Main Street Oakland County Gets New Program Coordinator

Indiana Native with Passion for Historic Preservation and Downtowns Named Main Street Oakland County Program Coordinator John Bry, whose 20-year professional career has been spent on the development and revitalization of downtowns and neighborhoods across the country, is the new program coordinator for Main Street Oakland County. Bry becomes the main contact between Oakland County and the 22 communities that comprise Main Street Oakland County – the only full-service, county-level Main … [Read more...]

Resident Opinion on a Proposal for Tienken Rd and Livernois east to Sheldon Rd

I want this to be our idea (the residents of Rochester Hills) Let's rebuild Tienken Rd. as a 2 lane 40mph (design speed)* parkway with bike lanes and sidewalks (est. cost $9,500,000.00 million) roughly the same amount as original 5 lane highway and not the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) new 50mph (design speed)* 3 lane highway (est. $8,158,400.00 million) proposal ($3,944,400.00 in right-of-way purchases) ($4,214,000.00 construction cost). If our goal is Birmingham, Northville, … [Read more...]

Oakland County Clerk Bill Bullard Jr. Announces Second Outdoor Mobile Office:at Birmingham Farmers’ Market Sunday, July 31st

The Oakland County Clerk's Mobile Office is heading to the Birmingham Farmers’ Market on Sunday, July 31st, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Bill Bullard Jr. announced today. Anyone who lives in the area or surrounding communities is welcome. The Mobile Office will be available from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in a tent provided on site by the Birmingham Farmer’s Market, located just north of Birmingham’s downtown district on Old Woodward. This is the second time the Clerk’s Mobile Office … [Read more...]

Author of Henderson’s Light to Speak at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Join us for an evening with Jack Torry, author of Henderson’s Light, a story of an all-American tragedy on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. On a chilly January evening in 1965 in Birmingham, Michigan, a Buick Skylark with five teenagers was struck head-on by a Ford Galaxy driven by a young man who had been drinking. Three of those teenagers and the driver of the Ford were killed. Aftereffects of the crash are still reverberating among the survivors who were … [Read more...]