Waterford

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 […]

Waterford Police Nab 27 Drivers for Disregarding School Bus Lights

December 24th 2018

Waterford Police Nab 27 Drivers for Disregarding School Bus Lights (Waterford Police Chief Scott Underwood, Dec. 24, 2018) Waterford, MI- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 1,313 people were killed in school transportation-related accidents from 2006-2015. 102 of those victims were classified as school-age pedestrians. There have been several school bus stop tragedies […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]

Tanker Overturns in Dixie Hwy and Telegraph Intersection

December 22nd 2018

Tanker Overturns in Dixie Hwy and Telegraph Intersection Waterford, MI – This evening a tanker overturned on Dixie Highway and Telegraph Road, spilling fuel. The Waterford Regional Fire Department posted on Facebook, stating “Active incident Waterford Regional Fire Department over turned gasoline tanker Dixie Hwy and Telegraph Rd. Fire crews on scene with assistance from […]

January Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County

December 16th 2018

January Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County (Oakland County, Dec. 16, 2018) CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation Time: 9:00am – 11:00am January 9, 2019 Registration Link   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 […]