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Sept 23-25 – DIY Street Fair in Downtown Ferndale
Sept 23-25 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair
Sept. 10 – Holly Fireworks
Sept. 9-11 – Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester
Sept. 2- 5 – Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak
Aug 31 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert – Matt Hires
Aug 28 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Dan the One Man Band
Aug 27-28 – Hazel Park Art Fair
Aug 20-Oct 2 – Michigan Renaissance Festival
Share Videos & Support Journalism this Independence Day
Sept 23-25 – DIY Street Fair in Downtown Ferndale
Sept 23-25 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair
Sept. 10 – Holly Fireworks
Sept. 9-11 – Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester
Sept. 2- 5 – Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak
Aug 31 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert – Matt Hires
Aug 28 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Dan the One Man Band
Aug 27-28 – Hazel Park Art Fair
Aug 20-Oct 2 – Michigan Renaissance Festival

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2022 Candidate Interviews and Election Information

Videos are added as we can up until Election Day, so please check back often for new interviews.

Share Videos & Support Journalism this Independence Day

As you ponder the meaning of this Independence Day holiday, please consider the value of local journalism – and the need for more of it in our democracy.

Sept 23-25 – DIY Street Fair in Downtown Ferndale

An annual 3-day event where bands, artists, crafters, Michigan breweries, wineries, distilleries, restaurants, food trucks, businesses, non-profits, organizations and others who live and work with a Do-It-Yourself ethic and spirit converge for one big celebration.

Sept 23-25 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair

For 100 juried artists visit the west side of 9 Mile and Woodward for the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.

Sept. 17-18 – Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair

This collaboration helps Common Ground maintain its status as an important regional resource helping youths, adults, and families in crisis while ensuring the continuation of this highly-respected fine art fair.

Sept. 10 – Holly Fireworks

Village of Holly Fireworks are Saturday, Sept. 10.

Sept. 9-11 – Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester

A juried group of 250 skilled artists and artisans along with more than 80,000 attendees are expected to converge in sprawling Rochester Municipal Park, near downtown Rochester, for a three-day celebration of fine art.

Sept. 2- 5 – Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak

“We love being a part of this summer tradition in our region, helping to bring amazing art, food and performing artists year after year,” said Mark Herron, Chief Brand Officer, Flagstar Bank.

Aug 31 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert – Matt Hires

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Aug 28 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Dan the One Man Band

Join us for seven Sunday’s throughout the summer for a Craft & Flea Marke

Aug 27-28 – Hazel Park Art Fair

The Hazel Park Art Fair is an art fair for everybody located in hip, happening Hazel Park.

Aug 20-Oct 2 – Michigan Renaissance Festival

Patrons will interact with memorable characters and enjoy full-contact live armored jousting, 7 theme weekends, and fabulous food fit for royalty!

Aug 18 – Holly Concert in the Park: HHS Choir & Trio Bravo

The Holly Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Concerts in the Park this summer

Aug 18 – Moana at Ferndale’s Harding Park

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals.

Aug 18 – Melissa Behring and the Trustees and 90’s Night Concert in Royal Oak

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 17:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Encanto

Bring the family, lawn chairs or blankets and relax with as a variety of family-friendly movies will be shown at sunset.

Aug 14 – Oakland County Airport Open House and Air Show

$5 PER VEHICLE (all vehicles must be outside of airport fenced areas by 4:30PM)

Aug 12 – Movie in Booth Park Birmingham: Moana

Bring your blankets and chairs, and find a cozy spot at Booth Park to enjoy a movie under the stars.

Aug 11 Oak Park Outdoor Movie Encanto

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

Aug 11 – Royal Oak Concert with Dave Hamilton Band and Ben Sharkey

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 10 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -Bee Taylor

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Aug 9 – Beatles Tribute Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

Detroit’s own Dig A Phony is fanatical about reproducing songs from The Beatles recording catalog.

