Lake Orion / Orion Township

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Orion Township Public Library teen department wins Best Buy Community Grant

The Orion Township Public Library was recently awarded the Best Buy Community Grant to help fund teen technology programming. “The grant will strengthen the library’s ‘ThinkLink’ partnership with Lake Orion...

Lake Orion students take part in county Manufacturing Day

Excerpt:  For Teddy Anderson, a junior at Lake Orion High School, seeing what the professionals at Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems do could be a glimpse into his future. Teddy...

Top five artists chosen as 2018 MI Great Artist online competition gets down to business

Five artists will vie for the top spot in the 2018 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. Oakland County Executive...

New Braille books for the youth department at the Orion Township Public Library

The Orion Township Public Library, with assistance from Seedlings Books in Livonia, MI, recently received a generous $1,000 grant from the Village Club Foundation in Bloomfield Hills, MI to...

Canterbury Village announces weekend pop-up market

Olde World Canterbury Village, located in Lake Orion, Mich., recently announced plans to open a renovated Weekend Pop-Up Market this fall featuring local Michigan vendors and artisans. Opening in...

Palazzo di Bocce to host International Bocce Tournament

After the World Cup ends, channel all that enthusiasm you've built up for international competition into an even lesser-known sport in America – bocce! On July 20 and 21, Palazzo...

Orion Township Public Library starts its own Repair Cafe

What do you do with a broken toaster? Or a piece of clothing that needs to be altered? Or with a hair dryer that won’t work? Toss it? No...

Welcome to the Year of the Hippo

Jennifer Meier was a teacher in Waterford for almost a decade before she opened the downtown Lake Orion gift shop, Green Hippo Gifts. After having two kids, she decided...