Lake Orion/Orion Twp

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY

August 3rd 2018

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing brief, introductory interviews with candidates for political offices. This gives all candidates a chance to talk about the issues that are important to them, and we welcome candidates from any political party. Some candidates […]

Woman Injured, Dog Killed in Hit and Run in Orion Twp

July 27th 2018

Woman Injured, Dog Killed in Hit and Run in Orion Twp (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 27, 2018) Orion Township, MI – SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the area of Morgan Rd and Homesite Drive (West of Baldwin Rd) for a hit and run pedestrian injury accident at around 7am on July 25.  The victim was […]

Pine Tree Road to be Repaved, Starting Late July

July 19th 2018

Pine Tree Road to be Repaved, Starting Late July (RCOC, July 19, 2018) Orion Township, MI-  The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a cost-participation agreement with Orion Township to resurface Pine Tree Road. The project will involve pulverizing the existing pavement, the placement of new asphalt, ditching, drainage improvements and the installation […]

Miss Oakland County Vivian Zhong will Compete for Miss Michigan Title

July 17th 2018

Miss Oakland County Vivian Zhong will Compete for Miss Michigan Title (Miss Oakland County, July 17, 2018) Rochester, Northville, MI — Vivian Zhong, 21, of Northville was crowned Miss Oakland County 2018 at the annual pageant held July 14, 2018 at Oakland University’s Dodge Auditorium. The new Miss Oakland County won a $1,150 education scholarship […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Elissa Slotkin for Congress District 8

July 13th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Elissa Slotkin for Congress District 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2018) Holly, Brandon Twp, Clarkston, Addison Twp, Oakland Twp, Orion Twp, Lake Orion, Independence Twp, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rose Twp, Oxford, Brighton, East Lansing, Lansing, Howell, Okemos, Fenton and Mason, MI – Elissa Slotkin is running in the Democratic Primary for Congress […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Smith for Congress District 8

July 13th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Smith for Congress District 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2018) Holly, Brandon Twp, Clarkston, Addison Twp, Oakland Twp, Orion Twp, Lake Orion, Independence Twp, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rose Twp, Springfield Twp, Highland Twp, Oxford, Brighton, East Lansing, Lansing, Howell, Okemos, Fenton and Mason, MI – Chris Smith is running in the […]

Mentors Needed Throughout Oakland County, Training July 14

July 9th 2018

Mentors Needed Throughout Oakland County, Training July 14 Waterford, MI-  A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. Be a positive adult role model for someone 5 to 16 years old. […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Pittel for State Senate Dist. 12

July 4th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Pittel for State Senate Dist. 12 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2018) Addison Township, Auburn Hills, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Independence Township, Keego Harbor Oakland Township, Orion, Oxford, Pontiac, Southfield Township, Sylvan Lake and Clarkston, MI – Jeff Pittel is running unopposed in Libertarian Primary for State Senate […]

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot

July 2nd 2018

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Oakland County, MI- On Aug. 7, 2018 voters in Oakland County will be asked to renew a millage that funds public transportation. This is NOT the millage for the Regional Transit Authority.  This IS for a continuation of SMART services already […]

Orion Township Voters Face Three Proposals on Aug. 7 Ballot

June 30th 2018

Orion Township Voters Face Three Proposals on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2018) Orion Township, MI – Voters in Orion Township will have three ballot initiatives on the Aug. 7, 2018 ballot.  Here is the ballot language: Orion Township Safety Path Millage Renewal Shall the Charter Township of Orion be authorized to […]