Candidates for 11th Congressional District… (video)

Candidates for 11th Congressional District Speak in LWV Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2014) Candidates for the 11th Congressional District came together at Milford High School on Wednesday, with the exception of incumbent Kerry Bentivolio, for the League of Women Voters candidate forum. Bentivolio’s opponent in the Aug. 5 primary, fellow Republican Dave…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24 (WRC Press Release, June 20, 2014) Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will hold another in a series of town hall meetings to focus on the impact of new state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County, this time in his “home” city of…

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths,…

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 13, 2014) INCIDENT: June 10, 21:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac-Fatal Crash Investigation #14-087843 SUMMARY: A Deputy on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Montcalm in the City of Pontiac observed a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro make an improper…

Candidate Forums, June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts

Candidate Forums on June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting two candidate forums on June 17th. For the 43rd District State House of Representatives position, the forum will be held at Clarkston Schools Administrative Building, 6389 Clarkston…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted…

Waterford Brings Out the Red, White and Blue…

Waterford Brings Out the Red, White and Blue for Memorial Day Parade (Jim Thienel, Chairperson of the Oakland County Republican Party, May 27, 2014) Waterford’s Memorial Day Parade took place Monday morning, showcasing the community’s commitment to patriotism and serving the country. Traveling along Dixie Hwy were dozens of community groups and political figures. Photos…