Madison Hts.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Madison Heights Approves Body Cameras for Police

August 27th 2020

“I’m proud that we could finally make this investment. It improves transparency, as well as be a valuable training tool for our officers who will now be able to replay interactions.”

Local Courts Promoting Eviction Diversion Program and Other Resources

August 26th 2020

Courts across the state, including the 45th and 43rd in SE Oakland County are helping to spread the word about the program by providing fliers to those interact with the courts.

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

SURVEY Seeks to Understand White Perspectives on Racial Conversations

August 24th 2020

In an effort to understand and improve the conversations happening about race, LaTosch Consulting is conducting a survey of white people.

Recall Issued on ALDI Peaches

August 20th 2020

As a precautionary measure, ALDI is voluntarily recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company

Candidate Interviews ~  Nov. 3, 2020 Election

August 18th 2020

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. This is a huge undertaking, and we post new videos as we can right up until the election. So please check back often and be patient.

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Aug 29  – Mourning Daughter Hosting Candlelight Vigil for Victims of COVID-19 

August 15th 2020

But now Pickering is reaching out to the entire community, inviting anyone who would like to gather and mourn the loss of all the victims to join them on Aug. 29 at 7:30pm at Madison Heights City Hall (360 W 13 Mile Rd) for a socially-distanced candlelight vigil.