Census Estimates Show Changing Age and Racial Demographics in Oakland County
Video: Discussion on Proposed Pontiac Charter on Aug. 6 Ballot
OC Restaurant Quest: Muncheez Troy
Oak Park Among Four Cities Competing for MML Community Excellence Award
Candidate Interview: Ahmed Ghanim for Congress District 11
Man Fatally Shot During Home Invasion After Firing at Ex-Girlfriend and Stepson
Emergency Repairs to Close NB I-75 Ramp to EB I-696 Starting Thursday
OLHSA Seeking Photos of What Make Community Great, Entrants Could Win $100
New Mural in Progress in Downtown Highland
Two Royal Oak Leprechauns Make it to the Majors
Census Estimates Show Changing Age and Racial Demographics in Oakland County
Video: Discussion on Proposed Pontiac Charter on Aug. 6 Ballot
OC Restaurant Quest: Muncheez Troy
Oak Park Among Four Cities Competing for MML Community Excellence Award
Candidate Interview: Ahmed Ghanim for Congress District 11
Man Fatally Shot During Home Invasion After Firing at Ex-Girlfriend and Stepson
Emergency Repairs to Close NB I-75 Ramp to EB I-696 Starting Thursday
OLHSA Seeking Photos of What Make Community Great, Entrants Could Win $100
New Mural in Progress in Downtown Highland
Two Royal Oak Leprechauns Make it to the Majors

Latest Articles

2024 Election Info.

Candidates interested in doing an interview can reach out to editor@oc115.com for more info.

Census Estimates Show Changing Age and Racial Demographics in Oakland County

Last week the Census Bureau provided information on the racial, ethnic, gender and age composition of that population.

Video: Discussion on Proposed Pontiac Charter on Aug. 6 Ballot

Oakland County Times interviewed Williams and Stewart about the proposed changes.

OC Restaurant Quest: Muncheez Troy

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County.

Oak Park Among Four Cities Competing for MML Community Excellence Award

The CEA was developed in 2007 to celebrate and honor the innovative placemaking projects and programs happening across the state

Candidate Interview: Ahmed Ghanim for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Man Fatally Shot During Home Invasion After Firing at Ex-Girlfriend and Stepson

An armed man who broke into the Orion Township home of his ex-girlfriend was fatally wounded today after he was shot by the ex- girlfriend’s stepson.

Emergency Repairs to Close NB I-75 Ramp to EB I-696 Starting Thursday

Traffic will be detoured further northbound on I-75 to 12 Mile Road and back to southbound I-75 to eastbound I-696.

OLHSA Seeking Photos of What Make Community Great, Entrants Could Win $100

One lucky participant could win a raffle with a $100 prize.

New Mural in Progress in Downtown Highland

Keep up with the latest in Downtown Highland on Facebook.

Two Royal Oak Leprechauns Make it to the Majors

Congrats to both these hard-working Leprechauns.  We’re rooting for you!

Orion’s Oakview Cyber Dragons Take Teamwork to New Level

“At the end of the day it takes everyone to make it work.”

Save a Life Narcan Trainings Happening Online in 2024

Alliance of Coalitions hosts online Save a Life Narcan training.

Oakland Thrive Hosting Events and Classes for Small Business Success

Some are in person throughout the county, and others are online.

Aug 10 – Lathrup Village Music Festival

This free event aims to bring together people from within Lathrup Village and the greater Metro Detroit area. The LVMF will feature some of the most talented area musicians alongside a number of resident musicians

Aug 5 – Golf Outing to Support Grace Centers of Hope

The annual golf outing will feature 18 holes of golf, cocktails, lunch and dinner, as well as two raffles…

July 29 – Road Commission Hosting Public Meeting About Safe Streets Planning

RCOC has created a safety action plan committee to assist with the review of crash data and identify high-risk locations.

July 27 – FernCare Mini Golf Tournament

It’s going to be tee-rific!

July 27 – Downtown Birmingham Day on the Town

Visit downtown Birmingham on Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Day On The Town, the biggest and most exciting retail event of the year!

Ferndale Hosting Ice Cream Social to Celebrate Disability Pride July 25

We will have representatives from disability-related groups in the area and lots of ICE CREAM.

July 20 – First Congressional Church of Royal Oak Event Features Pet Adoptions, Blessing of Pets, Suicide Awareness

Last year, we raised over $6,500.00 for the Shelter and local suicide support groups.

