The Oakland County Sheriff's office has submitted an investigation into multiple thefts of campaign signs by a candidate for Bloomfield Township Trustee, Don Valente, to the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office for consideration of an arrest warrant.
Valente, a retired attorney, is running as a Republican for trustee in Tuesday's primary election.
A complaint was filed with the Bloomfield Township Police Department by a citizen who recognized Valente and saw him taking camp
Birmingham resident Donna Klein filed an ethics ordinance complaint against city commissioner Clinton Baller on Monday, July 27, alleging he libeled her in a newsletter he sends out and on social media.
Klein, who is a neighborhood “lead,” or local administrator, on the NextDoor site, said Baller publicly complained in a newsletter he sends out that he had been banned from the site because of Klein. Klein asserted in her complaint she has no authority to ban anyone, and tha
As further planning ramps up for Birmingham's citywide master plan for 2040, there are new opportunities for the community to engage and provide input, beginning with the city's planning board meetings.
At the planning board meeting on August 12, which will be held via Zoom, the first draft and overall planning themes will be discussed. Key objectives of the master plan will be reviewed, along with the mixed use districts of Maple & Woodward and Market North. Residents are
Even in spite of the coronavirus pandemic, financial investments for Bloomfield Township are still doing extremely well, financial advisors said at the quarterly financial sustainability committee on Wednesday, July 29.
The committee, which was formed in 2015 to assist the treasurer and trustees in making better informed financial decisions, is a non-decision making advisory board. The July 29 meeting was held to discuss finances related to its quarterly review and the pote
The city of Birmingham will host a drop-off recycling event at Seaholm High School, 2436 W. Lincoln, in the north parking lot, on Saturday, August 1, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Birmingham residents will be able to drop off electronics, household hazardous waste, cardboard and Styrofoam. Residents are to remain in their vehicle, and face masks are required. Recyclable items must be placed in the trunk, hatches or pick-up beds – no items may be placed in the back seats of vehicles
A culvert removal and replacement project at the intersection of Square Lake Road and Eastways in Bloomfield Township will close the intersection from Monday, August 3 through early September.
The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) said the intersection will completely close to traffic for the work.
The Square Lake Road detour is Opdyke Road to South Boulevard to Squirrel Road, back to Square Lake Road, and vice versa.
The Eastways Road traffic detour is Long Lake
Birmingham Public Schools Superintendent Mark Dziatckak introduced two plans for school this fall at a study session for the board of dducation on Tuesday, July 28, one a hybrid where students will attend half-days five days a week, and the other an online virtual model.
The board of education will need to formally approve the recommendation at an upcoming meeting.
“We have been closely monitoring recommendations from the state of Michigan, CDC, the county and across the
A Birmingham resident reported a person spotted outside of their residence on Villa Avenue to Birmingham police around midnight on Wednesday, July 22.
The man caught looking through the victim’s kitchen window in the 2000 block of Villa was described as a white male wearing light-colored shorts and a t-shirt, and approximately 40 to 50 years old.
Birmingham police are investigating.
A Bloomfield Township resident was woken up in the middle of the night on Monday, July 27, by someone shooting a BB gun at her window.
The woman, who lives in the 7000 block of Deeprun Drive, called Bloomfield Township police around 2 a.m. after someone shot at her window with a BB gun. She had been asleep when she heard what sounded like someone throwing rocks at her window. She then went to check and found a small hole in the window screen.
Police found a BB lying betw
A man reported to Birmingham police that his bike was stolen from outside the 555 luxury apartments building on S. Old Woodward on Tuesday, July 21.
The bike had been locked on a bike rack.
A witness saw the suspect cut the lock on the bike before riding away with it, and described the individual as a white male wearing a gray hat, blue mask, black t-shirt, and blue jeans.
Birmingham police are investigating.