Farmington / Farmington Hills

Oakland Community College Creates To-Go Lunch Service, Run by Culinary Students

Excerpt: In a lot of ways, the pandemic changed the restaurant industry. Now, students studying culinary arts at Oakland Community College are learning those changes first-hand. While students usually help...

Fresh at the Market: Market Busier Than Ever in Final Month of Season

Excerpt: October is here, and I’m finding that the farmers market is busier than ever! All of us creatures, from woods to neighborhoods, are sensing the change of seasons....

Oakland County Manufacturing Day Goes Virtual

Seven hundred students from 16 Oakland County school districts and four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses got a virtual look at what a future in a high-tech career might look...

Farmington’s Civic Theater: Surviving Crises for 80 Years (and Running)

Excerpt: You probably didn’t know, but one of the crown jewels of Farmington’s downtown district, the Civic Theater, quietly turned 80 on Sept. 20.That seems like a pretty big...

William Grace Dog Park Adds New Features for Four-Legged Friends

Excerpt: Are you among the countless numbers who adopted a “pandemic pooch” during the coronavirus lockdown? Whether people had more free time or were lonely and needed a canine...

OCC Provides Free College to Essential Workers

Oakland Community College announced it will be offering tuition-free college to qualifying essential workers as part of Michigan’s “Futures for Frontliners” program. The Futures for Frontliners scholarship funds can...

Farmington Planning Commission Approves Facade Changes at Village Mall Property

Excerpt: The most prominent building in downtown Farmington will look a whole lot different once renovations are complete. The Farmington Planning Commission reviewed and approved planned facade improvements to the...

With Harvest Moon Event Cancelled, Downtown Farmington Pivots to Recognizing Its Many Volunteers

Excerpt: Craft beer and wine. Live music and dancing. Food trucks and artisans.The Harvest Moon Celebration is one of downtown Farmington’s flagship events. In a typical year, the weekend-long...

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...
COVID testing

Oakland County Expands Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Include School-Age Children

Oakland County has expanded its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include school-age children. Children must be from 4- to 17-years-old, have symptoms of coronavirus, and be residents of or...