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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Enjoy Abundant Apple Crop at the Oakland County Farmers Market

Nothing says fall like a fresh, crisp apple and the Oakland County Farmers Market expects a spectacular apple season. Farmer Richard Wolfe from Wolfe Farms in Tipton said there will...

School’s in Session, But the Fun Continues at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Back-to-school time may usher in the unofficial start of autumn, but there is still plenty to see and do at Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Head out for a...

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...

Aerobatic Teams Fill the Skies at OCIA Open House & Air Show

The Phillips 66 Aerostars will once again tear into the skies at 250 mph over the Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show in four Extra...

Join the Fight with #TeamBrooks

Chances are, you know someone who has cancer. It might be your mom, your dad, a friend or even you. The hardships faced and the battles fought are compounded...

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...

Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund awards $1.8 million to area businesses to hire or train workers, apprentices

WATERFORD, Mich. — Sixty-eight Oakland County businesses will share $1.8 million in Going PRO Talent Fund grants awarded by the Michigan Talent Investment Agency/Workforce Development Agency. Oakland County employers —...

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...

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