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Explore: Polly Ann Trail

November 14th 2021

Northern Oakland County is known for the parks and trails that connect people with nature, and the Polly Ann Trail is a great example of this.

Memorial Celebrates Holly’s Women, Past and Present

September 19th 2021

A new memorial at the Village of Holly’s Waterworks Park honors 100 women – from today’s hardworking heroes back though the community’s history.

Reporter Food: Paint Creek Cider Mill in Oakland Twp.

August 22nd 2021

Paint Creek Cider Mill stays open year round, serving up meals both onsite and to go, as well as offering an array of Michigan-made snacks and products.

Museum on Van Hoosen Farm Reopens with New Roof, New Exhibits

August 6th 2021

The Museum is now open to the public Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 3:00 p.m.

Rare White Monarch Graces Orion Oaks Park (video)

August 4th 2021

The wings are more opaque than other monarchs as well, due to lack of pigment, adding to the effect

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

July 18th 2021

Oakland County Times has a growing list of parks, trails, family-friendly destinations and more in our area and beyond. 

Explore: Innovation Hills Park in Rochester Hills

June 26th 2021

Innovation Hills is located at 2800 W. Hamlin Road in Rochester Hills.

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

April 9th 2021

Here’s a list of parks and other places to explore in Oakland County…

Explore: Van Tassel Pedestrian Bridge and Paint Creek Trail

February 24th 2021

The Van Tassel Pedestrian Bridge is named for former Orion Township Supervisor JoAnn Van Tassel, whose leadership helped Orion to develop in a way that respected the natural beauty of the area.

Explore: West Bloomfield Woods Nature Preserve

February 7th 2021

These challenges are worth it though as the trail leads over ravines and includes a couple scenic outlook points.