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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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 Installs 10 Extreme Temperature Freezers in Anticipation of Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

The Oakland County Health Division has received and installed 10 medical-grade laboratory freezers which are equipped to handle extreme temperatures in anticipation of receiving its first allotments of the...

Oakland County Announces New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Locations

Oakland County has opened new drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations to provide shelter from winter weather. The new locations are in the communities of Holly, Rochester, Southfield and Pontiac. The new...

Coulter Unveils Innovative Economic Strategy Focusing on Diversification, Workforce and Community Development

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has launched a new economic development strategy for the county. It aims to spur innovation, investment and growth through a focus on digitized manufacturing, regional collaboration, environmental sustainability and increased workforce education and training.

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...

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...

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...

$5.2M Goes to 544 Small Businesses as First Round of Recovery Grants Helps Retail, Others Hurt by COVID-19

Oakland County small retail, restaurant and personal services businesses will share $5.2 million from the Oakland Together Small Business Recovery Grant fund.The awards, which were announced July 30 by...

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.

In a Pandemic, Music Transcends School Walls

When Pontiac Schools closed mid-March due to COVID-19, Dream Williams was among countless students affected. On top of being cut off from friends and teachers and wondering what would...

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