100 Non-Resident Passes Available for Farmington Hills’ William Grace Dog Park
I-75 Lane Closures from Baldwin North to County Line, Construction Through The Summer
Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade is May 27 – Applications Open to Participate
OC Restaurant Quest: Zalman’s on Woodward in Bloomfield Hills
Early Data Shows Where in Oakland County Early Voting & Absentee Are Catching On Fastest
911 Service Impacted by AT&T Outage Locally and Nationwide
Pontiac Considers Adding Source of Income to Housing Nondiscrimination Ordinance
Man and Woman in Mercedes Sought by Keego Harbor Police After Hit and Run of Waitress
Ferndale Passes Ceasefire Proclamation, Residents Invited to Sign Community Letter
Reading with Cosmo at Madison Heights Library Helps Kids Read and Therapy Dog Learn
100 Non-Resident Passes Available for Farmington Hills’ William Grace Dog Park
I-75 Lane Closures from Baldwin North to County Line, Construction Through The Summer
Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade is May 27 – Applications Open to Participate
OC Restaurant Quest: Zalman’s on Woodward in Bloomfield Hills
Early Data Shows Where in Oakland County Early Voting & Absentee Are Catching On Fastest
911 Service Impacted by AT&T Outage Locally and Nationwide
Pontiac Considers Adding Source of Income to Housing Nondiscrimination Ordinance
Man and Woman in Mercedes Sought by Keego Harbor Police After Hit and Run of Waitress
Ferndale Passes Ceasefire Proclamation, Residents Invited to Sign Community Letter
Reading with Cosmo at Madison Heights Library Helps Kids Read and Therapy Dog Learn

Latest Articles

Feb. 27 Presidential Primary and Local Ballot Proposals

In addition to Presidential candidates, a number of communities have ballot proposals.

100 Non-Resident Passes Available for Farmington Hills’ William Grace Dog Park

To access the application and waiver, and for more information, visit www.fhgov.com/dogpark or call (248) 699-6700.

I-75 Lane Closures from Baldwin North to County Line, Construction Through The Summer

Bridge and road work continues along the I-75 project between M-15 (Ortonville Road) and the Oakland/Genesee county line…

Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade is May 27 – Applications Open to Participate

The parade will step off on May 27 at 9:00 a.m. sharp on Main Street at Lincoln

OC Restaurant Quest: Zalman’s on Woodward in Bloomfield Hills

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

Early Data Shows Where in Oakland County Early Voting & Absentee Are Catching On Fastest

The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has provided data files on both methods, in order to provide absentee ballot comparisons between the Presidential Primary turnouts in 2020 and 2024, and to gauge the popularity of first-time early voting.

911 Service Impacted by AT&T Outage Locally and Nationwide

Emergency 911 service has been impacted for cellular telephone service across the nation, including many users in Oakland County.

Pontiac Considers Adding Source of Income to Housing Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Pontiac City Hall was packed Tuesday evening as City Councilmembers passed the first reading of an ordinance amendment  that would add “source of income” to the list of reasons that a person cannot be denied access to housing.

Man and Woman in Mercedes Sought by Keego Harbor Police After Hit and Run of Waitress

The Keego Harbor Police Department is asking for help identifying the driver and vehicle pictured that was involved in an intentional hit & run of a pedestrian in Keego Harbor.

Ferndale Passes Ceasefire Proclamation, Residents Invited to Sign Community Letter

As war continues to tear apart Gaza, debate over the appropriate response by Ferndale City Council continues to be a controversial topic locally.

Reading with Cosmo at Madison Heights Library Helps Kids Read and Therapy Dog Learn

Children and even grown up patrons use their own book or one from the library to practice reading out loud.

Orion Twp. Seeks Input on Great Lakes Athletic Club’s Evolution to Community Center

Residents and non-residents who have an interest in the future of the facility are invited to take an online survey.

Troy Police Seek Suspect Who Shot Woman in Parking Lot

The woman was injured, the building was damaged, and the suspect fled.

Royal Oak St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns March 16 with RO Leprechauns Sponsoring

We want to share that Irish spirit.

