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Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths

April 9th 2018

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths (Sam Gurwin, April 9, 2018) Berkley, MI – Many memories of mothers and fathers in 1976-1977 involved carefully watching children as they walked in groups to schools throughout Oakland County. That is because an unknown person was lurking, abducting and murdering children. Even […]

Mystery Chemicals Identified and Drained from Tank in Franklin Village Plaza

March 14th 2018

Mystery Chemicals Identified and Drained from Tank in Franklin (Oakland County Health Division, March 14, 2018) March 14, 2018, Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has identified the chemicals found in a storage tank underneath Franklin Village Plaza in Franklin that led to the mandatory closure of five businesses. The multiple […]

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests

March 3rd 2018

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests (Oakland County Healthy Division, March 3, 2018) Franklin, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services notified Oakland County Health Division yesterday afternoon of a vapor intrusion involving the chemicals Trichloroethylene (TCE) and Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in the Franklin Village Plaza at 32716-32744 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Friends of Franklin Library Oktoberfest Oct. 6

September 14th 2017

Friends of Franklin Library Oktoberfest Oct. 6 Franklin, MI – Come to the Franklin Public Library Oct. 6 from 6-9pm for the first annual Oktoberfest! Tickets are $35 before 9/18/2017 and $40 after. Tickets are available at the Franklin Lirbrary  32455 Franklin Road, Franklin Mi 48025.  http://www.franklin.lib.mi.us/ ****** Thank you to White Castle for sponsoring […]

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County)

September 13th 2017

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors.  These are actually a very effective way of finding out what is going […]