Brandon Twp / Ortonville

2020 Candidate Interview:  Adrienne Young for 6th Circuit Court Judge (Write-In)

September 19th 2020

In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge, there are six incumbents running to retain their seats, plus one write-in candidate. 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Connor Nepomuceno for Oakland County Executive

September 18th 2020

In the race for Oakland County Executive there are three candidates. 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Tonja Brice for Ortonville Village President

September 15th 2020

Voters in Ortonville will have the chance to elect the President and three Trustees in the Nov. 3, 2020 election. 

Party in Brandon Twp with Over 100 Young People Ends with Teen Shot in Arm

September 14th 2020

The 17 year old, whose parents were out of town, advised Deputies that originally on 15 people were invited but someone posted the party on social media and over 100 people showed up.

Enhanced Notification Service Now Available for Crime Victims in Michigan

September 14th 2020

The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.

Suspect Wanted in Brandon Township Vehicle Arson

September 14th 2020

There was a gas can lying on the rear floorboards and the vehicle smelled strongly of gas.

Help Oakland County Times Reach Our Monthly Pledge Goal

September 13th 2020

We are currently at about 50% of this goal.  Even a pledge of a few dollars makes a difference.  You can make a one-time gift through PayPal, or set up monthly payments through Patreon. 

$28 Million Approved to Help Schools with COVID-19 Expenses

September 13th 2020

School districts will be able to apply for items that have not been reimbursed by the state or federal government. Funding for the initiative has been made available from the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds received by Oakland County.  

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Cases Prompt Reminder to Avoid Mosquitoes

September 11th 2020

Oakland County Health Division and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are reminding residents to take precautions from mosquito bites as cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in 2 horses in Holly and Ortonville.

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.