Farmington/Farmington Hills

Cost of Stamps to Increase in January

November 19th 2018

  Cost of Stamps to Increase in January (USPS, Nov. 19, 2018) WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately […]

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, […]

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 […]

Reporter Food: Pork Belly Sliders w/Orange Marmalade at MI.MOSA

October 24th 2018

Reporter Food: Pork Belly Sliders w/Orange Marmalade at MI.MOSA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 24, 2018) Farmington, MI – Several readers recommended MI.MOSA in Downtown Farmington, and it did not disappoint. Apparently it’s busy on the weekends, but mid-week lunch was a great time to claim a table and get some work done while enjoying a […]

Prank Calls Made to Candidates throughout Oakland County

October 15th 2018

  Prank Calls Made to Candidates throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Several elected officials and candidates received prank calls on Sunday. The calls showed up on caller IDs as coming from different, but legitimate places, including the Fox 2 Newsroom and FedEx. The caller did not discriminate […]

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

October 15th 2018

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Fatal Shooting (Farmington Hills Police, Oct. 15, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Retreat of Farmington Hills Apartments located on Twelve Mile Road west of Middlebelt. The incident occurred at approximately 1:12 AM when officers responded to numerous 911 calls. Responding […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Grynaviski for Farmington Public School Board

October 13th 2018

  2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Grynaviski for Farmington Public School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI- Jeff Grynaviski is running for Trustee on the Farmington Public School Board. There are two seats and four candidates. Also on the ballot are Jeff Grynaviski, Mark Prezslawski and Zach Rick. This is a nonpartisan position […]