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Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

MoGo Sees Positives, Negatives in Expansion During Pandemic

Excerpt: Last year it was announced that MoGo, the bike sharing service in Detroit, would be expanding to the cities of Ferndale, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak and Oak...

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...

All Local Libraries Offering Curbside Pickup for Residents

Excerpt: Libraries have slowly begun to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it might be a while longer before they are open to the public.As of press time, all...

MoGo Bike Sharing Expands in Detroit, Southern Oakland County

Excerpt: The MoGo bicycle sharing system is expanding in Detroit and southern Oakland County. You’re going to see more bikes popping up, and the company is also working to...

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...

Here Are 5 Metro Detroit Neighbors Saving the Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Excerpt: There's the Oak Park police officer sewing face masks, the Madison Heights social worker who started a food pantry and the Berkley technology guru giving away homemade computers to kids.Read...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...