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Oakland County Grabs Fiscal Reporting Award for 25 Years Running

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given Oakland County top honors for fiscal reporting for the 25th year in a row. GFOA bestowed the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting upon Oakland County for its Fiscal Year 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The … [Read More...]

OU Seeks New President After Not Renewing Current Contract

Oakland University Board Chair announces plan for seeking a president in 2017 Oakland University Board of Trustees Chairman Richard L. DeVore today announced the Oakland University Board of Trustees’ plan for seeking a new president for the University following George W. Hynd’s successful three-year term as president. “President George Hynd … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Have you Been to the Renaissance Festival?

Dear Crabby, You gave away tickets to it, but I was wondering if you have ever been to the Michigan Renaissance Festival? Sincerely, Interested Princess   Dear Princess, First of all, I would like to thank everyone who sent in a question for a chance to win tickets to the Michigan Renaissance Festival. I think we've done this for … [Read More...]

Mayor Barnett Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

The City of Rochester Hills is pleased to announce that Joe Snyder has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Mr. Snyder has been acting as the city's interim Chief Financial Officer since June of this year, and replaces Keith Sawdon who retired after 30 years in public finance. “This is a dream opportunity for me, … [Read More...]

The Road Commission for Oakland County Fiscal Year 2017

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) approved its Fiscal Year 2017 budget at its regular meeting Thursday, September 22. The budget represents an increase of about $25 million compared to the $104 million 2016 budget. The 2017 budget increased primarily due to an anticipated increase in state and federal road funding. Federal funds are … [Read More...]

Evening Enrichment Series Brings Autism Experts to Oakland University

This fall, the Oakland University Center for Autism’s Outreach Services (OUCARES) will host three talks from experts who will share their knowledge on a variety of topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Part of OUCARES’ Evening Enrichment Series, these monthly presentations are free and open to the public. “OUCARES’ mission is to … [Read More...]

Tea Party Brightens Day for Older Residents

On a recent beautiful summery day in early September, the Horticultural Therapy Committee of the Rochester Garden Club hosted a tea party in the gardens of Sanctuary at Bellbrook in Rochester Hills to brighten the day for thirty Assisted Living residents. Committee members made flower-festooned hats for the residents, who were seated at tables … [Read More...]

Older Pedestrian Killed Crossing Auburn Road

The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal vehicle/pedestrian crash that occurred on west bound Auburn, west of Goldfinch in the City of Rochester Hills. The crash occurred at about 6:14 a.m. this morning. Ms. Young Eun Homrich, a 68-year-old, Rochester Hills resident, was killed this morning when she was struck while attempting to … [Read More...]

Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, at Meadow Brook Theatre

In “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” a supernatural hound appears to be out to kill the only heir left in the Baskerville line. Sherlock Holmes is determined to keep him alive and unharmed. In this comedic reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskerville,” there are bound to be plenty of laughs right along with the … [Read More...]

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