best the township should now balance an estimated $5 million budget shortfall due to unfunded post-employment benefits.
Bloomfield Township resident MaryAlice LeDuc has provided trustees with a list of 31 areas where she says the township could trim the budget.
"There is fat in the budget that can be cut out," LeDuc said.
Burglars on the night of Sunday, August 18, broke into the Medical Park Pharmacy, 799 Denison Court, and stole an undisclosed amount of controlled substances from a secured cabinet, Bloomfield Township police said.
Officers responding about 11:40 p.m. for a burglar alarm at the business arrived to speak with the owner, who requested they escort him inside while he checked the interior. During the inspection, officers discovered an open cabinet that the owner advised was nev
It was more than an hour before dawn on Thursday, August 15, when a white man with a sledgehammer made a bold move and smashed out a display window at Revive men's clothing store, 200 West Maple in Birmingham, police said.
Birmingham police officers investigating the case said surveillance footage from the Thursday-morning smash-and-grab showed a tall, white male holding a sledgehammer swing several times and shatter the display window on the east side of the door. The man
A 46-year old Pontiac man suspected of stealing more than $5,000 in outdoor power equipment from a Bloomfield Township Lowe's store was arrested after being caught on July 27 by store surveillance cameras, police said.
Police said Jerome Ware was caught at Lowe's Home Improvement Store, 1801 Telegraph Road, with a shopping cart full of outdoor power equipment. Ware returned to the store three more times over a period of several days, each time leaving the store with stolen
A woman told Birmingham police on Saturday, August 17, that her wallet was stolen sometime that afternoon while she was shopping at Whole Foods, 2100 E. Maple Road, with her baby.
The woman told police the wallet was in her baby's car seat, which was in the larger portion of the shopping cart, when the wallet was stolen.
A witness described the suspect as a white, heavy-set, blond woman, about 45 to 55 years old, with shoulder length hair and wearing black pants, a white
Police looking for the man responsible for stealing a bicycle on the evening of Saturday, August 17, from a Bloomfield Township dry cleaning clerk in the 2500 block of Telegraph Road.
Police said the employee told officers about 7 p.m. that his bike was stolen from the rear of the store while he was inside working. A surveillance camera captured footage of a man riding away on the bike at 4:20 p.m. He was described as a white male, 30 to 35 years old, about 6-feet, 2-inches
Those of us who have been around for a while all have our memorable stories to tell about interactions with L. Brooks Patterson during his four terms as county prosecutor and seven terms as Oakland County Executive – some more private in nature and others that have received public airing in the media, all involving his wit and acerbic observations, politically correct or not, about the world of politics and the players in that ongoing drama. The more private conversations wi