Bloomfield Hills Schools officials have made the decision to begin the school year completely virtual rather than in-person and Birmingham school officials are expected to formally vote tomorrow on its superintendent's recommendation to do the same.
Bloomfield Hills Schools made the decision at a board of education meeting on Thursday, August 7, to start the school year remotely. Superintendent Pat Watson wrote in a community email on Friday, August 8, “Last night, I presen
A lawsuit brought by two Bloomfield Township officials against the social media platform NextDoor, as well as township residents Val Murray and Kathleen Norton-Schock, was dismissed with prejudice by Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Dan O'Brien on Wednesday, August 5.
In early May, township supervisor Leo Savoie and treasurer Brian Kepes, acting as part of a class action suit for local members of NextDoor, filed suit in Oakland County Circuit Court against the social medi
A Bloomfield Township resident called township police to report concerns about two men impersonating police officers and pulling over vehicles in the area of Walnut Lake Road near Kenmoor Road on Monday, August 3.
The caller said she heard what sounded like a police siren in the area and then observed an older model black Chevrolet Tahoe with red and blue lights on it but no visible markings.
Once she returned home she told her son what she saw. He then went for a walk an
A Birmingham resident reported to police on the morning of Saturday, August 1, that multiple watches had been taken from his residence within the last three weeks.
He told Birmingham police that he recently had work done on his home on Wimbleton, and he suspected the watches had been taken by a contractor who had been in the home.
Birmingham police are investigating.
Bloomfield Township police responded to a report about a vehicle stolen after a resident had parked it in her driveway on Friday, July 31.
The resident, who lives in the 500 block of Overbrook Drive, told police that she had parked her 2020 Ford Expedition, unlocked and with the key FOB inside, in her driveway. Sometime between midnight and 7:20 a.m. on July 31, the vehicle was taken.
While investigating another stolen vehicle complaint, a Bloomfield Township police offic
Bloomfield Township police responded to the 400 block of N. Fox Hills Drive about a stolen bike on Thursday, July 30.
The resident reported the bike, which was left unsecured outside the residence, was stolen between July 27 and July 30. The missing bike is a woman’s gray and green mountain bike.
Bloomfield Township police are currently investigating.
Upsets, and near upsets, were the results of voters turning out in wide numbers on primary day, Tuesday, August 4, with Bloomfield Township Supervisor Leo Savoie and Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper failing in their bids for reelection, Oakland County Executive David Coulter prevailing over Treasurer Andy Meisner to represent the Democrats against Republican Mike Kowall for the county's top spot. Oakland Countdy had 322,454 ballots cast out of 995,114 registered voter
Bloomfield Hills Police Sgt. Steven Splan suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty Sunday, August 2, hours after he cut down and removed a large tree that had fallen onto Bloomfield Parkway, east of Woodward.
Bloomfield Hills Police Chief Noel Clason confirmed Sgt. Splan's death, noting, “He was awesome. He was our public information officer, our fire investigator, and was a huge family man. He lived for his daughters and his wife. He glowed when he talked about them. He