Hazel Park Promise Zone Hosting Annual Fundraising Dinner Feb. 27

The Hazel Park Promise Zone was founded in 2010 and began providing scholarships for Hazel Park High School’s Class of 2012.

OC Times Restaurant Quest – J’s Penalty Box in Ferndale

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

Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities Conducting Survey on Substance Use

The survey is anonymous and will take approximately 5 – 10 minutes to complete.

Downtown Highland Hosting Volunteer Fair March 13

Downtown Highland is hosting a volunteer fair on March 13.

Events in Oakland County

  Feb 20 – Build a Bee Hotel Activity at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp Feb 21 – Medicare Educational Seminar at Blair Library in Clawson Feb 22 – Free Small Business Workshop on Unlocking Creative Potential Feb 22 – Ferndale Business Association Networking at J’s Penalty Box Feb 22 – 25 – Cottage and…

Royal Oak City Hall Collecting Silly Socks for World Down Syndrome Day Fundraiser

Socks collected (the more outrageous the better) will be mismatched and sold so people can wear their crazy socks on March 21.

Oakland County Grant Program to Encourage Senior Volunteerism

Oakland County is launching a new grant program for local organizations that offer volunteer programs for senior residents.

Lead in Applesauce Pouches Prompts Attorney General to Call for Better Testing

“It is crucial to the health of our children that manufacturers test their products for heavy metals before marketing them, particularly foods for infants and toddlers,” Nessel said.

Farmington Hills Hiring for 100+ Seasonal Jobs, Hosting Job Fair March 4 & 12

Compensation for available positions ranges from $11 to $20 per hour, with pay up to $800 per week.

Birmingham Youth Assistance Accepting Nominations for Youth in Service Awards

Public or private school students in grades 6 through 12 who live or are educated within the geographic area served by the Birmingham Public School district are eligible.

OC Restaurant Quest: Meshico Tacos and Tequila

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

Ferndale Schools Considering Camille Hibbler for Superintendent Position

Learn more about Ferndale Schools at https://www.ferndaleschools.org/district/newsuper/

Huntington Woods Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Three $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Students in Bloomfield Twp Report Suspicious Interaction With Man in Van

The Bloomfield Township Police Department is investigating an incident of Stranger Danger involving a suspicious vehicle in our community

County Celebrates IT Team that Saved Co-Worker’s Life During Heart Attack

Fortune has embraced the value of gratitude now that he has recovered from his heart attack

Holly Veterans Resource Center Seeks Temporary Home

They have been using the Karl Richter Center without charge, but the center is being torn down so a new middle school can be built.

Couples at White Castle on Valentine’s Day Share Stories and Advice on Love

While romantic décor and table-side service only happen one magical night a year, a date night to White Castle can happen any time. 

Video: State Senator Jeremy Moss on Proposed FOIA Reform in Michigan

Oakland County Times spoke with Senator Moss about the bills, and why FOIA is an important tool for transparency in Michigan government.

Blumz Celebrates Opening of New Location in Clawson

The flower power of Blumz – an award-winning local florist that has been delivering smiles for nearly 25 years – has put down roots in Downtown Clawson for their latest location.

In Anticipation of Ceasefire Resolution Ask, Hazel Park to Consider Rules for Requests

On Tuesday Hazel Park City Council will be considering a rule to govern the criteria for residents requesting proclamations and resolutions which would limit those requests to items related to the City. 

Tips for Avoiding Romance Scams

Online romance scams take advantage of people looking for romantic partners on dating sites, apps, or social media.

Driver Crashes into Eva’s Dairy Cafe in Lake Orion

A pickup truck crashed into Ava’s Dairy Cafe at 465 N. Park Blvd.

Next Generation Gets Taste of County Government

…they weren’t just learning about departments and job descriptions to help inspire dreams of public service, but from stories like Brown’s of learning and trying again.

