Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner
Candidate Interview: Charlie Cavell for County Commission Dist 19
Events in Oakland County
Candidate Interview: Moneka Stanford for Judge in 6th Circuit Court
Community Mourns Loss of Steve Drakos, Lake Orion Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy
OC Restaurant Quest: Gran Castor in Troy
Auburn Hills Summer Fest Takes Place June 21-22
Oakland County Celebrates Juneteenth
Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Farmington Hills
Vehicle Crashes into Panera Bread in Farmington Hills
Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner
Candidate Interview: Charlie Cavell for County Commission Dist 19
Events in Oakland County
Candidate Interview: Moneka Stanford for Judge in 6th Circuit Court
Community Mourns Loss of Steve Drakos, Lake Orion Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy
OC Restaurant Quest: Gran Castor in Troy
Auburn Hills Summer Fest Takes Place June 21-22
Oakland County Celebrates Juneteenth
Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Farmington Hills
Vehicle Crashes into Panera Bread in Farmington Hills

Latest Articles

2024 Election Info.

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

Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner

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!

Events in Oakland County

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

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

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

Community Mourns Loss of Steve Drakos, Lake Orion Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

The appointment runs from July 2024 through the certification of the November 2024 election.

OC Restaurant Quest: Gran Castor in Troy

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

Auburn Hills Summer Fest Takes Place June 21-22

The City of Auburn Hills hosts the annual Summer Fest Celebration this weekend. Here’s info about the event:

Oakland County Celebrates Juneteenth

Oakland County has four sites that are part of the National Parks Service’s “Network to Freedom,” which features fully-documented locations connected to the Underground Railroad…

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Farmington Hills

The driver was released from the scene pending further investigation.  

Vehicle Crashes into Panera Bread in Farmington Hills

For the time being, the business is closed until proper inspections can determine…

Oakland County Offers Map of Cooling Centers

See the map below to find the facility’s hours of operation and other information

Nickie Gunning Artist Talk July 12 at Huron Valley Council for the Arts

Huron Valley Council for the Arts Art Center is located at 205 W. Livingston Road in Downtown Highland.

Oakland Thrive Hosting Events and Classes for Small Business Success

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

OC Restaurant Quest: Sakura Sushi in South Lyon

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

Teen Drowns While Swimming in Milford Township

A 17-year-old Hamtramck resident drowned today while swimming at the public beach area of Camp Dearborn located in Milford Township.

Candidate Interview: Roslyn Grafstein for County Commissioner Dist. 3

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!

Holly Area Community Coalition Hosting Free Movies in the Park Through Summer

Each movie begins at dusk.

Downtown Ferndale Announces 2024 Nine on Nine Concert Lineup

Now in its fourth year, the series features nine local area performers across a wide range of musical styles.

Orion and Clarkston Libraries Partner on Hosting Storytimes at Parks Around Community

Join the Clarkston Independence District Library and the Orion Township Library around local parks this summer for an all ages storytime

Hazel Park Library Hosting Summer Movies

The Hazel Park District Library is hosting free summer movies.

Huron Valley Council for the Arts and Milford DDA Announce Lineup for Friday Night Live Concert Series

All shows take place at the Downtown Milford Center Street Park Gazebo from 7-9pm.

Pontiac Hosts Music In the Parks Concerts Throughout Community

Check out these free performances:

Oakland County Fair July 5-15 in Davisburg

The fairgrounds return to Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 5-14 with amazing shows, thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions

Multiple People Injured in Shooting at Rochester Hills Splash Pad – UPDATED

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Six People Shot at Party in Lathrup Village

In total, there were six young adults shot.

Oakland County’s Trailblazer Walking Series Offers One Mile Educational Hikes

Join Oakland County Parks staff for a scenic walk while discovering information about the park and trails.

Ferndale School Board Passes “Resolution In Support of Full and Equitable Funding of Michigan Schools”

The Ferndale Public Schools Board of Education passed a resolution on Tuesday, June 4 in support of full and equitable funding of Michigan Schools.

Bloomfield Community Television Hosting Open House June 24

On Monday, June 24, BCTV will be hosting its 2nd annual Open House event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

RECALL: Diamond Shruumz Brand Microdosing Chocolates, Gummies Etc Causing Illnesses

If you become ill after consuming these products, please contact your healthcare provider and/or call the Poison Help LineExternal Link Disclaimer at 1-800-222-1222.

