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2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available

March 11th 2017

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2017) Oakland County, MI – 250,000 people in DTE’s service area remain without power as of 3am Saturday after wind storms knocked down power lines through the area. According to the DTE website, “DTE’s restoration teams are fully mobilized and working 24/7 […]

West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election

January 26th 2017

West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election (West Bloomfield Schools, Jan. 26, 2017) WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI – At a regular meeting of the West Bloomfield School District Board of Education, on January 23, 2017, the board voted unanimously to go forward with a comprehensive bond election on May 2, 2017.  […]

County Commissioners Sworn In

January 11th 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners made their official start to the 2017-2018 term with a swearing in ceremony Wednesday night at the County Commission building in Pontiac.  Nineteen of the Commissioners were incumbents that had been re-elected.  Two new Commissioners took […]

“United We Walk” Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in West Bloomfield Jan. 15

January 6th 2017

“United We Walk” Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in West Bloomfield Jan. 15 (EVENT page) West Bloomfield, MI – “United We Walk” celebrates the life and contributions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The walk and refreshments, program, and candlelight vigil will all be held on Sunday, January 15, at West Bloomfield High […]

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016

December 11th 2016

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016 (Royal Oak Library and Oakland County 115 News, Dec. 11, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Each year the Royal Oak Library compiles a list of resources for homeless and needy people in the area.  The following is the list they put together plus resources found by oc115.  […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

December 11th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2016) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount

December 4th 2016

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – As the legal issues surrounding the Presidential ballot recount continue to play out in court, Oakland County Republicans, Democrats, and Greens are recruiting volunteers to observe the recounts, which could start as early as Monday. Green Party Candidate […]

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News

November 30th 2016

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County 115 News started in 2009 with just one city.  In the past seven years we have grown in many ways that help keep readers “informed, inspired, and united.” Here are some of the good things […]

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