Madison Hts.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District

September 9th 2020

In the race for State Representative of the 26th District, Incumbent Jim Ellison, a Democrat, faces Republican Chris Meister on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot.

OCHN Grant Helps Support Youth Mobile Crisis Team

September 8th 2020

The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Clawson Police and Other Cities Competing in Torch Run for Special Olympics

September 6th 2020

“Each year we set our fundraising goal a little higher,” Sgt. Vierk said. “Our goal last year was to raise the most money of the Oakland County agencies in the east leg of the Oakland County Community Run and we finished in 3rd…”

Calendar Art Contest for Kids to Help Prevent Water Pollution

September 4th 2020

This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Madison Heights Approves Body Cameras for Police

August 27th 2020

“I’m proud that we could finally make this investment. It improves transparency, as well as be a valuable training tool for our officers who will now be able to replay interactions.”

Local Courts Promoting Eviction Diversion Program and Other Resources

August 26th 2020

Courts across the state, including the 45th and 43rd in SE Oakland County are helping to spread the word about the program by providing fliers to those interact with the courts.

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.