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Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Each year, Americans pause to remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. First established as Decoration Day after the Civil War,...

WRC Engineer Creates Face Shields for Those on the COVID-19 Front Lines

When Ryan Woloszyk, P.E., a civil engineer with the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (WRC), heard how his family and friends were working in the medical field without protective...

Plenty of Outdoor Offerings for Memorial Day Holiday

Hiking, biking, fishing, disc golfing, dog walking, kayaking and bird watching are all options at Oakland County Parks and Recreation this Memorial Day - despite limited park operations due...

Oakland County Michigan Works! Launches Virtual Workshops for Those Impacted by COVID-19 and Preparing for a Job Search

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for people who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and are interested in exploring new career opportunities.The...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

Coulter: Please Donate Equipment for Health Care Workers and First Responders

Personal protective equipment for healthcare workers and first responders remains in short supply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oakland County Executive David Coulter put out the call for donations...

Coulter: Oakland County to Waive Online Transaction Fees for Various County Services During COVID-19

Customers who use Oakland County’s online services to pay for parking tickets, dog licenses, legal documents or delinquent property taxes will not incur a credit card or electronic check...

County Michigan Works! Centers Open by Appointment; COVID-19 Unemployment Benefit Claims Can Be Made Online

Unemployment claims that result from job loss or reduction related to COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, can be filed online at Michigan.gov/UIA or by calling 1-866-500-0017.Affected workers were...

Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center Requiring Appointments

The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is requiring the public to make an appointment if they wish to adopt a pet or surrender an animal.The new...