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On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism

November 27th 2018

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Giving Tuesday is a time to consider what causes matter to you. Oakland County Times is a place for many of the things that matter to our readers. If you believe in the power of independent journalism to keep citizens informed about what’s […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

November 26th 2018

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28

November 24th 2018

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28 Berkley, MI- The City of Berkley would like your input! Please join us on Wednesday, November 28th, for a Public Input Open House to explore reconfiguring Coolidge Highway from four to three lanes between 11 mile and 12 Mile. Earlier this year, the Downtown Development […]

Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29

November 24th 2018

  Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29 During World War II, Michigan became a temporary home to six thousand German and Italian POWs. At a time of homefront labor shortages, they picked fruit in Berrien County, harvested sugar beets in the Thumb, cut pulpwood in the Upper Peninsula and maintained parks […]

Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest

November 22nd 2018

  Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest (Oakland County, Nov. 22, orig. Nov. 17, 2018) Oakland County, MI- One holiday shopper can win $5,000 just by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24. Shoppers who buy goods or services […]

Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday

November 22nd 2018

  Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday (Downtown Berkley, Nov. 22, 2018, orig. Nov. 19, 2018) BERKLEY, MI. – The Berkley Downtown Development Authority (DDA) heralds the holidays with a month-long celebration filled with events and activities the whole family can enjoy during MerriMonth. Beginning Nov. 24 and continuing through Dec. […]

Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday (Downtown Berkley, Nov. 19, 2018) BERKLEY, MI. – The Berkley Downtown Development Authority (DDA) heralds the holidays with a month-long celebration filled with events and activities the whole family can enjoy during MerriMonth. Beginning Nov. 24 and continuing through Dec. 24, visitors to the […]

Cost of Stamps to Increase in January

November 19th 2018

  Cost of Stamps to Increase in January (USPS, Nov. 19, 2018) WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately […]

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Screening at Berkley Library Nov. 27

November 9th 2018

  Won’t You Be My Neighbor Screening at Berkley Library Nov. 27 Berkley, MI – Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the […]