Oakland County

SOCCRA Shows its Recycling Role in Southeast Oakland County

Excerpt: Guests at Lunch and Learn at First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham learned about recycling from Tracy Purrenhage, an expert on the complex topic. Elizabeth Snyder arranged for the program....

Become a Spy at the Oakland County Auction

Cue the James Bond music. The 2019 Oakland County Auction will feature a set of night vision goggles and a pair of Nikon Travelite binoculars this Saturday, May 18,...

Oakland County ‘Accelerating’ Job Growth, U-M Experts Say

Excerpt: Oakland County has so many workers earning so much money that economic gurus compare it not to other counties in Michigan but to other U.S. states — actually, entire...

Animal Shelter and Rescue Get Assist From a Couple of Red Wings

A couple of Detroit Red Wings, the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center and Do Only Good Animal Rescue are teaming up to help some pets score...

Michigan Muslim Community Council Celebrates Diversity During Ramadan

Excerpt: The holiest month of the year on the Islamic calendar is approaching and millions of Muslims across the world are preparing for the month-long fast of Ramadan. About 10...

138 Oakland County Schools Recognized as Being Environmentally Friendly

Excerpt: The Michigan Green Schools Foundation is recognizing 138 across Oakland County that participated in activities that are environmentally friendly during the 2018-2019 school year. Read more.

New Future: High-Profile Oakland County Properties Moving Towards Redevelopment

Excerpt: Six prime pieces of Oakland County property are destined for redevelopment in the years ahead. While some of these properties sit vacant with no immediate plans on the horizon,...

Happy Paddling Close to Home

Traveling by canoe or kayak? You can do that in Oakland County. At the end of 2018, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced the new classification of eight Michigan waterways...

Oakland County’s Economy Shows Diverse Growth

Oakland County's job growth accelerated in 2018, with a diverse group of industries including professional and business services and health services leading the way. Job growth for the next three years is...

Food Trucks Are Rolling Into the Oakland County Farmers Market

Be sure to come hungry to the Oakland County Farmers Market on Saturday, May 4, to enjoy the first event in the 2019 Food Truck Rally series. From 10:30...