Brandon Twp / Ortonville

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

July 25 – County Clerk/Register of Deeds Local Office Hours in Waterford, Ortonville

July 10th 2019

The Local Office Visit program allows people to more conveniently conduct business with our office in their town and spend more time enjoying their summer.

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered 

June 23rd 2019

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered (Lara Mossa, Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Ortonville, MI –“A bundle of happiness with four paws and a tail has quietly left you behind. But sweetness stays close in memories shared with the best friend a person could find.” The poem […]

Madison Heights Man Arrested After Odd Behavior in Brandon Township

June 20th 2019

Madison Heights Man Arrested After Odd Behavior in Brandon Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, June 21, 2019) INCIDENT: June 19, 2019 -13:57 hrs. – Brandon Township – Suspicious Person/Resisting and Obstructing Police/Assault with a Vehicle/ Possession of Narcotics – #19-116251 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to S. Baldwin and Seymore Lake for a suspicious person.  The […]

Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote

June 14th 2019

  Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 14, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Delia Bixby Leddick would wait until her grandchildren got home from school on election days so she could take them with her to the polls to watch.  These memories came to County Commissioner Gwen Markham of Novi’s mind when […]

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville

June 14th 2019

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville Ortonville, MI – A recent visit to NE Oakland County gave me the chance to add Escamilla Amigos to our list of Oakland County restaurants. Escamilla Amigos is a family-owned cafe with authentic Mexican fare. I picked up a chicken quesadilla, made on the most amazing homemade tortillas. The […]

Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

June 11th 2019

  Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination (FDA/Kroger Co, June 11, 2019) The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible […]

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]