Independence

Oakland County Parks and Recreation commission dedicates Independence Oaks safety path

The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission and Independence Township officials dedicated a new safety path that connects Independence Oaks County Park and Independence Oaks-North on Wednesday, Aug. 1.The...

Auto lighting firm to invest $35M, add 362 jobs

Excerpt: An automotive lighting company plans to invest $35 million and add 362 jobs in Oakland County over the next five years.Automotive Lighting LLC will produce “high-technology, full LED headlamps”...

Rochester Comm. Schools fifth grader “slam dunk” winner in 2016 Oakland County NoHaz poster contest

A Rochester Community Schools fifth grade student was chosen as the winner of the 2016 NoHaz poster contest for his basketball-themed entry that illustrated the safe and responsible way...

Oakland University ISE graduate students work on lean project with Independence Township

Excerpt: Master’s students from Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department worked with Independence Township officials to help improve the township’s rental facilities reservations process. The project was part of the ISE Department’s Lean...

Featured Video: Jersey Mike’s Franchise

Sharing the Bread Inc., a franchise of Jersey Mike's Subs, is one of the small businesses located throughout Oakland County that was helped by the SBA 504 Loan provided by...

Magneti Marelli inaugurates a new plant for automotive exhaust systems in Independence Twp.

Magneti Marelli Holding USA announced that its exhaust system manufacturing plant located in Independence Township, Mich., near Clarkston, celebrated its official opening. The occasion was marked by a brief...

Clarkston State Bank grows off increased commercial lending

The financial crisis wasn't a crisis for everyone. For Clarkston State Bank it was an opportunity.The Clarkston-based bank filled in the vacuum of commercial lending in recent years while...

Puppets more than child’s play

Timothy Sëlberg and his team at Sëlberg Studios Inc. in Independence Township design, sculp, and produce puppets, "three-dimensional carved mechanized figures," for ventriloquists and collectors all over the world.Read more. 

Featured Video: Oakland County Michigan Works!

This featured video is an overview of the Oakland County Michigan Works! organization and how they benefit local business, employees, and the community as a whole. Video by Advantage...

Featured Video: Welcome to the New OakGov.com

The new OakGov.com, designed for you from the ground up to be used wherever you are. Content is presented in 3 simple choices: Our most Popular Links, County Departments...