Brandon Twp / Ortonville

Mask Use Required in Oakland County Per Health Order

October 3rd 2020

Additional health orders may be issued in the coming days to cover capacity at restaurants, bars, employee health screenings and other public health concerns.

2020 Candidate Interview: John Tolbert for OCC Board of Trustees

October 1st 2020

Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board.

2020 Candidate Interview: Melanie Nivelt for Ortonville Trustee

October 1st 2020

For Trustee the candidates are incumbent Mark Butzu, Ana Cole, Melanie Nivelt, Anthony Randazzo, Coleen Skornicka, Ronald Sutton, and Greg Yourst. There is a four year term for this position.

Oct. 1-2 – Reduced Fee to Adopt a Cat or Dog through Oakland County Animal Shelter

September 29th 2020

“There are a hundred animals waiting for their forever home at the pet adoption center,” said Bob Gatt, Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center manager.

State Proclaims Sept. 26 “Downtown Day,” A Reminder to Shop Local

September 25th 2020

Main Street Oakland County designated communities are: Auburn Hills, Berkley, Birmingham, Clarkston, Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Franklin, Groveland Township, Hazel Park, Highland Township, Holly, Holly Township, Lake Orion, Lathrup Village, Leonard, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Ortonville, Oxford, Pontiac, Rochester, Royal Oak, South Lyon and Wixom.

State Allows Reopening of Movie Theaters, Performance Venues, Bowling Alleys, etc Oct. 9

September 25th 2020

Beginning October 9, a number of previously closed businesses are slated to reopen statewide, including indoor theaters, cinemas, performance venues, arcades, bingo halls, bowling centers, indoor climbing facilities, trampoline parks, and more. 

Ortonville’s Kind Place Rock Garden Brings Community  Together

September 24th 2020

The village in recent weeks has distributed more than 100 kits to help people paint and place rocks in the Kind Place Rock Garden.

Virtual Workshops for Entrepreneurs Offered Through Oakland County

September 24th 2020

Oakland County is offering evening virtual business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a business.

Three Areas in Northern Oakland County to be Sprayed Tonight to Treat Mosquitoes

September 22nd 2020

“We have taken this action to protect Michiganders from this potentially dangerous mosquito-borne disease,” said Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy for health at MDHHS.

U of M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Poised for Rebound

September 21st 2020

Oakland County’s workforce was severely impacted when unemployment in the county spiked at 19.5 percent in April and 19.3 percent in May. Ehrlich predicted the county’s unemployment rate for 2020 would improve dramatically to 9.1 percent for the year, with the rate nationally at 9.2 percent.