OC Restaurant Quest – 2 South Brunch House in Clarkston

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

Renters Rights – 15 Things Tenants in Michigan Should Know

Here are our Top 15 takeaways that can help renters anywhere in Michigan…

Zingerman’s Bakehouse Black Magic Brownies Recalled

The recalled products were distributed in Southeast Michigan through retail stores and online

Applications Open for Summer Jobs with Oakland County

Some of the available jobs, which have starting pay ranging from $12.42-$20.38 per hour, are…

OC Restaurant Quest – Smoked Lotus BBQ at Eastern Palace Club in Hazel Park

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

Orion Area Chamber Celebrates Successes at Annual Breakfast

Orion Township is a place where businesses large and small can thrive, and the Jan. 31 Orion Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and appreciation breakfast gave an inside look at how that can happen.

Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day at White Castle

Reservations accepted 4pm to 9pm. 

Disaster Declaration Makes FEMA Funds Available for Damage in Aug 2023 Storm

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated areas can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by using the FEMA App.

Residents Shaping the Future of Highland as Master Plan Process Continues

What do Highland residents want? That’s the fundamental question posed by the Township’s Master Planning process.  The answer, so far, has been…

Ferndale Farmers Market Returning in May, Accepting Vendor Applications

We’re this community made up of Independent businesses and having a farmers’ market here locally I think really adds to the overall community,

Order Online Now for Valentine’s Day Deliveries from Blumz

For a romantic Valentine’s day, express your love with the best Valentine’s Day flowers from Blumz!

Mother of Oxford School Shooter Found Guilty of Manslaugher

Jennifer Crumbley has been found guilty on four counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of Hana St. Juliana, Justin Shilling, Madisyn Baldwin, and Tate Myre

Service Project Scholarship Applications Open to Area Seniors Through Clarkston Family Farm

The contest is open to high school seniors in the Avondale, Brandon, Clarkston, Pontiac, Lake Orion, Oxford, and Waterford School Districts planning to attend college or vocational school.

Online Survey Available About Village of Holly Parks

Results are private, but we will use this information with planning and budget spending.

Ferndale Residents Invited to 8 Week “Fern & Learn” Class on City Government

This free 8-week course will give you an up close and personal look into finances, policing and fire safety, City management, community development, and more…

Highland Township Hiring Part Time Ordinance Enforcement Assistant

Highland Township is seeking to hire a part time Ordinance Enforcement Assistant.

Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Carries on Tradition of Friendship and Service

This club is very centered around women supporting women.

Holly Caregivers Support Group Creates Space for Support, Discussions on Dementia and More

The Holly Area Caregivers Support Group is a place for caregivers to meet and talk about their experiences.

The Maple Theater in Bloomfield Twp Announces Closure

For over 40 years patrons have gathered at The Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township to check out the latest releases, as well as for events and other fun times.

Grimalkin Metaphysical in Royal Oak Builds Community and Satisfies Spiritual Needs

From the handmade stained glass that hangs in the front window, to the creative clothing options and eclectic artwork, every item is curated with care.

OC Restaurant Quest – Syndicate Ferndale

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

Auburn Hills Chamber Accepting Nominations for Tomorrow’s Twenty Awards

Tomorrow’s Twenty Awards recognizes 20 influential professionals, ages 21-40 years old, who are driving change.

Farmington Middle School Coach Andre Brown Charged with Child Sexual Abusive Activity

Due to the nature and seriousness of the crimes, investigators are concerned that other children may have had similar experiences with Brown.

Leadership Oakland Announces “Acorn2Oak” Grant Program for Young Residents

It’s a powerful opportunity to support those young, brilliant minds in our community who just need a little extra help to reach their full potential.

Events in Oakland County

Events in Oakland County

Oak Park Moves Forward with Event Hub Plans, Approves Architectural Contract

“This is a monumental project for this City..truly, truly transformational.”

DNR Wildlife Habitat Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Funding is available for local, state, federal and tribal governments, profit and nonprofit groups, and individuals through an open, competitive process.

Man Getting Mail Struck by Hit and Run Driver in Bloomfield Twp

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash are urged to contact the Bloomfield Township Police Department at 248-433-7755

Wixom Road in Novi to Close Through Month of February

This is a necessary public health, safety, and welfare project.

