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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...

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...

Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Each year, Americans pause to remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. First established as Decoration Day after the Civil War,...

Plenty of Outdoor Offerings for Memorial Day Holiday

Hiking, biking, fishing, disc golfing, dog walking, kayaking and bird watching are all options at Oakland County Parks and Recreation this Memorial Day - despite limited park operations due...

Enjoy Winter Fun at Oakland County Parks and Recreation This December

Take time to slow down, relax and enjoy outdoor nature this winter. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, view wildlife at the...

Ten ‘Wilder Side’ Sites for Outdoor Adventures in Oakland County

Oakland County has a diverse array of protected wildlands and hundreds of miles of trails, thanks first to the forces of nature, and then to the dedicated work of...

Forty-Five Development Opportunities from 19 Communities Featured in Oakland County One Stop Ready Showcase of Properties

Investors, bankers, brokers, home builders or anyone interested in 45 development-ready opportunities in 19 Oakland County communities can get their project rolling quickly at the 2019 One Stop Ready...

Enjoy Fall Colors and Cars at the Annual Fall Color Car Classic

Take a walk down memory lane at Independence Oaks County Park Sunday, Sept. 22, and stroll among vintage vehicles at the 35th annual Fall Color Car Classic.Sponsored by Alhambra...

Miracle League Field Opens with Tremendous Community Fanfare

Excerpt: From the cheers, smiles and tears of their friends and families. From the applause of the approximately 1,500 people who showed up in support of the special needs...

Celebrate National Senior Day at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Older adults are invited to participate in a fun day of fishing, archery, nature education, pedal boating, lawn games and pontoon boat rides as part of National Senior Day...