Farmington / Farmington Hills

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

Laser-assisted Diamond Cutting Tool Provider Receives $5.5M Investment from Beringea in Farmington Hills

Micro-LAM manufactures laser-assisted diamond cutting tool systems for CNC machining. // Photo courtesy of Micro-LAM Inc. Beringea in Farmington Hills, a global private equity firm providing growth capital to high-potential...

How Downtown Farmington Is ‘Slowly, Safely’ Reopening in Times of COVID-19

Excerpt: The process of slowly, safely re-opening up businesses in downtown Farmington has mirrored the gradual arrival of spring.We’ve had to be patient, but we’ve also reveled in each...

Oakland County Funds Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Program for Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County residents who have fallen behind on their rent, mortgage or utility payments because of a lost job or other income reduction due to the COVID-19 pandemic may...

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Dearborn’s Ghafari Invests in Farmington Hills’ Eview 360 to Enhance Design and Technology Solutions

Ghafari has invested in Eview 360, which specializes in experiential retail and dealership design. Photo courtesy of Eview 360 Ghafari Associates, a global architecture and engineering firm in Dearborn, has...

Local Seniors Step Up to Help During Pandemic

Excerpt: People everywhere are stepping up to help their friends and neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic, including seniors in Oakland County. Birmingham resident Jeff Reider, 68, was among a...

Downtown Farmington Ice Cream Maker, Bakery and Restaurant Pivots to Online Sales

Excerpt: Single-use face masks, vinyl gloves and rolls of toilet paper, all delivered to the home.Or maybe you want to do some baking. Easy enough. Just put in an...

How Downtown Farmington’s Small Businesses Are Making the Best of a Stay-At-Home World

Excerpt: If the intoxicating scent of fresh-baked bread permeated Farmington’s air on Sunday, April 26, it’s probably because 330 quarantined locals bought $5 baking kits and tuned in to...