Clawson

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

NB I -75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs UPDATED – BACK OPEN

January 21st 2019

NB I-75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs – UPDATED BACK OPEN Madison Heights, Troy, MI- Northbound I-75 had been closed down Monday evening between I-696 and M-59 for emergency pothole repairs. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. According to Troy Police, they freeway is expected to be closed for several hours. UPDATE: AT approximately […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]

Lego Morning for Adults at Blair Library Jan. 19

December 28th 2018

Lego Morning for Adults at Blair Library Jan. 19 Clawson, MI – Calling all adults!! LEGOS aren’t just for kids. On Saturday morning, January 19th, at 11:00AM to Noon come enjoy a morning of creativity with everyone’s favorite building blocks!! Please register for this free program in the library or by phone by calling 248-588-5500. […]

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance

December 26th 2018

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Clawson, MI- Clawson City Council is mulling over details of an ordinance regulating chickens in the community. The current ordinance allows for chickens, but only in cases where the coops are built at least 500 feet from the property line and any residential, […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]