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2/8  Rep. Crawford named Legislator of the Year by MI Parks & Rec Assoc.

2/6  75 jobs available at new fun center. Job fair Saturday in Novi

2/5  Sign-up for the city's Do Not Knock anti-solicitor list; get a free decal too

2/4  Police report that Kim's Garden restaurant was broken into twice

1/31  Five killed in Sunday morning house fire Victims, age 16 to 23 and in U.S. illegally from Mexico, worked at Kim's Garden. All were found in basement of home where fire originated. Home is owned by person connected with the restaurant. No working smoke detectors.  MORE  MORE  UPDATE

1/29  Charles Yon appointed Wixom Public Safety Director, Police Chief

1/28  Council member says crime will increase after feds cut drug enforcement funding

1/28  Novi Schools report stranger danger

1/28  Rep. Crawford provides colleagues with local gift as part of House tradition

1/28  Novi Police investigating theft of $60,000, green cards, yen & chocolate

1/26  City to spend major dollars on TV station, grants Magna a break on tax abatement

1/26  Novi Police investigating multiple home invasions on city's south-west side

1/27  Deal reached in Providence CRNA dispute; 28 return to work as contractors

1/27  Novi Police investigating multiple home invasions

1/26  HARMAN unveils new North American HQ in Novi, donates to Novi's schools

1/26  City to spend major dollars on TV station, grants Magna a break on tax abatement

1/26  Super Talk: Teaching fundamentals help students thrive

1/25  Memories of mom inspire a startup

1/24  Annual Winter Dog Classic brings crowd

1/20  Judge David Law named Presiding Judge of 52-1 District Court

1/20  Novi to consider noise waiver to speed up I-275 work to 24 x 7 schedule

1/19  Novi Park Foundation names David Landry president

1/19  Max & Erma's shuts down with no apparent notice to staff

1/19  Wixom man sentenced for mortgage fraud

1/18  Novi's Adi Sathi named one of nation's most influential Republicans under 30

1/18  Novi Police express interest in acquiring MRAP mine-resistant armored personnel carrier

1/15  Novi's Ascension Brewing Company brews up craft beer niche

1/15  City hosting Daddy - Daughter dances Feb 5-6

1/12  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

1/10  Outsourcing of hospital support services is a growing trend

1/9  Novi PD & FD hosting charity hockey game vs. Red Wings alumni

1/7  John Fountain, the former voice of EMU Football & Basketball, has new Novi audience

1/7  Airtime Trampoline & Game Park coming to Fountain Walk soon

1/7  FlexTech Academy Charter School Novi Grand Opening 1-14

1/6  Rep. Kathy Crawford named a 2016 Legislator to Watch by the Detroit Chamber of Commerce

1/6  Gutman named metro-area's Superintendent of the Year

1/4  Walled Lake School District’s Education Foundation mourns loss of Michael Bernhardt

1/4  Early morning fire destroys Novi home; several pets perish

1/3  The Novi Choralaires are currently seeking new members

12/31  Providence Hospital nurse anesthetists terminated; PREVIOUS UPDATES: 12/9 12/16 12/19 12/18 12/29 12/30 12/30  12/31 12/31  12/31

12/23  Mike Bosnic sworn in as new Novi District Court magistrate

12/22  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

12/21  County announces plans to significantly improve safety at 10 Mile, Napier

12/20  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

12/19  Novi students score at the top on M-STEP standardized test

12/18  Novi ranked one of the top school districts in Michigan

12/18  Novi students win Lego Robotics, Auto Show poster competitions

12/18  Saddled in $400K of debt, indecision still surrounds SWOCC

12/17  Novi High School Debate Teams Bring Home Team Awards

12/16  Providence Hospital nurse anesthetists face termination, or pay cut UPDATES: 12/9  12/16  12/19  MORE

12/15  Two city employees honored at inaugural Employee of the Year ceremony

12/13  Novi's Providence Park Hospital gets another "A" for patient safety

12/13  Milford Police report assault victim has passed; wife charged

12/11  City of Novi pays for, receives budget award yet again

12/11  Fox Run residents celebrate Frank Sinatra's 100th

12/8  Novi Schools teacher's contracts renewed; concerns voiced

12/9  Most nurse anesthetists face termination, or out-sourcing and big pay cut

12/8  Novi Schools teacher's contracts renewed Modest salary increases approved; concern voiced over athletic director's contract, reports Novi News