Aug 6 – Holly Twp Library Junk in the Trunk Sale

Rent a space and bring your treasures to sell, or just come shop.

Aug 4 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Mainstreet Soul

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

Aug 4 – Bend It Like Beckham at Ferndale’s Schiffer Park

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals.

Aug 4 – Royal Oak Summer Concert with Motor City Josh and Thornetta Davis

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 3:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Mitchells vs. the Machines

The City of Troy presents Movie Night Under the Stars at the new Jeanne M. Stine Community Park

Aug 3 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -The Brevet

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 29 – Holly Area Chamber Networking Breakfast

Holly Area Chamber Breakfasts are open to anyone wishing to attend. Breakfast will be served Buffet style. Prepaid Registration is required.

July 29 – 31 – Sidewalk Sale and Community Wide Rummage Sales in Holly

Anyone wishing to list their rummage sale on the Chamber site can go to https://visitholly.com/rummagesales/.

July 28 – Royal Oak Summer Concert w/Grooving Violation and Sean Blackman’s In Transit

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

July 27 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -Golden Oak

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 22 – Holly Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing

July 22 – Holly Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing Holly, MI – Join us for the Holly Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on Friday, July 22. Check in 9am. $125 per golfer. More info and reservations: http://www.hollyareachamber.com/golfouting For more things to do, visit the Oakland County Times Event Page!  To submit event info email…

July 20 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -The Arcadian Wild

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 18-21 – Dental Clinic and Health Fair at Hazel Park Community Center

July 18-21 from 9:30am to 3pm is the Dental Clinic and Health Fair at Hazel Park Community Center.

July 14 – City Project Planner to Speak at Ferndale Garden Club

The Ferndale Garden Club welcomes Christine Ross, a Project Planner for the city of Ferndale…

July 13 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -AJ Lee & Blue Summit

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 11 – Aquariums for Fun Presentation at Holly Twp Library

Do you like the Library’s aquarium? Find out what it takes to have one in your home

July 10 – Free Yoga in Ferndale Library Courtyard

Motor Om Yoga hosts a monthly community yoga class at the Ferndale Library, free and open to all skill levels; registration is required.

July 9 – Parkour Workshop for Teens and Adults at Ferndale Library

This event will be hosted outdoors in the library’s courtyard. Space is limited.

July 8 – Family Fun Night at Green Acres Park in Hazel Park

Join us for Family Fun Night at Green Acres Park on July 8, 6pm that includes climbing tower, inflatables, bouncers, and games.

Candidate Interview: Paul Taros for State Rep Dist 5

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

Candidate Interview: Mike McFall for State Rep Dist 8

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

Candidate Interview: Noah Arbit for State Rep. Dist 20

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

Guests w/Reservation Switches in Mackinaw City Could Get Refunds Thanks to Settlement

Consumers will have 90 days to submit claims for reimbursement and are eligible for 100% reimbursement by the entities if they can document a fully paid reservation at one of the hotels that was closed for the season, with the consumer being transferred to a different hotel, since January 1, 2017.  

Video: Blue Heron Hunts for Breakfast at Addison Oaks

In the pond near the estate is where we happened upon this Great Blue Heron hunting for breakfast.

Reporter Food: Dixie Diner in Waterford

Other breakfast choices include the chicken omelette, strawberry cheesecake pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, and of course options with meat and eggs.

Share Videos & Support Journalism this Independence Day

As you ponder the meaning of this Independence Day holiday, please consider the value of local journalism – and the need for more of it in our democracy.

Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan

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

Candidate Interview: Caprice Jackson for State Rep Dist 18

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

Candidate Interview: James Sklar for State Rep. Dist 20

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

Candidate Interview: Robin McGregor for State Rep Dist 52

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

Clarkston Family Farm – Can you Dig It?

Numerous volunteers keep the farm running by caring for its animals and the grounds, coordinating and manning events and educational programming, and much more.

