Lake Orion/Orion Twp

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 […]

Lake Orion Shares Parking Study Results, Vision Moving Forward

December 5th 2018

  Lake Orion Shares Parking Study Results, Vision Moving Forward (Downtown Lake Orion, Dec. 5, 2018) Lake Orion, MI – BMP (Best management practices) coming to Downtown Lake Orion Parking for 2019! A New Mission and Vision along with an Action Plan to better meet business and customer needs and accommodate employees and residents requirements […]

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 […]

Lake Orion New Year’s Resolution Run Jan. 1

December 1st 2018

Lake Orion New Year’s Resolution Run Jan. 1 Lake Orion, MI- Join us for the Lake Orion New Year’s Resolution Run on New Year’s Day! This year’s event is being hosted by Hanson’s Running shop.  New for 2019 is a finisher’s medal for every participant and overall awards for our top 13 and Under, Overall, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Lane Closures Near Great Lakes Crossing Continue, RCOC Suggests Joslyn Road Exit

November 21st 2018

  Lane Closures Near Great Lakes Crossing Continue, RCOC Suggests Joslyn Road Exit (Road Commission for Oakland County, Nov. 21, 2018) Orion Township, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) construction work on Baldwin Road from just north of Brown Road to Gregory Road in Orion Township will continue until late fall, which […]