Pontiac

Pontiac says hello with blog

Hello Pontiac, ran by the city's Emergency Financial Manager Fred Leeb, debuted at the end of May to address rumors and misinformation for it's residents.Excerpt:Pontiac's Emergency Financial Manager Fred...

Main Street Oakland County plays host to downtown preservation workshops

Oakland County's downtowns have spent decades turning themselves into some of Michigan's most vibrant urban centers, and the county isn't going to allow a few bad economic years to retard that progress.That's...

Plans surface for unearthing Pontiac’s Clinton River

A section of the Clinton River could see a lot more daylight in downtown Pontiac someday soon.Oakland County and city officials are working on plans to daylight the section...

Oakland County gets $1M federal brownfield grant

Three looks like the charm for Oakland County and big federal brownfield grants. The EPA recently gave Oakland County a $1 Million Coalition Assessment Grant, making it the third such award...

Prosper Spotlight: The Bronx Deli

There are a lot of reasons to visit New York. You can grab a Broadway play, see the Statue of Liberty, partake in the seemingly never-ending nightlife. Those things...

Patterson and daughter to host free screening of lyme disease documentary ‘under our skin’

Pontiac, MI, May 6, 2009 -- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and his daughter, Mary Margaret Warner, will host a free screening of "Under Our Skin," a one...

Prosper Spotlight: Oakland County’s Economic Outlook Luncheon

A dire economic forecast for 2009 shouldn't completely overshadow the opportunities and bright spots in Oakland County's economic picture.That's what University of Michigan economist George Fulton thinks anyway, as...

More than 200 volunteers update old equipment at Baldwin Park

More than 200 volunteers turn out to fix up old equipment at Pontiac's Baldwin Park. Excerpt: "This playground is very important because all we had before were broken swings and old-fashioned...

Pontiac’s newest bridge connects Clinton River Trail

Non-motorized traffic on the Clinton River Trail will soon have an option to crossing Telegraph Road that doesn't include dodging fast moving traffic.The state has approved spending $2.1 million...

Lola Q&A

Lola Are (pronounce R-A) heads up the Business Center and is Senior Business Consultant on the Oakland County economic development team. Her primary focus is on helping small businesses and...