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Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]

As State Considers Allowing More Foster Kids, Rose Township Resists

April 22nd 2019

As State Considers Allowing More Foster Kids, Rose Township Resists (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2019) Rose Township, MI – “Here’s the thing,” said State Representative Mike Mueller as he sat before about 80 Rose Township residents at a town hall April 15 regarding House Bill 4095, which he co-sponsored.  The bill would allow people […]

Motorcyclist Dead After Crash Involving Turkeys on Stoney Creek Road

April 8th 2019

Motorcyclist Dead After Crash Involving Turkeys on Stoney Creek Road (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 8, 2019) Rochester Hills, Oxford, MI-  Deputies and the Oakland Township Fire Department responded to the report of a personal injury accident involving a single motorcycle.  The motorcyclist was operating his 2005 Triumph motorcycle on westbound Stoney Creek Road near […]

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral

March 25th 2019

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral (C. Proxmire, March 25, 2019) Oxford, MI- The family of the 56-year old man killed in a crash on Seymour Lake Road Saturday is now raising money for his funeral expenses. Neil Simat’s son Travis set up a GoFundMe page that has […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

Fatal Crash on Seymour Lake Road Claims Life of 56 Year Old Oxford Man

March 23rd 2019

Fatal Crash on Seymour Lake Road Claims Life of 56 Year Old Oxford Man (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 24, 2019) Oxford Township, MI- The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Oxford Township Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash involving two vehicles. The traffic crash occurred on Seymour Lake Road […]

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow

March 22nd 2019

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 22, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – The three measles cases under investigation in Thursday’s press release are now confirmed. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division confirmed the positive results today. This […]

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]