Sept 20-22 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair

Join us on W. 9 Mile for the fun, with more than 140 juried artists and authors.

July 27-28 – Stony Creek Artisan Market

The Stony Creek Artisan Market showcases the work of juried artists and craftspeople.

June 1-2 – Detroit’s Palmer Park Art Fair

100 artists- juried and emerging, individuals and groups, authors- books, story telling, book readings, food trucks, beer tent, music stage, dance, plus many hands on art projects.

May 25-27 – Kensington Metropark Art Fair

Kensington Metropark Art Fair takes place May 25-27, 2024.

April 13 – Huron Valley Council for the Arts Concert: Cliff Monear Trio and Stephanie Monear Vocal

Huron Valley Council for the Arts is hosting a concert series.

April 11 – FernCare Annual Dinner: A Crystal Celebration

FernCare continues to serve Southeast Michigan by providing free healthcare to those in our community who are uninsured.

March 23 – South Asian Queens of Comedy at Strand Theatre

Prepare for an uproarious night of laughter, culture, and charitable giving at the South Asian
Queens of Comedy on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

March 23 – White Lake Oaks First Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show

White Lake Oaks is accepting vendor inquiries for its craft show.

March 23 – Royal Oak Library Author Fair

Featuring authors who pen books for all ages, the Local Author Fair is the perfect chance to find your next read and discover great authors in your community.

March 22 – Orion Twp. Hosts Township Talk

Join us for an enriching and interactive session at Township Talks, where you get the unique opportunity to engage in a casual conversation with a distinguished staff member.

March 21 – Royal Oak State of the Chamber and Awards Ceremony

Awards will be presented to the Business of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, & Business Beautifications.

March 21 – Make a Basket Craft in Highland Township

Join us for a basket making craft on Thursday, March 21 at 10am.

March 20 – Thrive Virtual Presentation on Aligning Personal Finances with Business Goals

This virtual event takes place March 20 from 10 am to noon.

March 20 – Celebrate Oakland County 2024 Spotlight and Reception

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise

March 19 – Adulting 101 Zoom Class – Keeping Your Money Safe

Zoom in for FREE to learn real life skills to help you successfully transition to living independently hosted by MSU Extension

March 14 – Crafting with Robin at Highland Activity Center

Sign up by March 7 at 209 N. John Street or call 248-887-1707.

March 13 – Oakland Thrive Business Plan Bootcamp

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

March 13 – Troy/Birmingham/Bloomfield Senior Expo

Free health screenings, free refreshments, prizes every hour.

March 8 – Oakland Thrive Virtual Presentation on Social Media Strategies

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

March 6 – Thrive Virtual Presentation on Legal Entity Formation 101

This online presentation takes place March 6, 2024 from 10 am to noon.

March 6 – Berkley Library Presentation on Life Well Spent Walking in the Woods and Sleeping on the Ground

The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge Highway in Berkley.

March 2 – Huron Valley Council for Arts Concert: Jordan Hamilton and Seth Bernard

Huron Valley Council for the Arts is hosting a concert series.

March 2 – Holly Vault Bridal Show

Do not miss this Special Event showcasing our Unique Collection of Event Spaces and our Favorite Wedding Vendors.

Feb 27 – Thrive Presents Lunch and Learn on Workplace Safety

Feb 27, 2024 at MRA Corporate HQ, 950 E Whitcomb in Madison Heights

Feb 27 – Thrive Presentation on Small Business Tax Season Prep

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

Feb. 27 Presidential Primary and Local Ballot Proposals

In addition to Presidential candidates, a number of communities have ballot proposals.

Feb 25 – Think Spring Seed Swap and Gardening Expo at Ferndale Library

Free Zinnia and coneflower seeds while supplies last. And much more.

Feb 25 – Black History Month Event in Pontiac

Register to attend

Feb 23 – Holly Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

Join the Holly Area Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking breakfast on the last Friday of each month at Villagers Restaurant

Feb 23 – Orion Twp. Hosts Township Talk

Township Talks is an initiative that aims to foster a stronger sense of community and communication between the township’s residents and our dedicated staff members.

