Oak Park

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System

July 21st 2016

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System (Office of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, July 21, 2016) There is a major public safety enhancement in County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s recommended three-year budget covering fiscal years 2017-2019. Oakland County provides for replacement of its 911 copper network which has reached the end of […]

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage

July 20th 2016

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage (Renew for the Zoo, July 20, 2016) ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Penguins, frogs and tigers are staking out their territory on lawns across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to encourage support of the Detroit Zoo millage renewal.  The signs read, “Renew […]

2016 Candidate Interviews & Ballot Issues (Frequently Updated)

July 18th 2016

2016 Candidate Interviews & Ballot Issues (Frequently Updated) The oc115 believes in giving all political candidates a voice and a chance for readers to meet the people who want to represent them. So here is a series of video interviews. Not all races are listed, only those where we have an interview or story. “*” […]

Fire Severely Damages Home in Oak Park UPDATED

July 17th 2016

Fire Severely Damages Home in Oak Park, UPDATED (Crystal Proxmire, July 17, 2016) Oak Park, MI – There was a residential house fire in Oak Park on Sunday morning, but officials are not yet releasing information on what caused the fire or if occupants made it out okay that resulted in two adults being transported […]

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees

July 15th 2016

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees (Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, July 15, 2016) Trees are an indispensable component of good neighborhoods. When the right species are planted in the right place and cared for properly, many benefits are realized. Street trees soften hardscapes, buffer pedestrians from moving vehicles, and create “outdoor rooms” that […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – July 15th ed.

July 15th 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – July 15th edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Construction Alert: I-75 Down to 1 Lane at I-696 This Weekend

July 15th 2016

I-75 Down to One Lane at I-696 This Weekend (MDOT, July 15, 2016) Lane closures on northbound I-75 between Gardenia Avenue and 12 Mile Road start July 15 COUNTY: Oakland HIGHWAY: I-75 CLOSEST CITIES: Royal Oak Madison Heights START DATE: 10 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2016 END DATE: 5 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016   […]

Cissell Gets Jail Time for Marijuana Charges

July 11th 2016

Cissell Gets Jail Time for Marijuana Charges (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2016) Pontiac, MI – In a courtroom surrounded by friends, family and supporters Andrew Cissell was sentenced by Judge Hala Jarbou on Monday to 90 days in Oakland County Jail for two felony marijuana possession charges. Cissell was given credit for 10 days […]

Oak Park Schools Sinking Fund on Aug 2 Ballot, Info Mtg. July 11

July 9th 2016

Oak Park Schools Sinking Fund on Aug 2 Ballot, Info Mtg. July 11 (Oak Park Schools, July 9, 2016) Oak Park – Oak Park Schools current Sinking Fund will expire December 2016, and will appear on the ballot, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 for renewal. A sinking fund is a voter approved tax millage on all […]

Pictures from the Oak Park Independence Day Parade

July 7th 2016

Pictures from the Oak Park Independence Day Parade (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 7, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park was full of sunshine and smiles on Monday as people lined Coolidge and Oak Park Blvd for the annual Oak Park Independence Day Parade.  Check out photos from the festivities below. For more Oak Park […]

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