Monday, November 5, 2012
Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Veterans Day are among the 10 national holidays on which Michigan's new fireworks law expressly permits fireworks use.
While Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day may not be considered "fireworks holidays" by everyone, both are included on the list of national holidays for which the use of these colorful explosives is expressly permitted by state law. Under Michigan's controversial new fireworks law, citizens can ignite, discharge and use consumer fireworks the day before, day of and day after a national holiday. The state recognizes 10 national holidays in all. The penalty for violating this ordinance is a $500 fine and/or 90 days in jail. The 10 national holidays recognized by the law include: Although many residents across Michigan have asked legislators to repeal the Fireworks Safety Act of 2011, which was designed to increase revenue to the …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
A full slate of live entertainment is scheduled for the annual Highland event.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Fireworks will illuminate the skies over Highland Township on Saturday, June 30, when the Highland-White Lake Business Association hosts its annual Sparks in the Park. The event is held from 3-11 p.m. at Milford High School. The festivities will kick off at 3 p.m. when the Great Campout gets underway. Huron Valley Recreation is once again hosting a night of camping under the stars on the grounds of Milford High School. The $35 fee includes a campsite, free access to the pools until 8:30 p.m., VIP parking, VIP seating at the fireworks, a hot dog meal, smores and a campfire, in addition to breakfast on Sunday morning, provided by Rodnick Chiropractic. Registration is accepted at www.huronvalleyrec.com or by phone at 248-676-8390. The …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
With the new fireworks laws in place, more items, previous not allowed, are being sold in the state. Are fireworks a problem in your neighborhood?
As the Fourth of July creeps closer, more and more weekend nights are filled with the booms of fireworks. For the first time, several new fireworks are available to residents - fireworks that were previously not allowed in the state. These fireworks include mines and shells, which are louder and larger than most. Several people have already filed complaints about the noise, according to the White Lake Police Department, and officers said they expect many more at July approaches. Some White Lake Patch readers are upset that fireworks sales have started so early in the township, citing issues with neighbors launching firework late at night and waking their kids, or scaring their dogs. "We need to stock up on tons of anti-anxiety medication …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Hundreds of local sellers peddle bottle rockets, Roman candles and other dazzlers for summer revelry.
Get set for a loud and lively fireworks season as dozens of new sales outlets take advantage of a relaxed state law in effect this year. Now that consumers can buy airborne fireworks without leaving Michigan, more than 200 retail sales permits have been issued to temporary sites and stores around Metro Detroit, MLive Media Group reports. Macomb tops the list with 86 sellers, followed by Oakland (61), Wayne (70) and Livingston (38). Some have colorful names – such as Thunderking in Rochester Hills, Red Dragon in Shelby Township and TNT Fireworks in Royal Oak. Others are generic tents, sprouting like carnivals as a sign of the season. Churches benefit from sales at sites in Royal Oak and White Lake. It became legal this year to sell bottle …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The annual fireworks community event is June 30 at Milford High School.
The following was submitted to White Lake Patch by Kevin Lawrence. Interested in becoming a vendor or just want more information on Sparks Market Avenue? Contact Kevin Lawrence at 248-755-1195 or Email to firstname.lastname@example.org The price for a booth is $50.00 (general) or $25.00 (non profit). We will host a variety of locally crafted, hand made products and locally grown produce including plants, flowers, fresh fruits, and vegetables, and yard/garden decor. We will also feature restaurant samplers, make up, jewelry, and clothing, etc. To encourage growth in Michigan, the Market will favor vendors who produce items in Michigan. The Highland White Lake Business Association, along with the event coordinators, are committed to increasing success for…