Commerce Township

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...
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Featured Video: 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....

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...

Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Team Member named “Housing Counselor of the Year”

A 14-year veteran of the Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Division was named “Housing Counselor of the Year” by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Commerce Township resident Lon...
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Featured Video: Jersey Mike’s Franchise

Sharing the Bread Inc., a franchise of Jersey Mike's Subs, is one of the small businesses located throughout Oakland County that was helped by the SBA 504 Loan provided by...