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Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates

June 6th 2019

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Each year Oakland County Times provides two opportunities to reach our readers and spread the word about your campaign – free candidate video interviews, as well as advertising opportunities. VIDEOS You can see previous videos HERE. These are short, easy video interviews that […]

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law

May 31st 2019

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2019) Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. This law […]

Besides John R, Most County Road Construction to Pause for Memorial Day Weekend

May 20th 2019

Besides John R, Most County Road Construction to Pause for Memorial Day Weekend (Road Commission for Oakland County, May 20, 2019) Beverly Hills, Mich. — Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar has announced that most RCOC road construction projects will be suspended at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, for the Memorial […]

Upcoming Events in Oakland County

May 17th 2019

Events in Oakland County (May 17, 2019) To submit an event, email info to editor@oc115.com. May 17 – Birmingham Police hosting Self Defense Class, Birmingham May 18 – Hazel Park Animal Control Pet Vaccination Clinic, Warren May 18 – Perennial Exchange, Ferndale May 18 – Bike Repair Basics, Ferndale May 18 – Hot Daddies Contest […]

I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road 

May 9th 2019

I-75 to Close for the Weekend I-696 to Square Lake Road Madison Heights, MI –Work on the I-75 modernization project continues with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contracting crews closing both directions of I-75 between I-696 and Square Lake Road starting at 10 p.m. Friday, May 10. The closure is needed for demolishing the Wattles […]

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]

Neighbor for Neighbor Provides Network of Support in Northern Oakland County

April 24th 2019

Neighbor for Neighbor Provides Network of Support in Northern Oakland County (Mel Corrigan, April 24, 2019) Davisburg, MI- Neighbor For Neighbor (NfN) is a volunteer-run nonprofit 501(c)(3) food pantry that provides food, clothing and financial assistance to those in need in Northwest Oakland County. The pantry is located at the Mill Pond in Davisburg and […]

As State Considers Allowing More Foster Kids, Rose Township Resists

April 22nd 2019

As State Considers Allowing More Foster Kids, Rose Township Resists (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2019) Rose Township, MI – “Here’s the thing,” said State Representative Mike Mueller as he sat before about 80 Rose Township residents at a town hall April 15 regarding House Bill 4095, which he co-sponsored.  The bill would allow people […]