FARMINGTON / FARMINGTON HILLS

Farmington

Farmington residents enjoy upscale amenities, quaint architecture and an ever-improving downtown. At the heart of Farmington sits the Civic Theatre, a landmark old-fashioned movie house that still operates. The city already boasts strong community with festivals, a lively farmer’s market and great parks. Plus it plans to aggressively expand its greenspaces downtown, making it even more pedestrian-friendly. Farmington is a Main Street Oakland County Community.

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Celebrate the First Signs of Spring at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

With daylight savings time and the official start of spring just around the corner, it’s time to head outdoors and watch nature awaken from its winter slumber. Hike the...

Coulter: County Aggressively Used Federal Funds in 2020

Oakland County is utilizing all its $219 million received in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding in support of its pandemic response this year. This...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Around the World in Oakland County

Some say you can travel around the world in 80 days. In Oakland County, you can experience all the planet has to offer within its 910 square miles. Whether you’re hungry for Polish food, want to try Irish dancing or need to find Asian spices and specialty items, Oakland County is a mix of international communities where the welcome mat is always out.

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Six More Manufacturers Receive Oakland County ‘Saving Business, Saving Lives’ Grants

Six Oakland County manufacturers will share more than $344,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make desperately needed personal protective equipment and ventilator components used in the fight...

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