Rochester/Rochester Hills

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Candidate Forums, June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forums on June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting two candidate forums on June 17th. For the 43rd District State House of Representatives position, the forum will be held at Clarkston Schools Administrative Building, 6389 Clarkston […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7

May 28th 2014

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7 (press release, May 28, 2014) Kids and adults of all ages are invited out to the Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo on June 7 from 10am to 2pm at police headquarters at 400 Sixth St. Rochester, MI 48307. The day will be filled with […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Rochester Hills Looking to Hire Election Workers

May 22nd 2014

Rochester Hills Looking to Hire Election Workers (Hills Herald, May 22, 2014) The Rochester Hills City Clerk’s Office is looking for people to continue the time-honored tradition of working the polls on Election Day. The Clerk’s Office is currently hiring Election Inspectors for the August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014 elections. Inspectors will be […]

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth

May 19th 2014

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth (City of Rochester Hills Press Release, May 19, 2014) As Rochester Hills’ college graduates seek internship and employment opportunities, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett launched the Mayor’s Business Council Talent Initiative as a way to help Rochester Hills companies connect and retain top talent graduating from our local […]

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

May 19th 2014

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE […]

30 Year Old Found Dead in Rochester Hills, Syringe in Pocket

May 17th 2014

30 Year Old Found Dead in Rochester Hills, Syringe in Pocket (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release, May 17, 2014) INCIDENT: 10:41 hrs. May 15 – City of Rochester Hills- Death Investigation   #14-071716 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the City of Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to an address in the 600 block of John R. […]

Group Files Lawsuit Against Rochester Hills Over Drilling

May 16th 2014

Group Files Lawsuit Against Rochester Hills Over Drilling (Don’t Drill the Hills Press Release, May 16, 2014) (NOTE:  Has been updated to include response from City of Rochester Hills)   Don’t Drill the Hills, Inc. (DDHI), is a non-profit, grassroots group of local citizens opposed to oil and gas drilling projects in their community. The […]

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