Crash Kills Motorcyclist, Injures 12 Year Old Passenger in Oxford Twp

The driver of the Buick was also hospitalized in stable condition

Mother Arraigned on Murder Charges for April 25 Death of Three-Year-Old Son

Paramedics transported Zaveion to the hospital where he was ultimately pronounced deceased.

State Shares Safety Tips for Visiting Carnivals and Amusement Parks

“We want you and your families to enjoy the rides this summer, and the first step of that is safety,” said BCC Director Andrew Brisbo.

Candidate Interview: Matt Pfeiffer for Orion Township Treasurer

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

Auburn Hills City Manager Tom Tanghe Earns Praise as Executive Official of the Year

The American Society for Public Administration is the leading professional membership association for public service

Juneteenth Events In and Around Oakland County

In commemoration of the 159th anniversary of Juneteenth, here is a list of events in and around Oakland County:

Beverly Hills Hosting Concerts in the Park

Beverly Park is located at 18801 Beverly Road in Beverly Hills.

Man Dead and Girlfriend Injured in Shooting Inside Pontiac Party Store

A Pontiac man was fatally wounded and his girlfriend was seriously injured in a shooting Tuesday night at a Pontiac convenience store.

Love, Acceptance, and a Little Bit of Carpentry at Ferndale Pride

The event provides a full day of family-friendly fun, as well as education and activism, that supports the LGBTQ+ community.

OC Restaurant Quest: Cotton Cake Japanese Cheesecake in Troy

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

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!

NB I-75 to Close for Several Weekends Through Summer

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $160 million to resurface and repair I-75 from M-15 (Ortonville Road) to the Oakland/Genesee county line.

Candidate Interview: Michael Bouchard for Oakland County Sheriff

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

OC Restaurant Quest: TJ’s Express in Highland

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

Main Streets Across Oakland County Recognized at Annual Awards Event

This recognition highlights the community’s ongoing efforts to preserve and celebrate its rich history while fostering a welcoming environment.

Royal Oak Guide for New Residents: “It’s Like a Primer for Royal Oak Living”

The guide was put together by Community Engagement Specialist Judy Davids with help from Commissioner Melanie Macey

Madison Heights Hosting Juneteenth Celebration June 15

The 2024 Madison Heights Juneteenth Celebration will be held from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Madison Heights Civic Center Park.

Candidate Interview: Haley Stevens for Congress District 11

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

Ferndale Explores Recreation Facility Options at Martin Road Park

The city has been acquiring grant money towards the creation of a facility, though the grants have limitations on what they can be used for.

Rochester Christian University Offering Scholarships to Pontiac Students

In a partnership they hope will continue indefinitely, the University plans to provide 30 scholarships each year, providing tuition, room, and board.

Daisy Project Adds Mobi-Mat to Orion Township’s Camp Agawam, Making Beach More Accessible

A day at the beach is a joy of summer that not everyone has. But thanks to The Daisy Project – Michigan, those in wheelchairs can now join in the fun at Camp Agawam in Orion Township.

Candidate Interview: Laura Moreau for Springfield Township Supervisor

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

Oakland County Bar Association Hosting Judicial Candidate Forum June 20

Oakland County voters will soon have the opportunity to hear directly from judicial candidates in all upcoming contested elections for Oakland County judgeships

Two Men in Critical Condition After Falling Tree Hits Vehicles in Highland Township

Both men were transported to area hospitals by Highland Township Fire Department paramedics.

Pontiac Man Charged in Huron Plaza Shooting

Both men were taken to the hospital, where one was released later that evening and the other remains hospitalized.

Teen Actors of Ridgedale Present “Grease” with Community Fundraiser in Troy

“It’s cheesy and fun,” Nathan said.

Events in Oakland County

To submit Event Information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Message on Bathroom Wall Prompts Rochester Student’s Arrest

“We have zero tolerance for anyone who makes threats against a school or any location,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said.

City of Southfield Seeks Nominations for Community Pride Awards

Residents are encouraged to nominate individual homeowners, neighborhoods, condominiums, apartments, businesses and even themselves.