Reporter Food: The Bronx Deli in Pontiac

The Bronx Deli is located at 247 S. Telegraph in Pontiac.  For the full menu and easy online ordering visit https://www.bronxdeli.com.

Fireworks in Oakland County

Wherever you decide to go, grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket, and get ready to shout, “OOH” and “AAH” at any of the many shows in Oakland County.

A Look at the Data: Housing Types and Home Ownership Rates Across Oakland County pt 1

In this article I look at two groupings:  communities with populations greater than 50,000 population, and communities between 20,000 and 49,999 population.

Beloved Holly Academy Director Julie Kildee Retires with Surprises from Students and Staff

“She has pushed multiple other teachers and staff members to be the best they can be.”

July 14 – Public Meeting about Converting Pontiac’s Woodward Loop to Two-Way Traffic

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend an open house to discuss a plan to convert the Woodward Loop from a one-way direction into a two-way direction, including intersection modifications and improvements. 

Royal Oak’s Centennial Commons and Farmington Hills’ Hawk Among Finalists for Statewide Award

The communities that have advanced are Cassopolis, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills, and Traverse City.

VIDEO: Orion Community Celebrates New Concession Stand at Miracle Field

The Concession Stand is one of many efforts that have brought the community together to support those with special needs at the custom-designed playing field.

Bubble Races, Cabbage Toss, Mascot Race, and Baseball Part of Royal Oak Leprechaun Home Game Fun

For tickets, head to www.RoyalOakLeprechauns.com. Game time is 7:05 p.m. each night. The opener on June 28th will be Star Wars Night, just be careful with that light saber

Pontiac Man Shot Dead After Workplace Altercation, Supervisor in Custody

The alleged shooter, a 27-year-old Pontiac man, was arrested within an hour of the incident and is being held in the Oakland County Jail.

Eight Felony Charges for Man Suspected of Stealing Items from Vehicles in Royal Oak

On Friday, June 24, 2022. Corey Lee Rashada, a 24-year-old Madison Heights resident was arraigned before the Honorable Magistrate Chisholm of the 44th District Court. Rashada was charged with eight (8) felony counts including…

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring Truck Drivers with CDL-A

The minimum probationary wage for the position is $18.53 per hour with the potential to increase during probation, depending on the daily work assignment. The hourly rate increases to $24 per hour after completion of the probationary period.

Gunshots Claim Lives of Mother and Daughter in Rochester Hills

Oakland County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the deaths of a mother and a daughter who were found deceased Monday as a result of gunshot wounds in the daughter’s Rochester Hills residence.

Online Fundraiser to “Restore, Rebuild and Re-Imagine the Heart of Holly”

The loss and damage to the businesses, the public space known as “Battle Alley, and the destruction to our historic building stock is immense. Insurance will not cover everything, and a team of architects and engineers are at work evaluating needs and repairs.

Everyday Heroes Race Brings People Together Against Human Trafficking

“She shared a story so real and heartbreaking and devastating and it moved me to begin to think about how I can do something about this.”

LOLive! Gazebo Concert Series Wednesdays and Fridays in Downtown Lake Orion

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Miss Oakland County Accepting Applicants for 2022 Pageant

Any female 12-18 years of age who resides in Michigan may compete.

Voorheis Road to Close for Sewer Repairs June 28

Waterford Township expects to close Voorheis Road from Telegraph Road to    M-59 on Tuesday, June 28, starting at approximately 9 a.m. for emergency sanitary sewer repairs.

Candidate Interview: Kelly Garrett for Congress Dist 12

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

Candidate Interview: Tom Barrett for Congress Dist 7

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

Candidate Interview: Huwaida Arraf for Congress Dist 10

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

July 28 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Roots Vibration

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 26 – Persuasion Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

The Persuasion Band’s fast paced, high-energy performance caters to events with a diverse group of attendees.

