A quarterly magazine serving the West Bloomfield Community

2021 - Quarter 1

Another Chapter
New library director fills big shoes

Mind and Body
PD prioritizes officers’ mental health

Spring to Remember
Community recalls epic 1976 tornado

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2020 - Quarter 4

West Bloomfield Dispatchers
The Literal First Responders

In the Family
Friendship Circle buys iconic bakery

Boss Up
Resident battles workplace bullying

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2020 - Quarter 3

Safe Scholars
2020 graduates overcome… 2020

Absentee Nation
Voting from home hits historic highs

Virtual Activity
Parks & Rec offers online alternatives

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2020 - Quarter 2

West Bloomfield Prevails
Through difficult times, Township stands strong

Breathe In…
GWBCC provides resources for stressed-out parents/kids

Unsung Heroes
Chamber honors everyday people

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2020 - Quarter 1

Spring Has Sprung
Enjoy nature but keep wildlife wild

Look Sharp
Beauty services for homebound folks

Everyone Play
Rotary building all-abilites playground

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2019 - Quarter 4

Fanfare for the Firemen
Station 3 opening brings better services

Bah Humbug
‘Tis the season to avoid elder scams

Raise A Glass
Water Department focused on safety

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2019 - Quarter 3

Class in Session
Fall ushers another WBSD school year

Treasure Trails
Nature thrives for West Bloomfield residents

A Novel Idea
Authors visits on tap for library

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2019 - Quarter 2

Gold Standard
Maccabi Games a milestone for Jewish youth

Equipped to Learn
DECA program ensures students have tools they need

Helping Hands
Police public service aides here for you

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2019 - Quarter 1

Food, Fun, Family
Food truck rally benefits youth

A Different Way To Learn
Hands-on STEAM help students succeed

It’s About Time!
Apple Island gets its due

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2018 - Quarter 4

Winter in WB
Snowshoeing, ice harvesting and more

Steeped in History
Holocaust Memorial Center an unforgettable experience

Full STEAM Ahead
WB Schools focused on the future

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2018 - Quarter 3

Love The Season
8 ways to enjoy the fall

WB Generosity
Program offers food to hungry students

Hand To Help
Police embrace alternatives to cuffs

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2018 - Quarter 2

Top of the Arts
Orchard Lake Fine Art Show returns

Senior Strong
A Guide to Senior Life in West Bloomfield

Before It Starts
Prevention officer gets ahead of crime

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2018 - Quarter 1

Officer On Site
Laker grad returns as School Liaison

For The Kids
Coalition battles youth anxiety

Difference Makers
Michigan Week awards local heroes

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2017 - Quarter 4

Answering the Call
WBPD crisis team ready to respond

Inward Focus
GWB Community Coalition encourages ‘Mindfulness’

Dance Party
Don’t miss the new Masquerade Ball

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2017 - Quarter 3

Parenting on the Go!
Online program supports families

Summer Beat
Get into the groove at Marshbank Park concerts

Above and Beyond
‘Offer Rick’ wore many hats for WBPD

2016 Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report

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2017 - Quarter 2

7 Sure Signs of Spring
Natural West Bloomfield ready to come alive

International Acclaim
Jewish Film Festival to showcase 30 flicks

‘Our Unsung Heroes’
Awards recognize community leaders

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2017 - Quarter 1

A New Era
Township welcomes new leadership

GWB Community Coalition
Making an impact on local children

Honoring a ‘Second Class Hero’
Special film features local Tuskegee Airman

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2016 - Quarter 4

Relax and Recharge
WBHS yoga program fights off stress

Celebrating Recycling
Community steps up for the environment

Outrunning Hunger
Charity race feeds families during holidays

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2016 - Quarter 3

Comfort Zone
Principal Watson grows with WBHS

The Summer Bucket List
West Bloomfield Style

Increased Scrutiny
WBPD pledges to meet expectations

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2016 - Quarter 2

Outdoors Oasis
7 great ways to enjoy nature this summer

‘Our School History’
Project sparks interest in area schools

First Response
Dispatchers vital to emergency services

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2016 - Quarter 1

Get Hooked
Sink winter blues with ice fishing

Taking Center Stage
Arts come alive at WB Schools

Michigan Week
Celebration honors community leaders

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2015 - Quarter 4

Outrunning Hunger
Race helps feed families during holidays

A Passion for Math
Mathnasium helps students excel

‘Tis the Booing Season’
Local author explains Halloween tradition

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2015 - Quarter 3

Fighting Phragmites
Township targets invasive plants

Avoid the Summer Slide
Keep kids focused on learning

Boating Safety 101
Know the rules out on the waterways

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2015 - Quarter 2

A New Nature Center
Parks and Rec breaks ground on first outdoor natural play area in Oakland County

Digging Up the Past
Archeologists discover clues about 19th century life on Apple Island

An Artful Affair
Orchard Lake Fine Arts Show ranks among best in nation

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2015 - Quarter 1

Taking the ‘Plunge’
Frigid Sylvan Lake event raises funds for Special Olympics

Commitment to Conservation
New Parks and Rec director brings love of outdoors to the job

Protect Yourself: ID Theft a Growing Threat
Lt. Curt Lawson provides tips on how to defend yourself

Gateway to Freedom
Former Pontiac Mayor Willie Payne shines light on area’s ties to Underground Railroad

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2014 - Quarter 4

Cop Talk
Getting to know the WBPD

What is Bubble Soccer?
A fun new spin a classic sport is coming to the West Bloomfield area

Pictures of Resistance
A new WWII exhibit pays tribute to a woman’s epic journey of survival

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2014 - Quarter 3

New Roundabout
Update on the Northwestern Connector project

Tree Adventure Park
Aerial forest park brings unique brand of excitement to West Bloomfield

Dr. Barry Franklin
Local cardiac rehab specialist leads fight against heart disease advocating exercise, active lifestyles

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