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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 […]

Fezziwig’s Ball Gets Holly Warmed Up for Dickens Festival

November 22nd 2018

Fezziwig’s Ball Gets Holly Warmed Up for Dickens Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2018 Holly, MI- It was a lovely night of dancing, games, snacks, and neighborly chatting as about 40 people gathered at the Holly Hotel for the annual Fezziwig’s Ball. The Victorian-themed holiday soiree is a fundraiser for the Holly Dickens Festival […]

Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest

November 22nd 2018

  Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest (Oakland County, Nov. 22, orig. Nov. 17, 2018) Oakland County, MI- One holiday shopper can win $5,000 just by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24. Shoppers who buy goods or services […]

Holiday Shopping: Blumz by JRDesigns

November 22nd 2018

  Holiday Shopping: Blumz by JRDesigns (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2018) Ferndale, Holly, Detroit, MI – As the holiday shopping season begins, we’re giving readers a peek inside our retail advertisers’ stores for some great local shopping ideas! Blumz by JRDesigns has three locations, gracing Ferndale, Holly, and Detroit with beautiful flowers, wreaths, and […]

Holiday Shopping: Holly Antiques

November 22nd 2018

Holiday Shopping: Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2018) Holly, MI – As the holiday shopping season begins, we’re giving readers a peek inside our retail advertisers’ stores for some great local shopping ideas! Holly Antiques is located at 118 S Saginaw Street in Downtown Holly. There are two floors full of vendors with […]

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9

November 22nd 2018

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9 Holly, MI – Hear ye! Hear ye! We wish to welcome you to the quaint and beautiful Village of Holly, Michigan! Step back in time this holiday season to the days of Charles Dickens and become part of “A Christmas Carol.” Stroll the streets, visit the unique […]