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You have arrived at the home page of the website for Westend, the upscale monthly newsmagazine mailed to 24,000 homes in the Oakland County area of Commerce, Walled Lake, Wolverine Lake and the Union Lake area.

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We are looking to serve as the dominant news source for the west Oakland area, both in print and online, because we firmly believe that when it comes to west Oakland, we know it best.

David Hohendorf

P.S. We welcome story suggestions — just e-mail me directly with your suggestions.

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Planning consultant, DDA director resigns

Commerce Township planning consultant and Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Director Kathleen Jackson has tendered her resignation with the township, effective May 22, following nearly two decades with the community.....more>

Hiller's Markets sold; one Commerce site to close

Hiller's Markets, with locations in Commerce and West Bloomfield, will be acquired by the Kroger Company, it was announced on Friday, May 1, and they will be rebranded as Kroger stores after the sale is completed this summer, with one location in Commerce slated for closure....more>

Commerce Community Breakfast honors citizens

Several local residents will be honored on Monday, May 18, during the 31st annual Commerce Township Community Breakfast at the Edgewood Country Club, 8399 Commerce Road....more>
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