Oak Park

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Oak Park Man Charged with Firing Shots at Another Driver During Road Rage Incident

August 14th 2020

On Friday, August 14, 2020, Lahab Goriel, 37, of Oak Park was arraigned by 43rd District Court Magistrate Brennan on one count Discharging Firearm from Vehicle, one count Firearm in Possession by Felon, and two counts Felony Firearm 2nd Offense.

Voter Turnout by City, Numbers Metzger Calls Disappointing

August 11th 2020

Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!

Housing Needs & Placemaking at Forefront of 8 Mile & Woodward Collaborations

August 6th 2020

“We’re trying to build something here that lasts, that is consistent, and that will be effective in responding to the actual conditions.”

Project Play and Power of Produce Beef Up Oak Park Farmers Market Offerings

August 6th 2020

Oak Park’s Farmer’s Market has moved to a larger location recently, in the high school’s parking lot.

Off Duty Officer Shoots Dog During Attack in Oak Park

August 4th 2020

On Sunday, August 2nd at approximately 8:25PM, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the area of Kenwood and Norwood on the report of a dog that had just been shot. 

Sept. – Virtual5k Throughout Michigan to Support Accessibility

August 2nd 2020

Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!

SOCRRA Recycling Center Open by Appointment

August 2nd 2020

Residents will be required to wear a mask while visiting the Center during their scheduled appointment time and residency will be verified by attendant.

Candidates for Oakland County Prosecutor 2020

August 1st 2020

In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.

The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.

Video Interviews with Candidates for County Commission 18th District

August 1st 2020

Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – In the race for County Commissioner of the 18th District there are two Democrats facing off in the Aug. 4, 2020 Primary: Charlie Cavell and Dan Cherrin.