News Nearby: Troy Pastor Under Investigation, Bloomfield Hills Schools Increase Security
Happening around the Greater West Bloomfield area this week: The Ferndale Public Library will begin using a collection agency for overdue books while a Clawson bus driver is suspended after leaving a special needs student unsupervised.
You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby? Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites around the Greater West Bloomfield area.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
While the details of the arrangement are still under development, officials say a school security officer position will be implemented to enhance safety.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) will give the keynote address at the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber's annual Government Forecast Breakfast on Feb. 11.
The Rev. Edward Belczak was asked to step down from the St. Thomas More Parish in Troy after an audit revealed he may have misappropriated $429,000 over six years.
As temperatures continue to dip in the region, the Welcome Inn offers Royal Oak's homeless a relief from the bitter cold.
Beginning Jan. 28, any patron who has owed the library $20 or more for more than 60 days will be referred to Unique Management Services.
Todd Sperl of Lean Fox Solutions, whose new tool teaches users how to cut costs and improve service by streamlining operations, has transformed a downsizing into international success.
The 4-year-old boy wandered into a neighborhood during the Jan. 14 incident, which remains under investigation according to Clawson Police.