July 24 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Maggie McCabe

Summer Park Market at Clawson City Park, 9 am – 1 pm

July 22 – Pontiac Arts Crawl

With COVID easing up and The City of Pontiac Arts Commission hard at work, the Pontiac Arts Crawl is back for 2022!

July 21 – Royal Oak Summer Concert w/ Detroit Soul Rhythm and Erin Zindle and the Ragbirds

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

July 21 – Ferndale Movie in Martin Road Park – The Sandlot

This series is free for the community. Follow @downtownferndale and @ferndaleparksandrec for updates.

July 21 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Tosha Owens

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 20:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: American Underdog

“We are so excited to offer family-friendly movies this summer at our newest community park,” Community Affairs Director Cindy Stewart said. 

July 16 – Hot Dogs and Hot Rods to Benefit Moving Wall Visit to Holly

Hot Rods and Hot Dogs is a car show and more!

July 16 – Berkley Street Art Fest  

Berkley comes alive as the 5th Annual Berkley Street Art Fest transforms Coolidge Highway into a vibrant street fair centered around a friendly chalk-art contest

July 15 – Movie in Booth Park Birmingham: Home Alone

As always, Movie Night events are free and include complimentary treats and giveaways (while supplies last).

July 14 – Oak Park Summer Concert Featuring Smoke Jones Band

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 14 – Troy Summer Concert: Dan Rafferty Band

“We are so excited to bring back the Troy Summer Concert Series at Boulan Park again this summer,”

July 12 – The Look – Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

The music they play incorporates elements of Pop, Rock, Country and Blues.

July 10 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Sean Nasrey and Greater Alexander

Join us for seven Sunday’s throughout the summer for a Craft & Flea Market with a Farmer or two.

July 8-17 – Oakland County Fair

We have a great lineup of events and fun activities for the whole family. We have fireworks, demo derbies, Figure 8 racing, Monster Trucks and animals. Plus we have events that last the whole 10 days of Fair. And don’t forget the Carnival rides and all that awesome fair food

July 7 – Oak Park Outdoor Movie: Space Jam A New Legacy

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Serie

July 7 – Ferndale Movie at Schiffer Park – Idiocracy

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals. Whatever you need to have fun, get cozy and enjoy the movie!

July 7 – Blood Drive at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center in Rochester Hills

All donors will have their temperature taken at the door and as part of patient history
All donors will be required to wear a mask.  A mask will be provided to the donor if they don’t have one

July 6 – Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Luca

Bring the family, lawn chairs or blankets and relax with as a variety of family-friendly movies will be shown at sunset. Concessions will be available for purchase from some of Troy’s own non-profit organizations .

Reporter Food: Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern in Bloomfield Hills, Bingham Farms and Northville

For easy online ordering and locations, check out https://www.myrustybucket.com/. 

Fireworks in Oakland County

Wherever you decide to go, grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket, and get ready to shout, “OOH” and “AAH” at any of the many shows in Oakland County.

Kisa the Tiger Dies After Long Life at Detroit Zoo

She loved taking long walks through her home — especially if there was snow on the ground.

Ferndale Schools Welcomes Dr. Bobbie Hayes Goodrum as New Superintendent

“She is the right fit to lead our school community forward,” said Sandra Dukhie, President, Ferndale Schools Board of Education.

Firefighters Tackling Blaze at Countryside Townhomes in Auburn Hills (Ongoing w/updates)

The fire is still going as of 4:30 PM. The cause at this time is still unknown. 

Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations Founder, Shares Advice on Self-Care and Entrepreneurship

Let’s collectively make a change by changing. Here are some things we all can do to incorporate self-care in our climb to success.

Troy Councilmember Supports Ukraine at Home and Abroad

“There’s such a sense of love for country and a feeling of ‘we’re going to get through this.’ When I tell them about the support for them back in Michigan, there’s a sense from people that ‘if Troy, Michigan is with us, the world is with us.’”

