Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County

Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2016) Waterford, MI – “Developers know what cities are good to work with.  You make someone wait on a permit or an inspection, and the developer may not come back.  You get a bad reputation and that spreads to others…

“Boo”tastic Fun at Wint Nature Center Oct. 29

“Boo”tastic Fun at Wint Nature Center Oct. 29 (EVENT page)   “Boo”tastic Fun Start: 10/29/16, 1:00 PM End: 10/29/16, 2:30 PM Wint Nature Center, 9501 Sashabaw Rd, Village of Clarkston, MI 48348 With Halloween just days away, come and join us for some spooky fun. The afternoon will include making a Halloween craft, learning some…

Fall Star Party (Astronomy) at Wint Nature Center Nov. 6

Fall Star Party (Astronomy) at Wint Nature Center Nov. 6 (EVENT page)   Clarkston, MI – Fall Star Party Start: 11/6/16, 8:00 PM End: 11/6/16, 10:00 PM Wint Nature Center: 9501 Sashabaw Road Clarkston, MI 48348 Look up and discover the autumn night sky during this star-studded evening. Orion the Hunter will lead the constellation…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor…

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, orig. Feb. 27, 2015, republished Aug. 21, 2016) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or…