Feb 22 – Free Small Business Workshop on Unlocking Creative Potential

This presentation offers a glimpse into the transformative power of creativity in your space, inspiring fresh perspectives and new horizons for innovation.

Feb 22 – Ferndale Business Association Networking at J’s Penalty Box

We invite you to join Ferndale Business Association for a night of networking with Ferndale business community at J’s Penalty Bar!

Feb 20 – Build a Bee Hotel Activity at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp

Want to attract bees to your yard?

Feb 18 – Acoustic Matinee Concert at Ferndale Library

The performing artists include Dan Cafferty, Michelle Held, Emily Rose, and Steve Taylor.

Feb 28 – Highland DDA Business Roundtable

Are you a business in the HDDA District? Join the Highland Downtown Development Authority for our annual Business Roundtable event.

Latest Articles

Feb. 27 Presidential Primary and Local Ballot Proposals

In addition to Presidential candidates, a number of communities have ballot proposals.

100 Non-Resident Passes Available for Farmington Hills’ William Grace Dog Park

To access the application and waiver, and for more information, visit www.fhgov.com/dogpark or call (248) 699-6700.

I-75 Lane Closures from Baldwin North to County Line, Construction Through The Summer

Bridge and road work continues along the I-75 project between M-15 (Ortonville Road) and the Oakland/Genesee county line…

Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade is May 27 – Applications Open to Participate

The parade will step off on May 27 at 9:00 a.m. sharp on Main Street at Lincoln

OC Restaurant Quest: Zalman’s on Woodward in Bloomfield Hills

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

Early Data Shows Where in Oakland County Early Voting & Absentee Are Catching On Fastest

The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has provided data files on both methods, in order to provide absentee ballot comparisons between the Presidential Primary turnouts in 2020 and 2024, and to gauge the popularity of first-time early voting.

911 Service Impacted by AT&T Outage Locally and Nationwide

Emergency 911 service has been impacted for cellular telephone service across the nation, including many users in Oakland County.

Pontiac Considers Adding Source of Income to Housing Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Pontiac City Hall was packed Tuesday evening as City Councilmembers passed the first reading of an ordinance amendment  that would add “source of income” to the list of reasons that a person cannot be denied access to housing.

Man and Woman in Mercedes Sought by Keego Harbor Police After Hit and Run of Waitress

The Keego Harbor Police Department is asking for help identifying the driver and vehicle pictured that was involved in an intentional hit & run of a pedestrian in Keego Harbor.

Ferndale Passes Ceasefire Proclamation, Residents Invited to Sign Community Letter

As war continues to tear apart Gaza, debate over the appropriate response by Ferndale City Council continues to be a controversial topic locally.

Reading with Cosmo at Madison Heights Library Helps Kids Read and Therapy Dog Learn

Children and even grown up patrons use their own book or one from the library to practice reading out loud.

Orion Twp. Seeks Input on Great Lakes Athletic Club’s Evolution to Community Center

Residents and non-residents who have an interest in the future of the facility are invited to take an online survey.

Troy Police Seek Suspect Who Shot Woman in Parking Lot

The woman was injured, the building was damaged, and the suspect fled.

Royal Oak St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns March 16 with RO Leprechauns Sponsoring

We want to share that Irish spirit.

Hazel Park Promise Zone Hosting Annual Fundraising Dinner Feb. 27

The Hazel Park Promise Zone was founded in 2010 and began providing scholarships for Hazel Park High School’s Class of 2012.

OC Times Restaurant Quest – J’s Penalty Box in Ferndale

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

Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities Conducting Survey on Substance Use

The survey is anonymous and will take approximately 5 – 10 minutes to complete.

Downtown Highland Hosting Volunteer Fair March 13

Downtown Highland is hosting a volunteer fair on March 13.

Events in Oakland County

  Feb 20 – Build a Bee Hotel Activity at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp Feb 21 – Medicare Educational Seminar at Blair Library in Clawson Feb 22 – Free Small Business Workshop on Unlocking Creative Potential Feb 22 – Ferndale Business Association Networking at J’s Penalty Box Feb 22 – 25 – Cottage and…

Royal Oak City Hall Collecting Silly Socks for World Down Syndrome Day Fundraiser

Socks collected (the more outrageous the better) will be mismatched and sold so people can wear their crazy socks on March 21.

