Week in Review: Parking, Armed Robbery Arrest, MEAP Results and More

Here's a look at some of the most popular Ferndale Patch posts from the past seven days.

We know you've been busy, but it's time to catch up. Here's a look at several popular stories on Ferndale Patch over the past week. Click on the title to see the full story.


Downtown Ferndale Shop Offers Parking Promotion for Customers

Emily Murray, owner of Modern Natural Baby, says her store is giving $2 off to customers if they show they used the ParkMobile app.

You can now pay for parking using ParkMobile at any of Ferndale's parking lots.

This letter to the editor was submitted by Chris Johnston.

Ferndale Parking Problems Addressed at Council Meeting

City officials say solutions are in the works and urge residents to keep the feedback coming.


Ferndale Police Find Gun in Glove Box During Traffic Stop

25-year-old Warren man faces charges of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, according to Ferndale Police.

Teen Reaches for Gun During Police Chase in Ferndale

Two teens were arrested around 10 a.m. Feb. 12.

Police Arrest Ferndale Armed Robbery Suspects

Two suspects are in custody after a 52-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint outside Stop & Go in Ferndale on Feb. 9, police said.

Ferndale Police Department to Get 5 New Vehicles

Council OKs purchase of three Dodge Chargers, two Ford Explorers at total cost of $124,910.29.


Focus Group Meetings Underway for Ferndale Schools Strategic Plan

Parents who have enrolled their children in non-Ferndale schools are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.

School Data: How Did Ferndale Students Perform On the MEAP Test?

Search 2012 Michigan Department of Education data to find results for local schools.

Ferndale's 2012 MEAP Results Show Overall Gains

Ferndale students made the biggest jump in third and fourth grade reading proficiency.


Ferndale Couples Share Valentine's Day Secrets

A look back at all of the local couples we profiled leading up to Valentine's Day.

Michigan Land Bank Authority is in the process of finalizing who they will negotiate with for the sale of the state fairgrounds property.

Blockbuster in Ferndale to Close

Dish Network is closing 300 Blockbusters stores across the country.

Ferndale SOUP Micro-Grant Dinner Gains Steam

The monthly dinner offering a boost to local non-profits has its next event planned for Feb. 17, Hometownlife.com reports.

Pet Patrol: Puppy Found in Ferndale

Puppy was found wandering near Leroy and Beaufield last Saturday.


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