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Rochester Hills Fire Department Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Honors the Many Lives of First Responders Lost The Rochester Hills Fire Department will be hosting a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at Fire Department Headquarters (Station No. 1) from on Sunday, September 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents are invited to join the Rochester Hills community as they remember the lives that were … [Read More...]

Wild Duck Derby at Art & Apples Festival

Wild Duck Derby Hosted by The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township will be hosting a special fundraiser to help fund both child-centered and community initiatives at this year’s Art and Apples Festival in Rochester. Additionally, a portion of the … [Read More...]

Crestmark Bank Creates $100,000 Scholarship Fund for Oakland University Business Students

The Crestmark Scholarship was created to mark the bank’s 20th year of helping businesses Crestmark Bank, headquartered in Troy, Michigan, is marking its 20th anniversary with the creation of a $100,000 scholarship fund to benefit students in Oakland University’s School of Business Administration. The fund will award $20,000 in scholarships a … [Read More...]

Down on the Farm Writing Competition and Awards

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission and the Oakland Township Historical Society are excited to present our first ever Writing Competition. We are looking for writers in grades 7-12 to reflect on the agricultural heritage and farming history of the Greater Rochester area. What does it mean to you? Do you know of a place where the … [Read More...]

Win a Kayaking Day Trip at The Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library invites residents to the Kayaking Michigan’s Rivers and Lakes lecture on Thursday, September 8, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Prepare for a night filled with tips from author Doc Fletcher on the best rivers and lakes for canoeing and kayaking. Fletcher will also share photos and inside information on routes in the … [Read More...]

Irene Spanos Named to U.S. Department of Commerce Advisory Council

Oakland County Economic Development Director Irene Spanos Named to U.S. Department of Commerce Advisory Council Oakland County Economic Development Director Irene Spanos was appointed to the newly created U.S. Investment Advisory Council, which will offer counsel to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on ways to make the country more … [Read More...]

Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team Activated, Public’s Help Needed

At approximately 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Johnnie Derek Rogers II  DOB 01/12/92  was released in error from OCJ.  Rogers was in OCJ since August 1st from the Michigan Department of Corrections to address charges in Oakland County for carrying a concealed weapon and for carrying a weapon in a school zone. He was sentenced at the 6th Circuit Court … [Read More...]

Second Farm To Table Dinner Event Now Available

By popular demand, a second Farm-to-Table Dinner Event has been added. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind, al fresco dining experience celebrating the farm-fresh flavors of the fall harvest. Taking place on Sunday, September 18, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Walnut Boulevard between Second and Third, tickets are $100 per person and include a three-course dinner, wine, … [Read More...]

Annual Free Square Dance at the Historic Cranberry Lake Farm

This fall, the Oakland Township Historic District Commission is excited to sponsor our annual free Square Dance at the historic Cranberry Lake Farm with dancing in the Flumerfelt Barn or on the lawn. Join us Saturday September 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. when we welcome back Glen Morningstar calling to the live music by the Ruffwater … [Read More...]

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