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North Oakland County Fire Authority Seeking Citizen Representative for Board

December 10th 2018

North Oakland County Fire Authority Seeking Citizen Representative for Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2018) Holly, MI – The North Oakland County Fire Authority (NOCFA) Board of Directors announces the opening of the Citizen at Large representative member. This position shall serve as the fifth member of the NOCFA Board of Directors for a […]

Grange Hall Road to Close Dec. 12-14

December 7th 2018

Grange Hall Road to Close Dec. 12-14 Holly, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC)expects to close Grange Hall Road between I-75 and North Holly Road (just west of Great Lakes Blvd) in Holly Twp. beginning Dec. 12-Dec. 14. The closure dates are weather dependent, and the start date could change again. The […]

Holly Dickens Festival Continues

December 6th 2018

Holly Dickens Festival Continues (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2018) Holly, MI- The Holly Dickens Festival is nearing the end, with the last day being Dec. 9.  Last weekend’s festivities had the historic downtown full of characters from Victorian times, especially those from the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.” Here are pictures from last […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun

November 27th 2018

Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun (Crystal A.  Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Holly, MI- “The Queen is coming! The Queen is coming!” said an excited bunch of chimney sweepers as a woman in a long golden-fringed dress and shawl came over the railroad tracks towards the children’s area.  “We must bow for the […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism

November 27th 2018

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Giving Tuesday is a time to consider what causes matter to you. Oakland County Times is a place for many of the things that matter to our readers. If you believe in the power of independent journalism to keep citizens informed about what’s […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

November 26th 2018

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Oakland County, MI – 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, […]

Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Dec. 8-9

November 24th 2018

  Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Dec. 8-9 Holly, MI – Come see what model railroading is all about at one of the largest O scale model railroads in the country. During open houses, we operate the railroad with a dispatcher controlling railroad traffic on the mainline, and engineers driving multiple freight and passenger […]