MDOT is hiring!

MDOT is hiring!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 CONTACT: James Fults, MDOT Workforce Programs and Recruitment Unit Manager, 517-230-8004, FultsJ@Michigan.gov  MDOT is hiring! Learn more at Oct. 6...

Top Advisors Discuss Michigan’s COVID-19 Response

Top Advisors Discuss Michigan’s COVID-19 Response

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   VIDEO: Governor Whitmer Sits Down with Top Advisors to Discuss Michigan’s COVID-19 Response Over the Past Six Months   LANSING, Mich. -- In a new video, Governor Whitmer sat down...

Enjoy fall colors DNR-style

Enjoy fall colors DNR-style

Michigan Department of Natural Resources   Fall color tour – DNR Style! Predictions are in - peak fall colors are right around the corner. We’re ready to help you enjoy the season with our new story map full of ideas to plan your very own fall color tour! As the...

Main Street Oakland County Looks To The Future

Main Street Oakland County Looks To The Future

Main Street Oakland County Looks To The Future And Offers Downtowns A Path To Recovery From COVID-19 Pandemic Pontiac, Michigan – Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and...

Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound

Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound

UM Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County’s small businesses and workforce took the brunt of COVID-19’s economic tsunami but the county’s overall economic diversity and solid...

Top Five Matchups For Week Two: by Sammy Taormina

Top Five Matchups For Week Two: by Sammy Taormina

Top Five Matchups For Week Two. By Sammy Taormina Stoney Creek at North Farmington:  The Cougars have been making a ton of statements as of late even though it was not surprising to me. Stoney Creek blew out Seaholm in Birmingham 37-13 last week and have found an...

Suicide Prevention Task Force Offers Free Trainings

Suicide Prevention Task Force Offers Free Trainings

Oakland County Suicide Prevention Task Force Offers Free Trainings Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County Suicide Prevention Task Force is offering two ‘Suicide Prevention 101’ virtual trainings in honor of National Suicide Prevention Month in September. The free...

226,000 total acres treated for mosquitoes

226,000 total acres treated for mosquitoes

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 18, 2020 CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, SutfinL1@michigan.gov 226,000 total acres treated for mosquitoes to date; aerial treatment resumes Monday Barry County resident confirmed to have EEE and animal cases increase to...

DNR: celebrate the glory of Michigan’s fall color

DNR: celebrate the glory of Michigan’s fall color

- Showcasing the DNR - Get outside and celebrate the glory of Michigan's fall color By KATHLEEN LAVEY Michigan Department of Natural Resources There is only one thing to do as Michigan’s air grows crisp, temperatures fall and trees turn from green to glorious shades...

Whitmer Proclaims This Week as Pollution Prevention Week

Whitmer Proclaims This Week as Pollution Prevention Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 21, 2020 Contact: Press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Proclaims This Week as Pollution Prevention Week   LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Whitmer has proclaimed the week of September 21 – September 27, 2020 as Pollution...

Community leaders confident in election integrity

Community leaders confident in election integrity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Whitmer, Benson urge voters, legislature to take action now Community leaders confident in election integrity Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson called on...

MDOT honored for innovative grant program

MDOT honored for innovative grant program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 CONTACT: Michael Frezell, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-281-6519,                        FrezellM@Michigan.gov MDOT honored for innovative grant program to prevent PFAS...

Catalyst Communities program will help communities

Catalyst Communities program will help communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 16, 2020 Nick Assendelft, Public Information Officer, AssendelftN@Michigan.gov, 517-388-3135   Catalyst Communities program will help communities address climate impacts on public health, emergency preparedness Local officials can sign...

Holly Oaks ORV Park Grand Opening

Holly Oaks ORV Park Grand Opening

Holly Oaks ORV Park Click here to buy Holly Oaks ORV Tickets Grand Opening – September 17th, 2020! Here are a few things you need to know before coming out to the park: To ensure that everyone has a fun and safe experience, we are capping ticket sales at 500 per day...

road work require closing westbound I-94 this weekend

road work require closing westbound I-94 this weekend

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020   CONTACT: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, MorosiR@Michigan.gov   Bridge and road work require closing westbound I-94 this weekend in Metro Detroit   Fast...

Free Donut and Cider this Thursday

Free Donut and Cider this Thursday

Free Donut and Cider at Yates Cider Mill Thursday, September 17 10:30 am Yates- Canterbury Village 2375 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion Join Orion Center Staff at Yates for one free donut and glass of cider! REGISTER HERE Thank you to our Sponsor: Health Alliance Plan  ‌...

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2020 CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, SutfinL1@michigan.gov Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis suspected in Barry County resident Aerial treatment planned to begin Wednesday night in 10 counties to protect...

Michigan launches $10 million wastewater grant program

Michigan launches $10 million wastewater grant program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 16, 2020 EGLE Media Office, EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov, 517-284-9278 Michigan launches $10 million COVID-19 in wastewater surveillance grant program The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the Michigan...

