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Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014

June 1st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014 (Kurt Metzger, orig. detroitsdataguru,  June 1, 2015) NOTE: Click on tables to expand. Shakespeare’s Juliet stated…”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Marshall McLuhan said, a little less poetically, “The name of a man is […]

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County

May 29th 2015

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County (Oakland County press release, May 29, 20150 Are you just starting your business or in need some understanding of the legal considerations? One of these classes may be just for you.​ Business owners and entrepreneurs can greatly benefit from one of the many seminars offered by the Oakland […]

Quilter’s Paradise Show in Madison Heights June 5

May 28th 2015

Quilter’s Paradise Show in Madison Heights June 5 (event listing, May 28, 2015) Those who like making or looking at quilts will find much to enjoy at CAMEO Quilters sixth quilt show to be held on Friday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

May 21st 2015

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall […]

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Rare Tulips Among 51,000 at White Chapel – Photo Contest to Encourage Visitors

May 11th 2015

Rare Tulips Among 51,000 at White Chapel – Photo Contest to Encourage Visitors (White Chapel press release, May 11, 2015)   More than 51,000 tulips are starting to bloom at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, located at 621 W. Long Lake Rd. (just West of I-75) in Troy. Metro Detroit area residents can see a […]

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

Services and Tips for Seniors at Clawson Senior Brigade Event May 15

May 8th 2015

Services and Tips for Seniors at Clawson Senior Brigade Event May 15 (press release, May 8, 2015) State Rep. Martin Howrylak invites local residents to his third annual Senior Brigade event with the Attorney General’s office to focus on helping seniors with a number of important issues. The event starts at 11 a.m. on Friday, […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]