Clarkston Road getting resurfaced this summer

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor With the construction season here, Clarkston Road east of M-15 is on the agenda. According to Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Senior Communications Manager Craig Bryson, the project is part of the RCOC’s Preservation Overlay program, which involves placing two inches of new asphalt on roads that are […]

COVID-19 Update – July 6, 2022

As of July 6, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: July 6: 48346: 5,773 cases (108 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,312 cases (127 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,935 cases (44 new), 13 deaths As compared to June 29: 48346: […]

Upcoming township roadwork projects

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads in Independence Township between June 24 and July 1 or may start shortly thereafter. Mann Road, from Floretta Street to Clintonville Road, on the Independence Township and Waterford Township border, is being closed for culvert removal and replacement. The project […]

COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines for children six months to five years old are now available at Oakland County Health Division clinics in Pontiac and Southfield after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved emergency use authorization for these doses. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, visit OaklandCountyVaccine.com or call the […]

COVID-19 Update – June 29, 2022

As of June 29, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: June 29: 48346: 5,764 cases (105 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,295 cases (123 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,932 cases (42 new), 13 deaths As compared to June 22: 48346: […]

Township, firefighters reach historic, unanimous agreement

Independence Township and the township’s firefighters have achieved an historic labor contract. Their last agreement expired at the end of 2020, and the two sides’ efforts led to a new agreement, which runs through 2026, marked by final approval June 21 by the Township Board of Trustees. “This is a win-win-win contract,” said Township Fire […]

Fatal motorcycle accident

A Walled Lake man was fatally injured Friday, June 24, when the motorcycle he was driving struck a car that turned in front of him on Dixie Highway in Springfield Township. Paul Clish, 68, was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson south on Dixie near Hutchinson Drive shortly after 3 p.m. when a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox […]

COVID-19 Update – June 22, 2022

As of June 22, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: June 22: 48346: 5,744 cases (159 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,264 cases (170 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,918 cases (42 new), 13 deaths As compared to June 15: 48346: […]

Issues with roads? RCOC unveils upgraded app

Need to report a pothole or missing sign? Looking for a list of road construction projects? The Road Commission for Oakland County has recently upgraded its app making it easier for residents to report issues and find real-time traffic updates and other information. The app is free through Apple or Google app stores by searching […]

Maybee Road resurfacing starts this week

Maybee Road, from Dixie Highway to Clintonville Road, will be resurfaced, starting this week. Maybee will remain open to traffic, though there will be lane closures with traffic directed by flaggers. Motorists should expect delays. Additionally, Dixie traffic will be prohibited from turning onto eastbound Maybee during the work. Westbound Maybee traffic will be able […]