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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...

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...

Youth Essential Workers Honored

Excerpt: Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance is thanking the youngest of the essential workers in the community, and doing their part to give back. “We found between Papa Bella’s, Cook’s Farm...

Last Chance to Participate in Oakland County Citizen Survey

Oakland County residents have until Friday to let County Executive David Coulter know just what the priorities for his administration should be for 2020.The 10-question online Citizen Survey asks...

Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, 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....

Township Tree Library Continues to Grow

Excerpt: Chances are a Kentucky Coffee Tree, a Dwarf Korean Lilac and Royal Red Maple are not common in area landscaping. However, these unique trees are just a few...

From chair volleyball to dulcimer lessons, Oakland County seniors find lots to do

When it comes to keeping active, Oakland County’s nearly half-million people ages 60 and up are a fortunate group. Virtually every municipality has a senior center, or even two,...

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Top five artists chosen as 2018 MI Great Artist online competition gets down to business

Five artists will vie for the top spot in the 2018 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes.Oakland County Executive...

BMS STEM program OK’d for 2018-2019

Excerpt: On Jan. 15, the Brandon Board of Education OK’d a middle school STEM, science, technology, enginering and math program titled Project Lead the Way (PLTW).“Project Lead the Way Gateway...