Oakland County Grant Program to Encourage Senior Volunteerism

Oakland County is launching a new grant program for local organizations that offer volunteer programs for senior residents.

Lead in Applesauce Pouches Prompts Attorney General to Call for Better Testing

“It is crucial to the health of our children that manufacturers test their products for heavy metals before marketing them, particularly foods for infants and toddlers,” Nessel said.

Farmington Hills Hiring for 100+ Seasonal Jobs, Hosting Job Fair March 4 & 12

Compensation for available positions ranges from $11 to $20 per hour, with pay up to $800 per week.

Birmingham Youth Assistance Accepting Nominations for Youth in Service Awards

Public or private school students in grades 6 through 12 who live or are educated within the geographic area served by the Birmingham Public School district are eligible.

OC Restaurant Quest: Meshico Tacos and Tequila

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

Ferndale Schools Considering Camille Hibbler for Superintendent Position

Learn more about Ferndale Schools at https://www.ferndaleschools.org/district/newsuper/

Huntington Woods Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Three $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Students in Bloomfield Twp Report Suspicious Interaction With Man in Van

The Bloomfield Township Police Department is investigating an incident of Stranger Danger involving a suspicious vehicle in our community

County Celebrates IT Team that Saved Co-Worker’s Life During Heart Attack

Fortune has embraced the value of gratitude now that he has recovered from his heart attack

Holly Veterans Resource Center Seeks Temporary Home

They have been using the Karl Richter Center without charge, but the center is being torn down so a new middle school can be built.

Couples at White Castle on Valentine’s Day Share Stories and Advice on Love

While romantic décor and table-side service only happen one magical night a year, a date night to White Castle can happen any time. 

Video: State Senator Jeremy Moss on Proposed FOIA Reform in Michigan

Oakland County Times spoke with Senator Moss about the bills, and why FOIA is an important tool for transparency in Michigan government.

Blumz Celebrates Opening of New Location in Clawson

The flower power of Blumz – an award-winning local florist that has been delivering smiles for nearly 25 years – has put down roots in Downtown Clawson for their latest location.

In Anticipation of Ceasefire Resolution Ask, Hazel Park to Consider Rules for Requests

On Tuesday Hazel Park City Council will be considering a rule to govern the criteria for residents requesting proclamations and resolutions which would limit those requests to items related to the City. 

Tips for Avoiding Romance Scams

Online romance scams take advantage of people looking for romantic partners on dating sites, apps, or social media.

Driver Crashes into Eva’s Dairy Cafe in Lake Orion

A pickup truck crashed into Ava’s Dairy Cafe at 465 N. Park Blvd.

Next Generation Gets Taste of County Government

…they weren’t just learning about departments and job descriptions to help inspire dreams of public service, but from stories like Brown’s of learning and trying again.

OC Restaurant Quest – 2 South Brunch House in Clarkston

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

Renters Rights – 15 Things Tenants in Michigan Should Know

Here are our Top 15 takeaways that can help renters anywhere in Michigan…

Zingerman’s Bakehouse Black Magic Brownies Recalled

The recalled products were distributed in Southeast Michigan through retail stores and online

Applications Open for Summer Jobs with Oakland County

Some of the available jobs, which have starting pay ranging from $12.42-$20.38 per hour, are…

OC Restaurant Quest – Smoked Lotus BBQ at Eastern Palace Club in Hazel Park

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

Orion Area Chamber Celebrates Successes at Annual Breakfast

Orion Township is a place where businesses large and small can thrive, and the Jan. 31 Orion Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and appreciation breakfast gave an inside look at how that can happen.

Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day at White Castle

Reservations accepted 4pm to 9pm. 

Disaster Declaration Makes FEMA Funds Available for Damage in Aug 2023 Storm

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated areas can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by using the FEMA App.

