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2020 Candidate Interview:  Lisa-Aline Hanes for Royal Oak School Board

September 1st 2020

For voters in the Royal Oak School District, there are six candidates running for four positions on the school board.

2020 Candidate Interview: Dawn Rice for Hazel Park School Board

September 1st 2020

Candidates are Melissa Baldwin, Heidi Fortress, incumbent Rose Mary Hammonds, incumbent Charles Hemple, Ian Lloyd, Dawn Rice, Kristy Schlak, and Lance Starter.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Kelly Brault for Avondale School Board

September 1st 2020

The candidates are Michael Brady, Kelly Brault, Rita Davis, Robbin Hopinks, incumbent Wayne Kakuda, and Lucille Washington.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Ferndale Outlines Ways to Improve Affordable and Inclusive Housing

August 31st 2020

“The data proves we have changing demographics. Stagnant housing does not respond to the needs of the community and I think this gets us moving in the right direction,” Ferndale Mayor Melanie Piana said.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Farmington Hills Offering $50 Bonus, Plus Pay, For Election Workers

August 30th 2020

You can expect a fast-paced environment on Election Day, working as part of a team to process voters at the precincts or to process absentee ballots as part of the Absent Voter Counting Board.   

Support Ringwald Theatre While Enjoying Online Facts of Life Parody

August 30th 2020

In The Facts of Life: A Quaran-Teeny Parody, The Ringwald returns to its roots and checks in on Mrs. Garrett, Blair, Jo, Natalie, and Tootie.

Sept. 8 – Zoom Presentation on “Flawed Victory of Women’s Suffrage”

August 29th 2020

Miller will discuss and examine what women’s suffrage accomplished and what it failed to achieve.