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

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

Gas Station Canopy Collapses, Catches Fire in Farmington Hills

Gas station employees were quick to initiate the station’s emergency shut off.

Garbage Pick Up Challenges, Communications Issues, as GFL Document Circulates

Local leaders, whose communities have contracts with GFL, were as surprised by the news as employees and customers were.

OC Restaurant Quest: Rocco’s Pizza in Oak Park

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

MHDDS Seeks Applicants for Kinship Advisory Council

The Kinship Advisory Council is actively seeking new members and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, including professionals from various fields and individuals with lived kinship experience

Man Arrested Attempting to Break into Woman’s Home with Gun and Other “Concerning Items”

As a result, the officers immediately located the suspect and took him into custody

Downtown Holly is Ready for Art in the Alley June 7

This artisanal, crafter vendor outdoor event is the perfect place to experience the unique and handcrafted works of local/small businesses.

Candidate Interview: Scott Farida for Oakland County Prosecutor

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!

Summer Concerts, Outdoor Movies and More from Orion Events

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

Baldwin/Clarkston Road Intersection to Close for Roundabout Construction

The Baldwin Road/Clarkston Road intersection carries approximately 22,500 vehicles daily.

DIA Inside Out Walking Tour and Visit with Muralist Zach Curtis in Downtown Highland

Meet at 200 W. Livingston Road in Downtown Highland.

Oakland Township Residents Invited to Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan Open House

The public is invited to participate in several ways: 

Bagley Street in Pontiac to Close for Sewer Repairs and Road Construction

For more info visit: www.tinyurl.com/PontiacRoadConstruction

Ferndale Seeks Public Input on Recreation Facility at Martin Road Park, Meeting June 4

​Ferndale is in the process of planning a new recreation center, and is seeking public input

Candidate Interview: Nick Somberg for Congress District 11

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!

Happy Birthday Oakland County Times!

Today Oakland County Times turns 15!

OC Restaurant Quest: Ghost Handcrafted Tacos & Cocktails in Commerce Township

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

Lake Orion to Receive Federal Grant for Pump Station Repairs

The Village of Lake Orion will receive $1.75 million in 2024 Congressional Community Projects Grant funding for the community’s phase I improvements to sanitary sewer pump stations and force mains…

Want to Know What’s New in Madison Heights? Sign up for Alerts Through NotifyMe

The City of Madison Heights is working with NotifyMe to help keep residents and stakeholders informed.

Police Ask Public for Help Finding Missing Pontiac Teen

Anyone who may have seen Kallie or know where she is should call the Sheriff’s Office at 248- 858-4950

Ferndale Library Kicks Off Summer Reading with Party on June 8

On June 8, between 12 pm and 4 pm, all ages are invited to the Ferndale Library for a fun Summer Reading Kickoff Party, complete with…

Bloomfield Hills Schools Announces Rick West as New Superintendent

“This district has a tradition of academic excellence, innovative programs, and a strong commitment to student success…”

Domestic Violence, Fight, and Gunshot into Neighbor’s Apartment in Farmington Hills

Following the on-scene investigation, both Brendon Wright, 19-years-old, and his 47-year-old mother Patricia Wright were arrested.

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

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

County Clerk Hosting Local Office Visit in Highland June 4

Most transactions that people conduct with the County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office will be available. 

Events in Oakland County

To submit Event Information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Village of Holly Seeks Volunteers for Historic District Commission and Planning Commission

The completed form will be given to our Village President to recommend applicants to the Village Council.

Oak Park 9 Mile Improvements Shine in SEMCOG Tour

“I have to pinch myself to believe all this is happening in Oak Park,” Mayor McClellan said.

Candidate Interview: David Coulter for Oakland County Executive

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

Hana St. Juliana Memorial Garden in Oxford Seeks Funding for $50K Matching Grant

he garden is designed to also remember Justin Shilling, Madisyn Balswin, and Tate Myre who are the other three students who lost their lives in the school shooting. 

OC Restaurant Quest: Brava Argentine Empanandas in Northville

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

Royal Oak Optimist Club Makes Difference in Many Ways

The group, which includes local residents, past Berkley and Royal Oak residents, and business people connected with the area…

County Approves Funding for Road Projects, Here’s the Full List

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners approved funding to help complete more than $29.2 million in new local road projects during its May 22 meeting.

