For the first time in its six years, the annual Oakland in October Festival will be held in historic downtown Oakland.
The public event with free entertainment and a variety of activities benefitting local groups will be held on Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
“Downtown is experiencing a rebirth,” said Pattie Krepela, Executive Director of the Oakland Chamber. Downtown Oakland has lain...
The Town of Oakland hosted Project Downtown Clean-Up Saturday in an effort to clean up Main Street before this weekend’s annual Oakland in October Festival. Mayor Chris Goodman, Aldermen Kelly Rector and John Troncone, and Chamber Director Pattie Krepela were among those who helped.
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By Bill Short
The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would allow private parks in the town’s residential districts.
Board members took the action during their Sept. 19 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector.
The proposed ordinance is scheduled for a public hearing and...
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