Walled Lake

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Walled Lake Teacher Wins 2020 Educator of the Year Award

Excerpt: An Oakland County teacher has won the 2020 Educator of the Year award and a $10,000 prize from the Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education program.The award winner, Megan...

Union Awards $3,000 in Scholarship Funds to Local Tech Students

The Oakland Technical Center Education Association (OTCEA) has given six graduating Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors a total of $3,000 in scholarship money ($500 each) to help them...

Michigan Rock School Students Recording Album During Stay Home Order

Excerpt: At Michigan Rock School, the coronavirus pandemic has not stopped students from creating, playing and sharing music.In mid-March, the music school announced the launch of a virtual album...

Good in the Neighborhood: HVSB Partners with Community to Support Seniors

Excerpt: On Thursday, April 23, Huron Valley State Bank donated a variety of shelf-stable protein products to Meals on Wheels.To facilitate this program and maintain proper social distancing measures,...

Local Artist Releases Book on Plein Air Painting

Excerpt: Tamera Ovall has been making art for as long as she can remember.“I used to draw on paper grocery bags with crayons from Big Boy when I was...

Walled Lake and Birmingham Students Win Oakland County’s ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

Excerpt: Two students will see their sticker designs worn by voters across Oakland County. Over the summer, the county board of commissioners, in partnership with Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown...

Coulter Names April Lynch Deputy County Executive

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has appointed April McGrath Lynch deputy county executive. McGrath, who has served as associate vice president of human resources and payroll at the University...

Novi Company Honors Employee with 60 Years of Service

Excerpt: Like any other good employee, Bruce Pickard wakes up at 4 a.m. every day in preparation to be at the Madison Electric branch in Novi. He arrives at...