Bloomfield Township will consolidate its 32 voting precincts to just 18 for the March 10, 2020 election and beyond, under changes approved by the township's board of trustees on Monday, January 6.
Bloomfield Township Clark Jan Roncelli said the changes will enable voters to more easily access polling locations and reduce any chances for mistakes. The township had temporarily consolidated precincts in 2018 and 2019.
"We have had to move polling locations many times," she s
At a December board of education meeting, Bloomfield Hills Schools officials reviewed and considered realigning the school configuration for its elementary and middle schools to better support student learning, as well as potentially launching a $175 million to $185 million bond proposal to update building configurations and improve infrastructure, as well as other needed improvements.
Brian Goby, director of physical plant services for the district, and Andy Gignac, West H
A Birmingham man was beaten and robbed on Friday, December 27, by two people in the 2700 block of Maple in Birmingham, police said.
Birmingham police responding about 10 a.m. to complaints about someone being assaulted in a parking lot arrived to the area and discovered an injured 32-year-old man in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
Police said the man, who was bleeding and had a swollen eye, told officers he returned from the bank and was walking across the parkin
A 42-year-old Pontiac man who had been arguing on Saturday, December 28, with employees at a downtown Birmingham restaurant was arrested on drug possession charges, police said.
Birmingham police responded about 1 a.m. to Sidecar Slider Bar, 300 East Merrill, to the complaint of a customer who had been arguing with employees and other customers. Police said the man was in possession of cocaine.
He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Bloomfield Township police are investigating an attempted theft on Thursday, December 26, from a store safe at a local home goods store in the 2100 block of Telegraph.
Officers responding about 9:45 p.m. to a theft complaint at At Home, 2101 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Township, spoke to a manager who said someone had broken through the ceiling tiles in an office area of the store and disabled the store's security camera system. The manager said they received an alarm from o
Several items were stolen on Saturday, December 28, from a unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of Henrietta in Birmingham, police said.
Birmingham police said the victim said she left her vehicle parked overnight in the 600 block of Henrietta when some times were stolen. The vehicle was left unlocked.
Birmingham police are investigating.
James Allen, who had been sworn in as the new city clerk in Birmingham at the city commission meeting on December 16, unexpectedly resigned Monday, December 30, prior to beginning the position.
Allen, who worked in the clerk's office in West Bloomfield, wrote to city manager Joe Valentine that since he was selected and sworn in as clerk, “I have dealt with an unexpected weight of anxiety that I have been unable to overcome.” While he had always acknowledged he is a low-key