Springfield Twp/Davisburg

Springfield Township Woman Fatally Shot, Boyfriend Confesses

September 3rd 2020

Deputies responded to the scene and found a 50-year-old man standing in the driveway outside the residence. He told the responding Deputy, “I shot her. I killed her.”

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

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.

SURVEY Seeks to Understand White Perspectives on Racial Conversations

August 24th 2020

In an effort to understand and improve the conversations happening about race, LaTosch Consulting is conducting a survey of white people.

Recall Issued on ALDI Peaches

August 20th 2020

As a precautionary measure, ALDI is voluntarily recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company

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.

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.