Farmington / Farmington Hills

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...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

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

Oakland County will expand its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include school-age children beginning Aug. 31. Children must be from 4- to 17-years-old, have symptoms of coronavirus, and be...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...