Madison Heights

Amid Lifeguard Shortage, a Need for Swim Lessons Surfaces

Excerpt: When Oakland County Parks and Recreation Manager of Operations Sue Wells was a teenager, a dark tan and sun-lightened hair were the true indicators of a successful summer...

Special Needs Students Learn Skills at Lamphere High’s Greenhouse

Excerpt: The greenhouse attached to Lamphere High School is finding new use as a learning space for special needs students. Read more.
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Featured Video: Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....

Oakland County Students Excel in Architecture, Construction Program

Excerpt: Twenty-one Oakland County students were celebrated at the ACE Mentor of Michigan’s 2018-19 banquet. The Berkley-based program introduced high school students to a wide range of career opportunities in architecture,...

Madison Heights-Based Pop Culture Apparel Licensee Trevco Grows Lineup

Excerpt: A Madison Heights-based company that creates clothing emblazoned with Superman, Harry Potter and other pop culture brands has grown by acquisition. Apparel licensee Trevco acquired Sacramento-based accessories printing company...

DexaFit Health Screening Company Opening First Michigan Location in Madison Heights, Plans Added Sites

Excerpt: Minnesota’s DexaFit, which offers body composition, cardiovascular fitness and metabolic health testing, has opened its first Michigan location in Madison Heights. Read more.

Get Ready for Summer Fun at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

OAKLAND COUNTY – The weather is warmer, children will be out of school soon and leisurely summer days lie ahead. Soak up the best summer has to offer with...

Lake Orion Captures Spirit Of Main Street Award For Second Time As 10 Downtowns Honored During Main Event Awards Night Celebration

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored in May during the gala celebration at the...

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...