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Explore: Sorensen Park in Holly Township

December 19th 2018

Explore: Sorensen Park in Holly Township (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2018) Holly, MI- Northwest Oakland County is full of natural places, one of which is Sorensen Park in Holly Township.  This 93-acre gem has a nature center, two softball fields, a playground, and a 5k (3.1 mile) trail that leads over a quaint stream […]

60 Minutes a Day – Holly Kids Start Healthy Habit with Fuel Up to Play Program

December 14th 2018

60 Minutes a Day – Holly Kids Start Healthy Habit with Fuel Up to Play Program (Holly Area Schools, Dec. 14, 2018) HOLLY, MI— Holly and Patterson elementary schools students have committed to regular exercise and healthy eating habits through Fuel Up to Play 60, a nationwide wellness initiative focused on student nutrition and physical […]

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

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 […]