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2018 Candidate Interview: Brenda Carter for State Rep. Dist 29

June 25th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Brenda Carter for State Rep. Dist 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2018) Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake, MI –Brenda Carter is running for State Representative for the 29th District and is on the ballot for the Aug. 7 primary on the Democratic Ballot. Also on the Democratic Ballot […]

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service

June 12th 2018

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2018) Southfield, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash is in the midst of a series of visits to local libraries with a presentation on Water Infrastructure 101. Recently in Southfield he shared some basics and little known […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County

May 22nd 2018

2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County Click your community name below for more details about area events. If we have missed any please let us know at editor@oc115.com. Birmingham Farmington/Farmington Hills Ferndale Hazel Park Holly Lake Orion Madison Heights Milford Novi Northville Pleasant Ridge Royal Oak Southfield South Lyon Sylvan Lake Troy Walled Lake […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Jackson for State Rep Dist. 29

May 17th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Jackson for State Rep Dist. 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2018) Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake, MI – Chris Jackson is running for State Representative for the 29th District and is on the ballot for the Aug. 7 primary on the Democratic Ballot. Also on the […]

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories

May 12th 2018

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2018) Pontiac, MI – The superheroes of downtowns throughout Oakland County gathered at the Strand Theater in Pontiac Thursday evening for the annual “Main Event,” recognizing accomplishments of communities in the Main Street Oakland County program. The program provides planning, resources and sharing […]

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links

May 8th 2018

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills […]

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant

March 6th 2018

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI – For Bob Slattery, former Mayor of Mt. Morris, a life of public service is “the perfect life.” And as a past President of Michigan Municipal League and an ongoing educator for elected officials, he’s been able […]