Clarkston/Independence Twp.

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term)

September 29th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Michael (Mike) Cascone is running for City Council in Clarkston for a partial term seat that ends Nov. 11, 2019. There are two people running for one seat: Mike Cascone and David Marsh. There is also […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1

September 23rd 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Lake Orion, Orion Township, Lake Angelus, Auburn Hills and Independence Township, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is running for County Commissioner of the 1st District. She is running against Republican incumbent Michael Gingell. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018 Check […]

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival

September 14th 2018

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2018) Clarkston, MI- On Saturday children fluttered about the Clarkston Family Farm, delighted with a day of hands-on learning at the Monarch Butterfly Festival. Kids waved wands made of sticks and newspaper butterflies tied to strings as they explored several stations set […]

Teenager Riding on Hood of Car Seriously Injured After Fall…

September 12th 2018

Teenager Riding on Hood of Car Seriously Injured After Fall in Independence Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sept. 12, 2018) Independence Township, MI- Deputies and the Independence Township Fire Department responded to the 6000 block of Foxfire Circle for a serious injury accident on Sept. 10. A subject was fell from the hood of a […]

Suicide Prevention Discussion in Clarkston Sept. 11

September 2nd 2018

Suicide Prevention Discussion in Clarkston Sept. 11 Clarkston, MI-September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and Calvary Lutheran Church is hosting a special presentation to discuss this vitally important, sensitive subject. Steve Windom, Michigan Area Director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will be speaking on Tuesday, September 11 at 7 pm, at the church, 6805 […]

Looking for Work? Check out this List of City Employment Pages

August 28th 2018

Looking for Work? Check out this List of City Employment Pages (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills Berkley Beverly Hills […]

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston

August 19th 2018

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Clarkston, MI – McLaren Clarkston has an enchanting bit of nature mixed with man-made comforts inside their Garden of Healing and Renewal, which is located across from the hospital at Sashabaw Road and Bow Pointe Drive. The flowery landscaping around the […]

Explore: Depot Park in Clarkston

August 12th 2018

Explore: Depot Park in Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Depot Park in Downtown Clarkston is a center point for community life, as well as a great place to visit and connect with nature.  Especially ducks. The Clinton River winds through the park, and a quaint bridge and gazebo make for […]

Taste of Clarkston Sept. 30

August 9th 2018

Taste of Clarkston Sept. 30 Clarkston, MI – Taste of Clarkston takes place Sept. 30 from 12-6pm. A one day event that attracts over 18,000 people from all over Oakland County! We close down Main Street and line both sides of the street with over 50 restaurants and exhibitors. Hosted in Partnership with City of […]

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY

August 3rd 2018

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing brief, introductory interviews with candidates for political offices. This gives all candidates a chance to talk about the issues that are important to them, and we welcome candidates from any political party. Some candidates […]