Lake Orion / Orion Township

Robot Wear

Career Uplift: Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn is testing the use of the EksoVest, shown above, at 15 of its manufacturing plants. The goal of improving worker safety has...

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

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...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Five More Oakland County Manufacturers Get Grants To Make Gear For Health Care And First Responders In COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $100,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight...

Union Awards $3,000 in Scholarship Funds to Local Tech Students

The Oakland Technical Center Education Association (OTCEA) has given six graduating Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors a total of $3,000 in scholarship money ($500 each) to help them...

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...