Top Baby Names in Michigan and Across the County Released

It’s the fifth year in a row that the names took the top slot together

Contractor Replacing Asphalt on Cooley Lake Road Bridge After Not Meeting Specifications. Work Expected Thursday.

This section of Cooley Lake Road carries approximately 9,640 vehicles daily.

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 – Walled Lake Library Millage Renewal

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

Latest Articles

2024 Election Info.

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

Candidate Interview: Jim Nash for Water Resources Commissioner

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!

Events in Oakland County

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

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

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

Community Mourns Loss of Steve Drakos, Lake Orion Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

The appointment runs from July 2024 through the certification of the November 2024 election.

OC Restaurant Quest: Gran Castor in Troy

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

Auburn Hills Summer Fest Takes Place June 21-22

The City of Auburn Hills hosts the annual Summer Fest Celebration this weekend. Here’s info about the event:

Oakland County Celebrates Juneteenth

Oakland County has four sites that are part of the National Parks Service’s “Network to Freedom,” which features fully-documented locations connected to the Underground Railroad…

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Farmington Hills

The driver was released from the scene pending further investigation.  

Vehicle Crashes into Panera Bread in Farmington Hills

For the time being, the business is closed until proper inspections can determine…

Oakland County Offers Map of Cooling Centers

See the map below to find the facility’s hours of operation and other information

Nickie Gunning Artist Talk July 12 at Huron Valley Council for the Arts

Huron Valley Council for the Arts Art Center is located at 205 W. Livingston Road in Downtown Highland.

Oakland Thrive Hosting Events and Classes for Small Business Success

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

OC Restaurant Quest: Sakura Sushi in South Lyon

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

Teen Drowns While Swimming in Milford Township

A 17-year-old Hamtramck resident drowned today while swimming at the public beach area of Camp Dearborn located in Milford Township.

Candidate Interview: Roslyn Grafstein for County Commissioner Dist. 3

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!

Holly Area Community Coalition Hosting Free Movies in the Park Through Summer

Each movie begins at dusk.

Downtown Ferndale Announces 2024 Nine on Nine Concert Lineup

Now in its fourth year, the series features nine local area performers across a wide range of musical styles.

Orion and Clarkston Libraries Partner on Hosting Storytimes at Parks Around Community

Join the Clarkston Independence District Library and the Orion Township Library around local parks this summer for an all ages storytime

Hazel Park Library Hosting Summer Movies

The Hazel Park District Library is hosting free summer movies.

Huron Valley Council for the Arts and Milford DDA Announce Lineup for Friday Night Live Concert Series

All shows take place at the Downtown Milford Center Street Park Gazebo from 7-9pm.

Pontiac Hosts Music In the Parks Concerts Throughout Community

Check out these free performances:

Oakland County Fair July 5-15 in Davisburg

The fairgrounds return to Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 5-14 with amazing shows, thrilling rides and family-friendly attractions

Multiple People Injured in Shooting at Rochester Hills Splash Pad – UPDATED

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Six People Shot at Party in Lathrup Village

In total, there were six young adults shot.

Oakland County’s Trailblazer Walking Series Offers One Mile Educational Hikes

Join Oakland County Parks staff for a scenic walk while discovering information about the park and trails.

Ferndale School Board Passes “Resolution In Support of Full and Equitable Funding of Michigan Schools”

The Ferndale Public Schools Board of Education passed a resolution on Tuesday, June 4 in support of full and equitable funding of Michigan Schools.

Bloomfield Community Television Hosting Open House June 24

On Monday, June 24, BCTV will be hosting its 2nd annual Open House event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

RECALL: Diamond Shruumz Brand Microdosing Chocolates, Gummies Etc Causing Illnesses

If you become ill after consuming these products, please contact your healthcare provider and/or call the Poison Help LineExternal Link Disclaimer at 1-800-222-1222.

Crash Kills Motorcyclist, Injures 12 Year Old Passenger in Oxford Twp

The driver of the Buick was also hospitalized in stable condition

Mother Arraigned on Murder Charges for April 25 Death of Three-Year-Old Son

Paramedics transported Zaveion to the hospital where he was ultimately pronounced deceased.

