Bloomfield Hills City Commissioners on Tuesday, November 12 stopped short of introducing an amendment to its tree and woodland protection ordinance to include protections against Oak Wilt disease in order to critique language of the measure.
Oak Wilt is a deadly disease effecting Oak trees throughout much of Michigan, including Oakland County. The disease is spread after the fungus is introduced to a tree, infecting it rapidly from the top o the tree and proceeding downward
The Bloomfield Township Police Department is inviting members of the public to weigh in on the law enforcement agency's operations as part of its accreditation assessment process.
Bloomfield Township Police Chief Phil Langmeyer said public comments are part of the assessment overseen by the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MLEAC), which will examine all aspects of the department's policies, procedures, management, operations and support services.
Bloomfield Township will receive more than $50,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to assist moderate to low-income residents with minor home repairs and meals in 2020, under a proposal approved by the board of trustees on Monday, November 11.
The CDBG program provides federal funds to local municipalities to assist qualifying residents with affordable housing, home repairs and other needs through individual grants or related programs. The objectiv
A high-profile Birmingham jeweler known for representing Marla Maples, Aretha Franklin, Elizabeth Taylor and other stars was formally charged in federal court on Thursday, November 14, with wire fraud in connection with the false sale of a $12 million diamond ring.
Joseph DuMouchelle, 58, allegedly tricked a family friend and business associate into paying $12 million through a wire transfer for the purchase of a 77-carat diamond ring known as "The Yellow Rose," according t
An employee at a Birmingham pizzeria sustained minor injuries on Tuesday, November 5, when she was allegedly assaulted by a fellow employee in the 33000 block of Woodward Avenue.
Birmingham police responding about 2 p.m. to Little Caesar's Pizza, 33400 Woodward Ave., arrived to speak to a 21-year-old employee who had a cut under her eye and on her arm. The woman and another witness told officers that a 32-year-old male employee and her had a verbal altercation.
The city of Birmingham is hosting a public forum to educate residents on the new state rules for lead testing of tap water at Seaholm High School on Thursday, November 14, from 6-9 p.m.
All Birmingham water customers should also receive a notice, which is currently being mailed out. The notice provides information to help residents understand the more stringent testing procedures being mandated in the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act. It also contains information on resourc
Don't worry about parking in downtown Birmingham this holiday season. Instead, enjoy discounted Lyft rides.
“We’re excited to introduce discounted Lyft rides in Birmingham,” said Ingrid Tighe, executive director of the Birmingham Shopping District (BSD). “We’re making it easier than ever for shoppers and diners to visit Birmingham without having to park their vehicle.”
The BSD has developed a new promotion, available now through December 31, 2019, or when promotion funds