12/8  Sheriff's Dept. searching for Lyon Twp. home invasion suspects

12/8  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

12/7  Novi Police Dept. promotes two to key leadership positions  

12/6  It's A Very British Christmas for the Novi Choralaires

12/2  Novi High School is ranked in top 10 high schools in state

12/1  Wixom woman reportedly steals Uber driver's car

12/1  City of Novi now boasts highest bond rating

12/1  Police report attempted murder, vicious dog beating in Milford  UPDATE

12/1  Wrong-way driver hits semi on I-96 in Novi; serious injuries

11/30  Home invasion suspect caught on camera in Northville Twp.

11/30  Novi-based ITC exploring sale options

11/30  Santa makes mall stop in Novi for kids with special needs

11/27  Novi Holiday Happenings: Something For Everyone

11/27  Novi recognized by Keep Michigan Beautiful Inc.

11/25  Holiday safety tips from Novi PD and Novi FD

11/25  Semi runs off road into pond on west-bound I-96 in Novi

11/24  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

11/24  Huge financial error sends development project back to drawing board  RELATED

11/24  He's full-time finance manager for Novi, and Oak Park MORE  MORE MORE

11/24  Mayor Gatt works to improve the county animal shelter

11/23  Novi man found dead in driveway of apparent heart attack

11/21  Nine authors and two locations featured in 8th annual book event, Dec. 2nd in Novi

11/20  City of Novi gets grant for new park

11/19  Court of Appeals affirms India native's murder conviction; Lakshminivasa Rao Nerusu serving life for killing wife and kids in Novi

11/18  Novi High School graduate elected to Republican Vice Chair post

11/15  Judge Law: Court program helps battle addictions

11/12  Novi's finance chief was also working as a part-time city manager

11/12  Resident petitions to fix dangerous intersection

11/11  Novi HS grad Adi Sathi quoted on Fox about presidential candidates

11/11  Two cities, one finance director - for over $200,000 / year

11/11  Super Talk: Students found significance during D.C. trip

11/10  Paralyzed veterans get specialized wheelchairs from ITC employees

11/10  Wixom Police identify suspect from last weekend's shooting

11/10  Novi man arrested for ramming motel, vehicle in Farmington Hills

11/10  Summary Monday's Novi City Council meeting

11/10  Former Novi teacher gets jail time for criminal sexual conduct with a minor

11/10  Wixom Police identify suspect from last weekend's shooting

11/10  Novi man arrested for ramming motel, vehicle in Farmington Hills

11/10  Summary Monday's Novi City Council meeting

11/5  Novi teacher to be a contestant on The Bachelor this season

11/4  Landslide: Mayor Bob Gatt reelected by large margin; Casey, Staudt and Wrobel maintain their seats;
Burke wins open seat on council

11/4  Two bad crashes in Lyon Twp. involving 5 cars and a large truck

11/3  Novi recognized for creating a positive entrepreneurial climate

11/3  Walled Lake restaurant goes up in flames

11/2  Novi firm wins big Navy engineering contract

10/28  Twelve Oaks Mall to host exclusive Peanuts holiday exhibit

10/28  Novi's Providence Park Hospital gets top rating for patient safety

10/27  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

10/27  The origins of 8 Mile / Baseline Road

10/27  Super Talk: Never too late to continue your education

10/26  Sheriff's Dept. reports stranger danger near Tanglewood Golf Course

10/26  The haunted history of Novi's Shiro restaurant

10/26  Novi captain graduates from EMU's School of Fire Staff & Command

10/26  Novi Police Dept. is investigating series of construction site thefts

10/23  Novi Police Sgt. Gilmore Graduates from EMU School of Police Staff and Command