State Shares Safety Tips for Visiting Carnivals and Amusement Parks

“We want you and your families to enjoy the rides this summer, and the first step of that is safety,” said BCC Director Andrew Brisbo.

Candidate Interview: Matt Pfeiffer for Orion Township Treasurer

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

Auburn Hills City Manager Tom Tanghe Earns Praise as Executive Official of the Year

The American Society for Public Administration is the leading professional membership association for public service

Juneteenth Events In and Around Oakland County

In commemoration of the 159th anniversary of Juneteenth, here is a list of events in and around Oakland County:

Beverly Hills Hosting Concerts in the Park

Beverly Park is located at 18801 Beverly Road in Beverly Hills.

Man Dead and Girlfriend Injured in Shooting Inside Pontiac Party Store

A Pontiac man was fatally wounded and his girlfriend was seriously injured in a shooting Tuesday night at a Pontiac convenience store.

Love, Acceptance, and a Little Bit of Carpentry at Ferndale Pride

The event provides a full day of family-friendly fun, as well as education and activism, that supports the LGBTQ+ community.

OC Restaurant Quest: Cotton Cake Japanese Cheesecake in Troy

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

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!

NB I-75 to Close for Several Weekends Through Summer

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $160 million to resurface and repair I-75 from M-15 (Ortonville Road) to the Oakland/Genesee county line.

Candidate Interview: Michael Bouchard for Oakland County Sheriff

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

OC Restaurant Quest: TJ’s Express in Highland

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

Main Streets Across Oakland County Recognized at Annual Awards Event

This recognition highlights the community’s ongoing efforts to preserve and celebrate its rich history while fostering a welcoming environment.

Royal Oak Guide for New Residents: “It’s Like a Primer for Royal Oak Living”

The guide was put together by Community Engagement Specialist Judy Davids with help from Commissioner Melanie Macey

Madison Heights Hosting Juneteenth Celebration June 15

The 2024 Madison Heights Juneteenth Celebration will be held from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Madison Heights Civic Center Park.

Candidate Interview: Haley Stevens for Congress District 11

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

Ferndale Explores Recreation Facility Options at Martin Road Park

The city has been acquiring grant money towards the creation of a facility, though the grants have limitations on what they can be used for.

Rochester Christian University Offering Scholarships to Pontiac Students

In a partnership they hope will continue indefinitely, the University plans to provide 30 scholarships each year, providing tuition, room, and board.

Daisy Project Adds Mobi-Mat to Orion Township’s Camp Agawam, Making Beach More Accessible

A day at the beach is a joy of summer that not everyone has. But thanks to The Daisy Project – Michigan, those in wheelchairs can now join in the fun at Camp Agawam in Orion Township.

Candidate Interview: Laura Moreau for Springfield Township Supervisor

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

Oakland County Bar Association Hosting Judicial Candidate Forum June 20

Oakland County voters will soon have the opportunity to hear directly from judicial candidates in all upcoming contested elections for Oakland County judgeships

Two Men in Critical Condition After Falling Tree Hits Vehicles in Highland Township

Both men were transported to area hospitals by Highland Township Fire Department paramedics.

Pontiac Man Charged in Huron Plaza Shooting

Both men were taken to the hospital, where one was released later that evening and the other remains hospitalized.

Teen Actors of Ridgedale Present “Grease” with Community Fundraiser in Troy

“It’s cheesy and fun,” Nathan said.

Events in Oakland County

To submit Event Information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Message on Bathroom Wall Prompts Rochester Student’s Arrest

“We have zero tolerance for anyone who makes threats against a school or any location,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said.

City of Southfield Seeks Nominations for Community Pride Awards

Residents are encouraged to nominate individual homeowners, neighborhoods, condominiums, apartments, businesses and even themselves.

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

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

Gas Station Canopy Collapses, Catches Fire in Farmington Hills

Gas station employees were quick to initiate the station’s emergency shut off.

Garbage Pick Up Challenges, Communications Issues, as GFL Document Circulates

Local leaders, whose communities have contracts with GFL, were as surprised by the news as employees and customers were.

