Commerce Township

Wixom police launch “Stuff the Squad Car” campaign to collect items for families in need

Excerpt:  The Wixom Police Department is calling on the community to help fill a patrol car with clothing, toys and books.  As part of its"Stuff the Squad Car" campaign, the department...

Cider mill season in Oakland County

Summer may be over, and we all know winter is coming, but for this brief, glorious moment in time we have fall, and fall in Michigan means it's cider...

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...

New $100M Commerce development will focus on entertainment, food, unique shops

Excerpt:  Commerce Township’s new downtown will be open for business in 2020. Township officials this month approved an agreement with Robert B. Aikens & Associates, LLC, of Birmingham for a $100...

Scarlet’s Park clears more hurdles, closer to reality

Excerpt:  Scarlet’s Park in Commerce Township has cleared significant hurdles with legal agreements between Commerce Township and the nonprofit foundation Scarlet’s Smile to bring the specialty park to the area. The...

Commerce Township self-taught painter is winner of 2017 MI Great Artist online competition

A self-taught painter whose portraits of his daughter in various nature settings caught the eyes of the public – and ultimately the judges – was chosen as the winner...

Trailway opening draws crowd

Excerpt:  Community residents, dignitaries, law enforcement and Michigan Department of Natural Resources representatives gathered at Wixom’s Gunner Park on Tuesday, May 30 for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open...

Commerce Township to combat invasive species through county partnership program

Excerpt:  Officials in Commerce Township have had enough of an invasive weed that is choking area wetlands, sucking water away from native plants and robbing species of their natural habitat. The township...

Health division kicks off flu season

Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) will once again offer the flu vaccine that guards against four flu viruses this season beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6. This year's vaccine protects against...

Sunscreen Mist adds convenience to sunscreen application

Tony Fayne turned an unfortunate turn of events into a growing business. The metro Detroit resident had a friend develop skin cancer at age 30, catching him and his circle...