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Posted on: February 17, 2019

Sergeant Angela Campbell of Oakland PD receives commendation

Chief Thomas presents plaque to Sergeant Campbell while Deputy Chief Peek looks on

On Tuesday, February 12th as part of the Town Commission agenda and  in front of members of the Town Commission, Town of Oakland employees, and fellow Oakland PD officers; Sergeant Angela Campbell received commendation from Chief Steven Thomas. &...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

The History Behind Oakland's Streets - Part 2

Town of Oakland Streets North South

How were Oakland's north-south streets named? Amy Quesinberry from the West Orange Times & Observer answers that question in the second article of her three part series. We would like to thank Amy Quesinberry for her recent article regarding the histo...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

The History Behind Oakland's Street - Part 1

Town of Oakland Map Part 1

Did you ever wonder how Oakland's streets got their current names? Amy Quesinberry from the West Orange Times & Observer answers that question in her three part series. We would like to thank Amy Quesinberry for her recent article regarding t...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Celebration Among the Oaks

Oakland Tree

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars now for Saturday, April 13 for the Town's 5th Annual "Celebration Among the Oaks" Spring Event! Come for a day filled with family fun, including pictures with the Easter Bunny, an Easter Egg Hunt, bounce houses,...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

The Arts & Heritage Center is under construction!

Rendering of exterior of The Arts & Heritage Center

The Arts & Heritage Center is under construction! Off of Tubb Street adjacent to the West Orange Trail, a flurry of activity has been taking place. On January 30, 2019 footers for the building were poured showcasing the footprint of the new building. ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Oakland history takes center stage

Local and State officials with first shovel of dirt for The Arts and Heritage Center groundbreaking

Oakland residents take a great deal of pride in the town's history and look to preserve and share that history with the development of the new Arts & Heritage Center. We would like to thank Amy Quesinberry from the West Orange Times & Observer for...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Oakland Nature Preserve seeks boardwalk replacement grant

Oakland Nature Preserve Boardwalk

Have you been to the Oakland Nature Preserve lately? If so, what were you able to see from the boardwalk? Were you able to see the momma alligator with her many babies?If you were fortunate enough to be able to experience the wonderment of baby alligators...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Town of Oakland amended Roads and Transportation Impact Fees effective March 1, 2019

Oakland Town Square Fountain

On December 11, 2018, the Town of Oakland Commission unanimously passed and adopted Ordinance 2018-15 amending Chapter 14 of the Town Code of Ordinances updating Roads and Transportation Impact Fees. Effective March 1, 2019, the Town of Oakland's Roads an...

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