Auburn Hills

Off Duty Police Officer Shoots Two People in Palace Parking Lot

May 18th 2015

Off Duty Police Officer Shoots Two People in Palace Parking Lot (Compiled, May 18, 2015) An off-duty Detroit Police officer had an altercation with a man and a woman in the parking lot of The Palace of Auburn Hills Sunday, resulting in the officer shooting the man and woman, according to WDIV. The report states […]

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Auburn Hills Police Handle Mental Health Incident with Care

May 16th 2015

Auburn Hills Police Handle Mental Health Incident with Care (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, May 16, 2015)   One of the bigger challenges we have is dealing with the mentally ill.  It has become a commonplace call for our officers.  People in a mental health crisis are often combative, frightened and can be frightening. Yesterday […]

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

WONder Woman Ann Doyle Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 1st 2015

WONder Woman Ann Doyle Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2015) Reflecting back on her childhood life-size cut-out of Linda Carter, Ann Doyle shared what she thought being a WONder Woman meant. “It reminds me that being a wonderful woman is just the beginning. I think it’s equally important to […]

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success

April 22nd 2015

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success (Oakland County Press Release, April 22, 2015) Tech248 meetups attracted more than 400 technology industry professionals and students, including the founder of an Oakland County-based company who was among 50 people nationwide recently invited to the White House to talk tech. The meetups are vital to Tech248’s mission of connecting […]