Madison Heights

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...

New Accessible Playscape Complete at Wildwood Park

Excerpt: Wildwood Park is now upgraded with accessible play structures, accessible tables and an accessible park entrance, making it a welcoming destination for residents and visitors of all ability...

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...

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,...

Here Are 5 Metro Detroit Neighbors Saving the Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Excerpt: There's the Oak Park police officer sewing face masks, the Madison Heights social worker who started a food pantry and the Berkley technology guru giving away homemade computers to kids.Read...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

New Self-Serve Kiosks at Meijer Stores Offer License Plate Tabs, Registration Renewals

Excerpt: Looking for a way to get new license plate tabs in minutes, rather than visit a Secretary of State branch or wait for them to arrive by mail?How...