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Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) 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 […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

Nominations Being Accepted for Troy Youth Awards, Deadline Feb. 27

January 25th 2015

Nominations Being Accepted for Troy Youth Awards, Deadline Feb. 27 (TYA Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) Troy Youth Assistance is now accepting nominations for recognition of elementary–high school-age youth who reside in Troy or attend school in Troy and have made exemplary contributions to the Troy community. Categories include: ~Exceptional service to others ~Achievement by […]

Rep. Howrylak Holds Office Hours: Troy Feb. 21 and Clawson Feb. 23

January 25th 2015

Rep. Howrylak Holds Office Hours: Troy Feb. 21 and Clawson Feb. 23 (Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) State Rep. Martin Howrylak will host February district office hours in Troy and Clawson to discuss state and local government with residents of the 41st House District. Howrylak, R-Troy, invites people with questions or suggestions about government to […]

Police Say Beverly Hills Man Targeted School Drop Offs for Purse Thefts

January 24th 2015

Police Say Beverly Hills Man Targeted School Drop Offs for Purse Thefts (Birmingham Police, Jan. 24, 2015) On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at approximately 9 a.m., a suspect was taken into custody for stealing a purse out of a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of Pierce Elementary School. Information had been obtained […]

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Kids Can Meet Sesame St. Characters at Troy Library Jan. 26

January 18th 2015

Kids Can Meet Sesame St. Characters at Troy Library Jan. 26 (TPL Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) Meet friends from Sesame Street Live! Some friends from Sesame Street Live! will be stopping by the Library on Monday, January 26 at 11am. We’ll have a simple craft and coloring sheets available, and the characters will walk […]