Farmington / Farmington Hills

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Re-Boot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits which include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Local Seniors Step Up to Help During Pandemic

Excerpt: People everywhere are stepping up to help their friends and neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic, including seniors in Oakland County. Birmingham resident Jeff Reider, 68, was among a...

Downtown Farmington Ice Cream Maker, Bakery and Restaurant Pivots to Online Sales

Excerpt: Single-use face masks, vinyl gloves and rolls of toilet paper, all delivered to the home.Or maybe you want to do some baking. Easy enough. Just put in an...

How Downtown Farmington’s Small Businesses Are Making the Best of a Stay-At-Home World

Excerpt: If the intoxicating scent of fresh-baked bread permeated Farmington’s air on Sunday, April 26, it’s probably because 330 quarantined locals bought $5 baking kits and tuned in to...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Farmington Hills’ Kyyba Innovations Develops weTrace App to Identify COVID-19 Hot Spots

Kyyba Innovations’ weTrace app identifies COVID-19 hot spots. Image courtesy of Kyyba Innovations Kyyba Innovations in Farmington Hills is preparing to launch its weTrace app, designed to help municipalities across...

COVID-19 Update: Federal CARES Act Provides $100M for Michigan Child Care Relief Fund, Pontiac Company Retools to Make Plexiglass Dividers, StockX Launches Campaign for WHO, and More

Courtesy of Bridge, as of April 29 Here is a roundup of the latest news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to announcements from local, state, and federal governments, as...

Weddings, Interrupted: How Metro Detroit Couples Are Adapting to an Uncertain Future

Excerpt: Lauren Marino and Derek Sweet planned to be married on April 4. Marino and Sweet decided to make different plans.The Southfield couple moved their wedding day to June...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...