NOVI

The City of Novi enjoys a solid reputation for quality planning and growth in an ideal location. These have propelled Novi to become a leader in region-wide business opportunities. A host to more than 35 Japanese-based firms and more than 14 German-based organizations, it is natural that businesses such as Alcan, Sumitomo Bakelite, Novi Energy, and the ITC Transmission Company choose Novi.

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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...

Going Mobile: Leading the Way in Connected Vehicle Research and Planning

By M.J. GalbraithWhen it comes to the future of connected mobility, Oakland County is playing the long game.It’s a measured approach to the exciting technology that links vehicles to...

Lifelong 4-H Commitment Leads to Hall of Fame Induction

The force behind the Oakland County Fair and the revived Michigan State Fair is getting nationwide recognition. L.C. Scramlin of Holly, general manager of the Oakland County Fair, recently was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. Scramlin was up against other nominees from each state.

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.

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...

Coulter and County Board Quadruple Help for Struggling Small Businesses as $12 Million Added to Stabilization Fund

Many Oakland County small businesses seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic will get additional financial relief after County Executive David Coulter and the Board of Commissioners announced that $12...

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...

Got Engineers?

Steve Annear moved from Australia to Oakland County four years ago after learning about Somnio Global.The Novi-based scientific accelerator is developing technologies in water decontamination, air purification and other...

Mobility in Motion

As a central and crucial part of Michigan’s auto industry, Oakland County is taking the lead in making self-driving and connected vehicles a reality.The county is home to local...

Over 11,000 High School Students Set to Explore Career Options at Second MiCareerQuest Southeast

MiCareerQuest Southeast, the region’s largest career exploration event, will host more than 11,000 high school students from 160 of the region’s schools on Nov. 8 at the Suburban Collection...

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...

International Influence: Expats Make Themselves at Home in Oakland County

When Fatima Koenig learned that her husband was being transferred to Oakland County, she had to run for a map.Her husband, Thomas Koenig, was assigned in 2012 as CFO...

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