WATERFORD

Waterford Township is located in the geographic center of Oakland County and is home to the Oakland County International Airport. Encompassing 35 square miles, Waterford has more than 73,000 residents with access to 34 lakes, two state parks and 14 township parks. Waterford is a “lakeland paradise,” with a plethora of options for outdoor recreational activities year-round.

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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,...

Top five artists chosen as 2018 MI Great Artist online competition gets down to business

Five artists will vie for the top spot in the 2018 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. Oakland County Executive...

The Women’s Leadership Conference celebrates Japanese and American women leaders in Oakland County

The Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs and the U.S.-Japan Council present the U.S.-Japan Women’s Leadership Conference on Sept. 26 in the conference center of the...

Commerce Township self-taught painter is winner of 2017 MI Great Artist online competition

A self-taught painter whose portraits of his daughter in various nature settings caught the eyes of the public – and ultimately the judges – was chosen as the winner...

Oakland County’s One Stop Ready program builds bridges between city officials and developers

When developers propose a new grocery store, restaurant, or retailer to their community of interest, things may not go as planned. The project could be delayed several times, the...

2017 MI Great Artist competition begins Monday

Artists from Oakland County and seven other southeast Michigan counties have the chance to strut their stuff beginning Monday as the MI Great Artist online art competition kicks into...

Metro Detroit employers offer family-friendly policies to attract millennial workers

It’s not rocket science. When employees can successfully balance the competing responsibilities of work and family, all parties benefit. In other words, happy people make happy employees. So why...

Motor City Guitar is a musician’s Wonderland where everyone is treated like family

Anyone who played an instrument as a child remembers his or her first trip to the music store. Maybe it was a Guitar Center, the national chain that has...

County seeks input on how $5 million should be spent on housing, community development

County residents who want a say on how $5 million annually should be spent for various housing and community development projects including neighborhood improvements or home foreclosure prevention will...

Waterford Boo-tique, Sutton’s Costumes and Tuxedos, Fulfills All Your Costume Needs All Year Long

If you worshipped Willy Wonka as a kid and the movies of Tim Burton as an adult (probably save for his take on Willy Wonka, but that is neither here...

He knows what scares you: A Q&A with filmmaker and MPI founder Doug Schulze

What scares you? Filmmaker Doug Schulze knows what scares him, and he knows what scares you, too. Whether it’s getting stuck under the frozen Great Lakes or being caught...

Creating a New Paradigm

Michele Cadaret and her sister Angela Jones were both teachers when they started having kids and went searching for adequate childcare. They noticed that nothing they found was up...

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