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Fixtures of Farmington: Village Shoe Inn perseveres by putting customers (and their feet) first

Businesses come and go, but in downtown Farmington, a handful of merchants have weathered decades of economic and technological shifts, establishing themselves as tried-and-true anchors of this vibrant, small-town...

From chair volleyball to dulcimer lessons, Oakland County seniors find lots to do

When it comes to keeping active, Oakland County’s nearly half-million people ages 60 and up are a fortunate group. Virtually every municipality has a senior center, or even two,...

Small business microgrant winners announced in Oakland County

Main Street Oakland County and Genysis Credit Union have begun to announce the winners of its first round of small business microgrants throughout the county. In all, there were six...

Year in Review: The top stories of 2018

Another year has come and gone—it feels like we were only just writing that about 2017!—and so we would like to take the opportunity to reflect back on the...

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,...

County employees give nearly $50k to worthy recipients

Oakland County employees donated $49,000 to support local charities this year through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony at the...

Find your favorite holiday lights in Oakland County

The award-winning Oakland County Holiday Lights map is back. It enables interested individuals to view the locations of holiday light displays countywide. The Oakland County Information Technology Department created...

All aboard the Royal Park Express!

 Once again, the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester has transformed their lobby into a Christmas wonderland with a massive, whimsical gingerbread creation—the Royal Park Express, a gingerbread train on...

Lakeshore Legal Aid provides free legal services for people in need

Lakeshore Legal Aid provides free legal services to low-income people in Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb counties, and specializes in senior work, domestic violence work, family law, housing work, consumer...