July 19-20 – Downtown Highland Summer Sidewalk Sale

Join us July 19-20, when our downtown shops spill out onto the sidewalks with special promotions.

Summer Concerts, Outdoor Movies and More from Orion Events

Most events take place at Wildwood Amphitheater 2700 Joslyn Ct in Orion Township.

Berkley Hosts SummerFest Events – Bacon Jamboree, Ice Cream Social and Trolls Movie

Berkley Parks and Recreation is hosting SummerFest, with events in different places through the summer.

Events in Oakland County

To submit event information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Pontiac Teens Talk About ACES at Conference in Lansing

Five young people from the program were selected to go to Lansing, sit in on conference programing, and do their own panel discussion.

OC Restaurant Quest: Beau’s Grillery in Bloomfield Hills

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Pedestrian Seriously Injured on Woodward, Police Seek Help Identifying Him

Anyone with information regarding his identity or this crash is urged to call the Bloomfield Township Police Department at 248-433-7755.

Affirmations Seeking Deputy Executive Director

The Deputy Executive Director reports directly to the Executive Director, overseeing and guiding all internal functions of the organization

NB I-75 to Close for Weekend Construction, Dixie Ramp to Close Longer

Learn more about the I-75 modernization project at https://www.modernize75.com/

Oakland Schools Announces Christopher Delgado as Deputy Superintendent

As Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Delgado will manage and coordinate programs, activities, and services in Oakland Schools’ educational and operational services divisions.  

July 14 – Oakland County Farmers Market Hosting Community Garage Sale

Attendance for buyers is free, so be sure to stop by for items you didn’t even know you needed until you saw them.

SwiftieFest in Orion, featuring Tribute Band Sparks Fly, to Benefit Shooting Victims and Slain Deputy’s Family

Wildwood Amphitheater is proud to announce that a portion of each ticket sold will be donated to two important causes…

OLHSA Has Grants Available to Municipalities to Support Chore Projects for Seniors

OLHSA will provide CVT mini-grant awardees with technical assistance and a tool kit

Candidate Interview: Michael Bouchard for Oakland County Sheriff

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Charlie Cavell for County Commission Dist 19

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Hirak Chanda for Troy City Council

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Xondra Clark for Oak Park School Board

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: David Coulter for Oakland County Executive

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Julia Dalrymple for Orion Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Tricia Dare for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kristofer Enlow for Lyon Township Trustee

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Ann Erickson Gault for County Commissioner Dist. 3

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Scott Farida for Oakland County Prosecutor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Tyler Fox for State Rep District 57

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Roslyn Grafstein for County Commissioner Dist. 3

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Trevis Harrold for State Rep District 55

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Marie Hauswirth for Waterford Township Trustee

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Alexander Hawkins for State Rep District 55

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Dale Hetrick for County Commissioner Dist. 4

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Nicole Huddleston for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Amrit Kohli for Oakland County Sheriff (withdraw intended)

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kim Markee for Waterford Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Mike McFall for State Rep District 14

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Laura Moreau for Springfield Township Supervisor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Matt Pfeiffer for Orion Township Treasurer

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Moneka Sanford for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kevin Scramlin for Groveland Township Supervisor

For more interviews visit our Candidate Interview Page.

Candidate Interview: Nick Somberg for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Donni Steele for State Rep District 54

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Haley Stevens for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Christopher Yuchasz for Groveland Township Supervisor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

OC Restaurant Quest: Thai Princess in Bloomfield Township

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Aug 6 Ballot – Addison Township Proposals for Fire, Ambulance, and Library

Shall the previous voted and approved millage increase in the tax limitation…

Aug 6 Ballot – Almont Community Schools Bond Proposal

Shall Almont Community Schools, Lapeer, St. Clair, Macomb and Oakland Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty- Two Million Six Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars…

Aug 6 Ballot – Avondale School District Bond Proposition

Shall the Avondale School District, County of Oakland, State of Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Million Dollars…

Aug 6 Ballot – Bloomfield Township Public Safety Renewal

This renewal public safety millage will be subject to applicable statutory and constitutional tax limitation provisions…

Aug 6 Ballot – Commerce Township Park Improvements and Acquisition of Open Space Millage Renewal

Shall this voted millage be renewed at up to .3662 mill (0.3662 cents per $1000 of taxable property value) and levied for an additional 10 years…

Aug 6 – Groveland Township Fire Millage Renewal

Shall the Township of Groveland, Oakland County, Michigan, for the purpose of providing fire, rescue and related services…

Aug 6 Ballot – Highland Township Police Services Millage

The proposed millage is a renewal of a previously authorized millage.

