On Saturday, May 14th, Children’s Park in downtown Lake Orion was filled with dozens of volunteers who came to help build a new, safe play structure for the community to enjoy.
“Our DPW workforce often goes unseen, responsible for so many of the things we use and experience daily—paved streets and sidewalks, running water, landscaping and greenery throughout our downtown, snow removal, and more—yet working behind the scenes, often in inclement weather, to ensure that our services are well maintained and uninterrupted.”
“Protecting your dog against rabies also protects your family and neighbors,” said Bob Gatt, Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center manager. “We don’t want the cost of the rabies vaccine to be a barrier for anyone getting a dog license.”
Residents in the northern Michigan town of Gaylord are pulling together for survival and cleanup efforts after a tornado touched down, impacting several areas of the city.
The quest to try every restaurant in Oakland County continues with Black Label Tavern in Milford, for a crispy and delicious fried chicken sandwich.
For the last century, Oakland Family Services has helped ensure children have safe and loving homes free from abuse and neglect.
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Trains will continue to travel in a counter-clockwise direction around the 2.9 mile circuit as they did before the transit system’s two-year downtime, which began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“It is a stepping-off point for taking action and creating sustainable change that will benefit both our district and community. I look forward to continuing the work of the District Equity Committee.”
DIA’s Inside Out Art Installations Come to Several Communities, Including Holly, Southfield, Madison Heights, Royal Oak and More
The Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out pieces are being installed in the 26 cities chosen for the 2022 program in cities throughout the Metro Detroit area.
The name Mezcal is explained on one of the walls, with a painted definition: “A distilled alcoholic beverage made from roasted saps of various maguey plants that give a unique smokey taste.”
The group is based in Ann Arbor, but has planted trees in many local communities, including Oak Park, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Novi, Pontiac, Clarkston, Lake Orion and others.
A full-time Executive Director is expected to significantly enhance MSP’s capacity to implement programs and services in downtown Pontiac, which has depended primarily on volunteer efforts since the organization’s inception in 2017.
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