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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction

December 16th 2017

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – When Jacquelyn Zeman’s grandfather passed away, he left behind many memories and treasures for his family. Henry “Hank” Zeman was a photojournalist with the grand Rapids Press from 1952 to 1987. He covered everything from basketball games to natural disasters. […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

Links to Job Pages & Resources Through Oakland County

September 30th 2017

Links to Job Pages  & Resources  Through Oakland County (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 Berkley Beverly Hills (no list […]