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2020 Candidate Interview:  E. Wadsworth Sherrod for OCC Board of Trustees

September 10th 2020

Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board. 

Michigan Governor Clarifies Rules for Face Masks During Sports

September 9th 2020

Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.

OCHN Grant Helps Support Youth Mobile Crisis Team

September 8th 2020

The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

2020 Candidate Interview: Katherine Erlich for Franklin Village Council

September 5th 2020

For Trustee the candidates are incumbents Fred Gallasch and Michael Seltzer, as well as Katherine Erlich, Mark Hanke, Joshua Lawton.

Calendar Art Contest for Kids to Help Prevent Water Pollution

September 4th 2020

This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

SURVEY Seeks to Understand White Perspectives on Racial Conversations

August 24th 2020

In an effort to understand and improve the conversations happening about race, LaTosch Consulting is conducting a survey of white people.