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Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

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, […]

Joni Mitchell’s First Husband joining Biographer for Discussion Dec. 3

November 24th 2018

Joni Mitchell’s First Husband joining Biographer for Discussion Dec. 3   BIRMINGHAM– Music writer Susan Whitall, along with special guest Chuck Mitchell, will discuss her new book, “Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell.” The event will be hosted at the Baldwin Public Library on Monday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. In her […]

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 […]

Birmingham Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 22nd 2018

  Birmingham Ready for Small Business Saturday Those who shop in Birmingham on Saturday, November 24 will enjoy special incentives while supporting the local economy. Small Business Saturday is a nationally recognized event dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Brand new this year, shoppers can earn Birmingham Bonus Bucks and attend the inaugural […]

Birmingham Winter Markt Nov. 30- Dec. 2

November 21st 2018

  Birmingham Winter Markt Nov. 30- Dec. 2 BIRMINGHAM, MI – Downtown Birmingham’s Shain Park will transform into a charming European market during the Birmingham Winter Markt from November 30th through December 2nd. The park will be illuminated with more than 60 booths featuring traditional holiday crafts and decorations, art from local artisans, home décor […]