Holly Township / Village of Holly

Enjoy November at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

November is a good time to slow down, relax and enjoy autumn’s cooler, comfortable temperatures. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, try...

Holly Shows Support for Hometown Heroes with Yellow Ribbons on Tree

Excerpt: More than 30 yellow ribbons have been placed around the old oak tree by the parking lot of Holly Elementary School in honor of the active duty military...

Historic Train Depot in Downtown Holly Vies for Votes in Nationwide Preservation Competition

Excerpt: The Monroe County Courthouse in Monroeville, Ala., made famous as the setting for Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The Janesville Women’s Club Building, Janesville,...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

School’s in Session, But the Fun Continues at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Back-to-school time may usher in the unofficial start of autumn, but there is still plenty to see and do at Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Head out for a...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...
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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....

Get Ready for Summer Fun at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

OAKLAND COUNTY – The weather is warmer, children will be out of school soon and leisurely summer days lie ahead. Soak up the best summer has to offer with...

School Gardens Take Root in Metro Detroit as Labs for Learning

Excerpt: Looking for a spot to begin her elementary school's very first garden — a place where they could not just grow food, but bring science to life — Patterson Elementary...

Lake Orion Captures Spirit Of Main Street Award For Second Time As 10 Downtowns Honored During Main Event Awards Night Celebration

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored in May during the gala celebration at the...