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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 […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Nicole McKinney for Birmingham School Board

October 13th 2018

  2018 Candidate Interview: Nicole McKinney for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Southfield, Southfield Township, West Bloomfield, Franklin, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, MI- Nicole McKinney is running for Trustee of Birmingham School Board. There are seven people running for three seats. On the ballot are Lory Dolan, Amy […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Bill Galvin for County Commission Dist. 14

October 13th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Bill Galvin for County Commission Dist. 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, Franklin, Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills and Southfield Township, MI- Bill Galvin is the Republican candidate for County Commission in the 14th District.  Also on the ballot is Democrat William Miller. This position has a two year […]

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – NOV 6 GENERAL ELECTION

October 9th 2018

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – NOV 6 GENERAL ELECTION Check back often for updates. To schedule an interview contact editor@oc115.com.

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees

October 6th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Paul Curtis is running for Oakland Community College (O.C.C.) Board of Trustees. There are six people running for two seats. Candidates are Paul Curtis, Pamala M. Davis, Danarius Monroe Hemphill, Christine Marie O’Sullivan, Margaret E. Perry […]