Residents Shaping the Future of Highland as Master Plan Process Continues

What do Highland residents want? That’s the fundamental question posed by the Township’s Master Planning process.  The answer, so far, has been…

Ferndale Farmers Market Returning in May, Accepting Vendor Applications

We’re this community made up of Independent businesses and having a farmers’ market here locally I think really adds to the overall community,

Order Online Now for Valentine’s Day Deliveries from Blumz

For a romantic Valentine’s day, express your love with the best Valentine’s Day flowers from Blumz!

Mother of Oxford School Shooter Found Guilty of Manslaugher

Jennifer Crumbley has been found guilty on four counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of Hana St. Juliana, Justin Shilling, Madisyn Baldwin, and Tate Myre

Service Project Scholarship Applications Open to Area Seniors Through Clarkston Family Farm

The contest is open to high school seniors in the Avondale, Brandon, Clarkston, Pontiac, Lake Orion, Oxford, and Waterford School Districts planning to attend college or vocational school.

Online Survey Available About Village of Holly Parks

Results are private, but we will use this information with planning and budget spending.

Ferndale Residents Invited to 8 Week “Fern & Learn” Class on City Government

This free 8-week course will give you an up close and personal look into finances, policing and fire safety, City management, community development, and more…

Highland Township Hiring Part Time Ordinance Enforcement Assistant

Highland Township is seeking to hire a part time Ordinance Enforcement Assistant.

Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Carries on Tradition of Friendship and Service

This club is very centered around women supporting women.

Holly Caregivers Support Group Creates Space for Support, Discussions on Dementia and More

The Holly Area Caregivers Support Group is a place for caregivers to meet and talk about their experiences.

The Maple Theater in Bloomfield Twp Announces Closure

For over 40 years patrons have gathered at The Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township to check out the latest releases, as well as for events and other fun times.

Grimalkin Metaphysical in Royal Oak Builds Community and Satisfies Spiritual Needs

From the handmade stained glass that hangs in the front window, to the creative clothing options and eclectic artwork, every item is curated with care.

OC Restaurant Quest – Syndicate Ferndale

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

Auburn Hills Chamber Accepting Nominations for Tomorrow’s Twenty Awards

Tomorrow’s Twenty Awards recognizes 20 influential professionals, ages 21-40 years old, who are driving change.

Farmington Middle School Coach Andre Brown Charged with Child Sexual Abusive Activity

Due to the nature and seriousness of the crimes, investigators are concerned that other children may have had similar experiences with Brown.

Leadership Oakland Announces “Acorn2Oak” Grant Program for Young Residents

It’s a powerful opportunity to support those young, brilliant minds in our community who just need a little extra help to reach their full potential.

Events in Oakland County

Events in Oakland County

Oak Park Moves Forward with Event Hub Plans, Approves Architectural Contract

“This is a monumental project for this City..truly, truly transformational.”

DNR Wildlife Habitat Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Funding is available for local, state, federal and tribal governments, profit and nonprofit groups, and individuals through an open, competitive process.

Man Getting Mail Struck by Hit and Run Driver in Bloomfield Twp

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash are urged to contact the Bloomfield Township Police Department at 248-433-7755

Wixom Road in Novi to Close Through Month of February

This is a necessary public health, safety, and welfare project.

Sept 20-22 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair

Join us on W. 9 Mile for the fun, with more than 140 juried artists and authors.

July 27-28 – Stony Creek Artisan Market

The Stony Creek Artisan Market showcases the work of juried artists and craftspeople.

June 1-2 – Detroit’s Palmer Park Art Fair

100 artists- juried and emerging, individuals and groups, authors- books, story telling, book readings, food trucks, beer tent, music stage, dance, plus many hands on art projects.

May 25-27 – Kensington Metropark Art Fair

Kensington Metropark Art Fair takes place May 25-27, 2024.

April 13 – Huron Valley Council for the Arts Concert: Cliff Monear Trio and Stephanie Monear Vocal

Huron Valley Council for the Arts is hosting a concert series.

April 11 – FernCare Annual Dinner: A Crystal Celebration

FernCare continues to serve Southeast Michigan by providing free healthcare to those in our community who are uninsured.

