Royal Oak

Royal Oak Blessings in a Backpack Seeking Donations Through Amazon Wish List

August 17th 2020

Blessings in a Backpack has continued to feed Royal Oak School students through the pandemic and the need is always there because hunger never takes a break.

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Aug 29  – Mourning Daughter Hosting Candlelight Vigil for Victims of COVID-19 

August 15th 2020

But now Pickering is reaching out to the entire community, inviting anyone who would like to gather and mourn the loss of all the victims to join them on Aug. 29 at 7:30pm at Madison Heights City Hall (360 W 13 Mile Rd) for a socially-distanced candlelight vigil.

Aug. 15 – No Official Dream Cruise, But Political Demonstrations Planned

August 13th 2020

The annual Woodward Dream Cruise may be canceled this year due to Coronavirus, but communities along the corridor are still expecting classic cars and observers, and even a couple political demonstrations Saturday.

Voter Turnout by City, Numbers Metzger Calls Disappointing

August 11th 2020

Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!

Turkey Vulture Living in Stairwell of Golf Course Gets Help from Detroit Zoo

August 3rd 2020

“We believe the bird left the nest prematurely and didn’t have the flight capability to return to it.”

Sept. – Virtual5k Throughout Michigan to Support Accessibility

August 2nd 2020

Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!

SOCRRA Recycling Center Open by Appointment

August 2nd 2020

Residents will be required to wear a mask while visiting the Center during their scheduled appointment time and residency will be verified by attendant.

Candidates for Oakland County Prosecutor 2020

August 1st 2020

In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.

The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.