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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 […]

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, […]