Commerce Township

Inclusive Playground for Children With Disabilities Opens in Oakland County

Excerpt: For months, outdoor playground equipment has been closed due to coronavirus, but for some children, playgrounds have always been inaccessible.Read more.

Five More Oakland County Manufacturers Get Grants To Make Gear For Health Care And First Responders In COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $100,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight...

Make Your Own Face Mask Design with Commerce Township’s MaskMarket.com

MaskMarket.com offers ready-made masks or the option to completely customize one. // Photo courtesy of MaskMarket.com MaskMarket.com, which offers customizable face masks, has opened in response to COVID-19 and is...

Michigan Rock School Students Recording Album During Stay Home Order

Excerpt: At Michigan Rock School, the coronavirus pandemic has not stopped students from creating, playing and sharing music.In mid-March, the music school announced the launch of a virtual album...

Good in the Neighborhood: HVSB Partners with Community to Support Seniors

Excerpt: On Thursday, April 23, Huron Valley State Bank donated a variety of shelf-stable protein products to Meals on Wheels.To facilitate this program and maintain proper social distancing measures,...

Commerce Township’s HoMedics to Produce Masks/PPE in Response to COVID-19

HoMedics is making masks in response to COVID-19 and ramping up production of its air purifiers and UVCLEAN UV-C sanitizers (pictured), which clean phones and other small household items....

New Self-Serve Kiosks at Meijer Stores Offer License Plate Tabs, Registration Renewals

Excerpt: Looking for a way to get new license plate tabs in minutes, rather than visit a Secretary of State branch or wait for them to arrive by mail?How...

How Downtowns Across Oakland County Changed in 2019

Excerpt: It was a packed year of new housing developments, restaurants and road work in downtowns across Oakland County.Here’s a look back on what’s changed in the local downtowns,...
ChiUnionStation

Working on the Railroad

Located behind a nondescript storefront in Commerce Township, the Chi-Town Union Station is home to a secret world of railroad wonders.Not only does it house the world's largest O...

Ten ‘Wilder Side’ Sites for Outdoor Adventures in Oakland County

Oakland County has a diverse array of protected wildlands and hundreds of miles of trails, thanks first to the forces of nature, and then to the dedicated work of...