Birmingham

Birmingham Removes Boutros from Ballot, HP and Farmington Hills Candidates Weigh Options

August 17th 2019

Boutros was one of at least three candidates in local races in Oakland County that was disqualified based on issues with their Affidavit of Identity forms.

Disqualified Candidates Get Different Results…

August 15th 2019

In Hazel Park and Farmington Hills, the cities complied.  But in Birmingham, officials said the candidate’s name should stay.

Voter Turnout in August – Where Have all the Voters Gone?

August 9th 2019

In spite of the fact that election discussions often focus on methods of increasing voter turnout, we continue to allow communities to conduct important elections in the middle of the summer

Aug. 11 – Birmingham Farmers Market Corn Festival

August 7th 2019

The Birmingham Farmers Market’s most popular event, the Corn Festival, is scheduled for Sunday, August 11

Paul Wells Sworn in as Birmingham Fire Chief

August 6th 2019

After 21 years in the Birmingham Fire Department, Paul Wells was sworn in as Police Chief Monday

Aug. 6 Election: Ballot Measures and Rochester Hills Primary Interviews

August 5th 2019

Aug. 6 is an Election Day and voters in several communities will have measures on the ballot. 

Rochester Hills also has a primary election. 

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

Aug. 6. Election – Birmingham Parking Structure Bond Proposal

July 24th 2019

The City of Birmingham has a bond proposal on the Aug. 6, 2019 ballot.