Aug 6 Ballot – Independence Township Fire and Emergency Services Operating Millage

Approval of the above proposal would replace the current fire millage expiring in December 2024 and allow the Township to levy a new additional millage of 3.8716 mills for purposes of…

Aug 6 Ballot – Lyon Township Fire Department and Police Millage Renewals

Shall the Charter Township of Lyon, Oakland County, Michigan, renew the 2022 voter-approved levy of 2.3985 mills that expired in 2023…

Aug 6 Ballot – Madison District Public Schools Operating Millage Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law

Aug 6 Ballot – Oxford Township Police Operating Millage

For purposes of continuing to provide police services in the Township, shall the Charter Township of Oxford impose an increase on the lax limitation on taxable property of up to 4.25 mills…

Aug 6 Ballot – Pontiac City Charter

Pontiac Ballot Question Shall the 2024 City Charter proposed by the Pontiac Charter Revision Commission be adopted?

Aug 6 Ballot – Rochester Hills Library Millage

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the City of Rochester Hills, County of Oakland, Michigan, be increased…

Aug 6 Ballot – Royal Oak Township General Operating Capital Purchases Millage Renewal

This Proposal will allow the Charter Township of Royal Oak to renew the millage levied for general operating capital purchase funds

Aug 6 Ballot – Springfield Township Parks and Rec Renewal

Shall the previously voted .75 mill ($0.75 per $1,000 of taxable value) increase in the constitutional tax limitation…

Aug 6 Ballot – Walled Lake Library Millage Renewal

This millage will enable the continued operations of the Walled Lake City Library.

Aug 6 Ballot – Waterford Township Proposals

This millage is to renew the millage that will expire and to restore millage lost as a result of the Headlee amendment

Aug 6 Ballot – West Bloomfield Bond Proposal for Parks and Rec

Shall the Charter Township of West Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, borrow a sum not to exceed Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000), and issue its unlimited tax general obligation bonds…

Aug 6 Ballot – White Lake Township Park and Recreation Millage Renewal

Shall the previously authorized increase in the tax limitations on all taxable property within the Charter Township of White Lake, established at 0.30 mills…

Aug 6 Ballot – Wixom Operating Millage Renewal

Shall the previously approved additional operating millage in Section 9.2 of the Wixom City Charter of up to 3.5 mills…

Madison Heights Arts Boards Seeks Vendors for Trail Tunes Event Sept 21

The Madison Heights Arts Board is accepting applications for vendors for the annual Trail Tunes event which takes place Sept 21.

July 16 – Design Open House for Pontiac Oaks County Park

We hope you will join us at our Design Open House to learn more about the exciting future of Pontiac Oaks County Park!

Motorcyclist Dies in Crash on Sashabaw Road

The name of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

Seven Apply For Lake Orion School Board Vacancy, Interviews July 10

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting on July 10 to fill the current vacancy.

Teen Jumps into Lake Orion After Several Crashes Along M-24, Police Cite Mental Health Crisis

The youth swam into the lake and began screaming at other boaters.

Ferndale Invites Residents to Apply for Citizens Police Academy Four Week Class

Begins Thursday Oct. 3 from 6-9 pm, then three more Thursdays after.

Affirmations Seeking Artists to Showcase in Pittman-Puckett Gallery

Affirmations, Metro Detroit’s LGBTQ+ community center located in Downtown Ferndale, is looking for…

Detroit Man Drowns in White Lake After Falling Off Boat

Vaquera was walking to the rear of the boat to get a beverage when he lost his balance and fell into the lake.

July 19 – Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights Hosting Bat Chat Evening Stroll

Search for nightlife during an evening stroll through the trails at Red Oaks Nature Center.

Troy Man Hospitalized After Watercraft Collision with Son

The father was taken to the hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries.

Candidate Interview: Kim Markee for Waterford Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Xondra Clark for Oak Park School Board

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

“Unhealthy” Air Quality Follows Night of Fireworks in Metro Detroit

Be aware of how you feel on high pollution days and take steps to help protect yourself.