DNR: News Digest – Week of Sept. 14, 2020

DNR: News Digest – Week of Sept. 14, 2020

  Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences News Digest - Week of Sept. 14, 2020 Use cozy fall scenes like this for your next virtual meeting background. Some of the items in this week's news digest reflect the impact of COVID-19 and how the Michigan...

Sammy Taormina: Top Five-Week One Games

Sammy Taormina: Top Five-Week One Games

Top Five-Week One Games. Written by Sammy Taormina Troy Athens at Bloomfield Hills: This could be the game that could decide the Blue. Both teams bring different styles to this matchup. Troy Athens has Waides Ashmon who is a workhorse at running back and wants to play...

Oakland County Michigan Works: Virtual Job Fair

Oakland County Michigan Works: Virtual Job Fair

Oakland County Michigan Works! Hosting Its First-Ever Virtual Job Fair With More Than 50 Employers ​Pontiac, Michigan – More than 50 area employers with hundreds of immediate job openings are participating in the first-ever virtual job fair hosted by Oakland County...

Residents urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites

Residents urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites

Residents urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites ​Pontiac, Michigan - Oakland County Health Division and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are reminding residents to take precautions from mosquito bites as cases of Eastern Equine...

News conference about effects of COVID-19 on general aviation

News conference about effects of COVID-19 on general aviation

REMINDER: MEDIA ADVISORY: News conference about effects of COVID-19 on general aviation A news conference to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted general aviation, which contributes about $12 billion a year to Michigan’s GDP. Also, they will discuss general...

Coulter Designates September 12-20 “Welcoming Week”

Coulter Designates September 12-20 “Welcoming Week”

Coulter Designates September 12-20 “Welcoming Week” As Oakland County Joins National Welcoming America Celebration Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County Executive David Coulter today designated the week of September 12 as Welcoming Week as the county joins the national...

DNR News: officers urge proper etiquette on and off the river

DNR News: officers urge proper etiquette on and off the river

Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences - DNR News - Sept. 11, 2020 Contact: Lt. Joe Molnar, 231-922-6061 Conservation officers urge proper etiquette on and off the river The abundant amount of Chinook and coho salmon produced in the Betsie and Platte rivers...

Michigan AG Nessel Helps Bring $3M in Donations

Michigan AG Nessel Helps Bring $3M in Donations

Media Contacts: Ryan Jarvi (c) 517-599-2746 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 Michigan AG Nessel Helps Bring $3M in Donations to Organizations that Provide Energy Assistance for Utility Customers LANSING – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on...

NOCC NEWS: FALL 2020

NOCC NEWS: FALL 2020

NOCC NEWS | FALL 2020 Hello NOCC Friends, Given the challenges of the past six months, we are looking for input regarding the greatest needs of our community both right now and into the future. Would you please help us by taking this quick survey? Your participation...

Whitmer Lowers Flags in Remembrance of 9/11

Whitmer Lowers Flags in Remembrance of 9/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 10, 2020 Contact: press@michigan.gov      Governor Whitmer Lowers Flags in Remembrance of 9/11    LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all...

Free Cybersecurity Website Launched

Free Cybersecurity Website Launched

Free Cybersecurity Website Launched As Oakland County Honored As National Tech Leader For 16th Consecutive Year Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County today launched a cybersecurity website that offers residents, schools, businesses and neighboring counties cybersecurity...

New Evening Virtual Business Workshops

New Evening Virtual Business Workshops

New Evening Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered By Oakland County Small Business Team Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County is offering evening virtual business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a business. The evening workshops,...

Governor Proclaims Today as 9/11 Remembrance Day

Governor Proclaims Today as 9/11 Remembrance Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2020 Contact: Press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Proclaims Today as 9/11 Remembrance Day    LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Whitmer proclaimed today as 9/11 Remembrance Day in Michigan to honor those who died in the...

ORION TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL COMPLEX GROUNDBREAKING 

ORION TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL COMPLEX GROUNDBREAKING 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Jenny Bhatti 248-391-0304 ext. 1003 jbhatti@oriontownship.org  ORION TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL COMPLEX GROUNDBREAKING  Orion Township, MI (September 21, 2020) Orion Township will be breaking ground on its new municipal complex on Monday,...

Eastbound M-59 closing in Pontiac

Eastbound M-59 closing in Pontiac

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020   CONTACT: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, CrossD2@Michigan.gov   Eastbound M-59 closing in Pontiac for...

Whitmer launches Futures for Frontliners program

Whitmer launches Futures for Frontliners program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       September 10, 2020                                                   Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Gov. Whitmer launches new, first in nation Futures for Frontliners program to offer essential, frontline workers a tuition-free path to...

MDOT research into carbon fiber bridge

MDOT research into carbon fiber bridge

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 CONTACT: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-4809                       WeingartenD@Michigan.gov MDOT research into carbon fiber bridge components gains national recognition   Fast facts: -...

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