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Alerts & News - At Home

5 Stories
Posted on: April 16, 2014

Million Penny Project ends April 30th -

The year-long "Million Penny Project" sponsored by the Friends of the Wixom Library will officially end on April 30, 2014. During these last weeks, the Friends will match all individual contributions up to $200. ... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Oakland County Equalization Digital Photograph Project -

Starting April 9, 2014, members of the Oakland County Equalization Department will be taking digital photographs of all parcels of property in the following communities:

1) City of Wixom
2) City of Orchard Lake3) City... Official Notice ...

[Oakland County Equalization Photo Project]
Posted on: April 3, 2014

Prescription Take Back Day - 04/26/14 (Wixom Police Department) -

The Wixom Police Department and The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have partnered once again and scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. During this event, the DEA will be accepting potentially... Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown Delivers Services to Wixom -

Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds, continues bringing services directly to Oakland County residents with the Local Office Visit program. Next stop? The City of Wixom - City Hall (49045 Pontiac Trail) on... Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

Wixom Recognized as a Top Community in Fostering Entrepreneurial Growth and Economic Development -

For the sixth time in seven years, the City of Wixom has been recognized for its work to fostering entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of... Read on...

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Alerts & News - Mayoral Messages

1 Story
Posted on: June 8, 2011

COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR UPDATE

Happily, the summer season is fast approaching, and we have an action-packed summer season planned for you.

Therefore, I am going to shift gears and take "Coffee With The Mayor" outside until September. I... Read on...


Alerts & News - Residents

1 Story
Posted on: September 28, 2010

Peddling, Soliciting, Etc. in the City of Wixom

Peddlers and solicitors within the City of Wixom are required to have and display an
identification card (I.D. card) which bears their name, address, issuance and expiration dates, type
and location of activities and a photo.

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Dept News - Information Technology

16 Stories
Posted on: August 7, 2012

Tech Tip of the Week 17

1) If you wish to see what other web pages are linked to your website, then added the word "link:" before your URL. For example, link:http://www.cityofwixom.com shows all pages linked to the City of Wixom's website.... Read on...

To look at Google Guide
Posted on: August 7, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 16

Tech Republic should be one resource you don't do without. Here is one of their articles on organizing computer files. "You work with documents, presentations, graphics, and other files all day—and chances are, you... Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 15

PCWorld "assembled a dozen simple but essential tips--a 12-step security program--to keep your PC, smartphone, gadgets, and identity safe. The steps are practical and fairly easy to perform, so you can strengthen your... Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 14

From the FBI -How to Protect Your Computer (For your home computer)

You may find the attached PDF useful in protecting your home computer and yourself from computer crime.
1) Keep Your Firewall Turned On:2) Install or... Read on...

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Posted on: February 3, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 13

Everyone compares all photo editing packages to Photoshop. If you can afford Photoshop, then most reviewers would recommend this Adobe product. If you are looking for a free solution, then just look below.

Top 11 Free... Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 12

For those who need to resize images quickly, you can use several utilities to assist you in this process.
Windows XP - Microsoft's Image Resizer Powertoy for Windows XP. Utility that lets you resize one or more selected... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 11

Allows you to print folder/file directory information from Windows Explorer or My Computer. Karen's Directory Printer prints numerous folder/file attributes including size date, and archival attributes. In addtion, you... Website....

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Posted on: July 25, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 10

1) PC Magazine http://www.pcmag.com A great website to browse for reviews on computer hardware and software.
2) CNET.com http://www.cnet.com CNET offers product reviews and pricing information. 3) Zdnet.com http://www... Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 9

The PassMark Software website provides detailed information on processors, video cards, hard disks, and system benchmarks. PassMark Software has delved into thousands of benchmark results for computers. You can download... Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2011

Tech Tip of the Week 8

Don't you hate when you take group pictures and none of them come out right? Someone has their eyes closed, someone is looking down, etc. When you have taken several similar photos and you may see different defects in the... Read on...

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Posted on: February 16, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 7

The Best Of Windows Software - On this website you will find the some of the best free Windows programs. The site has made the effort to categorize the apps and picked only those they believed to be the best and which will... Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 6

Spiceworks can help you with the following and avoid expensive alternatives.
1) Troubleshoot Network Problems2) Provide Helpdesk assistance
3) Hardware and Software Inventory4) Monitor and Alert you about your... Read on...

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Posted on: December 6, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 5

Free Microsoft Office Training Online: Microsoft has a website that will help train you online. It currently covers Office 2010, Office 2007, and Office 2003.

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Posted on: December 5, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 4

Windows shortcuts
1. CTRL+A: Select all the items in the current window 2. CTRL+B: Bold
3. CTRL+C: Copy 4. CTRL+I: Italic
5. CTRL+U: Underline 6. CTRL+V: Paste
7. CTRL+Z: Undo 8. CTRL+X: Cut ... Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 3

Threatpost's online 10 tips for Online Holiday Shopping.
1) Beware of what you search for2) Set Web browsers to “stun”
3) Beware of strangers bearing e-bates4) "S" stands for Safe(r)
5) Duh. Patch.6)... Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2010

Tech Tip of the Week 2

If you like free, Picasa is for you. Picasa is software by Google and does a good job of organizing your photos. You can use different photo editors to enhance your photos. It also has search features where you can find your... Read on...

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