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10 hrs ago | WJRT
Firefighters in Oakland County spent Friday evening putting out a massive fire at a well-drilling facility on M-15 near Ortonville.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
What's the best route to energy independence?
18 hrs ago | Crain's Detroit Business
Two metro Detroit business owners are tapping into an expected 4 percent increase in pet spending nationwide by bringing nine Dogtopia dog day care and spa locations to Michigan, with the first to open in Oakland County as soon as next summer.
23 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
The Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society plans to celebrate more than the holiday season Sunday when the group hosts its annual Victorian Christmas fund-raiser in Pontiac.
Child and Family Services of Michigan is looking for pilots and planes to help them deliver presents to children in foster care across Michigan.
Campaign finance reports filed this week with the Oakland County Elections Division show One Royal Oak, the pro-human rights ordinance committee, outspent Royal Oak Voting Against Prop A Special Rights by more than $124,000 in the Nov. 5 election.
Business Executives from Rochester Hills were recognized by the Mayor's Business Council at the annual awards meeting held at Meadow Brook Hall.
So when Michigan communities have to make the best of less financial aid from state government, it is outrageous that federal dollars earmarked to protect water quality should end up with one county at the expense of many.
A water war is brewing with two weeks left for Orr to sway county officials and meet a self-imposed Dec. 20 deadline for initiating an agreement that would raise cash for the bankrupt city and be a pillar of a plan to restructure more than $18 billion in debt.
A local philanthropist said Thursday he'll donate $5 million toward protecting the Detroit Institute of Arts' renowned collection and city retirees' pensions -- and he hopes to inspire others to give.
Oakland County Human Resources is looking to fill full- and part-time positions.
The following construction activities are scheduled for the weekend beginning Friday, Dec. 6, and ending Monday, Dec. 9. Parade closures are included in the list.
When you turn on your tree, and the family sighed, because there's a light that won't light on one side, don't just throw them away, that's wasteful, you see - recycle them instead with the RSOC.
For the second time in the past four months, former Birmingham Mayor Seth Chafetz has been arrested on a meth charge.
Making Woodward Avenue cool - presumably more than it is already to muscle car fans and pub-crawling millennials - could revitalize Pontiac, diversify the economy into the technology sector and even reverse brain drain, a committee of the Oakland County Business Roundtable has determined.
When a patient with Alzheimer's was reported missing about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday in West Bloomfield Township, deputies took to the skies.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has been chosen as one of nine Governing Magazine 2013 Public Officials of the Year.