Author Archives: Pat Fix

Upcoming Elections

Be prepared to vote at the Tuesday, Aug. 7 primary election.  Sample ballots and other important election information is available on the Northville Townships website. BE IN THE KNOW BEFORE YOU VOTE The League of Women Voters provides a non-partisan, online Voter Guide for Michigan’s Primary Election. Visit VOTE411.org to access candidate information and see which office they… Read More »

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, August 11th – 8 am to 2 pm Westland Shopping Center (enter off Nankin from Central City Pkwy.) Examples of Acceptable Items: Household paints, stains, dyes; floor wax, carpet cleaner; furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, stain removers, solvents; pharmaceutical waste (non-controlled substances only); nail polish, glue; fertilizer, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides; antifreeze, motor oil,… Read More »

Another Critter Story

Two residents in our community have reported that bats have gotten into their units recently, so be extra careful when opening your doors and doorwalls especially in the twilight hours.    Young bats are kicked out of their nests during the summer, which leads to more bats in dwellings — typically peaking in August. Our most… Read More »

Mother Nature Lied

The social committee reluctantly made the decision earlier on Friday that the Flamingle Mingle party would be canceled since every weather forecast predicted that the time of the party was to be a wash out.   The signs at the entrances noted the cancellation of the party. True to Mother Nature’s fickle nature, the weather at the… Read More »

The Event of the Year

When:  Friday, July 20th Where:  Birchwood Court Hosted by:  The Kersey’s and the Fix’s Time:  6:30 pm What:  No Fuss.  No Muss.  Totally informal chance to get together with your neighbors.  To Bring:  BYOB and an appetizer to pass if you so desire. Some chairs will be provided.  If you have a portable chair, however, please feel… Read More »

Hungry New Residents

A number of hungry new residents have moved into the community.  Sightings have included coyotes (a mother and her pups), a red fox, a hawk and a hen turkey and her chicks. While they are certainly interesting to look at, caution is warranted as they are wild animals.  Do not approach them!  Do not feed… Read More »