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Oakland County Features

Phil Bertolini

Bertolini captures coveted GOVERNING award

Deputy Oakland County Executive/CIO Phil Bertolini is one of GOVERNING’s Public Officials of the Year for 2017. GOVERNING selects a handful of officials each year as the most outstanding leaders in state and local government who exemplify the ideals of public service.

Haunted Forest at West Bloomfield Adventure Park

Spooky Oakland County Halloween Events

Don't miss your last chance to enjoy all the fall family fun festivities celebrating harvest season and Halloween! Check out all the events below happening all throughout Oakland County this weekend!

MI Great Artist 2017

Commerce Township self-taught painter is winner of 2017 MI Great Artist online competition

A self-taught painter whose portraits of his daughter in various nature settings caught the eyes of the public – and ultimately the judges – was chosen as the winner of the 2017 MI Great Artist online competition.

Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center

New Oakland County animal shelter opens

Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center held its grand opening on the county’s main government campus in Pontiac. The 35,400-square-foot facility was designed to enhance the shelter’s ability to adopt out as many dogs and cats as it can.

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8 can't-miss Instagrammers from across metro Detroit

How can you stay up to date with what’s going on in the metro area? Instagram, of course!
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Oakland County Videos

NO HAZ

Featured Video: NO HAZ

Several communities in Oakland County have come together to provide residents a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). These communities form the North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste Consortium (NO HAZ). The NO HAZ Consortium's goal is to provide regular, reliable and easily accessible HHW collection services to its residents.

Andrew Chmielewski

Featured Video: Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the become the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods. He is part of the Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

Susan Kruger

Featured Video: SOAR Learning Skills

Susan Kruger has spent over a decade teaching hundreds of students how to succeed in school. She began tutoring individual students in study skills. As demand for her expertise grew, she created the SOAR® Study Skills Workshops to reach more students.

Sled Dogs

Featured Video: Sled Dogs Hit the Ice

Sled hockey brings "the coolest game on Earth" to disabled athletes around the world. At the third annual Oakland Edge adult hockey tournament held at Rochester's Onyx Ice Arena, visitors witnessed a sled hockey showdown between London, Canada's Blizzard hockey club and Metro Detroit's very own Michigan Sled Dogs. Tom Hendrickson reports.

Oakland County Market

Featured Video: Oakland County Market

Established in 1953, the Oakland County Market welcomes more than 300,000 visitors annually. The 14-acre venue is a mainstay for providing grower-direct fresh produce and flowers to county residents and visitors. Check out what's new at the market this season, plus Ed VanDevelder of Bald Mountain Mushrooms talks about what it takes to make it as a vendor at the market.
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