Birmingham

Birmingham Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 21st 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 Santa […]

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, […]

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election

November 7th 2018

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County voters came out yesterday in record numbers for a Midterm Election.  The overall turnout percentage of 64.2 percent of all registered voters, compares to 48.0 percent in 2014 and 51.4 percent in 2010.  Turnout […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

Emergency Gas Line Repair Closes 14 Mile Through End of Nov.

November 7th 2018

  Emergency Gas Line Repair Closes 14 Mile Through End of Nov. (Road Commission for Oakland County, Nov. 7, 2018) Consumers Energy has closed eastbound 14 Mile Road between Telegraph and Lahser roads on the Bingham Farms/Bloomfield Twp. border for an emergency gas line repair. The repair is expected to be completed and the lane […]

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies

November 6th 2018

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2018) Election results are coming in! This page will be updated as information becomes available.  Scroll down to see our collage of “I voted” sticker selfies. And visit Oakland County Clerk election results page for the most up to date info. The winners of […]

Video Interviews in State Senate Dist. 13 Race

November 3rd 2018

Video Interviews in State Senate Dist. 13 Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 3, 2018) Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Berkley, Clawson, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Troy, MI – In the race for State Senate in the 13th District the candidates are Republican incumbent Marty Knollenberg, and Democrat Mallory McMorrow. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018. Watch […]

Contest to Help Birmingham Santa Light Tree, Enter by Nov. 21

November 2nd 2018

Contest to Help Birmingham Santa Light Tree, Enter by Nov. 21 BIRMINGHAM, MI, October 25, 2018 – The Birmingham Shopping District encourages families to submit their entry for the 2018 Birmingham Santa Contest. The treasured tradition gives local families an opportunity to help Santa light up Birmingham’s beautiful tree on Friday, November 30 during the […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]