Pontiac

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Cities Pitch Dream Development Spots in Oakland County Property Showcase

November 14th 2018

Cities Pitch Dream Development Spots in Oakland County Property Showcase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 14, 2018) Waterford, MI- Cities in the Oakland County One Stop Ready program have streamlined development processes and learned more about how to market the spaces they have with businesses they’d like to see. The culmination of this effort is the […]

Monetizing Sacred Spaces for Purposes of Preservation

November 11th 2018

  Monetizing Sacred Spaces for Purposes of Preservation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2018) Pontiac, MI- In a world where religious engagement is down and many churches face the challenges of aging buildings plus the lure of redevelopment dollars, there is one national organization holding on to hope that sacred spaces can remain active with […]

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election

November 7th 2018

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County voters came out yesterday in record numbers for a Midterm Election.  The overall turnout percentage of 64.2 percent of all registered voters, compares to 48.0 percent in 2014 and 51.4 percent in 2010.  Turnout […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies

November 6th 2018

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2018) Election results are coming in! This page will be updated as information becomes available.  Scroll down to see our collage of “I voted” sticker selfies. And visit Oakland County Clerk election results page for the most up to date info. The winners of […]

Governor Snyder Visits Pontiac to See Blight Reduction

November 2nd 2018

Governor Snyder Visits Pontiac to See Blight Reduction (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 2, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Governor Rick Snyder joined Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, and Director of Detroit Blight Authority Bill Pulte to celebrate the progress of blighted home demolition in the City of Pontiac. In 2014 there were 916 […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5

October 27th 2018

Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5 Pontiac, Ortonville, Commerce Twp, Highland Twp, Independence Twp, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester Hills, MI-  For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office […]

Online Votes Could Save Three Historic Homes in Pontiac

October 19th 2018

  Online Votes Could Save Three Historic Homes in Pontiac (Oakland County, Oct. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Three Pontiac homes with historic significance in a neighborhood created by General Motors for its employees 100 years ago could be saved from the wrecking ball with a little push from you and the region. The GM Modern […]