Clarkston

Area Man Building School Desks for Those in Need

Excerpt: Now that the new school year has started and the calendar has flipped to October, some students are learning from home and, admittedly, still adjusting.At school, most students...

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...

Drive-Thru Dinosaur Experience Comes to DTE Energy Music Theatre

Excerpt: Scores of fans lined up Aug. 7 at DTE Energy Music Theatre for a unique glimpse at the distant past. Jurassic Quest, a touring dinosaur drive-through exhibit, kicked off...

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...

Clarkston Restaurants Back Open, with Safety the Top Priority

Excerpt: Back in March when the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order was put in place, most Michigan restaurants were forced to close their doors.After a long couple of months,...

Optimists Leaving Mark on City, Depot Park, with More on the Way

Excerpt: As parks across the city are now open with families visiting on a regular basis, there is one new addition to Depot Park.On top of the playscape at...

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...

Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter

Courtesy of Lighthouse of Oakland County Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter have joined forces to provide a stronger response to poverty in the area. The organization works...

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...