Rochester/Rochester Hills

Michigan Governor Clarifies Rules for Face Masks During Sports

September 9th 2020

Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.

OCHN Grant Helps Support Youth Mobile Crisis Team

September 8th 2020

The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Calendar Art Contest for Kids to Help Prevent Water Pollution

September 4th 2020

This program is a great way to educate our youth and teach them how to get involved in discovering ways that they can help to prevent pollution of our freshwater resources.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Kelly Brault for Avondale School Board

September 1st 2020

The candidates are Michael Brady, Kelly Brault, Rita Davis, Robbin Hopinks, incumbent Wayne Kakuda, and Lucille Washington.

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

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

Sept. 8 – Zoom Presentation on “Flawed Victory of Women’s Suffrage”

August 29th 2020

Miller will discuss and examine what women’s suffrage accomplished and what it failed to achieve.

Sept. 3 – Zoom Presentation with First-Person Portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln

August 29th 2020

Wood will present a first-person portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln in period dress and discuss the president’s life and the history of the United States from Independence through the Civil War.

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.