Oakland County

Virtual Session Is August 12 For Oakland County Manufacturers Interested In PPE Resilience Grant Program

Oakland County manufacturers are encouraged to participate in a virtual information session to see if they qualify for grants to purchase Industry 4.0 state-of-the art digital technologies and become...

Turkey Vulture Living in Stairwell of Golf Course Gets Help from Detroit Zoo

Excerpt: A young turkey vulture found trapped in a stairwell on a neighboring golf course in Huntington Woods has now reunited with its wild counterparts after spending time at...

$5.2M Goes to 544 Small Businesses as First Round of Recovery Grants Helps Retail, Others Hurt by COVID-19

Oakland County small retail, restaurant and personal services businesses will share $5.2 million from the Oakland Together Small Business Recovery Grant fund.The awards, which were announced July 30 by...

Going Mobile: Leading the Way in Connected Vehicle Research and Planning

By M.J. GalbraithWhen it comes to the future of connected mobility, Oakland County is playing the long game.It’s a measured approach to the exciting technology that links vehicles to...

Walled Lake Teacher Wins 2020 Educator of the Year Award

Excerpt: An Oakland County teacher has won the 2020 Educator of the Year award and a $10,000 prize from the Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education program.The award winner, Megan...

Locally Grown Food Is an Option Close to Home

Excerpt: Food preferences for metro Detroit residents can run the gamut, depending on taste and lifestyle.For those who have a preference for locally grown food, there are some options,...

Five Oakland County Manufacturers Share $147K to Make Gear for Health Care and First Responders in COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $147,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight...

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered in August by County’s Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...

Public Voting Open to Pick Winners in ‘Oakland Together’ COVID-19 Safety Video & Visual Art Contest

Think you have an eye for visual or video art? Here’s your chance to pick the winners of the ‘Oakland Together’ Safety Video & Visual Art Contest. Voting is easy and it’s online.

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered in August by County’s Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...