Nextdoor is on a rocky road towards a possible public offering
Nextdoor is a local social media app that acts as a digital public message board for neighborhoods where users can sell furniture, organize events and alert neighbors of danger. In the past year, monthly active users on Nextdoor grew 20 percent, according to Sensor Tower. It's provided neighbors and public agencies a platform to spread useful and important information during the pandemic. Unlike Citizen and Neighbors, Nextdoor is more than a crime-fighting app. It helps small businesses connect to their local customers and gain new customers with free business postings.cnbc.com
Representative from West Bloomfield Clerk’s Office will not go to your home and ask for your absentee ballot
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – Officials are reminding residents that a representative from the West Bloomfield Clerk’s Office would never go to someone’s home and offer to deliver their ballot for them. READ: Voting by mail in Michigan for 2020 General Election: What to knowThe West Bloomfield Clerk’s Office posted on Facebook reporting that someone had posted to the social media platform Nextdoor and said that a representative from the clerk’s office would be going to people’s doors offering to return their ballot. The information posted to Nextdoor is false. Nobody from the clerk’s office will go to your door and offer to return your ballot to the office for you. The ballot envelope states who may be in possession of an absentee ballot.
Even in the midst of a pandemic, we see the best in humanity
But it’s in these city and neighborhood groups where you might have noticed community members leaning on each other, so to speak. Maybe the note on community groups got you thinking of some good you’ve seen around town. Maybe you know of a friend -- or a friend of a friend -- spreading cheer or making masks or a beautiful grandparent-grandchild reunion that brought tears to your eyes. Perhaps you fixed up your house all spring and you think more people should see. Do you know of businesses, groups or individuals doing a little extra to help others?
Last-minute holiday shopping? Let these guides spark ideas
Time is running out, holiday shoppers! We asked Nextdoor users in Metro Detroit how much shopping they still had to do before Christmas on Monday. Nearly half of 1,435 voters said they still had shopping to do, which means stores should be busy in the coming days. Below is some help for last-minute shoppers. Have any tips to share?