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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Celebrate the First Signs of Spring at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

With daylight savings time and the official start of spring just around the corner, it’s time to head outdoors and watch nature awaken from its winter slumber. Hike the...

Take It Outside: Platform Tennis Offered at Waterford Oaks Park

A sport that’s more than 100 years old is getting renewed attention as people look for more options to get out of the house.Platform tennis is the only racquet...

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...

Winners Announced in ‘Oakland Together’ Online COVID-19 Safety Video & Art Contest

Four Oakland County residents who took different paths to deliver the same message — everyone should do their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus — were...

Oakland County International Airport at 90-Plus

Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) is at 90 years and counting, honoring the past while planning for the future.“The history of the airport goes back to 1929, when it...

Winners Announced in ‘Oakland Together’ Online COVID-19 Safety Video & Art Contest

Four Oakland County residents who took different paths to deliver the same message – everyone should do their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus – were...

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...

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...

Coulter: Please Donate Equipment for Health Care Workers and First Responders

Personal protective equipment for healthcare workers and first responders remains in short supply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oakland County Executive David Coulter put out the call for donations...

Coulter: Oakland County to Waive Online Transaction Fees for Various County Services During COVID-19

Customers who use Oakland County’s online services to pay for parking tickets, dog licenses, legal documents or delinquent property taxes will not incur a credit card or electronic check...

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...

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