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Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials

February 17th 2019

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 17, 2019) Okemos, MI – When a room full of elected officials from townships around the state were asked how many of their boards do annual or bi-annual goal-setting, only a couple raised their hands. The question was asked at […]

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County

February 4th 2019

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County (Oakland County, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Searching for a new and rewarding #career opportunity? Take a look at Oakland County, Michigan Government’s latest #jobs board for all of #OaklandCounty’s part and full-time positions. Apply online today at http://ow.ly/qkgl30mM3WL or call 248-858-0530.  Summer […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]

Walgreens on Dixie Hwy Has Liquor License Suspended Five Days

January 18th 2019

Walgreens on Dixie Hwy Has Liquor License Suspended Five Days (LARA, Jan. 18, 2019) Clarkston, MI – At the Michigan Liquor Control Commission hearing yesterday in Southfield, commissioners ordered the suspension of the liquor license and permits held by Walgreen Co. – doing business as Walgreens – located at 7110 Dixie Highway in Clarkston, Michigan […]

February Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County

January 18th 2019

February Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation Time: 9:00am – 11:00am February 13, 2019 Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceed-lending-small-business-loan-orientation-feb-13-registration-52722435223 Have a need for alternative financing for your business? Is your business located in Oakland County? Consider learning more about the CEED Lending Small Business Loan Program. Discover the requirements and […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]