OC Restaurant Quest: Rocco’s Pizza in Oak Park

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

MHDDS Seeks Applicants for Kinship Advisory Council

The Kinship Advisory Council is actively seeking new members and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, including professionals from various fields and individuals with lived kinship experience

Man Arrested Attempting to Break into Woman’s Home with Gun and Other “Concerning Items”

As a result, the officers immediately located the suspect and took him into custody

Downtown Holly is Ready for Art in the Alley June 7

This artisanal, crafter vendor outdoor event is the perfect place to experience the unique and handcrafted works of local/small businesses.

Candidate Interview: Scott Farida for Oakland County Prosecutor

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!

Summer Concerts, Outdoor Movies and More from Orion Events

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

Baldwin/Clarkston Road Intersection to Close for Roundabout Construction

The Baldwin Road/Clarkston Road intersection carries approximately 22,500 vehicles daily.

DIA Inside Out Walking Tour and Visit with Muralist Zach Curtis in Downtown Highland

Meet at 200 W. Livingston Road in Downtown Highland.

Oakland Township Residents Invited to Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan Open House

The public is invited to participate in several ways: 

Bagley Street in Pontiac to Close for Sewer Repairs and Road Construction

For more info visit: www.tinyurl.com/PontiacRoadConstruction

Ferndale Seeks Public Input on Recreation Facility at Martin Road Park, Meeting June 4

​Ferndale is in the process of planning a new recreation center, and is seeking public input

Candidate Interview: Nick Somberg for Congress District 11

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!

Happy Birthday Oakland County Times!

Today Oakland County Times turns 15!

OC Restaurant Quest: Ghost Handcrafted Tacos & Cocktails in Commerce Township

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

Lake Orion to Receive Federal Grant for Pump Station Repairs

The Village of Lake Orion will receive $1.75 million in 2024 Congressional Community Projects Grant funding for the community’s phase I improvements to sanitary sewer pump stations and force mains…

Want to Know What’s New in Madison Heights? Sign up for Alerts Through NotifyMe

The City of Madison Heights is working with NotifyMe to help keep residents and stakeholders informed.

Police Ask Public for Help Finding Missing Pontiac Teen

Anyone who may have seen Kallie or know where she is should call the Sheriff’s Office at 248- 858-4950

Ferndale Library Kicks Off Summer Reading with Party on June 8

On June 8, between 12 pm and 4 pm, all ages are invited to the Ferndale Library for a fun Summer Reading Kickoff Party, complete with…

Bloomfield Hills Schools Announces Rick West as New Superintendent

“This district has a tradition of academic excellence, innovative programs, and a strong commitment to student success…”

Domestic Violence, Fight, and Gunshot into Neighbor’s Apartment in Farmington Hills

Following the on-scene investigation, both Brendon Wright, 19-years-old, and his 47-year-old mother Patricia Wright were arrested.

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

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

County Clerk Hosting Local Office Visit in Highland June 4

Most transactions that people conduct with the County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office will be available. 

Events in Oakland County

To submit Event Information, please email editor@oc115.com.

Village of Holly Seeks Volunteers for Historic District Commission and Planning Commission

The completed form will be given to our Village President to recommend applicants to the Village Council.

Oak Park 9 Mile Improvements Shine in SEMCOG Tour

“I have to pinch myself to believe all this is happening in Oak Park,” Mayor McClellan said.

Candidate Interview: David Coulter for Oakland County Executive

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

Hana St. Juliana Memorial Garden in Oxford Seeks Funding for $50K Matching Grant

he garden is designed to also remember Justin Shilling, Madisyn Balswin, and Tate Myre who are the other three students who lost their lives in the school shooting. 

OC Restaurant Quest: Brava Argentine Empanandas in Northville

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

Royal Oak Optimist Club Makes Difference in Many Ways

The group, which includes local residents, past Berkley and Royal Oak residents, and business people connected with the area…

County Approves Funding for Road Projects, Here’s the Full List

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners approved funding to help complete more than $29.2 million in new local road projects during its May 22 meeting.

Top Baby Names in Michigan and Across the County Released

It’s the fifth year in a row that the names took the top slot together

Contractor Replacing Asphalt on Cooley Lake Road Bridge After Not Meeting Specifications. Work Expected Thursday.

This section of Cooley Lake Road carries approximately 9,640 vehicles daily.

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 – Walled Lake Library Millage Renewal

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