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4/21  Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair welcomes new Executive Director, Kroger Michigan-Made Pavilion

4/20  Novi Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Matthews a finalist for Troy position

4/19  Novi City Council trims proposed 2014-2015 budget; $590,000 cut from budget while maintaining vital services and adding a police officer

4/16  Trott easily outpacing Bentivolio in race for U.S. House seat

4/16  Former Novi Assistant City Manager Pam Antil moving on to yet another new job

4/16  Walled Lake man faces preliminary exam in shooting / murder

4/16  Judge dismisses McCotter's lawsuit against intern

4/16  Novi City Council to discuss proposed '14 - '15 budget; $3 million deficit projected

4/15  Novi mom designs stickers to help parents mark their child's growth in pictures

4/15  South Lyon East High School custodian finds bullet hole in window

4/15  Novi bank exec's alleged racist comments aren't protected under First Amendment, judge rules

4/14  Suspect in custody after shooting Lyon Township man in face with pellet gun

4/14  SUPER TALK: Novi school district's committed to action to reach goals

4/12  Sunday's VegFest in Novi featured celebrities, demos and more

4/11  Lawsuit over alleged Novi PD ticket quotas settled

4/11  South Lyon compounding pharmacy, pharmacist licenses revoked by state

4/8  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council Meeting

4/8  International Woman's Show coming to Novi's Showplace May 1-4

4/8  Older adults: Boost brain strength with an exercise class

4/7  Dental student from Novi goes missing in New York City

4/3  Novi Police rely on Cadillac of police information systems

4/3  Oakland County seeks alternatives to 'monopolistic use' of Detroit water

4/2  Village Oaks book drive teaches kids that even small things can make a difference

4/2  Novi walks away from helping South Lyon with building inspections

4/1  Hugh Crawford announces he's running for Oakland County Commissioner

4/1  Novi PD offering popular pistol safety class this Saturday

3/31  One family owns 139 restaurants, including an Applebee's in Novi

3/27  With sales up, Novi-based Cooper Standard expanding globally

3/25  City Council approves $1.3 million pathway project, hires search firm
to find city manager

3/25  Novi man turns hobby into $50 million company

3/24  FBI said to be reviewing secret recording made in Judge Brian MacKenzie's chambers

3/24  Novi Police reported missing man located in Macomb County

3/24  Congressional candidate Dave Trott endorses Kathy Crawford for State Representative

3/20  Spring thaw will mark beginning of work on Novi's new dog park

3/20  Easter Bunny arrives at Twelve Oaks Mall today

3/22  Altercation at Novi's Twelve Oaks Mall leads to knife, gun at school

3/17  City of Novi recognized for environmental leadership

3/17  Novi-based Cooper Standard launches proposed refinancing

3/20  Crawford: House approves scrap metal reform to protect local communities

3/20  I-96 closure in Livonia delayed until April 6th

3/20  Man charged following 30 mile police chase

3/18  Store clerk charged with false robbery report, embezzlement

3/18  Novi man named Business and Sales Manager of WDIV

3/18  Suspected drunk driver leads Novi Police on 30 mile chase

3/18  Novi Schools schedule bond proposal information meetings

3/17  County Exec L. Brooks Patterson endorses Novi's Kathy Crawford for State Rep.

3/14  State Rep. Hugh Cawford introduces legislation to help recovering addicts in Michigan

3/14  Novi Wildcat Band in the Big Apple

3/12  Fire destroys Novi condo building, 6 units appear to be total loss

3/12  Novi MS teacher compares slaves
to factory workers, parent outraged

3/11  City Council approves a new $280,000 dog park

3/11  State awards Novi $1.2 million for sewer upgrades

3/11  Staff wants to keep Principal Carter, reports the Novi News

3/11  Quest Diagnostics to acquire Novi-based Summit Health

3/11  Trial begins for man accused of robbing Novi gas station

3/10  Novi PD offering popular pistol safety class on Saturday, April 5th

3/4  Novi, Milford and South Lyon make list of Michigan's safest cities

3/4  Novi's Kathy Crawford earns more endorsements in her bid for a State House seat