Michigan Will Soon Be Requiring Financial Literacy Class in High School

Every young Michigander deserves to know how to budget, save, and invest their money wisely so they can get off a great start after high school, whether they go to college, start working, or open a small business.

Latest Articles

2022 Candidate Interviews and Election Information

Videos are added as we can up until Election Day, so please check back often for new interviews.

Share Videos & Support Journalism this Independence Day

As you ponder the meaning of this Independence Day holiday, please consider the value of local journalism – and the need for more of it in our democracy.

Sept 23-25 – DIY Street Fair in Downtown Ferndale

An annual 3-day event where bands, artists, crafters, Michigan breweries, wineries, distilleries, restaurants, food trucks, businesses, non-profits, organizations and others who live and work with a Do-It-Yourself ethic and spirit converge for one big celebration.

Sept 23-25 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair

For 100 juried artists visit the west side of 9 Mile and Woodward for the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.

Sept. 17-18 – Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair

This collaboration helps Common Ground maintain its status as an important regional resource helping youths, adults, and families in crisis while ensuring the continuation of this highly-respected fine art fair.

Sept. 10 – Holly Fireworks

Village of Holly Fireworks are Saturday, Sept. 10.

Sept. 9-11 – Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester

A juried group of 250 skilled artists and artisans along with more than 80,000 attendees are expected to converge in sprawling Rochester Municipal Park, near downtown Rochester, for a three-day celebration of fine art.

Sept. 2- 5 – Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak

“We love being a part of this summer tradition in our region, helping to bring amazing art, food and performing artists year after year,” said Mark Herron, Chief Brand Officer, Flagstar Bank.

Aug 31 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert – Matt Hires

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Aug 28 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Dan the One Man Band

Join us for seven Sunday’s throughout the summer for a Craft & Flea Marke

Aug 27-28 – Hazel Park Art Fair

The Hazel Park Art Fair is an art fair for everybody located in hip, happening Hazel Park.

Aug 20-Oct 2 – Michigan Renaissance Festival

Patrons will interact with memorable characters and enjoy full-contact live armored jousting, 7 theme weekends, and fabulous food fit for royalty!

Aug 18 – Holly Concert in the Park: HHS Choir & Trio Bravo

The Holly Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Concerts in the Park this summer

Aug 18 – Moana at Ferndale’s Harding Park

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals.

Aug 18 – Melissa Behring and the Trustees and 90’s Night Concert in Royal Oak

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 17:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Encanto

Bring the family, lawn chairs or blankets and relax with as a variety of family-friendly movies will be shown at sunset.

Aug 14 – Oakland County Airport Open House and Air Show

$5 PER VEHICLE (all vehicles must be outside of airport fenced areas by 4:30PM)

Aug 12 – Movie in Booth Park Birmingham: Moana

Bring your blankets and chairs, and find a cozy spot at Booth Park to enjoy a movie under the stars.

Aug 11 Oak Park Outdoor Movie Encanto

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

Aug 11 – Royal Oak Concert with Dave Hamilton Band and Ben Sharkey

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 10 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -Bee Taylor

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Aug 9 – Beatles Tribute Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

Detroit’s own Dig A Phony is fanatical about reproducing songs from The Beatles recording catalog.

Aug 6 – Holly Twp Library Junk in the Trunk Sale

Rent a space and bring your treasures to sell, or just come shop.

Aug 4 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Mainstreet Soul

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

Aug 4 – Bend It Like Beckham at Ferndale’s Schiffer Park

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals.

Aug 4 – Royal Oak Summer Concert with Motor City Josh and Thornetta Davis

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

Aug 3:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Mitchells vs. the Machines

The City of Troy presents Movie Night Under the Stars at the new Jeanne M. Stine Community Park

Aug 3 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -The Brevet

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 29 – Holly Area Chamber Networking Breakfast

Holly Area Chamber Breakfasts are open to anyone wishing to attend. Breakfast will be served Buffet style. Prepaid Registration is required.

