Oakland Township

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics

August 25th 2017

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2017) Oak Park, Ferndale, Ortonville, Southfield, Troy, Royal Oak, MI – Throughout Oakland County kids and adults joined with people all over the United States to watch a solar eclipse as it crossed the nation.  In Metro Detroit the moon blocked out the sun by about […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely

August 18th 2017

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely (Oakland County Health Division, Aug. 18, 2017) Oakland County Health Division encourages residents to view the upcoming solar eclipse safely. A partial solar eclipse will be viewable in Oakland County on Monday, August 21, between 1:02 p.m. and 3:46 p.m., with the maximum eclipse visibility at […]

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 […]

Family Fun and Fireworks at Festival of the Hills June 28th

June 24th 2017

Family Fun and Fireworks at Festival of the Hills June 28th (EVENT page)   Rochester Hills, MI – This year’s family friendly event will begin at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 28th, with family games and live entertainment. Michigan’s 2nd largest fireworks show will begin at 10:00 pm. Bring the family and have some fun! […]

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 […]

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion

May 12th 2017

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 100 people from the Greater Rochester Area gathered Thursday night to learn about the lack of civil rights protection for LGBTQ people and to hear what options might be available for making their […]

4-H Discovery Day at Springfield Oaks April 29

April 23rd 2017

4-H Discovery Day at Springfield Oaks April 29 (EVENT page) Davisburg, MI – What is 4-H Discovery Day? A family event open to the public providing educational hands-on experiences in a friendly atmosphere. Information will be available about joining 4-H and exhibiting at the Oakland County Fair! Why should I attend? Whether it is learning […]

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN)

April 21st 2017

Residents Form Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 200 residents of the Rochester Area met on April 18 for a potluck to share updates about the five committees of the Great Rochester Area Inclusion Network (GRAIN). The group is a non-partisan, non-religious affiliated group  […]

Drain Failure Closes Adams Road North of Buell “Indefinitely”

April 20th 2017

Drain Failure Closes Adams Road North of Buell “Indefinitely” (Road Commission for Oakland County, April 20, 2017) Oakland Township, MI — The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s (OCWRC) office has closed Adams Road just north Buell Road in Oakland Township due to flooding that is the result of a drain failure. The detour for the […]

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available

March 11th 2017

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2017) Oakland County, MI – 250,000 people in DTE’s service area remain without power as of 3am Saturday after wind storms knocked down power lines through the area. According to the DTE website, “DTE’s restoration teams are fully mobilized and working 24/7 […]