3/4  MEA responds to Novi teacher's lawsuit over union dues

3/4  I-96 shooter sentenced to 40 years

3/3  Gift Card Bandit robs Novi Rite Aid store

3/3  Customer foils Mobil gas station robbery

3/3  Convicted I-96 shooter to be sentenced on Monday

3/3  Suit seeks to prevent action against Novi teacher who refused to pay union dues

3/2  Detroit News reports on Fox Run residents' miniature railroad

3/2  Why wasn't he in prison? Violent con accused of killing again; 84 year-old Novi grandmother dies in home invasion

3/1  WXYZ reports on the big Outdoor-rama show at the Showplace

2/28  Lawsuit seeks to prevent collection action against Novi teacher for union dues

2/28  Novi Community School District's MEAP scores continue to be strong

2/28  Novi-based ITC a big donor to the Governor's Club

2/28  St. John Providence Health urges screening during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

2/27  Mike Kowall to seek reelection as Novi's State Senator

2/27  Novi-based Learning Care Group says it will follow Michelle Obama’s healthy eating & activity guidelines

2/26  Novi Community Schools issues press release in support of bond proposal

2/26  Novi attorney, others campaign to end Arabic slur against blacks

2/25  NHS student wins contest to create a new logo for Novi Youth Baseball

2/24  Fox Run residents making model railroad of Pere Marquette RR Line through Novi, circa 1950

2/24  Novi-based Cooper Standard announces financial results - increased revenue and sales

2/23  New allegations against Novi Judge Brian MacKenzie

2/23  Taking the lead: Nation's busiest Cadillac dealership is in Novi

2/23  Dispute delays redevelopment of old Ford Wixom Plant site

2/21  Novi honors best of the best at annual Police and Fire Awards Ceremony

2/20  Novi Police investigating another bank robbery

2/20  Novi's Cooper Standard announces Careers for Veterans program

2/19  City Council approves widening of Haggerty Road, agreement with interim city manager

2/19  Sen. Kowall announces legislation to combat aquatic invasive species

2/19  Northville middle school student diagnosed with whooping cough

2/19  Novi High School student recognized for volunteerism

2/19  City Council approves widening of Haggerty Road, agreement with interim city manager

2/19  Hunter safety course to be offered by the city and DNR

2/19  Three Novi School Board Trustees support Kathy Crawford for State Representative

2/17  Meryl Davis and Charlie White win Gold Medal in Ice Dancing, Meryl is the granddaughter of Fox Run resident Marian Davis.

2/17  Mom-2-Mom sale to benefit Novi Community Education's Infant & Toddler Program slated for 3/8

2/16  Milford mom is a stay-at-home CEO

2/16  Michigan's revived state fair bulks up for third Labor Day weekend run

2/13  Higher court takes over Novi Judge MacKenzie's docket

2/13  AG Bill Schuette visits Novi Middle School to promote Cyber Safety

2/13  Huge effort planned in Novi to pack 2 million meals for hungry

2/12  More questions raised about controversial Novi concert

2/12  Patterson delivers State of the County address, suggests new independent water system

2/12  Daughter testifies she found mom, 84, stabbed and dying on floor of Novi condo

2/12  Female bank robber gets away empty-handed

2/12  Fox Run and Walled Lake Schools partner for resident education

2/12  Long time Novi athletic secretary heading west, reports Novi News

2/12  People of Pearland looking forward to Pearson's presence

2/11  SteelPro of Novi touted as a model of efficiency

2/11  Suburban Collection Showplace donates $25,000 to Assist Brighton Center for Recovery Education Program for Children

2/10  Hayride crash driver pleads no contest to driving while impaired

2/8  Super-drunk Troy cop arrested by peers; case transferred to Novi

2/7  Hayride crash driver pleads no contest to driving while impaired

2/4  City Council appoints Victor Cardenas interim city manager

2/4  Teen's Novi death ruled accidental, reports the Novi News

2/4  Déjà vu all over again for Andiamo as restaurants are rebranded

2/4  Kathy Crawford urges fast action on Governor’s Plan to Support Seniors

2/4  City Council appoints an interim city manager, looks toward more big expenditures

