Highland Twp.

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics

August 25th 2017

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2017) Oak Park, Ferndale, Ortonville, Southfield, Troy, Royal Oak, MI – Throughout Oakland County kids and adults joined with people all over the United States to watch a solar eclipse as it crossed the nation.  In Metro Detroit the moon blocked out the sun by about […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely

August 18th 2017

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely (Oakland County Health Division, Aug. 18, 2017) Oakland County Health Division encourages residents to view the upcoming solar eclipse safely. A partial solar eclipse will be viewable in Oakland County on Monday, August 21, between 1:02 p.m. and 3:46 p.m., with the maximum eclipse visibility at […]

Highland Fall Festival Oct 7, 2017

August 17th 2017

Highland Fall Festival Oct 7, 2017 HIGHLAND, MI–  The first annual Highland Fall Festival plans are underway. The Festival will take place on October 7, 2017 from 12-5pm at the Highland Field (old Middle school property) at the corner of M-59 and John Street. “This year’s festival is a complete celebration of the community. We […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

Fire at Colasanti’s in Highland Not Stopping the Business or the Birds

June 5th 2017

Fire at Colasanti’s in Highland Not Stopping the Business or the Birds (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2017) Highland Twp, MI – An early morning fire Monday is not stopping the folks at Colasanti’s Market in Highland from selling their food and flowers to the many customers who have been coming through the day. The […]

Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

May 14th 2017

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main […]

Rocky Laporte Magical Night of Comedy to benefit Huron Valley Blessings in Backpack March 25

March 15th 2017

Rocky Laporte Magical Night of Comedy to benefit Huron Valley Blessings in Backpack March 25 (EVENT page) Highland, MI – Please help support Blessings in a Backpack by attending A Magical Night of Comedy at 59 West on Saturday March 25, 2017. Tickets may be purchased at Eventbrite@A Magical Night of Comedy, Kids in Motion […]

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available

March 11th 2017

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2017) Oakland County, MI – 250,000 people in DTE’s service area remain without power as of 3am Saturday after wind storms knocked down power lines through the area. According to the DTE website, “DTE’s restoration teams are fully mobilized and working 24/7 […]

Holly Health and Wellness Fair March 25

March 7th 2017

Holly Health and Wellness Fair March 25 (EVENT page) Holly, MI – The Holly Area Chamber of Commerce and The Holly Area Community Area Coalition will be holding our 2nd Annual Holly Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday March 25 from 11am to 4pm at Karl Richter Community Center 300 East Street, Holly, MI 48442.  […]