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Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival

August 21st 2016

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Davisburg, MI –  When he was just 11 years old, Christian Kopicko started volunteering with Monarch Watch and raising butterflies at home to set free in the wild. “Only 2% survive from egg to butterfly in the wild,” Kopicko said.  […]

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse

August 21st 2016

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, orig. Feb. 27, 2015, republished Aug. 21, 2016) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or […]

Look for Weekend Events at oc115.com Event Page

August 18th 2016

Look for Weekend Events at oc115.com Event Page (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 18, 2016) Oakland County, MI – Looking for something exciting to do this weekend?  Our oc115.com Event Page is a nice collection of events that might appeal to our readers.  This is a great page to keep bookmarked, or you can always find […]

Featured Job: Village of Holly Hiring Communications Manager

August 14th 2016

Featured Job: Village of Holly Hiring Communications Manager (Featured Job Listing, Aug. 14, 2016) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly is a full-service community with a progressive municipal government. Under the general direction of the Clerk-Treasurer, the Communications Coordinator performs a variety of special projects and complex administrative, technical, and clerical work for the […]

2016 Election: Candidate Interviews & Issues

August 10th 2016

2016 Election: Candidate Interviews and Issues (ongoing main coverage page) Oakland County, MI – Now that the primaries are over, it’s time to think about the 2016 Presidential Election. There are many local races happening as well, plus ballot issues.  The official list is not ready from the County Clerk yet, however we’ve been doing […]

Troy Community Coalition Gives Safety Tips for Pokemon, Applauds Benefits

August 10th 2016

Troy Community Coalition Gives Safety Tips for Pokemon, Applauds Benefits (Troy Community Coalition, Aug. 10, 2016) Troy, MI – Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm and it’s likely that your children, regardless of their age, are playing it. The mobile phone app has caused a lot of positive effects in communities around the […]

2016 Candidate Interview Vicki Barnett for Oakland County Executive (video)

August 4th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Vicki Barnett for Oakland County Executive (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2016) Farmington Hills, MI – The race for County Executive is now down to two people.  Democrat Vicki Barnett of Farmington Hills is challenging incumbent L. Brooks Patterson for the position. Barnett is the former Mayor of Farmington Hills and […]

2016 Primary Election Results and oc115 Readers’ “I Voted” Sticker Selfies

August 2nd 2016

2016 Primary Election Results and oc115 Readers’ “I Voted” Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The results are in from the Aug. 2 Primary Election.  Scroll beyond the “I voted” sticker selfie photos to check out how the voting went. In Oakland County, 97,506 people cast ballots in the Republican […]

Woman Shot Dead on Holly Area Front Lawn (Ongoing Story)

July 30th 2016

Woman Shot Dead on Holly Area Front Lawn (Ongoing Story) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2016) Rose Township, MI – A woman was found fatally shot on the front lawn of a home south of Holly in Rose Township. Michigan State Police released the following: Homicide Investigation: On July 30, 2016 at approximately 2 35 […]

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot

July 28th 2016

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Detroit, MI – Plans for a $4.6 billion regional transit system were expected to go to the ballot for a vote of the people in November, but board members from Oakland and Macomb Counties have blocked the measure at the request […]