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Mark Vest


Mark Vest covers the Farmington Press and West Bloomfield Beacon. Vest has worked at C & G Newspapers since 2011 and attended Oakland University and Oakland Community College.

Published January 21, 2022

FARMINGTON HILLS — After Farmington Public Schools posted a “21 Day Equity Challenge” on the district’s website, supporters and critics had an opportunity to express their views at a Board of Education meeting at North Farmington High School Jan. 11.

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Published January 20, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD/KEEGO HARBOR/ORCHARD LAKE — With 2021 now in the rearview mirror, local leaders recently reflected on the past year and focused on aspirations for the year ahead.

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Published January 20, 2022

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WEST BLOOMFIELD/FARMINGTON — West Bloomfield resident Carrie Candela recently said that there are paw prints all over the subdivision she lives in.

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Published January 13, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A career in education that has spanned more than 48 years is set to end next summer, as West Bloomfield School District Superintendent Gerald D. Hill announced that he will be retiring June 30.

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Published January 12, 2022

METRO DETROIT — Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac is Oakland County’s oldest and largest homeless shelter.

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Published January 12, 2022

FARMINGTON HILLS — According to Farmington Hills Nature Center Supervisor Ashlie Smith, there are typically a lot of nature programs offered for children 12 and under.

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Published January 11, 2022

FARMINGTON HILLS — For some people who move to the United States from other countries, two of the biggest challenges are learning to speak English and gaining an understanding of the culture.

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Published December 22, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — This past October, a water main break occurred in a 20-foot section of the Great Lakes Water Authority’s 48-inch transmission main that runs along 14 Mile Road, near Drake Road in Farmington Hills.

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Published December 20, 2021

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Public Schools is welcoming students, family members and the community to utilize a “new perk” being offered in the district.

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Published December 20, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — An auto law group has released its list of the state’s top 10 most dangerous stretches of Interstate 696.

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Published December 20, 2021

WALLED LAKE — Elementary schools throughout the Walled Lake Consolidated School District recently held PTA fundraisers to benefit student activities.

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Published December 19, 2021

ORCHARD LAKE — For approximately eight years, Orchard Lake resident Shari Finsilver kept a secret from her family.

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Published December 14, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — School districts have had plans in place for years to deal with active shooter situations, but after what recently happened at Oxford High School, the subject is now in sharper focus.

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Published December 9, 2021

KEEGO HARBOR — Fiscal matters, roads, police services and the Cass Lake Road Corridor are topping the list of things to focus on for City Council’s new and newly re-elected members.

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Published December 8, 2021

WALLED LAKE — Even prior to the mass shooting at Oxford High School on Nov. 30, the mental health of students was on the radar.

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