Two Dangerous Situations Cause Injuries on Commerce Twp Lakes

The incidents happened within minutes of each other on North Commerce Lake and Union Lake.

OC Restaurant Quest: Griffin Claw Brewing Co in Birmingham and Rochester Hills

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Sea Lions, Racing Pigs, and Chainsaw Art Part of Oakland County Fair July 5-15

With a host of amazing shows, thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions, the fairgrounds return to Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 5-15.

SEMCOG Announces New Officers, Including Vice Chair Gwen Markham of Novi

This year marks the first time in SEMCOG’s history that every person elected to serve as an officer is a woman.

Latest Articles

2024 Election Info.

Candidates interested in doing an interview can reach out to editor@oc115.com for more info.

Census Estimates Show Changing Age and Racial Demographics in Oakland County

Last week the Census Bureau provided information on the racial, ethnic, gender and age composition of that population.

Video: Discussion on Proposed Pontiac Charter on Aug. 6 Ballot

Oakland County Times interviewed Williams and Stewart about the proposed changes.

OC Restaurant Quest: Muncheez Troy

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County.

Oak Park Among Four Cities Competing for MML Community Excellence Award

The CEA was developed in 2007 to celebrate and honor the innovative placemaking projects and programs happening across the state

Candidate Interview: Ahmed Ghanim for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Man Fatally Shot During Home Invasion After Firing at Ex-Girlfriend and Stepson

An armed man who broke into the Orion Township home of his ex-girlfriend was fatally wounded today after he was shot by the ex- girlfriend’s stepson.

Emergency Repairs to Close NB I-75 Ramp to EB I-696 Starting Thursday

Traffic will be detoured further northbound on I-75 to 12 Mile Road and back to southbound I-75 to eastbound I-696.

OLHSA Seeking Photos of What Make Community Great, Entrants Could Win $100

One lucky participant could win a raffle with a $100 prize.

New Mural in Progress in Downtown Highland

Keep up with the latest in Downtown Highland on Facebook.

Two Royal Oak Leprechauns Make it to the Majors

Congrats to both these hard-working Leprechauns.  We’re rooting for you!

Orion’s Oakview Cyber Dragons Take Teamwork to New Level

“At the end of the day it takes everyone to make it work.”

Save a Life Narcan Trainings Happening Online in 2024

Alliance of Coalitions hosts online Save a Life Narcan training.

Oakland Thrive Hosting Events and Classes for Small Business Success

Some are in person throughout the county, and others are online.

Aug 10 – Lathrup Village Music Festival

This free event aims to bring together people from within Lathrup Village and the greater Metro Detroit area. The LVMF will feature some of the most talented area musicians alongside a number of resident musicians

Aug 5 – Golf Outing to Support Grace Centers of Hope

The annual golf outing will feature 18 holes of golf, cocktails, lunch and dinner, as well as two raffles…

July 29 – Road Commission Hosting Public Meeting About Safe Streets Planning

RCOC has created a safety action plan committee to assist with the review of crash data and identify high-risk locations.

July 27 – FernCare Mini Golf Tournament

It’s going to be tee-rific!

July 27 – Downtown Birmingham Day on the Town

Visit downtown Birmingham on Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Day On The Town, the biggest and most exciting retail event of the year!

Ferndale Hosting Ice Cream Social to Celebrate Disability Pride July 25

We will have representatives from disability-related groups in the area and lots of ICE CREAM.

July 20 – First Congressional Church of Royal Oak Event Features Pet Adoptions, Blessing of Pets, Suicide Awareness

Last year, we raised over $6,500.00 for the Shelter and local suicide support groups.

July 19-20 – Downtown Highland Summer Sidewalk Sale

Join us July 19-20, when our downtown shops spill out onto the sidewalks with special promotions.

Summer Concerts, Outdoor Movies and More from Orion Events

Most events take place at Wildwood Amphitheater 2700 Joslyn Ct in Orion Township.

Berkley Hosts SummerFest Events – Bacon Jamboree, Ice Cream Social and Trolls Movie

Berkley Parks and Recreation is hosting SummerFest, with events in different places through the summer.

Events in Oakland County

To submit event information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Pontiac Teens Talk About ACES at Conference in Lansing

Five young people from the program were selected to go to Lansing, sit in on conference programing, and do their own panel discussion.

