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Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

May 14th 2017

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main […]

Oxford Chamber Challenge 5k/10k May 21

March 16th 2017

Oxford Chamber Challenge 5k/10k May 21 (EVENT page) Oxford, MI – Join the Oxford Chamber Challenge 5k and 10k on May 21. This family-friendly 5K run/walk and 10K run starts at Powell Lake Park, winds down the Polly Ann Trail and concludes back at Powell Lake Park. There will be food, refreshments, music and more! […]

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 […]

County Commissioners Sworn In

January 11th 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners made their official start to the 2017-2018 term with a swearing in ceremony Wednesday night at the County Commission building in Pontiac.  Nineteen of the Commissioners were incumbents that had been re-elected.  Two new Commissioners took […]

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016

December 11th 2016

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016 (Royal Oak Library and Oakland County 115 News, Dec. 11, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Each year the Royal Oak Library compiles a list of resources for homeless and needy people in the area.  The following is the list they put together plus resources found by oc115.  […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

December 11th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2016) 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 […]

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount

December 4th 2016

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – As the legal issues surrounding the Presidential ballot recount continue to play out in court, Oakland County Republicans, Democrats, and Greens are recruiting volunteers to observe the recounts, which could start as early as Monday. Green Party Candidate […]

The Story of Reindeer Michiganders May Meet

December 3rd 2016

The Story of Reindeer Michiganders May Meet (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2016) Clare, MI – Baby reindeer are always born at dawn.  When that happens Dave Aldrich is in the pen with the mother, soothing her with a voice that’s she has heard since her own birth.  When the baby comes, the mother reindeer […]

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News

November 30th 2016

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County 115 News started in 2009 with just one city.  In the past seven years we have grown in many ways that help keep readers “informed, inspired, and united.” Here are some of the good things […]

Work Requirements for Food Assistance Reinstated in Oakland and Other Counties

November 30th 2016

Work Requirements for Food Assistance Reinstated in Oakland and Other Counties (MDHHS, Nov. 30 2016)   LANSING, MI – Able-bodied adults without dependents in four Michigan counties will be required by the federal government to meet work requirements that have been waived for more than a decade to continue receiving food assistance benefits. The Michigan […]

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