10/22  Novi man charged in northern Michigan crime spree

10/21  Feds nab illegal immigrant who allegedly harassed Milford teen

10/21  A fresh take on Blaze Pizza

10/21  Novi Police offering popular Pistol Safety (CPL) Class on Nov. 14th

10/20  Novi superintendent: Teachers help students figure things out

10/20  Honoring Novi’s Hometown Heroes: Veterans Day Brunch Nov. 5th

10/20  City hosting "Day of the Dead" celebration Nov. 1

10/20  Councilmember in hot water following Fox 2 Hall of Shame report

10/20  Teacher shortage? 20 apply for 1 Novi teacher opening

10/18  Rollover crash closes I-96 in Novi on Sunday morning

10/17  Novi's student head-count up 0.4%

10/15  Super Accountant! Novi's finance chief also full-time finance chief in Oak Park

10/15  Providence Park Hospital cuts privileges for 'abortion doc'

10/15  Sen. Mike Kowall leads charge to ensure Michigan cities are not sanctuaries for illegal aliens

10/15  Novi School busses will be equipped with new lighting system for evaluation

10/14  South Lyon woman charged in drunk driving crash that claimed mom's life

10/14  Tow truck driver, motorist killed at I-96 / I-696 / I-275 interchange

10/14  Medical doc under investigation; drugs and tissue found in his car MORE  MORE

10/14  Addicted to Movies, not Drugs - for Novi kids grades 7-12 on Nov. 2

10/13  Novi's Providence Park Hospital gets $500K gift to expand

10/13  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

10/13  Farmington Hills plans to stay on with SWOCC after Novi announces the city is pulling out

10/13  MDOT reveals plan to shut down I-275 for major repairs

10/13  Farmington Hills plans to keep SWOCC going after Novi announces the city is pulling out

10/12  Ground breaking for new senior living facility on Providence Park Hospital campus

10/10  South Lyon man pleads guilty to embezzling $1.7 million

10/10  Santa Barbara, Calif. member calls out city council for trying to sneak $32,000 perk through for former Novi Asst. City Manager Pam Antil

10/9  Sen. Mike Kowall sponsors Capitol event honoring Vietnam veterans

10/6  Novi Middle School student appointed to the Novi Community Education Advisory Council

10/6  Sheriff ids bandit wanted in high speed chase through Novi, still looking for him

10/5  Michigan State Fair posts 22% gain in attendance, returns more than $400,000 to Community Organizations

10/5  Informational meeting held in Novi over allegations state improperly charged many people with unemployment fraud

10/5  She's a Hall of Famer: State Rep. Kathy Crawford honored at mParks ceremony

10/5  Walled Lake student questioned for alleged threat against school

10/2  New assistant police chief appointed at Novi PD as a/c Lauria retires

10/2  Super-drunk woman drives the wrong way on I-96 through Novi

10/1  Novi teachers working without contract; union president says many forced to work second jobs

10/1  Ex-CC asst. hockey coach get a year in jail for exchanging nude photos

9/30  Rep. Crawford welcomes ‘Rep. for a Day’ contest winners to the Capitol

9/30  Novi ranked as a top city for finding a job

9/30  Novi Woods Elementary School named among best of the best in nation

9/29  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

9/28  Fall Camper & RV Show coming to the Showplace in Novi this week

9/27  Dating app leads to felony charges against four area men

9/26  Michigan State Police, Sen. Mike Kowall and Verizon team-up at Novi High School to combat distracted driving

9/26  Slow response times played role in Milford party store fire

9/25  Milford Police investigating serious injury motorcycle crash

9/24  Novi group travels to Philly to see Pope Francis

9/24  Novi man killed in motorcycle crash

9/24  Dog rescue bar crawl coming to Novi on October 3rd

9/22  Fox Run's Interfaith Community shares in each other's traditions

9/22  City hosting Wellness Fair on Oct. 10

9/21  Oakland County drug test results vanish, courts misled Firm previously tied to former Novi judge MacKenzie's family said to provide inaccurate results to courts  RELATED

9/20  Adell settles suit over old Novi Expo site

9/18  Apartment fire in Novi: Several units damaged; roof collapses

9/18  Despite a lot of drunk driving arrests, Novi is hardly the "drunkest city" in Michigan

