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S&P: Oakland County is AAA strong

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has reaffirmed Oakland County, Mich.’s AAA bond rating with a stable outlook on a project to improve sewage disposal in parts of Southfield...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation recognized with national award

Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s (OCPR) Recreation Assistance Partnership Program (RAPP) has been awarded the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials’ (NACPRO) 2018 Park and Recreation Program...

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan surpasses $1 billion in grants distributed

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has provided $1 billion in grants, primarily distributed throughout the seven counties of southeast Michigan, since it began in 1984.   “We are focused on...

Astronomy adventures in Oakland County

Excerpt:  Summer is the perfect time for adventures and discovery! In Oakland County, the night sky presents a constant source of wonder and awe. There are many fun ways to...

Oakland County flexes its tech muscle

Oakland County, Michigan is among the most digitally-advanced counties in the United States for 14 years running, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced. The 2018 Digital Counties Survey by...

Learn about trails and parks during Trail Blazer Walking Series

Put on your walking shoes and learn about Oakland County Parks by hiking through different parks on summer evenings as part of the Trail Blazer Walking Series. Beginning July 10,...

Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park July 6-15

Pack up the family and head for the Oakland County Fair at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 6-15. This year, the fair will feature “Walking with Giants,” a...

P3M chosen for pioneering connected-vehicle infrastructure project

Oakland County, Mich. and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) have selected P3 Mobility (P3M) of Toronto through an open bid to launch a first-of-its-kind pilot program to...

Foreign investment is focus as economic development teams head to Washington D.C. and Germany

Oakland County economic developers are hoping to give the county’s sizable international business presence a boost as they head to the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C. and...

Snap into summer with the annual Pics of the Parks Photo Contest

Oakland County Parks and Recreation invites park visitors to capture and share their park experiences in the annual Pics of the Parks Photo Contest. Submitted photos must fall into a...