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Guest Blogger: Tom Woiwode

Tom Woiwode has worked for decades to preserve natural spaces, create greenways and otherwise make a greener state, region and planet. He was the founding director of The Nature...

Main Street Oakland County communities receive record number of accreditations

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced that a record number of Main Street Oakland County (MSOC) communities have received accreditation for 2012 from the National Main Street Center....
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Featured Video: What Goes Into 2 Billion Dollars – Emerging Sectors

More than 200 businesses were honored and thanked on June 18 by Oakland County L. Brooks Patterson in recognition of their combined investment in the county's Emerging Sectors® business...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation dedicates connector trail at Addison Oaks County Park

The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission dedicated a new Connector Trail on Wednesday, June 5. The connector joins Addison Oaks County Park Main and East sections, and links...

Final 2012 household hazardous waste collection set for Sept. 22

Residents of the 12 North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste (NO HAZ) communities have one last chance this year – Sept. 22 – to get rid of their household hazardous...

Happy Fourth of July!

From our Oakland County Prosper family to yours, we are wishing you a safe, happy and healthy Fourth of July filled with family, friends and fun! We'll be back...

Oakland County extends global reach to international travelers

International travelers to Detroit Metropolitan Airport can now get Oakland County's economic development and quality of life story in six different languages at the touch of a finger. "This effort...

Oakland County Economic Development Corp. named CEED Partner of the Year

The Oakland County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) has been named Partner of the Year by the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED). The award recognizes the organization’s support...

Christmas bird count volunteers spot Bald Eagles

More than 50 volunteers participated in the 112th annual Christmas Bird Count, one of the oldest conservation events in the world. Three American Bald Eagles were spotted near Addison Oaks...

Recycle Christmas trees at 11 Oakland park locations

Oakland County Parks and Recreation makes holiday cleanup easy and “green” with Christmas Tree Recycling at 11 park locations. Free self-serve Christmas Tree Recycling is available seven days a...