Community Groups/Orgs

County Executive Dave Coulter Will Seek Seat in 2020

October 31st 2019

Coulter talked about his plans for improving access to healthcare services, uplifting the diversity of Oakland County, and focusing on the County’s reputation for being on the cutting-edge of technology and services while making sure all parts of the county have opportunities to prosper.

Nominations Open for Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Program

October 14th 2019

Launched in 2012, the program recognizes dynamic leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in Oakland County and beyond.

Fair Housing in Oakland County: Survey Plus Focus Groups

October 11th 2019

Have your voice heard on matters of fair housing. Oakland County is conducting a study and series of focus groups.

MML#1 – The Census Goes Digital: What Communities Need to Know

October 3rd 2019

The 2020 Census will be done almost exclusively online and by telephone.

County Budget Passes, Includes Employee Wage Increase and Road Funding

September 25th 2019

Coulter said “We wanted to send a strong signal to employees that we value their efforts.”

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

June 11th 2019

  Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination (FDA/Kroger Co, June 11, 2019) The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible […]

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]