Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service

June 12th 2018

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2018) Southfield, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash is in the midst of a series of visits to local libraries with a presentation on Water Infrastructure 101. Recently in Southfield he shared some basics and little known […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County

May 22nd 2018

2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County Click your community name below for more details about area events. If we have missed any please let us know at editor@oc115.com. Birmingham Farmington/Farmington Hills Ferndale Hazel Park Holly Lake Orion Madison Heights Milford Novi Northville Pleasant Ridge Royal Oak Southfield South Lyon Sylvan Lake Troy Walled Lake […]

12 Year Old Expelled from Everest Academy in Clarkston for “Kill List”

May 16th 2018

12 Year Old Expelled from Everest Academy in Clarkston for “Kill List” (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, May 16, 2018) Clarkston, MI – INCIDENT:  13:32 hrs. May 16, 2018 – Independence Township – School Incident / Threats – #18-90370   SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the Everest Academy located in the 5900 block of Clarkston Road for […]

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories

May 12th 2018

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2018) Pontiac, MI – The superheroes of downtowns throughout Oakland County gathered at the Strand Theater in Pontiac Thursday evening for the annual “Main Event,” recognizing accomplishments of communities in the Main Street Oakland County program. The program provides planning, resources and sharing […]

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show

May 9th 2018

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2018) Holly, MI – When Carol Zombow’s mother broke her hip, her daughter was at her side, helping her recover. She wanted to do something to cheer her up, so she learned how to make flowers out of fabric […]

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links

May 8th 2018

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links (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 […]

Man Killed by Fallen Tree During High Winds in Independence Twp.

May 5th 2018

Man Killed by Fallen Tree During High Winds in Independence Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 5, 2018) INCIDENT:  11:57 hrs.May 4, 2018 – Independence Township – Death Investigation / Crushed by Tree – #18- 82733   SUMMARY:  Deputies and Independence Township Fire Department responded to the 4700 block of Rattek for a subject trapped […]