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DDOT Resumes with Free Rides for All Passengers, Enhanced Cleanliness

March 17th 2020

For its part, the city will implement a series of changes (listed below) to protect the health and safety of DDOT Drivers and the public.

DDOT Bus Service Suspended Due to Driver Shortage

March 17th 2020

Due to the driver shortage, there will be no DDOT bus service today.

Pet Adoptions & Other County Animal Services Available Only by Appointment

March 16th 2020

The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is requiring the public to make an appointment if they wish to adopt a pet or surrender an animal.

Troy Firefighters Use Jaws of Life to Save Woman Trapped in Car on I-75

March 16th 2020

Stabilization posts were needed to steady the vehicle while crews worked to disentangle the lone occupant.

Casinos, Bars, & Theaters Closed, Restaurants Limited to Carry-Out

March 16th 2020

These restrictions do not apply to the following locations: office buildings, grocery stores, markets, food pantries, pharmacies, drug stores, and providers of medical equipment and supplies, health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities, warehouse and distribution centers, and industrial and manufacturing facilities.   

Here’s How Michigan Small Businesses Can Apply for SBA Coronavirus Relief Loans

March 15th 2020

Legislation passed earlier this month makes $1 billion available to the SBA to subsidize disaster relief loans to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and nonprofits.

Local Businesses are Hurting, Here’s How to Help Safely

March 15th 2020

However, the increase in people staying home is also impacting local businesses – particularly independent retailers, service providers, and restaurants.

Restaurants, Gyms, Other Venues Ordered to 50% Occupancy to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

March 14th 2020

“We know this virus is in our community and social distancing is vital to keep our residents healthy and stop the spread of illness,”

Ongoing Coronavirus Updates ~ Stay Informed, Not Overwhelmed

March 13th 2020

Our goal is to share resources in a way that helps readers to be educated without being overwhelmed. This page will be updated regularly as the Coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

“Exhausting Day” As Teachers Arm Kids with Resources for School Closure

March 13th 2020

I know that across the state, many teachers and districts will have similar stories to share about how they rallied around their kids in the face of an unsettling global pandemic.