2/4  Fox Run retirement community reaches record occupancy

2/3  New accusations against Judge Brian MacKenzie

2/3  Novi man sentenced to prison for sending sexually explicit images to friend's young daughter

2/3  Big chill means more shoppers at Novi's Twelve Oaks Mall

2/1  Providence Hospital is offering a deal on heart and vascular screening - National Heart Month

1/31  Weatherman Chuck Gaidica stepping down to become a Novi pastor   MORE FROM WDIV

1/30  Kathy Crawford receives 3 major endorsements

1/30  Tilted Kilt and Buffalo Wild Wings - great places to watch Super Bowl

1/29  Fox Run residents will bask in the nostalgia and romanticism of chocolate on Valentine’s Day

1/29  Wixom man convicted of terrorism for I-96 shootings

1/29  Patch editors in Michigan notified this morning of immediate layoff

1/29  Chief district judge criticizes county prosecutor in dispute over Novi District Court Judge MacKenzie

1/29  Suspected Kensington Mobile bandit captured

1/29  Jury deliberating fate of accused I-96 shooter

1/28  Novi City Mgr Clay Pearson lands new job in Pearland, Texas

1/28  Region breaks record cold, no warm-up in sight yet

1/28  The Novi Parks Foundation hires an Executive Director

1/28  Bagger Dave's restaurant to raise cash for Children's Leukemia Foundation

1/27  Novi City Manager lands new job in Pearland, Texas

1/27  Novi (finally) hires a new director of finance

1/27  Accused I-96 shooter says his intent was to 'get rid of the demons'

1/27  Family seeks answers in murder of Novi senior

1/27  Pastor vows to fill 2 million meals, Showplace donates space

1/26  Novi Community Schools seeks public's input; meetings Monday

1/26  City offering free tax assistance for seniors

1/25  Northville man a Good Samaritan during deadly I-94 wreck

1/25  Motor Sports Hall of Fame moving to Daytona

1/24  Several area cities included in top 20 list of safest communities: Farmington Hills, Milford, Novi, S. Lyon and W. Bloomfield

1/23  It's official: Kathy Crawford files to run for State House

1/23  South Lyon goes off the air

1/23  Novi resident, a priest, sentenced to 16 years for child porn

1/23  Leave winter behind at the RV show at the Suburban Collection Showplace  MORE

1/22  Summary of Tuesday evening's Novi City Council meeting

1/22  City pays for, again 'earns' financial reporting award

1/22  Super Talk: Novi uses a robust internal accountability system

1/21  New questions raised about former Catholic priest, a Novi resident, charged in child porn case

1/21  Silver Springs Elementary School briefly evacuated

1/21  Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital profiled on CBS News

1/21  It's a beautiful day in Mayor Bob's Neighborhood

1/20  Novi city manager one of three finalists for Pearland, TX job

1/20  Wixom Police investigating shooting

1/18  Thousands vie for the crown at Winter Dog Classic Show in Novi

1/17  Senator Kowall, Rep. Crawford comment on Gov. Snyder's State of the State address

1/16  Prosecutor: Judge Brian MacKenzie continues to mishandle cases

1/16  Lawyer: I-96 shooter is troubled, but not a terrorist

1/16  Novi woman killed in I-75 crash in northern Bay County Michigan

1/15  Northville condos go up in flames

1/15  Three in their 20s die from the flu in Oakland County

1/15  Man kicked out of Novi's Lifetime Fitness for wearing 'tiny Speedo'

1/14  Novi Community Schools seeks public's input

1/14  Novi PD investigating murder: Elderly woman found dead in condo off 8 Mile Road,
suspect already in custody

