Auburn Hills

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

FCA and Google’s Waymo Debut Commercial Mobility Platform

Waymo has announced it will work exclusively with FCA for the development and testing of class 1-3 light commercial vehicles for commercial delivery customers. Photo courtesy of Fiat Chrysler...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

The World Turns — to Oakland County

Governments and companies all over the world know about Oakland County. That’s not just a boast from county officials — though Oakland County is certainly proud of its world renown.It’s...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

OU Archival Project Chronicles Everyday Life Amid Pandemic

Excerpt: As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Oakland University has launched a grassroots effort to document the experiences of people in Southeast Michigan. People can submit photos, written journals, flyers,...

Lefty’s Famous Cheesesteaks in Southfield Goes National

Lefty’s Famous Cheesesteaks Hoagies and Grill brand has expanded to five new communities in the Michigan market. Photo courtesy of Lefty’s Famous Cheesesteaks Hoagies and Grill The Southfield-based Lefty’s Famous...

FCC Awards McLaren $600K to Expand Telehealth Services

Excerpt: The Federal Communications Commission awarded $626,328 to McLaren Health Care to be used for expanded telehealth services, according to a press release. The funding is in recognition of...

Control Under Pressure

Excerpt: Sitting in a hospital waiting room while a loved one is in surgery, we all have a similar hope. We want the medical team in that operating room...