March 23 – South Asian Queens of Comedy at Strand Theatre

Prepare for an uproarious night of laughter, culture, and charitable giving at the South Asian
Queens of Comedy on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

March 23 – White Lake Oaks First Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show

White Lake Oaks is accepting vendor inquiries for its craft show.

March 23 – Royal Oak Library Author Fair

Featuring authors who pen books for all ages, the Local Author Fair is the perfect chance to find your next read and discover great authors in your community.

March 22 – Orion Twp. Hosts Township Talk

Join us for an enriching and interactive session at Township Talks, where you get the unique opportunity to engage in a casual conversation with a distinguished staff member.

March 21 – Royal Oak State of the Chamber and Awards Ceremony

Awards will be presented to the Business of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, & Business Beautifications.

March 21 – Make a Basket Craft in Highland Township

Join us for a basket making craft on Thursday, March 21 at 10am.

March 20 – Thrive Virtual Presentation on Aligning Personal Finances with Business Goals

This virtual event takes place March 20 from 10 am to noon.

March 20 – Celebrate Oakland County 2024 Spotlight and Reception

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise

March 19 – Adulting 101 Zoom Class – Keeping Your Money Safe

Zoom in for FREE to learn real life skills to help you successfully transition to living independently hosted by MSU Extension

March 14 – Crafting with Robin at Highland Activity Center

Sign up by March 7 at 209 N. John Street or call 248-887-1707.

March 13 – Oakland Thrive Business Plan Bootcamp

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

March 13 – Troy/Birmingham/Bloomfield Senior Expo

Free health screenings, free refreshments, prizes every hour.

March 8 – Oakland Thrive Virtual Presentation on Social Media Strategies

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

March 6 – Thrive Virtual Presentation on Legal Entity Formation 101

This online presentation takes place March 6, 2024 from 10 am to noon.

March 6 – Berkley Library Presentation on Life Well Spent Walking in the Woods and Sleeping on the Ground

The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge Highway in Berkley.

March 2 – Huron Valley Council for Arts Concert: Jordan Hamilton and Seth Bernard

Huron Valley Council for the Arts is hosting a concert series.

March 2 – Holly Vault Bridal Show

Do not miss this Special Event showcasing our Unique Collection of Event Spaces and our Favorite Wedding Vendors.

Feb 27 – Thrive Presents Lunch and Learn on Workplace Safety

Feb 27, 2024 at MRA Corporate HQ, 950 E Whitcomb in Madison Heights

Feb 27 – Thrive Presentation on Small Business Tax Season Prep

Oakland Thrive helps businesses in Oakland County rise.

Feb. 27 Presidential Primary and Local Ballot Proposals

In addition to Presidential candidates, a number of communities have ballot proposals.

Feb 25 – Think Spring Seed Swap and Gardening Expo at Ferndale Library

Free Zinnia and coneflower seeds while supplies last. And much more.

Feb 25 – Black History Month Event in Pontiac

Register to attend

Feb 23 – Holly Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

Join the Holly Area Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking breakfast on the last Friday of each month at Villagers Restaurant

Feb 23 – Orion Twp. Hosts Township Talk

Township Talks is an initiative that aims to foster a stronger sense of community and communication between the township’s residents and our dedicated staff members.

Feb 22 – Free Small Business Workshop on Unlocking Creative Potential

This presentation offers a glimpse into the transformative power of creativity in your space, inspiring fresh perspectives and new horizons for innovation.

Feb 22 – Ferndale Business Association Networking at J’s Penalty Box

We invite you to join Ferndale Business Association for a night of networking with Ferndale business community at J’s Penalty Bar!

Feb 20 – Build a Bee Hotel Activity at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp

Want to attract bees to your yard?

Feb 18 – Acoustic Matinee Concert at Ferndale Library

The performing artists include Dan Cafferty, Michelle Held, Emily Rose, and Steve Taylor.

Feb 28 – Highland DDA Business Roundtable

Are you a business in the HDDA District? Join the Highland Downtown Development Authority for our annual Business Roundtable event.