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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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...

The World Turns — to Oakland County

Governments and companies all over the world know about Oakland County. That’s not just a boast from county officials — though Oakland County is certainly proud of its world renown.It’s...

Coulter Names Robin Carter-Cooper Oakland County’s First Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has named Robin Carter-Cooper, currently executive director of instructional equity for the Rochester Community Schools, as the county’s first chief diversity, equity and inclusion...

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...

Oakland County Announces First COVID-19 Place-Based Health Clinic at Carriage Circle Apartments

Oakland County, McLaren Oakland hospital and the Pontiac Housing Commission will go on the road to offer free COVID-19 tests and other health services to residents of Carriage Circle...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Born to Learn

Lawrence S. Bacow officially became the 29th president of Harvard University last July. As the recipient of three degrees from Harvard (M.P.P., J.D., and a Ph.D.), along with the...

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...

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