Rochester / Rochester Hills

Oakland County Executive, Mayors and Supervisors Video Encourages Residents to Continue COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

A host of government leaders from Oakland County are featured in a new video urging residents to continue practicing COVID-19 safety protocols as the best way to beat the...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Offers Free Park Entry on December Holidays

EVENT NAME: Oakland County Parks and Recreation Appreciation Days WHAT: During Oakland County Parks and Recreation Appreciation Days, visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas,...

Holiday Light Shows Make Season Bright Amid COVID-19

Excerpt: Families across the country are being asked to stay home to help curb COVID-19. But as we’ve all experienced by now, too much together time can easily dampen...

Oakland County Installs 10 Extreme Temperature Freezers in Anticipation of Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

The Oakland County Health Division has received and installed 10 medical-grade laboratory freezers which are equipped to handle extreme temperatures in anticipation of receiving its first allotments of the...

Birmingham’s Griffin Claw Brewing Co. Taps New Technology to Capture CO2 Emissions

Griffin Claw Brewing Co. has partnered with Earthly Labs to that captures carbon waste from its operations. Photo courtesy Griffin Claw Brewing Co. Responding to a shortage of CO2 used...

Practice, Practice, Practice: How OUWB Prepared M4s for a Virtual Residency Interview Season

Excerpt: From how to position webcams to proper etiquette in virtual social events, no detail was overlooked in preparing OUWB’s Class of 2021 for the unique residency interview season currently underway.Read...

More Than $2 Million In Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grants Split Among 78 Non-Profits

Seventy-eight Oakland County arts, cultural and environmental stewardship organizations were awarded grants of up to $50,000 from the $2.06 million Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grant pool.The grants,...

Oakland County Announces New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Locations

Oakland County has opened new drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations to provide shelter from winter weather. The new locations are in the communities of Holly, Rochester, Southfield and Pontiac. The new...

Oakland University Teams With Aquasight to Pilot a Sewage Surveillance Program

Oakland University has partnered with the Troy, Mich.-based firm Aquasight LLC to conduct a sewage surveillance program that can track the presence of infectious diseases like COVID-19 in wastewater.“As...

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...