July 29 – 31 – Sidewalk Sale and Community Wide Rummage Sales in Holly

Anyone wishing to list their rummage sale on the Chamber site can go to https://visitholly.com/rummagesales/.

July 28 – Royal Oak Summer Concert w/Grooving Violation and Sean Blackman’s In Transit

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

July 27 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -Golden Oak

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 22 – Holly Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing

July 22 – Holly Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing Holly, MI – Join us for the Holly Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on Friday, July 22. Check in 9am. $125 per golfer. More info and reservations: http://www.hollyareachamber.com/golfouting For more things to do, visit the Oakland County Times Event Page!  To submit event info email…

July 20 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -The Arcadian Wild

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 18-21 – Dental Clinic and Health Fair at Hazel Park Community Center

July 18-21 from 9:30am to 3pm is the Dental Clinic and Health Fair at Hazel Park Community Center.

July 14 – City Project Planner to Speak at Ferndale Garden Club

The Ferndale Garden Club welcomes Christine Ross, a Project Planner for the city of Ferndale…

July 13 – LOLive! Gazebo Concert -AJ Lee & Blue Summit

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

July 11 – Aquariums for Fun Presentation at Holly Twp Library

Do you like the Library’s aquarium? Find out what it takes to have one in your home

July 10 – Free Yoga in Ferndale Library Courtyard

Motor Om Yoga hosts a monthly community yoga class at the Ferndale Library, free and open to all skill levels; registration is required.

July 9 – Parkour Workshop for Teens and Adults at Ferndale Library

This event will be hosted outdoors in the library’s courtyard. Space is limited.

July 8 – Family Fun Night at Green Acres Park in Hazel Park

Join us for Family Fun Night at Green Acres Park on July 8, 6pm that includes climbing tower, inflatables, bouncers, and games.

Candidate Interview: Paul Taros for State Rep Dist 5

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

Candidate Interview: Mike McFall for State Rep Dist 8

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

Candidate Interview: Noah Arbit for State Rep. Dist 20

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

Guests w/Reservation Switches in Mackinaw City Could Get Refunds Thanks to Settlement

Consumers will have 90 days to submit claims for reimbursement and are eligible for 100% reimbursement by the entities if they can document a fully paid reservation at one of the hotels that was closed for the season, with the consumer being transferred to a different hotel, since January 1, 2017.  

Video: Blue Heron Hunts for Breakfast at Addison Oaks

In the pond near the estate is where we happened upon this Great Blue Heron hunting for breakfast.

Reporter Food: Dixie Diner in Waterford

Other breakfast choices include the chicken omelette, strawberry cheesecake pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, and of course options with meat and eggs.

Share Videos & Support Journalism this Independence Day

As you ponder the meaning of this Independence Day holiday, please consider the value of local journalism – and the need for more of it in our democracy.

Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan

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

Candidate Interview: Caprice Jackson for State Rep Dist 18

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

Candidate Interview: James Sklar for State Rep. Dist 20

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

Candidate Interview: Robin McGregor for State Rep Dist 52

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

Clarkston Family Farm – Can you Dig It?

Numerous volunteers keep the farm running by caring for its animals and the grounds, coordinating and manning events and educational programming, and much more.

Reporter Food: The Bronx Deli in Pontiac

The Bronx Deli is located at 247 S. Telegraph in Pontiac.  For the full menu and easy online ordering visit https://www.bronxdeli.com.

Fireworks in Oakland County

Wherever you decide to go, grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket, and get ready to shout, “OOH” and “AAH” at any of the many shows in Oakland County.

A Look at the Data: Housing Types and Home Ownership Rates Across Oakland County pt 1

In this article I look at two groupings:  communities with populations greater than 50,000 population, and communities between 20,000 and 49,999 population.

