Oakland Township

Oakland Township Annual “Clean Scene” Cleanup Day May 7

April 22nd 2016

Oakland Township Annual “Clean Scene” Cleanup Day May 7 (EVENT page) Oakland Township, MI – Calling all volunteers!  The Oakland Township 47th Annual Clean Scene is Saturday, May 7.  It is time to hit the road again and collect the litter and debris that old man winter left behind on Oakland Township’s roadsides.  Participants gather […]

State Rep. Michael Webber Coffee Hours March 21

March 14th 2016

State Rep. Michael Webber Coffee Hours March 21 (EVENT page) Rochester, MI, State Rep. Michael Webber Coffee Hours March 21   WHAT: In-district office hours. WHO: State Rep. Michael Webber, R-Rochester; members of the community. WHERE: Panera Bread at Livernois Road and Walton Boulevard. WHEN: March 21, 2016 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. WHY: Rep. […]

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award

March 5th 2016

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award (Rochester Community Schools Press Release, March 5, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community PTA Council was recognized with the Outstanding Local PTA Advocacy Award from the National PTA for improving the well-being of students in its own 21 schools, and for providing leadership for children’s issues across […]

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) 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, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Oakland Township Winter Carnival Feb. 6 CANCELLED

January 28th 2016

Oakland Township Winter Carnival Feb. 6 CANCELLED due to Warm Weather. (EVENT page) This event has been cancelled due to warm weather. For more info contact Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details or go to our website at www.oaklandtownship.org.   For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14

January 5th 2016

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14 (EVENT page) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community School District invites local community members to share in a celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister and peaceful Civil Rights leader who championed for the freedoms of all citizens. A Beacon on […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

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