Oakland County

Coulter Unveils Innovative Economic Strategy Focusing on Diversification, Workforce and Community Development

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has launched a new economic development strategy for the county. It aims to spur innovation, investment and growth through a focus on digitized manufacturing, regional collaboration, environmental sustainability and increased workforce education and training.

Detroit Zoological Society Honored with International Sustainability

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been recognized by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) as the recipient of the 2020 Environmental Sustainability Award. The DZS is...

Oakland County Employers Encouraged To Apply For $27 Million In Training Grants As State’s Going PRO Talent Fund Reinstated

Oakland County employers who need talent can apply for a share of $27 million allocated statewide for approved training programs in 2021 under Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund.The fund,...

Oakland County Manufacturing Day Goes Virtual

Seven hundred students from 16 Oakland County school districts and four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses got a virtual look at what a future in a high-tech career might look...

Coulter Announces ‘Safe for School’ Hotline to Assist Families Attending School

Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced a partnership Oct. 9 with Beaumont Health that makes a telephone screening hotline available to assist parents and guardians to pre-screen and identify...

Deadline Approaching to Apply for up to $50K in Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grants

Oakland County arts, cultural and stewardship organizations have until Oct. 14 – less than a week – to apply for a grant of up to $50,000 from the $2...

What You Need to Know — Oakland County Parks and Recreation Nov. 3 Millage

“Great Parks for Great People” has never been truer than during this year of the COVID-19 pandemic.For nearly 55 years, Oakland County Parks, trails and open spaces have served...

No-Haz Collection Event Scheduled for Oct. 10 in Oakland County

Excerpt: Oakland County will host the last no-haz collection event of the year on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-registration is highly recommended to reduce...

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...

COVID-19 Business and Resident Stabilization Grants Touch Every City, Village and Township in Oakland County

Oakland County and the state of Michigan have allocated more than $140 million in grants to help stabilize and support small businesses, residents and communities in every part of...