9/18  Area councilman's story changes as he tries to keep people off Wolverine Lake; ends up in the Fox 2 Hall of Shame

9/18  Northville Twp. home catches fire overnight

9/17  Gatt pledges cost controls, more public input for garbage collection services proposal

9/16  Report posted on Novi Community Schools superintendent's board evaluation raises some concern

9/15  Emergency Challenge! City to host 5K obstacle course

9/15  Fall Camper & RV Show coming to the Showplace Sept. 30 - Oct. 4

9/15  Three men riding bicycles to Texas for charity, inspired by Novi 10 year-old

9/15  Nancy Cassis recognized for her years of service and dedication by Novi City Council

9/15  Elderly woman killed in car vs. semi crash in Lyon Township; alcohol suspected

9/15  Novi District Court Judge David Law bridges judicial and legislative branches

9/14  Truck fire closes all but one lane of I-275 on Monday morning

9/14  Fire causes minor damage at Novi's Cheesecake Factory restaurant

9/13  When it comes to film subsidies, history shows that only Sen. Nancy Cassis got it right

9/11  Yet another local Japanese company busted for price fixing by the FBI

9/11  Novi city manager joins trade mission to Japan; promotes the local area to businesses

9/11  Twelve Oaks Mall and the DMC will host a Mall Walker event, including free breakfast, beginning Friday, Sept. 25

9/11  State Senate passes Kowall legislation designating 9/11-17 as Michigan Patriot Week

9/10  Man who hit, killed Lansing firefighter had previously been cited in Novi

9/10  Sen. Mike Kowall announces event honoring Vietnam War era veterans

9/9  The Wildcat Taste Fest is this Friday

9/9  Michigan State Police identify problems with Novi-area school busses

9/9  Fireup Fest for grades 9-12 Friday after the football game

9/9  26 Novi HS students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

9/8  Two Novi High School grads killed in northern Michigan car crash

9/6  Michigan State Fair dazzles families

9/3  Walled Lake students see the world over summer vacation

9/2  South Lyon man is now charged with manslaughter following alleged beating of another man who died days later  MORE

9/2  Fox Run thespians laugh their way to the Grand Canyon

9/2  Novi teacher charged with sex crime waives right to preliminary exam MORE

9/2  Fire destroys popular Milford party store  MORE

9/1  Novi artist David Barr passes at 75, reports the Novi News

9/1  Lyon Twp. man dies following reported altercation

8/31  Dodge Ram will offer monster truck rides this weekend at the Michigan State Fair

8/31  Cops saving lives with anti-overdose kits

8/28  Novi Choralaires seeking new members

8/28  Mark your calendar: The Wildcat Taste Fest is Friday, Sept. 11

8/28  Novi Police bust 57 for texting while driving

8/28  Acres more fun this year at the Michigan State Fair in Novi

8/26  Novi-based Red Level Networks named to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing companies

8/25  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

8/25  Novi girl bitten by dog in South Lyon

8/25  Michigan Music Mega Jam to debut Labor Day at the Michigan State Fair

8/25  Novi PD to offer Pistol Safety (CPL) class on Saturday, Sept. 12th

8/25  Novi's own Bernie Fratto will appear on CBS Sports Thursday at 9pm to talk about the Vendetta from Vegas (that's Brighthouse 165 or AT&T U-verse 643)

8/24  Customer Appreciation Open House Wednesday evening at Novi Ice Arena

8/24  Back to School Safety Tips from Novi PD & Novi FD

8/23  Novi man hospitalized following jet ski crash on White Lake

8/23  Novi to become one of few schools in state with two synthetic athletic fields

8/20  Previewing the 2015 Michigan State Fair

8/19  Gander Mountain Grand Re-Opening

8/19  Novi and Northville high schools ranked in Top 10 in Michigan

8/18  Novi home on the market for $3.7 mil

8/18  Novi resident spends the summer taking flying lessons; and he's 7 years-old

8/18  Legal haggling continues over old Novi Expo site

8/18  The Chicago Blackhawks reportedly sign former Wildcat Nolan Valleau

8/18  Northville Twp. Police seek help finding missing woman

8/18  Novi and Northville listed as two of the 'snobbiest' places in the state

8/18  Novi Schools All-Sports Passes are now available for the 2015 - 2016 season

