Madison Hts.

Madison Heights and Hazel Park Kids Celebrate Mud Day

July 6th 2017

Madison Heights and Hazel Park Kids Celebrate Mud Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 6, 2017) Madison Heights and Hazel Park, MI –  At Green Gardens child care centers in Madison Heights and Hazel Park, they know that part of growing up means getting messy.  And on International Mud Day, June 29, it’s the messiest day […]

Madison Heights Considering Adding Arts and Cultural Committee

July 6th 2017

Madison Heights Considering Adding Arts and Cultural Committee (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 6, 2017) Madison Heights, MI – Madison Heights Mayor Pro Tem Mark Bliss did not have to look far for examples of successful Arts and Cultural Committees.  “This type of committee has been successfully implemented in quite a few local communities like Royal […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Butterfly Parade at Red Oaks in Madison Hts July 15

June 25th 2017

Butterfly Parade at Red Oaks in Madison Hts July 15 (EVENT page) Madison Heights, MI – BUTTERFLY PARADE AT RED OAKS NATURE CENTER EVENT NAME:       Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s Butterfly Parade WHAT:                      Crafts, music, sidewalk art, hikes, butterfly tent WHEN:                      Saturday, July 15 1-3:30 p.m. WHERE:                   Red Oaks Nature Center, 30300 Hales St. Madison […]

Troy Firefighters Extinguish Flames at Oakland Mall

June 23rd 2017

Troy Firefighters Extinguish Flames at Oakland Mall (Troy Assistant Fire Chief Chuch Riesterer, June 23, 2017) Troy, MI – The Troy Fire Department was dispatched to a report of “flames visible from the roof” at Sears (Oakland Mall) 300 W. 14 Mile Road, Friday, June 23 at 4:29am. A motorist, passing by the building, had […]

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

June 13th 2017

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair […]

Madison Heights Police Give Tours, Bike Rodeo

June 11th 2017

Madison Heights Police Give Tours, Bike Rodeo (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2017) Madison Heights, MI – Madison Heights Police have these goggles that make it seem like the person wearing them is under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  That combined with a simple bicycle skills course made for a memorable experience to teach […]

Madison District Public Schools fund for kids honors wrestler’s legacy

June 7th 2017

Madison District Public Schools fund for kids honors wrestler’s legacy (Joni Hubred, June 7, 2017)   Madison Heights, MI – Madison District Public Schools has a dream, that every child who graduates will have the opportunity to attend the college or career training school of their choice.   To help all families, particularly those who […]

2017 Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pics

May 27th 2017

2017 Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pics (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2017) Madison Heights, MI – John R. was lined with patriotic people Saturday morning for the Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade.  Here are photos from this year’s event.