Birmingham Republican Reclaims Sign as Confederate Flag Spurs Reactions in Ferndale

August 20th 2020

A Ferndale woman’s Confederate flag has neighbors upset, and the signs on her yard placed with it prompted a political candidate from Birmingham to come and take his sign back.

Candidate Interviews ~  Nov. 3, 2020 Election

August 18th 2020

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. This is a huge undertaking, and we post new videos as we can right up until the election. So please check back often and be patient.

Leashes, Licenses, Hours Outside, and Even Chickens in Oak Park Ordinance Changes

August 18th 2020

Cats, dogs, and even chickens got some love from the Oak Park City Council Monday as the body approved the first reading of a package of animal-related ordinances. 

Man with Red Hair, Black Truck Tries to Lure Child with Offer of Food

August 18th 2020

The suspect was last seen leaving the area in a black four door truck with a topper on the back.

Michigan Joins Lawsuit against US Postal Service 

August 18th 2020

“Americans rely on our Postal Service for prescription drugs, voting, Social Security checks and more.”

Royal Oak Blessings in a Backpack Seeking Donations Through Amazon Wish List

August 17th 2020

Blessings in a Backpack has continued to feed Royal Oak School students through the pandemic and the need is always there because hunger never takes a break.

Oakland County Hosting Free Classes for Small Business Owners

August 17th 2020

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of expert business counselors from Oakland County’s small business team.

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

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.

Suspect Smashed Glass and Stole Donation Jar at Tim Hortons (video)

August 16th 2020

The suspect broke the entry door glass to gain entry and took a donation jar off the front counter before leaving back out the same way he entered.