Pontiac

Calendar Art Contest for Kids to Help Prevent Water Pollution

September 4th 2020

This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Sept 4 – Lakes Area Chamber Virtual Coffee w/Sheriff Michael Bouchard

August 29th 2020

Sheriff Bouchard will share updates and information from the Sheriff’s office during the Covid-19 crisis, de-escalation tips for business owners, and safety and security measures to consider. 

Aug. 31 – OCHN Hosting Overdose Awareness Day Drive Thru Resource Fair

August 29th 2020

Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) is recognizing Overdose Awareness Day by co-hosting a drive through event for community members seeking information related to the treatment and/or prevention of substance use disorders.

Aug. 29:  Virtual Rent Party to Benefit Lighthouse

August 29th 2020

Mike Jellick has become a mainstay on the Detroit Jazz scene and beyond. He draws from classical and jazz influences in his jazz playing and writing.

Four Shot, Three Fatally, in Dispute Between Pontiac Neighbors

August 28th 2020

Upon arrival, Deputies found four victims on the front porch, inside the home, and on the front lawn of a residence.

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

Dad Picking Up Teen Daughter Shot with His Own Gun During Scuffle, Others Injured

August 24th 2020

The male victim stated he had gone to the parking lot of Duckett’s Bar with his wife to pick up their 16-year-old daughter.