Ribbon Cutting: Capstone Vision

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Held the Ribbon Cutting Welcoming Dr. Leslie Emmert-Buck and Capstone Vision to the Chamber Dr. Leslie Emmert-Buck recently returned to Michigan after spending nearly 25 years in Maryland to open Capstone Vision. Rochester Media was there for the celebration. Capstone Vision is located near I-75 (exit 79) in Auburn Hills off University Drive. Their Mission is to deliver direct, personal, and comprehensive eye care, safe surgical solutions for … [Read more...]

Sea Life Michigan Welcomes Benson the Sea Turtle

A Green Sea Turtle named Benson After being hit by a boat last year, Benson, a Green Sea Turtle, was stranded at the Anastasia State Park in St. Johns County, Florida. A reaction called cold-stunning was induced by the fracture to his shell caused by the collision. Benson spent a year at the Georgia Sea Turtle Hospital in Jekyll Island where he was nursed back to health. Sea Life of Michigan gives Benson a New Home On May 22, SEA LIFE Michigan Curator, Kelli Cadenas, escorted Benson … [Read more...]

Michigan’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming to University and I-75

If it’s spring, it must be construction season. The much used I-75 and University Drive junction in Auburn Hills is undergoing construction to create the state’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). Anyone who travels this stretch of road knows how badly it has deteriorated—especially the bridge—thanks to years of heavy use. A DDI is “designed to increase capacity, decrease congestion, and minimize new construction costs.” It differs from traditional intersections because it … [Read more...]

Sea Life Comes to Great Lakes

SEA LIFE Comes to Great Lakes Five-thousand new fish flood Great Lakes Crossing The new attraction at the mall is the SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium. Media had a chance to preview the 35,000-square-feet indoor aquarium before it opens to the public on Thursday, January 29. When the doors open at noon, visitors will be welcomed into a water wonderland of 250 diverse species with more than 5,000 sea creatures altogether. SEA LIFE Michigan is part of the U.K. based Merlin Entertainments. … [Read more...]

Ongoing Road Commission for Oakland County projects and delays

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced that the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Sept. 17 and Sept. 24. Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc. ROAD:                       Avon Road, Crooks Road to Adams Road Project:                     Avon is closed between Crooks and Adams while RCOC resurfaces … [Read more...]

Ongoing RCOC Road Projects for September 10 through September 17

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has announced via press release that the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This … [Read more...]

Updated RCOC projects for August 28 through Septemeber 3

According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3 or may start shortly thereafter. Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc. Asterisks (*) next to projects denote new projects or a change since last week. *ROAD:                     Avon Road, Crooks … [Read more...]

Updated RCOC projects for August 20 -27

According to a press release from the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to change. … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County projects scheduled for July 30 through August 6

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between July 30 and August 6 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) projects

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced the following projects may cause traffic delays on between July 16 and July 23 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to change. … [Read more...]