The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting ended on Monday, September 14, with the swearing in of the township’s new fire chief, John LeRoy, following the retirement of chief Mike Morin.
“Thanks for saving the best for last,” said trustee Neal Barnett.
The trustees unanimously approved the recommendation for LeRoy to replace Morin, who is retiring at the end of September, just shy of 34 years of service.
“I’m looking for a job if anyone is hiring,” Morin joked.
Bloomfield Township trustees on Monday, September 14, unanimously approved utilizing the 2021-2022 tri-party funds for the paving of Maple Road between Inkster and Franklin roads, and the adjoining safety path.
Tom Trice, the township’s director of public works, said that the township will only have to pay one-third, sharing the costs of the road work with the Oakland County government and Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), which will cover the other two-thirds. Tri
The Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education is beginning to phase in in-person teaching and learning, with kindergarten returning Monday, September 21, and other grades following through October 8, with hybrid schedules currently in place, and everything subject to change.
For those families that did not choose Virtual Bloomfield, which is the all-virtual option for this school year, teachers and students will begin to return to school in phases, the board of education
A 911 call to Bloomfield Township police at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 13, about a possible drunk driver in the area of Telegraph and Square Lake roads led to them discovering a drunk and high driver with a loaded, unregistered semi-automatic handgun in the car, as well.
An officer in the area observed the suspected vehicle, which had been described as a yellow Dodge Challenger, cross over the lane dividers on the road several times before pulling it over and identified
A traffic stop at Telegraph and Long Lake roads in Bloomfield Township at midnight on Tuesday, September 8, led to the discovery of a woman without a valid driver's license, a counterfeit $100 bill, and a stun gun.
Bloomfield Township police stopped the 2009 Pontiac G6 for a traffic violation, the officer reported, and he discovered the woman driver, a 22 year-old from Detroit, did not have a valid driver's license, and a computer check revealed that she had had her license
A Bloomfield Township resident learned his identity had been stolen when he received paperwork from another state claiming he had filed for unemployment benefits, and he came into the Bloomfield Township police station on Saturday, September 12, to file a report.
The victim informed police he had received paperwork from the State of New York Department of Labor, claiming he had filed for unemployment benefits. He told police that he had not filed for those benefits, and tha
Bloomfield Township police responded to the 2000 block of Klingensmith Road on a larceny complaint the afternoon of Sunday, September 13.
The resident told police that someone had smashed the back window of their 2005 Chrysler van, but after a search they determined nothing was missing from the van.
Police found a pry mark near the broken window.
The case is currently under investigation.
Employees at the Bloomfield Township Target store reported to police that a man tried to do a bait and switch by attempting to return items he had stolen from the store for cash on Tuesday, September 8.
Loss prevention officers at Target, 2400 Telegraph Road, reported to Bloomfield Township police that a white male had entered the store with stolen merchandise and attempted to return it for cash. Loss prevention officers recognized the suspect as the individual who was want
In a 2-1 decision, the Birmingham Ethics Board voted that Birmingham City Commissioner Clinton Baller did not violate the city's ethics ordinance when he complained about a resident, Donna Klein, and her work as a neighborhood lead on the media site NextDoor, via a newsletter he disseminates through email in which identifies himself as a city commissioner, and through his public Facebook page.
In an hours-long meeting on Friday, September 11, that included lengthy discussi
Bloomfield Township Republican trustee candidate Don Valente appeared before Magistrate Julie Nelson-Klein at 48th District Court on Friday, September 11, for theft of campaign signs of other township candidates and was ordered to appear back at 48th District Court for a pretrial hearing before Judge Diane D'Agostini.
Valente, a retired attorney, has been accused of stealing 50 to 60 campaign signs during the primary election. The crime is a misdemeanor, punishable by 93 da