1/14  Steve & Rocky's celebrating 16 years with price roll-back

1/14  Bandit robs Kensington Mobile for third time and is still on the loose

1/14  Trial starts for accused I-96 shooter

1/13  Novi Police arrest suspect in CVS store armed robbery

1/13  Summary of Saturday's Novi City Council Meeting

1/12  Novi Police train for shooter situations

1/11  Novi-trained pair take second at U.S. Figure Skating Championship UPDATE 

1/9  Supertalk: Reasons for cancelling school in Novi worth while

1/9  Cougars reportedly sighted just west of Novi

1/9  ICP fan group, first formed in Novi, sues FBI over gang label

1/9  I-96 closure in Livonia said to be delayed until March

1/7  Snow removal update from the city of Novi

1/7  Lyon Twp. residents worried about big slow-shoveling fine

1/6  Former DCC hockey captain Pete Halash killed in car crash [UPDATE]

1/6  Learn about your police department at the Citizen's Police Academy

1/6  Novi PD offering popular pistol safety (CPL) class on Feb. 8th

1/5  Novi man an ambassador of nature on the boundary waters

1/5  Custom bikes compete at Novi motorcycle show

1/1  Novi area among hardest hit with snow

12/30 Judge MacKenzie denies conflict of interest over ties to testing firms

12/30  Lyon Twp. "sorry robber" strikes Kensington Mobile again

12/28  Novi teacher speaks in favor of higher spending on education

12/27  Novi FD rescues man trapped when trench collapsed

12/27  Former Novi mayoral candidate jailed on felony charge

12/26  Man gets 90 days in jail for stealing charity collection jar in Milford

12/23  Erica Patterson named Fox Run's 2013 Leader of the Year

12/23  Did time in Fallujah cause Marine vet to kill Walled Lake neighbor over dog dispute?

12/23  Hearing postponed for man charged in Camp Dearborn hayride crash

12/23  Police identify teen found dead; preliminary cause of death - hypothermia

12/23  Twelve Oaks Mall busy with late holiday shopping surge

12/22  Novi Police investigating after body found off Grand River

12/22  Major power outages to the west and north, but only one outage in Novi early Sunday

12/22  Knife-wielding man robs Kensington Mobile gas station

12/21  Kohl's stores now open 24 hours for the holidays

12/20  Washington Post profiles Hedy Marque, a Novi long-distance runner through her 80s

12/20  Fox Run retirement community does well on resident survey

12/20 Novi physical therapist's license suspended following conviction on health care fraud

12/19  I-96 to see updates thanks to special legislative funding

12/19  Addicted To Games, Not Drugs - Friday Jan 3rd for grades K-6

12/18  Walled Lake man kills his neighbor over dog dispute

12/18  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

12/18  GFS Marketplace now open in Novi

12/17  Novi man creates the season's hottest holiday gift for tweens

12/16Snow brings slick roads, but the worst is over

12/13  State House approves Crawford-sponsored legislation requiring Affordable Care Act navigators be certified by the state

12/13  Snowstorm to hit the Novi area Friday night through Saturday

12/10  Don't skip breakfast... with Santa, this Saturday morning

12/10  West Bloomfield to ask governor to remove treasurer

12/9  'Madden' players at Novi Best Buy competing for a trip to AT&T Stadium

12/9  Novi School Board has a busy meeting, approves proposed new teacher's contract

12/7  South Lyon man faces trial for backing into Novi woman while highly intoxicated

12/6  Novi's superintendent not pleased with state's proposed school grading system

12/5  Gov signs Crawford sponsored bill that eliminates obstructive DEQ requirements

12/4  Novi teacher's union president disagrees that teachers can't leave union

12/4  A passion for movies leads to entrepreneurial success online for one Novi man

12/4  Another Novi judge is now reportedly in hot water  MORE  MORE  MORE  MORE  MORE  MORE  MORE

12/4  Super Talk: Reading to children is important (and fun)!

