Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Looking Back at Ten Years of Memorial Day Memories

May 26th 2021

Here are some of our favorite pictures from a decade of covering the Ferndale parade and a few years of covering beyond our original community. Thanks to everyone who has helped us cover these!

Short Term Rentals Under Debate in Lansing w/Local Control at Risk

May 24th 2021

Ferndale’s ordinance passed in March. But now state legislators are working on a bill that would remove local governments’ rights to regulate these businesses within their city using zoning…

Michigan to See Easing of Pandemic-Related Restrictions

May 21st 2021

As of June 1, capacity limits will lift for outdoor events. Additionally, indoor capacity limits will increase to 50%, allowing indoor social gatherings such as weddings and funerals to move closer to normalcy. 

County Partners with Honor Health to Open Affordable Health Care Clinics

May 18th 2021

“Residents will be able to access a variety of  prevention services, healthcare and social service assistance.”

May 19 – Watch The 2021 Oakland County State of The County Address

May 12th 2021

The 2021 Oakland County State of The County address will air next week on Wednesday, May 19th, at 7 p.m. from Stagecrafters at the Baldwin Theater in Royal Oak in a virtual format in order to comply with Coronavirus precautions.

Three Oakland County Orgs. Distributing Rental Assistance Funds

May 9th 2021

In 2020, Community Housing Network saw a more than 40% increase in requests from those needing assistance to remain housed.

May 11 – CISMA Webinar on Removing Invasive Garlic Mustard

May 8th 2021

The flowers have four white petals and are blooming now.

May 6 – Redistricting Community Mapping Workshop

May 1st 2021

This is a virtual workshop brought to you by Oakland Forward in collaboration with Voters Not Politicians.

Restaurant Rescue Plan Funding Available Soon, Registration Opens April 30

April 28th 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open.

Election Season Has Begun.  Here’s How to Run for Local Office…

April 27th 2021

Election season has begun as citizens across Oakland County have started gathering signatures to run for local office.  Several cities have council and commission races, as well as library board races and possibly ballot proposals.