Beloved Holly Academy Director Julie Kildee Retires with Surprises from Students and Staff

“She has pushed multiple other teachers and staff members to be the best they can be.”

July 14 – Public Meeting about Converting Pontiac’s Woodward Loop to Two-Way Traffic

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend an open house to discuss a plan to convert the Woodward Loop from a one-way direction into a two-way direction, including intersection modifications and improvements. 

Royal Oak’s Centennial Commons and Farmington Hills’ Hawk Among Finalists for Statewide Award

The communities that have advanced are Cassopolis, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills, and Traverse City.

VIDEO: Orion Community Celebrates New Concession Stand at Miracle Field

The Concession Stand is one of many efforts that have brought the community together to support those with special needs at the custom-designed playing field.

Bubble Races, Cabbage Toss, Mascot Race, and Baseball Part of Royal Oak Leprechaun Home Game Fun

For tickets, head to www.RoyalOakLeprechauns.com. Game time is 7:05 p.m. each night. The opener on June 28th will be Star Wars Night, just be careful with that light saber

Pontiac Man Shot Dead After Workplace Altercation, Supervisor in Custody

The alleged shooter, a 27-year-old Pontiac man, was arrested within an hour of the incident and is being held in the Oakland County Jail.

Eight Felony Charges for Man Suspected of Stealing Items from Vehicles in Royal Oak

On Friday, June 24, 2022. Corey Lee Rashada, a 24-year-old Madison Heights resident was arraigned before the Honorable Magistrate Chisholm of the 44th District Court. Rashada was charged with eight (8) felony counts including…

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring Truck Drivers with CDL-A

The minimum probationary wage for the position is $18.53 per hour with the potential to increase during probation, depending on the daily work assignment. The hourly rate increases to $24 per hour after completion of the probationary period.

Gunshots Claim Lives of Mother and Daughter in Rochester Hills

Oakland County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the deaths of a mother and a daughter who were found deceased Monday as a result of gunshot wounds in the daughter’s Rochester Hills residence.

Online Fundraiser to “Restore, Rebuild and Re-Imagine the Heart of Holly”

The loss and damage to the businesses, the public space known as “Battle Alley, and the destruction to our historic building stock is immense. Insurance will not cover everything, and a team of architects and engineers are at work evaluating needs and repairs.

Everyday Heroes Race Brings People Together Against Human Trafficking

“She shared a story so real and heartbreaking and devastating and it moved me to begin to think about how I can do something about this.”

LOLive! Gazebo Concert Series Wednesdays and Fridays in Downtown Lake Orion

This year’s schedule boasts ten weeks of live shows featuring nationally touring acts, with credits ranging from the Billboard charts to television performances. The open-air concerts will take place at the Children’s Park gazebo and are free to the public.

Miss Oakland County Accepting Applicants for 2022 Pageant

Any female 12-18 years of age who resides in Michigan may compete.

Voorheis Road to Close for Sewer Repairs June 28

Waterford Township expects to close Voorheis Road from Telegraph Road to    M-59 on Tuesday, June 28, starting at approximately 9 a.m. for emergency sanitary sewer repairs.

Candidate Interview: Kelly Garrett for Congress Dist 12

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

Candidate Interview: Tom Barrett for Congress Dist 7

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

Candidate Interview: Huwaida Arraf for Congress Dist 10

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

July 28 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Roots Vibration

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 26 – Persuasion Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

The Persuasion Band’s fast paced, high-energy performance caters to events with a diverse group of attendees.

July 24 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Maggie McCabe

Summer Park Market at Clawson City Park, 9 am – 1 pm

July 22 – Pontiac Arts Crawl

With COVID easing up and The City of Pontiac Arts Commission hard at work, the Pontiac Arts Crawl is back for 2022!

July 21 – Royal Oak Summer Concert w/ Detroit Soul Rhythm and Erin Zindle and the Ragbirds

Here is the lineup for the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert series:

July 21 – Ferndale Movie in Martin Road Park – The Sandlot

This series is free for the community. Follow @downtownferndale and @ferndaleparksandrec for updates.

