Farmington's Relay for Life and More This Weekend
Patch is here to make your life ridiculously easy, so as you sit down today and plan your weekend, here are three events you should know about in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area.
Dunckel Needs Volunteers to Help 8th Graders Prepare for Future Jobs
Dunckel Middle School is looking for parents and other community members to help prepare 8th graders to take their place in the world of work.
Thu May 16, 2013
Public School Funding is Crippled, Say Michigan Educators
Despite the lower attendance at the education forum at Novi Middle School Monday , the panelists -- teachers, administrators and politicians -- had much to discuss including public finance of education.
Panelists: Education reform is needed
Everyone on stage at the Education Forum in Novi Monday had a different point of view about the state of public education in Michigan, but all agreed on one thing: Some reforms are needed.
Farmington Public Safety Department Plans May 24 Open House
The Farmington Public Safety Department will host an open house for the community on May 24, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Public safety officers will present fire safety demonstrations for kids and give building tours.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bringing back the music
Wolfgang Koessel, cellist of the quartet, gives students a close-up look at his instrument during a recent school visit.
Farmington Hills, Farmington, Livonia Businesses Report Break-Ins Tuesday
Alarms went off at two Farmington Hills businesses early Tuesday morning, after their front doors were smashed open.
Farmington, Hills Planning Commissioners Discuss Grand River Ideas Thursday
Farmington Planning Commissioners got a look Monday at a vision for the Grand River corridor in Farmington and Farmington Hills that includes redevelopment, a connected system of bike and walking paths, and high quality design elements.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Farmington and Farmington Hills?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Tue May 14, 2013
Ara Topouzian Named President of the Troy Chamber of Commerce
The following information was provided in a press release. The Troy Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Farmington Hills resident Ara Topouzian president/CEO effective June 3, 2013.
Should Schools Stop Requiring Foreign Language Classes?
Hoping to free up more options for students when it comes to high school electives, the House Education Committee approved two bills in Lansing on Tuesday that would eliminate the foreign language requirement for graduation.
Emergency Contraception, Breast Health a Priority for Barnett, Other House Democrats
Discussions about women's health care in Michigan often revolve around one topic: abortion.
Mon May 13, 2013
Painting With a Twist Celebrates One Year in Downtown Farmington
Painting with a Twist reaches a "huge milestone" May 16, with an event celebrating the business' first anniversary in downtown Farmington.
Grow Your Own in Farmington's Community Garden, Plus More Tips for the Week Ahead
It's Monday, and that means we've put together this list of things going on in Farmington-Farmington Hills to help make your week a little brighter, easier and more fun.
Sun May 12, 2013
Zurvalec: Neighboring bond votes good news
Voters in neighboring Livonia and Plymouth-Canton approved separate multimillion-dollar school bonds Tuesday to fund various projects, including district-wide building improvements, construction of a new middle school and more.
Farmington Hills Observer
Free valet parking offered weekends during Grove work
As Annette Knowles says, construction workers "are going to town" on the demolition of Grove St.
St. Fabian students take you under the sea in 'Little Mermaid Jr.'
Little Mermaid Jr. will be performed at St. Fabian Social Hall, 32200 12 Mile Rd.
Detroit Free Press
Dulchavsky inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame
Joseph Golden , a lawyer with Royal Oak law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden, was appointed to the board of directors of the Macomb County Bar Association.
Norway's biggest holiday to be celebrated May 18
Flag bearers at last year's Norwegian Constitution Day celebration were Sonja Gronstad of Troy carrying the Norwegian flag, Erik Sorensen of Dearborn with the American flag, and Erik Vingsness of Livonia carrying the Canadian flag.
Sat May 11, 2013
Baby Boot Camp Celebrates One Year of Helping Farmington Area Moms Get Fit
The Baby Boot Camp will hold an open house June 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Shiawassee Park in Farmington, to celebrate the fitness and nutrition program's first year of serving area moms.