PONTIAC

Pontiac is a city in its own right, with a downtown to match. Live music venues, unique restaurants, off-the-hook clubs, avant-garde galleries? Check, check, check, check. Plus, there is quality historic housing stock that is actually affordable.

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Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

Developing Talent: Pontiac Grads, Residents Get Construction Training

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County has partnered with Oakland University and other local partners to launch the Talent Development Coalition (TDC). Comprised of more than 25 collaborating organizations across...

County Veterans’ Services Launches Outreach Campaign

Oakland County Veterans’ Services (OCVS) is launching a marketing campaign to encourage more military veterans to take advantage of the benefits they have earned. The state of Michigan, through the...

Educational Exchange

Oakland County residents take great pride in the region's ethnic diversity and academic excellence. The Pontiac School District has taken it one step further by leveraging the county’s resources to...

Driving Pontiac: Future Takes Shape in County Seat

When United Shore Financial Services outgrew its headquarters in Troy, the wholesale mortgage lender decided to relocate a bit farther north — to Pontiac. The move brought more than...

Open Arms: Oakland County Services Focus on Streamlining Development Process

As a Michigan leader for economic and population growth, Oakland County’s continuing success is built on the simple concept of making it easy for businesses to open, relocate and...

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...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...

Creative Space in Pontiac

When current President and CEO Mat Ishbia joined United Shore, the company had about 12 employees. Today, there are 2,500 (and counting) on staff — and they’ve all moved...

Patterson: Jobs and Public Health Top the Agenda

Pontiac, Mich. — Oakland County Health Division launched a new environmental investigation team to respond to emerging or complex environmental concerns including water contamination such as PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances),...

Small business microgrant winners announced in Oakland County

Main Street Oakland County and Genysis Credit Union have begun to announce the winners of its first round of small business microgrants throughout the county. In all, there were six...

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

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