OC Restaurant Quest: Beau’s Grillery in Bloomfield Hills

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Pedestrian Seriously Injured on Woodward, Police Seek Help Identifying Him

Anyone with information regarding his identity or this crash is urged to call the Bloomfield Township Police Department at 248-433-7755.

Affirmations Seeking Deputy Executive Director

The Deputy Executive Director reports directly to the Executive Director, overseeing and guiding all internal functions of the organization

NB I-75 to Close for Weekend Construction, Dixie Ramp to Close Longer

Learn more about the I-75 modernization project at https://www.modernize75.com/

Oakland Schools Announces Christopher Delgado as Deputy Superintendent

As Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Delgado will manage and coordinate programs, activities, and services in Oakland Schools’ educational and operational services divisions.  

July 14 – Oakland County Farmers Market Hosting Community Garage Sale

Attendance for buyers is free, so be sure to stop by for items you didn’t even know you needed until you saw them.

SwiftieFest in Orion, featuring Tribute Band Sparks Fly, to Benefit Shooting Victims and Slain Deputy’s Family

Wildwood Amphitheater is proud to announce that a portion of each ticket sold will be donated to two important causes…

OLHSA Has Grants Available to Municipalities to Support Chore Projects for Seniors

OLHSA will provide CVT mini-grant awardees with technical assistance and a tool kit

Candidate Interview: Michael Bouchard for Oakland County Sheriff

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Charlie Cavell for County Commission Dist 19

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Hirak Chanda for Troy City Council

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Xondra Clark for Oak Park School Board

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: David Coulter for Oakland County Executive

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Julia Dalrymple for Orion Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Tricia Dare for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kristofer Enlow for Lyon Township Trustee

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Ann Erickson Gault for County Commissioner Dist. 3

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Scott Farida for Oakland County Prosecutor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Tyler Fox for State Rep District 57

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Roslyn Grafstein for County Commissioner Dist. 3

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Trevis Harrold for State Rep District 55

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Marie Hauswirth for Waterford Township Trustee

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Alexander Hawkins for State Rep District 55

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Dale Hetrick for County Commissioner Dist. 4

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Nicole Huddleston for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Amrit Kohli for Oakland County Sheriff (withdraw intended)

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kim Markee for Waterford Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

2024 Candidate Interview: Mike McFall for State Rep District 14

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Laura Moreau for Springfield Township Supervisor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Matt Pfeiffer for Orion Township Treasurer

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Moneka Sanford for Judge in 6th Circuit Court

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Kevin Scramlin for Groveland Township Supervisor

For more interviews visit our Candidate Interview Page.

Candidate Interview: Nick Somberg for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Donni Steele for State Rep District 54

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Haley Stevens for Congress District 11

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Christopher Yuchasz for Groveland Township Supervisor

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

OC Restaurant Quest: Thai Princess in Bloomfield Township

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Aug 6 Ballot – Addison Township Proposals for Fire, Ambulance, and Library

Shall the previous voted and approved millage increase in the tax limitation…

Aug 6 Ballot – Almont Community Schools Bond Proposal

Shall Almont Community Schools, Lapeer, St. Clair, Macomb and Oakland Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty- Two Million Six Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars…

Aug 6 Ballot – Avondale School District Bond Proposition

Shall the Avondale School District, County of Oakland, State of Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Million Dollars…

Aug 6 Ballot – Bloomfield Township Public Safety Renewal

This renewal public safety millage will be subject to applicable statutory and constitutional tax limitation provisions…

Aug 6 Ballot – Commerce Township Park Improvements and Acquisition of Open Space Millage Renewal

Shall this voted millage be renewed at up to .3662 mill (0.3662 cents per $1000 of taxable property value) and levied for an additional 10 years…

Aug 6 – Groveland Township Fire Millage Renewal

Shall the Township of Groveland, Oakland County, Michigan, for the purpose of providing fire, rescue and related services…

Aug 6 Ballot – Highland Township Police Services Millage

The proposed millage is a renewal of a previously authorized millage.

