2017 NoHaz Poster Contest, Collection Events, and VIDEO

Oakland County NoHaz Collections Could Top 5 Million Pounds as Grade School Poster Contest Kicks Off for 2017 North Oakland County’s NoHaz communities will likely top 5 million pounds of household hazardous waste amassed and properly disposed of since 2003 after completing their first collection date in April 2017. The NoHaz program has collected more than 4.9 million pounds of items commonly found around the house such as latex and oil-based paints, motor oil, pesticides and outdated … [Read more...]

Joslyn Resurfacing in Orion Twp. Begins Today

According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), today resurfacing work will begin on Joslyn Road from Clarkston Road to Indianwood Road in Orion Township. The road will remain open to traffic during the construction; however, motorists can expect delays. The $806,000 project is funded by RCOC, and the 1.2 mile project includes: Milling the current surface Road-base repair work Guardrail upgrades Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant sidewalk upgrades … [Read more...]

Joe Kent to Make Special Announcement Regarding 46th State House Seat

Joe Kent, founder of Padgett Business Services of Lake Orion will be making a special announcement on Wednesday, August 12 starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Complete Companies - Craftwerk Complex, located at 2910 Indianwood Road Lake in Orion, MI. It is expected that Kent will be making his intent to run for the Republican Michigan State House seat in the 46th district, official. The 46th district encompasses Addison Township, Brandon Township, Oakland Township (all but the southwest portion), … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills State of the City 2015 with VIDEO

Video Courtesy of Rochester Hills TV and the City of Rochester Hills Rochester Hills Mayor, Bryan Barnett, gave the State of the City Wednesday evening to full house at the Emagine Theater in Rochester Hills. The Mayor and his Team work to bring a new and exciting production each year. This year's address was built around the idea of presenting it as a late night talk show, the Jimmy Fallon show to be exact. With the local band, Hot Sauce, providing the tunes of a house band on one … [Read more...]

SILVERBELL BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9, DUE TO DETERIORATION; REPLACEMENT PROJECT TO START APPROXIMATELY FEB. 28

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) tomorrow morning (Wednesday, Feb. 9) will close the Silverbell Road bridge over the Grand Trunk Western Railroad tracks in Orion Township due to the continued deterioration of the bridge. The bridge, located between Lapeer and Giddings roads, had been schedule for closure in the near future so the bridge could be demolished and replaced. However, RCOC Board Chairman Eric Wilson today called a special meeting of the Board of Road Commissioners for … [Read more...]