8/17  Novi named one of richest cities in state

8/15  Novi ranked in Top 10 housing markets in the entire country

8/14  Fox Run honors staff for 215 years of combined service

8/13  Amen! Novi church blessing classic cars ahead of the Woodward Dream Cruise  MORE

8/13  Expanded 2015 Michigan State Fair coming to the Showplace in Novi Sept. 4-7

8/12  India Day festivities to take place this Saturday at the Showplace in Novi

8/11  Preliminary exam set for Novi teacher accused of sex crime

8/11  Men allegedly threatened with gun in lot of Milford Taco Bell

8/11  Northville Twp. man arrested on child porn charges

8/11  Preliminary exam set for Novi teacher accused of sex crime

8/11  Novi High School library recognized

8/11  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

8/11  Teen killed in crash with gravel hauler on I-275 ramp

8/5  Former Novi council member Craig DeRoche on his alcohol problem MORE

8/5  Walkers fight breast cancer one step at a time during the Susan G. Komen 3-Day

8/5  Novi pharmacist suspended for health care fraud

8/5  India Day celebration in Novi expected to draw 25,000

8/4  Novi teacher charged with sex crime due in court today

8/4  Hard work pays off: Detroit Lions practice at Novi High School MORE PHOTOS  RELATED

8/4  Milford family celebrating 100 years of family reunions

8/4  Novi mentioned as a unique Labor Day travel destination thanks to the new Michigan State Fair

8/4  Celebrating diversity in Novi is Fox Run residents' mission

8/4  Novi's finance director takes a part-time gig as Oak Park's finance director

8/4  Former council member Craig DeRoche admits to alcohol problem

8/3  Novi first-responders save man's life with new Naloxone kit

8/3  Novi Police Dept. investigating bank robbery

8/3  Public meetings scheduled to discuss city's proposed trash pickup changes

8/1  Local man allegedly exchanges cars with Novi family, flees State Police to Canada

7/28  Summary of Monday's Novi City Council meeting

7/28  Fire reported at Oakland County Animal Control facility

7/28  ITC and Novi Parks Foundation support Novi's parks

7/27  Novi 5th grade teacher charged with criminal sexual conduct following two-month investigation, his second alleged crime while teaching in Novi MORE

7/27  Naked man removed from Kroger store in Novi

7/27  Former Novi Asst. City Manager Pam Antil gets a new position after a six-month search

7/27  Mayor Bob Gatt supports business development to increase tax-base and to create more jobs

7/23  Free screenings of the original four Mission Impossible movies in Novi

7/22  Ascension Brewing Company opens in Novi

7/22  Novi's city manager announces end of Economic Development Department

7/20  MSU to open College of Medicine campus at Novi's Providence Park Hospital  MORE

7/19  Jake Gyllenhaal and Eminem surprise fans at Southpaw preview at AMC 20 in Livonia on Sunday evening

7/17  Used car salesman investigated but not charged by Novi PD is arrested on similar underage sex charges by St. Clair Shores PD

7/17  Another successful Festival of Chariots / Rathyatra in Novi  [VIDEO]

7/15  Sen. Kowall introduces bill to prohibit sanctuary cities

7/14  Novi's Amber Staudt, daughter of Mayor Pro-Tem Dave Staudt, helps save 4-year-old from drowning

7/14  Sen. Kowall announces online petition to call for an end to sanctuary cities

7/14  City Council approves over a half-million for more sidewalk work

7/9  Elderly Novi woman killed in crash on US-23

7/9  Fox Run celebrates expansion, offers residents memory care services

7/9  Dead coyote with legs cut off found in Novi

7/8  Very drunk Novi man crashes car into shop

7/8  Detroit Lions practice at Novi High School Aug. 5. Get your free tickets online

7/7  Woman in Novi nearly throws away lottery ticket worth $100,000

7/6  Michigan State Fair in Novi expands with land purchase

7/3  Magna Seating moving jobs to Novi; city offers property tax abatement

7/1  Novi High School students achieve at HOSA Nationals