Aug 6 Ballot – Independence Township Fire and Emergency Services Operating Millage

Approval of the above proposal would replace the current fire millage expiring in December 2024 and allow the Township to levy a new additional millage of 3.8716 mills for purposes of…

Aug 6 Ballot – Lyon Township Fire Department and Police Millage Renewals

Shall the Charter Township of Lyon, Oakland County, Michigan, renew the 2022 voter-approved levy of 2.3985 mills that expired in 2023…

Aug 6 Ballot – Madison District Public Schools Operating Millage Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law

Aug 6 Ballot – Oxford Township Police Operating Millage

For purposes of continuing to provide police services in the Township, shall the Charter Township of Oxford impose an increase on the lax limitation on taxable property of up to 4.25 mills…

Aug 6 Ballot – Pontiac City Charter

Pontiac Ballot Question Shall the 2024 City Charter proposed by the Pontiac Charter Revision Commission be adopted?

Aug 6 Ballot – Rochester Hills Library Millage

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the City of Rochester Hills, County of Oakland, Michigan, be increased…

Aug 6 Ballot – Royal Oak Township General Operating Capital Purchases Millage Renewal

This Proposal will allow the Charter Township of Royal Oak to renew the millage levied for general operating capital purchase funds

Aug 6 Ballot – Springfield Township Parks and Rec Renewal

Shall the previously voted .75 mill ($0.75 per $1,000 of taxable value) increase in the constitutional tax limitation…

Aug 6 Ballot – Walled Lake Library Millage Renewal

This millage will enable the continued operations of the Walled Lake City Library.

Aug 6 Ballot – Waterford Township Proposals

This millage is to renew the millage that will expire and to restore millage lost as a result of the Headlee amendment

Aug 6 Ballot – West Bloomfield Bond Proposal for Parks and Rec

Shall the Charter Township of West Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, borrow a sum not to exceed Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000), and issue its unlimited tax general obligation bonds…

Aug 6 Ballot – White Lake Township Park and Recreation Millage Renewal

Shall the previously authorized increase in the tax limitations on all taxable property within the Charter Township of White Lake, established at 0.30 mills…

Aug 6 Ballot – Wixom Operating Millage Renewal

Shall the previously approved additional operating millage in Section 9.2 of the Wixom City Charter of up to 3.5 mills…

Madison Heights Arts Boards Seeks Vendors for Trail Tunes Event Sept 21

The Madison Heights Arts Board is accepting applications for vendors for the annual Trail Tunes event which takes place Sept 21.

July 16 – Design Open House for Pontiac Oaks County Park

We hope you will join us at our Design Open House to learn more about the exciting future of Pontiac Oaks County Park!

Motorcyclist Dies in Crash on Sashabaw Road

The name of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

Seven Apply For Lake Orion School Board Vacancy, Interviews July 10

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting on July 10 to fill the current vacancy.

Teen Jumps into Lake Orion After Several Crashes Along M-24, Police Cite Mental Health Crisis

The youth swam into the lake and began screaming at other boaters.

Ferndale Invites Residents to Apply for Citizens Police Academy Four Week Class

Begins Thursday Oct. 3 from 6-9 pm, then three more Thursdays after.

Affirmations Seeking Artists to Showcase in Pittman-Puckett Gallery

Affirmations, Metro Detroit’s LGBTQ+ community center located in Downtown Ferndale, is looking for…

Detroit Man Drowns in White Lake After Falling Off Boat

Vaquera was walking to the rear of the boat to get a beverage when he lost his balance and fell into the lake.

July 19 – Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights Hosting Bat Chat Evening Stroll

Search for nightlife during an evening stroll through the trails at Red Oaks Nature Center.

Troy Man Hospitalized After Watercraft Collision with Son

The father was taken to the hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries.

Candidate Interview: Kim Markee for Waterford Township Clerk

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

Candidate Interview: Xondra Clark for Oak Park School Board

New videos are added frequently up until Election Day, so please check back often!

“Unhealthy” Air Quality Follows Night of Fireworks in Metro Detroit

Be aware of how you feel on high pollution days and take steps to help protect yourself.

Two Dangerous Situations Cause Injuries on Commerce Twp Lakes

The incidents happened within minutes of each other on North Commerce Lake and Union Lake.

OC Restaurant Quest: Griffin Claw Brewing Co in Birmingham and Rochester Hills

Oakland County Times is on a QUEST to enjoy every local restaurant in Oakland County. 

Sea Lions, Racing Pigs, and Chainsaw Art Part of Oakland County Fair July 5-15

With a host of amazing shows, thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions, the fairgrounds return to Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 5-15.

SEMCOG Announces New Officers, Including Vice Chair Gwen Markham of Novi

This year marks the first time in SEMCOG’s history that every person elected to serve as an officer is a woman.