Birmingham

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials

February 17th 2019

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 17, 2019) Okemos, MI – When a room full of elected officials from townships around the state were asked how many of their boards do annual or bi-annual goal-setting, only a couple raised their hands. The question was asked at […]

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County

February 4th 2019

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County (Oakland County, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Searching for a new and rewarding #career opportunity? Take a look at Oakland County, Michigan Government’s latest #jobs board for all of #OaklandCounty’s part and full-time positions. Apply online today at http://ow.ly/qkgl30mM3WL or call 248-858-0530.  Summer […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Royal Oak Braces for 14 Mile Road Construction Projects

January 28th 2019

Royal Oak Braces for 14 Mile Road Construction Projects (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Residents in Royal Oak and surrounding communities could be impacted by several road construction projects in 2019. According to the City of Royal Oak Community Development Department, “14 Mile Road will be under construction for most of […]

NB I -75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs UPDATED – BACK OPEN

January 21st 2019

NB I-75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs – UPDATED BACK OPEN Madison Heights, Troy, MI- Northbound I-75 had been closed down Monday evening between I-696 and M-59 for emergency pothole repairs. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. According to Troy Police, they freeway is expected to be closed for several hours. UPDATE: AT approximately […]

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3

January 21st 2019

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3  Birmingham, MI- Attention all kids aged 4-14!  Do you have a dog with the Waggiest Tail? Could yours have the best trick? Then we want to see you and your pooch at the Birmingham Youth Assistance Kids Dog Show! The show begins at 1pm on Sunday, […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Lt. Governor Addresses Groves Students at MLK Assembly

January 19th 2019

Lt. Governor Addresses Groves Students at MLK Assembly (Birmingham Schools, Jan. 19, 2019) Wylie E. Groves High School is proud to have welcomed Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II on Jan. 16, 2019 as he addressed the student body as keynote speaker at the school’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assembly. The Lieutenant Governor spoke […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]