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State Proclaims Sept. 26 “Downtown Day,” A Reminder to Shop Local

September 25th 2020

Main Street Oakland County designated communities are: Auburn Hills, Berkley, Birmingham, Clarkston, Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Franklin, Groveland Township, Hazel Park, Highland Township, Holly, Holly Township, Lake Orion, Lathrup Village, Leonard, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Ortonville, Oxford, Pontiac, Rochester, Royal Oak, South Lyon and Wixom.

State Allows Reopening of Movie Theaters, Performance Venues, Bowling Alleys, etc Oct. 9

September 25th 2020

Beginning October 9, a number of previously closed businesses are slated to reopen statewide, including indoor theaters, cinemas, performance venues, arcades, bingo halls, bowling centers, indoor climbing facilities, trampoline parks, and more. 

Virtual Workshops for Entrepreneurs Offered Through Oakland County

September 24th 2020

Oakland County is offering evening virtual business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a business.

U of M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Poised for Rebound

September 21st 2020

Oakland County’s workforce was severely impacted when unemployment in the county spiked at 19.5 percent in April and 19.3 percent in May. Ehrlich predicted the county’s unemployment rate for 2020 would improve dramatically to 9.1 percent for the year, with the rate nationally at 9.2 percent.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Adrienne Young for 6th Circuit Court Judge (Write-In)

September 19th 2020

In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge, there are six incumbents running to retain their seats, plus one write-in candidate. 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Connor Nepomuceno for Oakland County Executive

September 18th 2020

In the race for Oakland County Executive there are three candidates. 

Enhanced Notification Service Now Available for Crime Victims in Michigan

September 14th 2020

The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.

Help Oakland County Times Reach Our Monthly Pledge Goal

September 13th 2020

We are currently at about 50% of this goal.  Even a pledge of a few dollars makes a difference.  You can make a one-time gift through PayPal, or set up monthly payments through Patreon. 

$28 Million Approved to Help Schools with COVID-19 Expenses

September 13th 2020

School districts will be able to apply for items that have not been reimbursed by the state or federal government. Funding for the initiative has been made available from the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds received by Oakland County.  

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.