Farmington/Farmington Hills

Capoeira: A Monthly Ritual of African-Brazilian Music and Martial Arts

May 12th 2019

Capoeira: A Monthly Ritual of African-Brazilian Music and Martial Arts (Holly Fishman-Matthews, May 12, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Farmington Hills, […]

Instructions for Guest Org. Posts on Oakland County Times

May 10th 2019

Instructions for Guest Org. Posts on Oakland County Times Oakland County, MI- Oakland County Times is inviting readers to submit guest posts featuring a charity or community group that is meaningful to them and is located in Oakland County.  A list of compiled profiles can be found HERE. The guest posts can be written in […]

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council

May 6th 2019

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Farmington, MI- There are three City Council seats open in the Nov. 5, 2019 election and as of May 1 three have pulled nominating petitions – Incumbents Joe LaRussa and Sara Bowman, as well as Sarah Davies. […]

May 27 – Farmington Memorial Day Parade

May 2nd 2019

May 27 – Farmington Memorial Day Parade Farmington, MI- The Farmington Memorial Day Parade has been a Farmington Area tradition since 1970, and continues to celebrate and honor our heroes almost a half-century later. The parade begins at 10:00 am on Memorial Day, near the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Orchard Lake Road. Parade […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2019) Commerce, West Bloomfield, White Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington Hills, Novi, Orchard Lake, Wixom MI- Voters in the Walled Lake Consolidated School District have one issue on the May 7, 2019 ballot, with language as follows: Shall the Walled Lake […]

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More

March 25th 2019

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 25, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 18 […]