Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk

Neighborhood House Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Tradition Returns this October Fall is approaching, which means it is time to register for a favorite fall tradition for families, runners, and walkers. Neighborhood House’s Scare Away Hunger 5K returns for its 9th year on Sunday, October 20. This is a great opportunity for runners, walkers, and families to get outdoors while helping those less fortunate right here in our community. This event, will again begin at Rochester University. … [Read more...]

Rochester Posed Winners Announced

Downtown Rochester held its 7th Annual Rochester Posed event on Thursday, October 3. During the event twenty-two participating businesses turned their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed was Album Covers. Attendees were dazzled by a variety of mannequin displays including The Go-Gos, Elton John and Abbey Road. “Rochester Posed is one of my favorite events," said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development … [Read more...]

Down on the Farm in Oakland Township

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission to include Vintage Apron Exhibit at Event, as well as all the usual 'Down on the Farm' favorites The Oakland Township Historic District Commission will share a Vintage Apron Exhibit at their annual Down on the Farm event on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will celebrate the newly restored clothesline at Cranberry Lake Farm and showcase a collection of vintage aprons. The history of aprons goes back to the Middle … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Wins Prestigious State Planning Award

Community Input Drives Vision for City’s Master Plan Rochester Hills recently received the Public Outreach Planning Excellence Award from the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP). The city’s process for updating the master plan was guided by three key principles: to preserve, to enhance, and to diversify. Working with consulting firm Giffels Webster, the team gathered public input from a diverse group of residents. A wide range of voices ensures the master plan reflected the vision of the … [Read more...]

Calling All Designers for the 6th Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees

Plans are well underway for the 6th Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 22-24. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, tablescapes, porchscapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. We are seeking businesses, organizations, individuals and families to donate their time and talents to this year’s event. Many designers have already committed to this year’s event selecting creative … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Announces Re-election Campaign

Barnett Asks Residents for Fourth Team as a Write In Candidate Bryan K. Barnett began his 2019 re-election campaign for mayor on Thursday, sharing the significant progress Rochester Hills has made under his leadership. The announcement, made via social media, included a video outlining the mayor’s accomplishments over the past 13 years. Barnett made the special announcement from one of his most passionate projects, Innovation Hills. Innovations Hills, the city’s newest park, has received … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks Master Plan Open House

Oakland Township Kicks Off 2020-2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan Activities Oakland Township welcomes everyone’s help in shaping the goals, objectives and projects in the Township’s 2020 – 2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan. The Public Is Invited To Participate In Several Ways Take part in the online Opinion Survey which is available through October 9. If you prefer a hard copy you can stop by the Parks and Recreation Office, second … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Concert Band Announces 2019-2020 Performance Dates

Come out and support the Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) under the artistic direction of conductor Paul F. DeRubeis at one of these upcoming performances: Tuesday, October 22, 2019; Rochester High School Performing Arts Center, 7:30 P.M. 180 S Livernois (at Walton), Rochester Hills, MI., 48307 Tuesday, December 10, 2019; Rochester High School Performing Arts Center, 7:30 P.M.,  180 S. Livernois (at Walton), Rochester Hills, MI., 48307 Tuesday, March 3, 2020; Stoney Creek High … [Read more...]

Faith Works Michigan Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Faith Works of Michigan is planning an evening of celebration with dinner and entertainment on Thursday, October 3, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Petruzzello’s, 6950 S. Rochester Road, Troy, MI 49085. Guest speakers will be Jaymes Vettraino, the director of the Center for Social Engagement at Rochester University, and Becky Lee, the Move Out director for Kensington Community Church. Faith Works Michigan is a local non-profit organization made up of volunteers who complete home repair and … [Read more...]

Brooksie Way is Sunday

Brooksie Way is Sunday, September 22 Due to road construction in the area of the race start line, here is special race day traffic information. Roads will begin to close before 7:00 a.m. Walton/University traffic is expected to be heavy. Race begins at 8:00 a.m. Area 1: WALTON (Adams to Livernois) OLD PERCH (Walton to Avon) Roads will close at 7:45 a.m. and reopen as the last participant has turned off the road. All roads in this area will be reopened by 9:00 a.m. Area 2: CLINTON … [Read more...]