July 21 – Oak Park Concert Featuring Tosha Owens

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 20:  Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: American Underdog

“We are so excited to offer family-friendly movies this summer at our newest community park,” Community Affairs Director Cindy Stewart said. 

July 16 – Hot Dogs and Hot Rods to Benefit Moving Wall Visit to Holly

Hot Rods and Hot Dogs is a car show and more!

July 16 – Berkley Street Art Fest  

Berkley comes alive as the 5th Annual Berkley Street Art Fest transforms Coolidge Highway into a vibrant street fair centered around a friendly chalk-art contest

July 15 – Movie in Booth Park Birmingham: Home Alone

As always, Movie Night events are free and include complimentary treats and giveaways (while supplies last).

July 14 – Oak Park Summer Concert Featuring Smoke Jones Band

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Series.

July 14 – Troy Summer Concert: Dan Rafferty Band

“We are so excited to bring back the Troy Summer Concert Series at Boulan Park again this summer,”

July 12 – The Look – Free Concert at Wildwood Amphitheater

The music they play incorporates elements of Pop, Rock, Country and Blues.

July 10 – Clawson Park Market w/Music by Sean Nasrey and Greater Alexander

Join us for seven Sunday’s throughout the summer for a Craft & Flea Market with a Farmer or two.

July 8-17 – Oakland County Fair

We have a great lineup of events and fun activities for the whole family. We have fireworks, demo derbies, Figure 8 racing, Monster Trucks and animals. Plus we have events that last the whole 10 days of Fair. And don’t forget the Carnival rides and all that awesome fair food

July 7 – Oak Park Outdoor Movie: Space Jam A New Legacy

Check out the Oak Park Summer Entertainment Serie

July 7 – Ferndale Movie at Schiffer Park – Idiocracy

Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, or stuffed animals. Whatever you need to have fun, get cozy and enjoy the movie!

July 7 – Blood Drive at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center in Rochester Hills

All donors will have their temperature taken at the door and as part of patient history
All donors will be required to wear a mask.  A mask will be provided to the donor if they don’t have one

July 6 – Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: Luca

Bring the family, lawn chairs or blankets and relax with as a variety of family-friendly movies will be shown at sunset. Concessions will be available for purchase from some of Troy’s own non-profit organizations .

Reporter Food: Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern in Bloomfield Hills, Bingham Farms and Northville

For easy online ordering and locations, check out https://www.myrustybucket.com/. 

Fireworks in Oakland County

Wherever you decide to go, grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket, and get ready to shout, “OOH” and “AAH” at any of the many shows in Oakland County.

Kisa the Tiger Dies After Long Life at Detroit Zoo

She loved taking long walks through her home — especially if there was snow on the ground.

Ferndale Schools Welcomes Dr. Bobbie Hayes Goodrum as New Superintendent

“She is the right fit to lead our school community forward,” said Sandra Dukhie, President, Ferndale Schools Board of Education.

Firefighters Tackling Blaze at Countryside Townhomes in Auburn Hills (Ongoing w/updates)

The fire is still going as of 4:30 PM. The cause at this time is still unknown. 

Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations Founder, Shares Advice on Self-Care and Entrepreneurship

Let’s collectively make a change by changing. Here are some things we all can do to incorporate self-care in our climb to success.

Troy Councilmember Supports Ukraine at Home and Abroad

“There’s such a sense of love for country and a feeling of ‘we’re going to get through this.’ When I tell them about the support for them back in Michigan, there’s a sense from people that ‘if Troy, Michigan is with us, the world is with us.’”

Michigan Will Soon Be Requiring Financial Literacy Class in High School

Every young Michigander deserves to know how to budget, save, and invest their money wisely so they can get off a great start after high school, whether they go to college, start working, or open a small business.