Pontiac

Oakland County Leaders Urge Shoppers to Support ‘Shop Small Saturday’ on Nov. 28

Oakland County Executive David Coulter, retailers and civic leaders across Oakland County are appealing to shoppers that they can safely support small businesses in their communities this holiday season...

Pontiac Community Foundation’s Micro-Grant Program is Helping Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many Pontiac small businesses had to shut down. But the Pontiac Community Foundation (PCF) had a solution for these trying times: The Pontiac Community...

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.

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...

Turning Poop into Fertilizer, Oakland County Aims to Save Money and the Earth

Excerpt: Jim Nash is proud as poop of his new $32-million maze of pipes and boilers on the outskirts of Pontiac. “This is going to revolutionize how sewage is treated," says Nash,...

Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre Building Local Performance Artist Library, $50 Stipend Available

Excerpt: Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre is looking to build an online library of Pontiac performing artists — and they’re paying a $50 stipend to those willing to join.The performance...

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

Pontiac Community Foundation Expanding Leadership Team and Capacity Through Investment from Ballmer Group

Pontiac Community Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization focused on leading collaborative efforts in the City of Pontiac, is planning a significant expansion of its team and capacity this year...
COVID testing

Oakland County Expands Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Include School-Age Children

Oakland County has expanded its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include school-age children. Children must be from 4- to 17-years-old, have symptoms of coronavirus, and be residents of or...