George and Nancy Walters are pretty straight forward about it. If their family home lacked smoke alarms they may not be here today to tell their story.
Man points gun at driver on I-696
A 17-year-old Howell man drove to the Farmington Hills Police Department at about 11:45 a.m. Dec. 6 after an unidentified man pointed a gun at him while driving on I-696.
Farmington Hills Observer
Berkley Rotary's pancake breakfast a fulfilling success
The Rotary Club of Berkley hosted its annual pancake fundraiser in early November and raised $9,700 at the event.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Book captures golden era of Red Wings hockey
A new book visually captures the Original Six glory years of the Red Wings in a way rarely seen before, making it a great gift for any hockey fan.
Village manager candidates picked
Village manager interviews, which will be open to the public, are scheduled to take place at the Milford municipal offices, Saturday, Jan. 4 beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the day.
Christmas comes early for grieving Canton family
Briona McKinney, a colleague of Chad Rutherford at Birmingham's Harlan Elementary, listens to the WKQI-FM radio broadcast as Chad's widow Kelly learns about the event.
Boars Head fixings a hit at Brisket Gourmet Sandwiches
Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses have a reputation for freshness and quality - which is precisely why it's the only brand served at Farmington's newest lunch spot, Brisket Gourmet Sandwiches.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Observer & Eccentric
Berkley Library offers scanning for public use
The scanner can accept single pages and is specially designed to accommodate the scanning of books.
Educators at forum: Common core standards flawed
Christopher Rugh, Plymouth-Canton Schools' social studies and language arts curriculum coordinator, and Stephanie Keiles, Plymouth-Canton middle school math teacher, spoke about the Common Core curriculum initiative during a League of Women Voters forum Thursday night at the Civic Center Library in Livonia.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Metro Detroit towns breaking out the holiday cheer
With Christmas less than three weeks away, communities across Metro Detroit will be celebrating with parades, festivals and other holiday-themed events today.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Woman tells Redford police she was robbed at gunpoint
A woman told police she was robbed by a man with a gun Monday morning at Plymouth Road and Appleton in Redford.
'Hail to the Victors'
This is the marching band section of the U-M football exhibit Northville grad Megan Boczar helped create.
The Detroit News
Vintage clip earrings take flight as fashion pieces
Jewelry designer Debra Smith has an eye for combining the classic beauty of vintage with African beading elements made of bone, wood, clay and other natural materials to create "African Butterfly Jewels."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Garden City Observer
Historic clock ticks again in Berkley
People using the clock outside Berkley's historic fire hall on Coolidge Highway were probably never late for an appointment over the last several months.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Hills officer Miller honored with Call to Action award
Farmington Hills Police Officer Jeffrey Miller received the 2013 Call To Action Coalition's 'Commitment to the Journey' award at the CTAC's annual event.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
CoCo Fairfield's in Berkley
Coco Fairfield's 2959 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley 248-399-2626 cocofairfields.com Handicap accessible Breakfast and lunch: $4-$12 Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday It's hard not to have a soft spot for a place like Coco Fairfield's.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
SEMCOG seeking input on potential Woodward bus rapid transit system
Political differences and finances have halted previous plans, but the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is optimistic the newest plan for bus rapid transit along Woodward Avenue has solid footing.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The 'Showgirls' Parody You've Been Waiting For
In 1995, Elizabeth Berkley of "Saved By The Bell" fame would land a role she would become infamous for, Nomi Malone in "Showgirls."
Rogers students return following gas leak scare
Students were evacuated from the school, which is located on Hamilton west of Catalpa, just prior to 2 p.m. when a contractor installing a fence in the school courtyard hit a gas line.