Oakland County

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The Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Program Seeks ‘Best of the Best’ for 2020

If you know a young entrepreneur, community leader, teacher or any person who has made significant contributions to their chosen field and the quality of life in the region...

More Than 73,000 Students Enjoyed Field Trips to Detroit Institute of Arts Last School Year

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) hosted 73,218 students on field trips last school year. Of these, 30,082 were from Wayne County, 17,843 from Oakland County and 12,806 from...
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Sewing Confidence

Metro Detroit students are learning a traditional home economics skill — sewing — in a fresh, modern way, thanks to fashion designer and sewing teacher Elena Victoria Swingler, a...
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Enjoy Abundant Apple Crop at the Oakland County Farmers Market

Nothing says fall like a fresh, crisp apple and the Oakland County Farmers Market expects a spectacular apple season.Farmer Richard Wolfe from Wolfe Farms in Tipton said there will...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

Record Number of Students and Companies to Participate in Oakland County Manufacturing Day

A record 1,300 high school students will be visiting 50 companies throughout Oakland County on Oct. 4 as part of Manufacturing Day, the national celebration that introduces young adults...

County Comes Together and Unanimously Approves Budget

Working with Oakland County Executive David Coulter and his team, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved a balanced three-year budget. Passing a balanced budget for fiscal...

Coulter Expands Leadership Team with Economic Development and Public Policy Expertise

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has attracted two additional leaders to join him in serving Oakland County as deputy county executives during this vital juncture for county government, rounding...

The Gift of Music: The Legacy of David DiChiera

Excerpt: Child piano prodigy. Oakland University professor. Composer. Founder of the Michigan Opera Theatre and Detroit Opera House. Legend.David DiChiera, Ph.D., was many things to many people in southeastern...

Lawrence Technological University-AT&T STEM Outreach Program Inspires Girls to Make an Impact in Their Communities

Nearly 40 girls ages 9-17 and their parents attended the third annual Girls in Future Technologies (GIFT) Day at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit Saturday, Sept. 7.This marked...