Bloomfield Area Communities

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave.

August 11th 2017

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Township, MI – On Friday, August 11, 2017 at approximately 5:30 A.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a fatal collision involving a 2014 Dodge Caravan and a pedestrian.  Initial reports indicate the Caravan, driven by a 61 year old female from Hazel Park, […]

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand?

August 3rd 2017

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Jackson Clementz loves his chickens.  The five year old spends time chasing and petting the three black New England Reds and three Red Sex Links that live in a pen in his grandfather’s backyard in Holly. […]

Emma Seidel of W. Bloomfield Crowned New Miss Oakland County

July 22nd 2017

Emma Seidel of W. Bloomfield Crowned New Miss Oakland County (Miss Oakland County, July 22, 2017)   Farmington Hills, MI – Emma Seidel (above left photo),19, of West Bloomfield was crowned the 2017 Miss Oakland County at the annual pageant held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the William M. Costick Activities Center in Farmington Hills, […]

West Bloomfield Cable Launches Online Survey, Community Conversation Aug. 10

July 12th 2017

West Bloomfield Cable Launches Online Survey, Community Conversation Aug. 10 (EVENT page) July 10, 2017, West Bloomfield, Michigan – The Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission (GWBCCC) recently launched an online survey to capture feedback from residents within its viewing area, which includes West Bloomfield, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake and Sylvan Lake. The survey can […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

West Bloomfield to Redesign Family Aquatic Center, Feedback Requested

June 26th 2017

West Bloomfield to Redesign Family Aquatic Center, Feedback Requested (West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation, June 26, 2017) WEST BLOOMFIELD, — The West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission (WBPRC) will be completely redesigning its Family Aquatic Center property. This is the result of decaying infrastructure, unsustainable maintenance costs and evolving community needs. Indoor and outdoor pool use […]

Oakland Co. Workshop to Present Resources to Entrepreneurs Aug. 9

June 22nd 2017

Oakland Co. Workshop to Present Resources to Entrepreneurs Aug. 9 (EVENT page) Waterford, MI – On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs and Purchasing, will present a business workshop for local business owners and entrepreneurs. The event is […]

LocalHop Makes Jump to Downtown Pontiac, Expands Services

June 21st 2017

LocalHop Makes Jump to Downtown Pontiac, Expands Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2017) Pontiac, MI – After years of renting office space in Birmingham, the technology innovators at LocalHop, Cynerge, and Autostructure have made an exciting move to an historic building in Downtown Pontiac. 31 N. Saginaw Street has been around since at least […]

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park, 2017

June 14th 2017

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park, 2017 (EVENT page) Birmingham, MI – Birmingham’s In the Park Concert series takes place in the beautiful Shain Park each summer. The free concert series offers an opportunity to sit among the trees while enjoying beautiful music on warm summer evenings. Concerts span a diverse range of genres appealing […]