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2015 Kentucky Derby Winner American Pharoah with the Garland of Roses

Kroger Brings Jobs to Michigan, Roses and Lilies to Kentucky

Here in Michigan, Jobs are Coming! The Kroger Company plans to invest $180 million in Michigan and create a thousand new jobs. Shelby Township, White Lake Township, and Royal are slated to have new supermarket-plus centers, and remodel 11 others in the state. Michigan will also see six new fuel centers. Currently, Kroger employs 19,000 people in … [Read More...]

Tree Trimming Notice

City of Rochester Tree Trimming Notice

The City of Rochester will be performing street tree trimming and pruning starting in May 2016. The pruning is to provide adequate clearance over streets, sidewalks, driveways and homes, as well as, maintain the health and vigor of city trees. This pruning will be completed by Davey Tree Experts. The standards include minimum clearances of fifteen … [Read More...]

Road Closing Alert

South Boulevard/Rochester Road Intersection to Close

South Boulevard/Rochester Road Intersection to Close May 10 The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close South Blvd. at Rochester Road on the Rochester Hills/Troy border beginning Tuesday, May 10, for road construction. Rochester Road also will be reduced to one lane in each direction at South Boulevard. Eastbound and westbound … [Read More...]

Oakland Township

Master Plan Focus Group Open House for Oakland Township

Oakland Township is beginning work on updating the Township Master Plan. The township will soon be hosting a Public Focus Group Open House to gather community input from residents/stakeholders on the direction of Oakland Township. The meeting will build off the results of the 2015 Oakland Township Planning Commission Resident Survey as well as … [Read More...]

29 April- 1 May, 2016, Talladega, Alabama USA
Brad Keselowski leads to the checkers and the win
© 2016, Nigel Kinrade

2nd Win for Brad Keselowski at Talladega Wreck-Fest

Courtesy of Brad Racing ... Brad Keselowski, of Rochester Hills, followed a tried-and-true restrictor plate track philosophy to his fourth career Talladega Superspeedway win in a wild, wreck-filled GEICO 500 on Sunday afternoon. When all was said and done, 35 of 40 cars were involved in a wreck—and the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion wasn’t … [Read More...]

Relay for Life is a Sign for Hope

Relay for Life Wants you to Help Save Lives

Empowering the Community to Fight Back against Cancer and Save Lives Relay For Life is an event that brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups, people from all walks of life – all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those who have been lost, and fighting back … [Read More...]

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Events

Small Business Week Knocks it out of the Park

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce ‘Knocks it out of the Park’ for Small Business Week The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) announces an opportunity for area businesses, individuals and nonprofits to celebrate Small Business Week by joining the Chamber during an annual Membership Drive, May 2-6. “Knock it out of the … [Read More...]

4-H Discovery Day at Springfield Oaks Park

Horse Court and More at the 2016 4-H Discovery Day

4-H Discovery Day 2016 Saturday, May 7 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI 48350 What is 4-H Discovery Day? 4-H Discovery Day is a family event open to the public providing educational hands-on experiences in a friendly atmosphere. 4-H clubs along with many community partners … [Read More...]


Rochester Commissioner Kochenderfer Youth in Government Day

Pictured at April 25th Youth in Government Day General Government Meeting-sitting left to right: Oakland County Commissioners Bob Hoffman,  Adam L. Kochenderfer, Wade Fleming, Robert Gosselin and Nancy L. Quarles listening to presenters during the meeting as area high school students listen at the 36th Annual Youth Day event. Photo Chris Stinson … [Read More...]

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