12/4  Fox Run's Arts a la Carte Committee is a venue for residents to explore Detroit's vibrant Arts and Culture Scene

12/4  Master Gardener class to be offered starting in January

12/3  City of Novi gets a clean bill of health in annual audit, but again spends more than it takes in

12/3  Novi Choralaires Christmas Show is this weekend; open rehearsals for new members next month

12/3  Thornton Creek Elementary evacuated after smoke fills building

12/2  Man saved from fiery crash by officer, good Samaritans

12/2  Bill Gates' 'Big History Project' being tested at Northville High

12/2  Dining near Twelve Oaks Mall

12/1  Catholic Central fans honor #33 David Widzinski

11/26  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

11/25  Local author hosting 6th annual Girls Night Out book signing this Tuesday

11/25  Super Zip! Novi ranked #1 in state for income and education!

11/25  Latest business survey indicates Novi is a great place to do business

11/25  Serial flasher gets jail time and probation

11/25  Sunoco donates $25,000 for new Milford Road pedestrian / equine crossing

11/24  Accidental congressman faces fight to keep seat

11/23  Oakland Press: Novi's former finance chief Nazarko quit over differences with Clay Pearson

11/21  Novi-based ITC Receives Three Wildlife at Work Certifications From Wildlife Habitat Council

11/21  Red Wings, many others gather to support injured CC hockey player at benefito

11/21  Novi teacher protests unions actions

11/20  Novi City Council member posts partisan missive, says she wants to fight to 'turn Novi blue'

11/20  Red Wings, many others gather to support injured CC hockey player at benefit

11/20  Metro Invite hockey invitational Friday and Saturday at the Novi Ice Arena

11/19  Paralyzed hockey player speaks about his injury, determination & fight for a bright future

11/19  Local man plans to open a pinball museum with his 165 pinball machines

11/18  City of Novi recognized for developing a positive entrepreneurial climate

11/18  Erickson Living, manager of Fox Run in Novi, named as Top Agency by HomeCare Elite

11/16  Enjoy free Thanksgiving dinner at Moes on Ten, donations to benefit Novi Youth Assistance

11/14  Novi FD promotes Byrne to lieutenant

11/14  State House approves Crawford bill to eliminate outdated EPA regulations, save money for local communities

11/13  Novi school teacher complains to State Senate about not being able to leave union

11/13  Former mayoral candidate sues alleged campaign worker, Ch 7 News after worker alleges he wasn't paid for work

11/13  Buddy's Pizza opening new Novi location at Fountain Walk in '14

11/13  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; Providence Park Hospital is hosting a free community presentation Monday

11/13  New Novi City Council and reelected mayor get down to business

11/12  Milford's new finance chief a familiar face

11/11  Novi's former finance boss on how the city has been planning for increasing retiree costs

11/11  Recall effort started over firing of South Lyon's city manager

11/11  More on the strange case of our ex-Congressman

11/11  Slippery conditions cause numerous crashes

11/11  Man changing tire on I-96 near Beck Rd. hit by truck, in critical condition

11/10  Fox Run Residents operate their own fully-functioning TV studio

11/10  Cooper Standard doing well under leadership of new CEO

11/8  Milford PD capture the Children's Miracle Network bandit

11/8  Public invited to reception for Mayor Gatt and council

11/7  Novi Community School District awarded as an AP District of the Year by College Board

11/7  Ice Palace opens for the season at Twelve Oaks Mall

11/7  Stayin Alive revives Novi's nightclub scene

11/5  Gatt wins in landslide; Fischer, Markham and Mutch elected; school millages pass; Prop 5 sinks

11/5  South Lyon police chief to fill in as interim city manager

11/5  Diamond Jim Brady's - the most luxurious grilled cheese in the region, says the Free Press

11/4  FBI busts Northville-based multi-level marketing company

11/4  New Tigers manager lived in Novi; here's a flashback article

11/4  Home of Novi mayoral candidate reportedly vandalized

11/3  Novi students wins the Sparky Anderson Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

11/2  Huge fundraiser planned for injured CC hockey player

11/1  Novi Police Detective Mark Boody promoted to Sergeant

11/1  Northville High School reports third case of MRSA