Birmingham is utilizing the quieter time with more people working from home and many stores having been closed to perform critical repairs and rehabilitation at all five of its parking structures, with city commissioners authorizing them at their meeting on Monday, May 18, conducted on Zoom.
Assistant city manager Tiffany Gunter said the advisory parking committee had met and discussed how “we have a 'gift' of low occupancy, and looked at what other work we could do. What i
All Michigan residents who are registered to vote in the August primary will receive an application to vote by absentee ballot, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced, a number that covers approximately 7.7 million state voters.
Birmingham residents may have received an email earlier in the week inviting them to sign up to join the permanent absentee ballot list. City manager Joe Valentine explained that city residents currently on the absentee ballot list, or
A proposal from Birmingham's Public Arts Board to cover the green electrical box in the planter on the west sidewalk of N. Old Woodward at the intersection of Hamilton Row with a handpainted Crayola crayon box was shot down by Birmingham City Commissioners at their meeting on Monday, May 18, as they sought a comprehensive plan from the arts board on future projects.
City planner Brooks Cowan explained to commissioners that after last year's project, a popcorn box covering a
Birmingham Planning Board members reviewed a preliminary site plan for a new five-story senior living facility by All Seasons Birmingham, approving a community impact study at their meeting on Wednesday, May 13, but were not satisfied with the preliminary site plan, which will return at a meeting in June after adjustments are made..
All Seasons Birmingham, an independent living facility which opened at 111 Elm Street in 2015, in the city's Triangle District, proposed a 25-u
Bloomfield Hills Schools has announced it has cancelled all district camps for the month of June, including ones from outsourced athletic providers and Bloomin' preschool summer programs, as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
In an email, the district wrote, “After careful consideration, we have decided to make some difficult decisions regarding a number of our summer experiences that provide incredible hands-on care for our campers.”
Among the cancellations are all camp
A man arrested and then placed on a tether in late January for peeping in local windows, was placed on surveillance for other incidents and then arrested for an incident in Southfield on Thursday, May 14.
On January 31 Bloomfield Township police arrested Donovan Rashaad Johnson, 27, of Bloomfield Hills, for a Peeping Tom incident on S. Spinning Wheel Drive. According to Bloomfield Township Police Lt. Paul Schwab, the arrest occurred “because of surveillance following multip
A Polaris RZR ATV was stolen from Motor City Power Sports in Bloomfield Township on Saturday, May 16, and was then found hidden behind a dumpster at a neighboring business, according to Bloomfield Township police.
Around 5 p.m., Bloomfield Township police received a report that someone had stolen the all-terrain vehicle from the sports vehicle dealership located at 1645 Telegraph Road. The general manager had received a call from the dealership's owner that one of their Pol
Spot anyone with a huge load of bricks? If so, the Bloomfield Township Police Department would like to speak with you, because on Sunday, May 17, they received a call from a homeowner in the 100 block of Devon Road who reported that a delivery of bricks had been taken from his property sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. that day.
Bloomfield Township police are investigating.
Birmingham police received three separate reports of retail fraud incidents at the Walgreens in Birmingham, 34300 Woodward Avenue.
Employees at the store reported on Tuesday, May 5, a black man stole numerous items from the drug store, including a bluetooth speaker, a bottle of liquor and an employee's wallet.
He is described as a black male, in his late 40's to early 50's, about 5-feet 9-inches tall, balding with a black beard.
The second incident occurred on Friday, M
A man is being sought after taking off from the Lowe's Store in Bloomfield Township with a backpack blower in his shopping cart without paying for it on Monday, May 11.
A loss prevention officer at Lowe's, 1801 Telegraph Road, reported that a man came into the store, selected a backpack blower and put it into a shopping cart. He waited in line to pay for a few minutes, and then left the store without paying for it in a blue Chrysler minivan with a Michigan license plate, DC