Get Dirty and Make a Difference: ReLeaf Michigan Director Talks About Tree Planting Efforts
Main Street Pontiac Welcomes New Director Sean Kammer
Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County
Orion Township Speech Combines Light Sabers and Local Updates
Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May
Dry Conditions and 2,000 Acre Wildfire Prompt Call for Caution Across Michigan
Founder of Main Street Movement Shares Story, Communities Celebrate Awards
May 15 – White Castle Offering Free Slider on National Slider Day
Ferndale Schools Seeking AmeriCorps Reading and Math Interventionists
Reporter Food: Green Apple Family Restaurant Waterford
Get Dirty and Make a Difference: ReLeaf Michigan Director Talks About Tree Planting Efforts
Main Street Pontiac Welcomes New Director Sean Kammer
Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County
Orion Township Speech Combines Light Sabers and Local Updates
Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May
Dry Conditions and 2,000 Acre Wildfire Prompt Call for Caution Across Michigan
Founder of Main Street Movement Shares Story, Communities Celebrate Awards
May 15 – White Castle Offering Free Slider on National Slider Day
Ferndale Schools Seeking AmeriCorps Reading and Math Interventionists
Reporter Food: Green Apple Family Restaurant Waterford

Latest Articles

Get Dirty and Make a Difference: ReLeaf Michigan Director Talks About Tree Planting Efforts

The group is based in Ann Arbor, but has planted trees in many local communities, including Oak Park, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Novi, Pontiac, Clarkston, Lake Orion and others.

Main Street Pontiac Welcomes New Director Sean Kammer

A full-time Executive Director is expected to significantly enhance MSP’s capacity to implement programs and services in downtown Pontiac, which has depended primarily on volunteer efforts since the organization’s inception in 2017.  

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

Oakland County Times has a growing list of parks, trails, family-friendly destinations and more in our area and beyond.

Orion Township Speech Combines Light Sabers and Local Updates

With many projects in-progress and continual changes within the community, Barnett emphasized that the Orion Township residents could continue to receive information and updates about community projects beyond the State of the Township address.

Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May

Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May (City of Royal Oak, May 13, 2022) The Royal Oak City Commission voted on May 9, 2022 to support NO MOW MAY.  The NO MOW MAY movement’s goal is to allow grass  (and dandelions) to grow to help pollinators with habitats and increase the number of…

Dry Conditions and 2,000 Acre Wildfire Prompt Call for Caution Across Michigan

Fire danger in the area is extreme due to windy, dry, warm weather and dry fuels. Fire danger for much of the state is expected to be high throughout the weekend

Founder of Main Street Movement Shares Story, Communities Celebrate Awards

“These downtowns are what make Oakland County such a vibrant and attractive place for residents, visitors and entrepreneurs,” said Oakland County Executive David Coulter. “The Main Street program is an essential partner, providing resources, training and grants that have helped communities navigate and emerge from the challenges of the last two years.”

May 15 – White Castle Offering Free Slider on National Slider Day

On this day dedicated to the burger that launched the fast-food industry, White Castle will offer a free Cheese Slider (no purchase necessary) to anyone with a digital coupon, which will be sent to email subscribers and posted on White Castle’s social media channels.

Ferndale Schools Seeking AmeriCorps Reading and Math Interventionists

Part-time and full-time positions are available in Ferndale Schools for the coming school year!

Reporter Food: Green Apple Family Restaurant Waterford

Green Apple Family Restaurant is a neighborhood staple in Waterford Twp with breakfast, lunch and dinner at two locations.

Illinois Man Found with 14 Year Old Runaway at Local Campground, Arrested for Child Pornography

Damien Alexander Newman, 27, is charged with possession of child sexually abusive material, two counts of using a computer to commit a crime and distributing sexually explicit, visual or verbal material to children.

Welcome to Our New Website!

Over the past 12 years, we’ve grown from a small community news site in Ferndale, to the site you see today.

30 Years of Coventry Creations: A Tour of The Candle Factory

The philosophy of that prosperity candle is one that reflects that kind of entrepreneur that Smith always set out to be – one that can be proud of their work, one that treats everyone they deal with well, and one that gives back to the community that supports them.

Events in Oakland County

Here are upcoming events in Oakland County. Email event information to editor@oc115.com for consideration. Thank you to Jim Shaffer & Associates Realtors for sponsoring this section!

Departing Barn Sanctuary Volunteer Hopes Others Will Enjoy Helping Animals

“My very first shift I bottle fed one of the cows.  It was such an amazing experience and I’ve been hooked since.” 

Free Mental Healthcare Available for Pontiac Kids Through CNS and Ascend Foundation Partnership

No insurance will be required for the kids and families who access this program.

Orion Township: Triathlon Training Paradise for Fire Lieutenant

I had no prior experience with triathlons. My previous swimming experience was swimming boat-to-boat on Dollar Bay, and I had never truly cycled before unless you count a casual stroll down the Paint Creek Trail.

Oak Park Officials Photo Series Celebrates Dogs of Oak Park

Oak Park Officials Photo Series Celebrates Dogs of Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2022) Oak Park, MI – People like their pets, for the most part at least, and in Oak Park city officials like them too. So much so that Mayor Marian McClellan and Mayor Pro-Tem Julie Edgar have been posting pictures…

Right Down the Street: Interview with Yates Cider Mill Owner Mike Titus

Proud owner, Mike Titus, shares the history and speculates on the future of Rochester Hills’ beloved Yates Cider Mill.

Video: Ferndale Chief Chats About Fire Causes, New Technologies, Glass Ceilings, and Community

She also talked about the causes of fires, fire prevention efforts, what other work firefighters do beyond the obvious, and her thoughts on the building needs for the fire station.

Latest Articles

Get Dirty and Make a Difference: ReLeaf Michigan Director Talks About Tree Planting Efforts

The group is based in Ann Arbor, but has planted trees in many local communities, including Oak Park, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Novi, Pontiac, Clarkston, Lake Orion and others.

Main Street Pontiac Welcomes New Director Sean Kammer

A full-time Executive Director is expected to significantly enhance MSP’s capacity to implement programs and services in downtown Pontiac, which has depended primarily on volunteer efforts since the organization’s inception in 2017.  

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

Oakland County Times has a growing list of parks, trails, family-friendly destinations and more in our area and beyond.

Orion Township Speech Combines Light Sabers and Local Updates

With many projects in-progress and continual changes within the community, Barnett emphasized that the Orion Township residents could continue to receive information and updates about community projects beyond the State of the Township address.

Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May

Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May (City of Royal Oak, May 13, 2022) The Royal Oak City Commission voted on May 9, 2022 to support NO MOW MAY.  The NO MOW MAY movement’s goal is to allow grass  (and dandelions) to grow to help pollinators with habitats and increase the number of…