Community fights to save elementary school in Keego Harbor
KEEGO HARBOR, Mich. – Parents and other community members in Keego Harbor express concern over an elementary school possibly closing even after voting for a bond three years ago to allocate money toward the school. Voters said that before voting “yes,” they were assured that Roosevelt Elementary School -- part of the West Bloomfield School District -- would not close down. A week ago, parents, staff and voters learned that West Bloomfield School District was consolidating from five elementary schools to four schools, with Roosevelt potentially being the one to close. “It’s absolutely a lie because they told us this would not close.”During an informal online meeting Thursday, school officials explained the money allocated for the school is virtually untouched. When asked at the meeting about not yet spending the money, Shannon Bingham, who is the West Bloomfield school district demographics consultant, said “I don’t know the exact particulars of that.
Michigan General Election Results for Keego Harbor on Nov. 3, 2020
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Vote of confidence for Oakland County police chief after his arrest
LAKE ANGELUS, Mich. – Lake Angelus Police Chief Michael Farley received a vote of confidence from City Council at the body’s meeting Tuesday evening. Farley spent the night in the Oakland County Jail following the arrest. I have dedicated my entire career to enforcing the law,” Farley said in a statement. The city’s mayor released a statement at Tuesday’s meeting, giving Farley a vote of confidence. Before Farley joined the Lake Angelus force in January 2018, he worked with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the Farmington Hills Police Department and Lathrup Village.
Election 2019: Marijuana business proposals on ballots in 4 Metro Detroit communities
Voters in Keego Harbor, Walled Lake, Allen Park and Lincoln Park will decide on marijuana businesses proposals on Tuesday. In Lincoln Park, voters will consider allowing two medical and two recreational marijuana shops. Follow the results for these proposals here:Friday was the first day LARAs Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) began accepting applications for recreational marijuana businesses. Its been a year since Michigan voters approved recreational marijuana usage and 11 years since medical marijuana was approved. More: Michigan Marijuana NewsResults for Downriver communities:Results in Oakland CountyWoodward Corridor:Other Oakland County: