Hatchery Road Apts. in Waterford Get PACE Funding for Green Features

Hatchery Road Apts. in Waterford Get PACE Funding for Green Features (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Aug. 4, 2018) June 15, 2018, Pontiac, Mich. – Trademark Building Co. Inc., a Waterford Township based developer and property management company, has successfully secured capital from Greenworks Lending through the first PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) project in…

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser (Aug. 3, 2018, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office) Pontiac, MI – At approximately 10:43 am today a Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling north bound on Woodward Ave. in Pontiac.  The Detective was being followed by another Sheriff’s Office Detective.  Both were stopped for a red light…

Good Things Growing at Holly Farmer’s Market

Good Things Growing at Holly Farmer’s Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2018) Holly, MI – Judy Crosby of Holly had never had a sugar plum before last weekend when she and her grandson Lane visited the Holly Farmer’s Market. “It’s very good,” she said.  “I like farmers markets.  I like farmers. They work their…

Scammer Knew Victim’s Sex Offender Record, Used Realistic Aliases & Phone System

Scammer Knew Victim’s Sex Offender Record, Used Realistic Aliases & Phone System (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 3, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – INCIDENT:  16:57 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Fraudulent Activity – #18-144896 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to the City of Rochester Hills Substation to meet with the victim of a reported fraud. …

Ferndale Library Curates Artist Advancement Collection for Local Creatives

Ferndale Library Curates Artist Advancement Collection for Local Creatives (Ferndale Area District Library, Aug. 2, 2018) FERNDALE, MI -The Ferndale Library aspires to be a source of enrichment for the community, and it extends that mission by establishing connections and enthusiastic support for its local artists. Ferndale is home to such an extensive population of…

Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested

  Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested (Birmingham Police, Aug. 2, 2018) Birmingham (MI) Police, in cooperation with Ferndale and Bloomfield Twp. (MI) police as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, helped lead to the arrest of a serial bank robbery…

Michigan Supreme Court Rules: Redistricting Proposal to go on November Ballot

Michigan Supreme Court Rules: Redistricting Proposal to go on November Ballot  Lansing, MI-   The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a ballot proposal to create an independent redistricting commission will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.  The commission would be tasked with drawing the boundaries of election districts, ideally in a manner that is fair…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Runestad for State Senate Dist. 15

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Runestad for State Senate Dist. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2018) Commerce Township, Lyon Township, Milford Township, Northville, Novi, Novi Township, Orchard Lake, South Lyon, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wixom, MI – Jim Runestad is running for State Senate in the 15th District. In the Republican Primary…

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Kolin for Bloomfield Hills School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Kolin for Bloomfield Hills School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Troy, MI- Paul Kolin is running for Bloomfield Hills School Board. This is a non-partisan position. There are four seats for a four year term. Also on the ballot are Howard Baron,…

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2018) Holly, MI- Holly Antiques, located at 118 S Saginaw St in Downtown Holly, has been an advertising sponsor of Oakland County Times since they launched with new ownership in April 2017.  Every once in a while I like to stop in and see what…