Clarkston/Independence Twp.

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Fatal Accident on E. Holly Road

November 18th 2018

Fatal Accident on E. Holly Road (Michigan State Police, Nov. 18, 2018) Holly, MI – On 11/17 at 1050 PM, Metro North troopers responded to a one car rollover crash, on fire with entrapment on E Holly x Tucker. Trooper McLaughlin was first on scene and reported the driver and front passenger were entrapped with […]

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election

November 7th 2018

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County voters came out yesterday in record numbers for a Midterm Election.  The overall turnout percentage of 64.2 percent of all registered voters, compares to 48.0 percent in 2014 and 51.4 percent in 2010.  Turnout […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies

November 6th 2018

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2018) Election results are coming in! This page will be updated as information becomes available.  Scroll down to see our collage of “I voted” sticker selfies. And visit Oakland County Clerk election results page for the most up to date info. The winners of […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Tom Middleton for County Commissioner Dist. 4

October 20th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Tom Middleton for County Commissioner Dist. 4 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2018) Clarkston, Independence Township, Waterford, MI – Incumbent Tom Middleton is the Republican candidate seeking re-election to Oakland County Commission 4th District. Democrat Ted Villella is also on the ballot. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018. Check out the interview […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Steve Percival for Mayor of Clarkston

October 13th 2018

  2018 Candidate Interview: Steve Percival for Mayor of Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Clarkston Mayor Steve (Steven) Percival is running for re-election.  Also on the ballot is Eric Haven. This is a non-partisan position with a two year term.  Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018. Check out the interview with […]

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria

October 10th 2018

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Clarkston, MI- With so much talk about Andiamo closing their Royal Oak location, it occurred to me that I hadn’t been there yet. So on a recent visit to Clarkston I took the opportunity to dine at Andiamo Trattoria at 7228 […]

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – NOV 6 GENERAL ELECTION

October 9th 2018

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – NOV 6 GENERAL ELECTION Check back often for updates. To schedule an interview contact editor@oc115.com.